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JPMorgan Chase & Co. technologist Eric Mize to speak on key wide area networking technologies March 18
JPMorgan Chase & Co. technologist Eric Mize to speak on key wide area networking technologies March 18March 16, 2009Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
The JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2009 Spring Speaker Series at Syracuse University continues on Wednesday, March 18, with Eric Mize, manager of network performance engineering at JPMorgan Chase.
He will speak about the characteristics, practicality and business implications of key wide area networking technologies from 12:45-2:05 p.m. in Room 132 of Lyman Hall at a session of information studies assistant professor Dave Molta’s “Introduction to Networking” course. The lecture is open to the public.
Mize’s team at JPMorgan Chase specializes in application analysis and network forecasting for the largest financial services’ technology infrastructure in the world. He has introduced computerized network simulation to the firm and led his team to reduce transaction response time, cut traffic footprints, better fail-over recoveries, and optimize application-over-network dynamics for more than 800 application deployments.
Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mize worked for International Network Services (INS), for which he delivered performance engineering services to Fortune 500 clients in the financial, retail and defense industries. While at INS, Mize spearheaded development of the North Central Region’s consultative practice specializing in computerized modeling and simulation.
During an extended tenure as an electrical engineering officer with the U.S. Air Force, Mize was responsible for developing enterprise networking strategy. Among his numerous assignments was a tour as a senior telecommunications manager in Central America. He also fielded global prototype systems and led the integration of circuit, packet and cell-switched technologies while progressing through various engineering and leadership positions. Mize has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Akron, and a master’s degree in engineering management from Old Dominion University.
About the partnershipIn June 2007, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Syracuse University established a unique corporate-university collaboration and joint venture. The purpose of the collaboration is to develop education and work experience innovations in the area of financial services information technology, leveraging each other’s knowledge and expertise in the building of a best in class curriculum for entry-level technologists and to collaborate on projects of joint interest that provide value to both organizations and to society. For more information about JPMorgan Chase or the Syracuse-JPMorgan Chase partnership, visit http://globaltech.syr.edu.
About JPMorgan Chase & Co.JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.2 trillion, operations in more than 60 countries and more than 180,000 employees. JPMorgan Chase is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. The firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its JPMorgan Chase and WaMu brands.