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Kenneth Nwabueze

B.S. 1993

Kenneth Nwabueze

Hon. Nwabueze is a strong leader with exceptional business, political, and diplomatic capabilities and a passion for technology and foreign affairs. As founder and CEO of SageMetrics, a leading outsourced business intelligence provider, Nwabueze has a demonstrated reputation as a developer and entrepreneur of innovative technologies across various high-tech industries.

Prior to SageMetrics, Nwabueze conducted advanced research for Lawrence Berkeley Lab, created patented software technology for The Walt Disney Company and developed business-critical software systems for Buena Vista Pictures and Television. Currently, his company, with headquarters in Los Angeles and London, is providing data integration and analysis for companies including the BBC, Cox Communications, L'Oreal and Tribune.

In 2001, Nwabueze was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. In 2002, he was appointed to the United Nation's MDG Task Force on Science, Technology, and Innovation. In 2003 and 2004, he was named to the 50-Most Important African Americans in Technology.

Mr. Nwabueze is an Engineer by profession, with an emphasis in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. He attended California State University at Northridge, School of Engineering and Computer Sciences, and Pepperdine University at Malibu, School of Management and Business Administration.