The University of Pittsburgh
has been ranked 18th in the nation among "Tech's 29 Most Powerful Colleges," according to The Daily Beast
For the ranking, The Daily Beast researched the leadership of more than 100 tech companies -- including all those among the Fortune 500 plus startups in the TechCrunch 50 list and the tech category of Technology Review's Most Innovative Companies list -- and then "analyzed the biographies of the companies' CEOs and other top executives... to tabulate their undergraduate alma maters. Schools that produced multiple executives in our universe of companies made the first cut in our analysis."
In its write-up on Pitt, The Daily Beast singles out Pitt's Technology Commercialization Alliance (TCA) as a "Tech Feature" and undergraduate alumni Robert K. Henry (ENGR '69), executive vice president and chief operating officer of Harris Corporation in Melbourne, Fla., and Ted W. Schremp (A&S '93), executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Charter Communications in St. Louis, Mo., as "Notable Alums."
Read the complete Daily Beast article.
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