Norwich University Office of Communications
Oct. 17, 2016
Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) has named Suzanne E. Kecmer vice president of business development, responsible for the leadership of NUARI’s expanding business opportunities and driving revenue, as well as its business strategy and corporate development.
Kecmer holds an MBA from Columbia University and brings 20 years of experience from the global, aerospace and defense industry. She has held equity research and investment banking positions at leading financial institutions, as well as a corporate strategist role at the Raytheon Company.
Aligned with NUARI’s diverse endeavors in cybersecurity, banking sector resilience and other critical infrastructures, Kecmer will find new business areas, as well as foster long-term business relationships, with both customers and industry luminaries. She will complement and enhance NUARI’s ability to meet the evolving needs of customers through proven innovative solutions to the marketplace.
“Suzanne brings to NUARI expertise in both cyber security and experience with emerging businesses,” NUARI President Phil Susmann said. “With that unique set of skills, she will make connections between the marketplace and NUARI’s critical cybersecurity products.”
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