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Lifelong Tigers: AJ Waters

Guilty By Association—In A Good Way
presented by AJ Waters '05

AJ Waters

This webinar was recorded on July 23, 2020.


Description of this Webinar:
You have likely heard the phrase “It’s not what you know, but who you know” and taken a quick pause to roll your eyes. Or, if you are like AJ, you took offense to the idea that someone with less skills or knowledge would have a chance to pass you up because of a friend in high places. Whatever your reaction might be, now more than ever businesses are relying on referrals and employee networks to grow not only their hiring, but also their customer base. So, sit back, relax at home, and let AJ help you unpack what it really means to effectively network in today’s world. Remember, if you can’t beat 'em, join 'em.

Learning Objectives of this Webinar:

  • Why networking is so easy to do that it’s also easy not to do
  • How building meaningful relationships will leave lasting impacts
  • What taking ownership of your connections can do for your career
  • Applicable tips and tricks on networking in today’s world

About AJ Waters '05:
AJ Waters is the director of Industry Solutions for InEight. He leads a team of engineers who work with InEight customers to develop solutions that help solve their greatest project challenges while increasing their profitability and agility. AJ helps drive digital transformation in the construction industry by bringing together innovation, technology, and data. Prior to InEight, AJ led the Center of Excellence team for Kiewit Technology Group, acting as the point person for the training and adoption of new software solutions. He transitioned to technology and began guiding the development of field execution management solutions. AJ was also the Program Manager for Project Management Tools at Google, leading the digital transformation of Google’s global data center construction system. AJ holds a master’s degree in structural engineering from the University of Nebraska and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics from Doane University.