Careers in Business: From Start-Ups to Corporations

Date & Time August 19, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
IGL General

Padden Murphy A09, Lumay Wang Murphy A11, AB InBev, Anoop Swaminath A02, BMT


Padden is Head of Communications & Public Affairs at REEF Technology. REEF’s mission is to connect the world to your block. REEF transforms underutilized urban spaces into neighborhood hubs that connect people to locally curated goods, services, and experiences. With an ecosystem of 4,500 locations and a team of 15,000 people, REEF is the largest operator of mobility, logistics hubs, and neighborhood kitchens in the United States, Canada, and has a growing presence in Europe. Previously, Padden held senior communications, public affairs, marketing, and business development roles at WeWork, Getaround, Lyft & Adobe.  Padden has bachelors and masters from Tufts and Oxford where he studied US-Chinese relations and economic development & innovation policy. Padden serves on the board of Bunker Labs, on the Executive Council for Y Combinator Growth, and as a Montana Ambassador for the State of Montana. Padden lives between Bozeman, Montana and New York City with his amazing wife, Lumay.

Lumay Wang Murphy A'11 is a corporate strategist at AB InBev, at the largest CPG company by EBITDA. She is results-oriented, curious, and an advocate of developing and empowering teams. ABI's lean strategy team is responsible for the company's long-term vision and providing insights and analysis of the global company's highest priority issues. Lumay is a former management consultant within Monitor Deloitte (Strategy & Analytics) with deep expertise in retail and CPG industries and a focus on innovation, growth strategy, and sustainable supply chain. After graduating from Tufts as an art history and IR major, she was a legislative correspondent for Senator John F. Kerry and legislative assistant for Congressman Scott Peters where her portfolio included agriculture, energy, and climate change. She received her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2016. She currently serves on the board of The Ocean Foundation.

Anoop Swaminath A02 is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Architect of BrandMedia Technologies.  As the company’s founder, he is also the principal inventor of several pioneering technologies, including CloudChain Infrastructure, Automated Digital Exclusive Branding, Display Variance Time-Sequencing, and Double Stack solutions, including  Retail Live, Cohorts and Business Montage.  The amalgamation of these technologies onto BrandMedia CloudChain majorly disrupts Silicon Valley Big Technology players by enabling unparalleled and direct-to-consumer access for premium brands all over the world.  His background includes an array of successful international, technology, and business experiences that span a 16-year career.  Recently, Mr. Swaminath had start-up exits with WebFluenz (2013 acquisition, Advisor to CEO), a social media data analytics leader bought by Mu Sigma based in Singapore, and with Counsyl ($375M acquisition, Investor, Adviser to Founder), which returned 35x to its investors. He worked at Cisco Systems in its Central Engineering unit as a Project Manager, leading and overseeing more than 1,500 projects across all of their business units.  He has also worked at the World Bank, Greenpeace International, and Creative Labs, among others, executing ICT projects, capacity development initiatives, private sector development and global governance.

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