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April 9, 2007
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Google's Burnett to offer business insights at EMU's Breakfast with the Dean seminar April 13

YPSILANTI — Grady Burnett, head of online sales and operations for the new Google office in Ann Arbor, will be the guest speaker at the next Breakfast with the Dean seminar, sponsored by Eastern Michigan University’s College of Business Friday, April 13, 7:30-9 a.m. The free seminar will be in room 114 of the College of Business, 300 W. Michigan in downtown Ypsilanti. Free parking is available in the Pearl St. parking structure.

Burnett will discuss Google’s strategy and selection of Ann Arbor as a key location to sustain growth and how online advertising is reshaping the business landscape.

In his current position, Burnett is responsible for hiring, customer service, account management and sales efforts supporting the Google AdWords advertising program.            Prior to building the new Ann Arbor office, he managed the national agency team at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., which oversees the firm’s relationships with advertising agencies, search engine marketing consultancies and resellers.

Burnett is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has a master’s in business administration from the Harvard School of Business.

Reservations are required. For more information, call Shirley Wentz at 734.487.4140 or shirley.wentz@emich.edu



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