The 1996 Midwestern ACM Chapter Conference
11-13 October 1996, Urbana, IL U.S.A.
Companies to Attend Employment Fair (and Conference Sponsors)
Listed below are the corporate sponsors of the
1996 Midwestern ACM Chapter Conference
along with a short introduction to each company.
These companies are responsible for the success of past and future
Midwestern ACM Chapter Conferences and
ACM@UIUC would like to thank
each sponsor for their contribution to the success of this
conference. Each of these companies will have a booth at the
Employment Fair on October 11, 1996, so be sure to stop by
and try to wrangle job opportunities.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is a global supplier of integrated
circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets.
AMD produces microprocessors , flash memories, programmable logic devices,
and products for communications and networking applications.
Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, Calif., AMD had revenues of
$2.4 billion in 1995 (NYSE: AMD).
Andersen Consulting is a global management and technology consulting
organization whose mission is to help its clients change to be more
successful. The organization helps its clients link strategy, people,
processes and technology.
The mission of BALR Corporation is to
be a recognized leader in providing UNIX and other Open Systems software
solutions. In order to provide outstanding value and innovative
technology to their business and engineering customers, BALR is committed
to continuous improvement and to promoting an environment that attracts,
challenges, and develops talented individuals, and allows them to
dedicate their efforts to the needs of their customers.
Since 1916, The Boeing Company has
made machines that fly -- carrying man and his goods the world over, defending
the peace, helping in the exploration of space. In the process, we have become
one of the nation's most admired companies, and the world leader in designing
and building commercial jet airplanes.
Business Data Services, Inc. (BDS) was founded in 1984. The company's primary
focus is the development of highly customized applications. BDS works toward
one goal--developing a custom software solution, in an open systems
environment, that meets or exceeds their client's business needs.
Citrix Systems, Inc. develops, markets and supports a wide range of
application server products. With over 35,000 servers installed
worldwide, supporting over half a million end users, Citrix is
the industry's leading supplier of Microsoft-compatible application servers.
ComEd is engaged principally in the production, purchase, transmission, distribution
and sale of electricity to both wholesale and retail customers. The geographical area in
which ComEd provides retail service extends across one-fifth of the state of Illinois and
includes the city of Chicago. ComEd serves more than 3.3 million customers, presenting
8.2 million people or approximately 70 percent of the state's population.
Cray Research systems are used to improve product quality, lower development
costs, and reduce time-to-market. Manufacturers rely on Cray Research systems to design
cleaner, more efficient engines for automobiles and aircraft, more cost-effective
processing plants, and safer, more effective pharmaceuticals and chemicals--and to more
efficiently maximize new energy sources. And Cray Research systems are used by research
scientists to solve large, complex problems, such as predicting weather, tackling
environmental issues, and understanding life-threatening viruses.
Crowe Chizek is the 10th largest CPA/Consulting firm in the
United States. Founded in 1942, today they have over 900 client services
professionals. Quality work is at the foundation of creating value for
our clients and involves work which is directed at your needs,
competently performed and technically correct. Quality service involves
prompt and efficient service delivery and communication. Developing a
personal relationship with you involves properly managing expectations
and perceptions of service through carefully nurtured personal
relationships, trust, and commitment.