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April 13: Alumnus software expert talks about careers

HubSpotPULLMAN, Wash. – Students will learn about technology careers during a video conference from Boston with Washington State University alumnus Russell Pixton (’07 general studies) at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Lighty 160.

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Pixton helps small businesses with websites and cloud-based tools through his job at HubSpot, which offers software and support for marketing, sales and customer relations management. He has been a business owner and worked in technology sales. Using cloud-based computing and advanced telemetry equipment, he has helped Washington orchards actively monitor their high-value crops.

“WSU students will benefit by listening to Pixton’s descriptions of his own professional experiences,” said Christie Motley, assistant director for employer relations at the WSU Academic Success and Career Center, sponsor of the video talk. “They can also add to the conversation by coming to the event prepared with questions about careers at HubSpot or in the tech industry.”

A program of WSU Undergraduate Education, ASCC offers professional services to students such as tutoring, career fairs, resume and interview assistance, workshops, courses and an online career-connections network that includes nearly 10,000 employers.


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