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Presented By: LSA Opportunity Hub

Alum Connection: Bay Area Entrepreneur, Vijay Chattha

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Vijay Chattha Headshot
Vijay Chattha, founder and chief talker of VSC, an award-winning strategic communications firm based in San Francisco and Brooklyn, will share his perspective on the advantage the study of humanities has in shaping the future. In an era driven by profit through products and technology, Chattha will provide a case for how empathy and global understanding are powerful tools for undergraduates entering the workforce today.

VSC clients include Tonal, Tile, Ford, Poshmark, and 500 other top startups. The firm has also helped build 14 Unicorns (Billion-dollar plus brands), including BYJU's, Clearco, Honeybook, and Mammoth. Chattha was recently named among the Top 5 "Most Purposeful Agency Pros" by PRWeek and his firm is one of the highest-ranked PR agencies on Glassdoor.

About Vijay:
Vijay Chattha is the Founder and CEO of VSC, a firm that specializes in media relations and content marketing. Vijay has pioneered an aggressive and creative approach to brand building as an investor and marketing partner, with an 18-year track record establishing dominant technology brands across AI, automation, climate tech, consumer platforms, fintech, enterprise software, health tech, mobile, and venture capital. The firm has represented 4 IPOs, 14 unicorns, and 50 startups that have exited, in addition to 500 brands, such as Softbank, Sony, Admob, Sequoia, Zume, Mammoth Diagnostics, Ada Health, Mopub, Tile, Molekule, Fastly, Osmo, Honeybook, PAX Labs and more.

VSC has earned industry accolades with 100+ communications awards including the Holmes Report’s Sabre Awards, the Stevie Awards, and a Bulldog Stars of PR Award, as well as recognition in PR week’s 40 under 40, Business Insider’s Top 50 Tech Influencers, and Robert Scoble’s Top PR firms.

You should attend this session if you are:
-An undergraduate UM LSA student
-Interested in learning about careers in tech communications, media & PR, and content marketing
-Hoping to gain powerful tools to help with entering the workforce after college

What you’ll gain by attending:
-Gain insights on the myriads of career options in the communications space including strategy & media relations, marketing & research, and content creation & distribution
-Learn about a variety of different agency roles such as communication or brand strategists, content storytellers, and data visualizers
-Learn how Vijay established his company and how he pioneered strategic and creative approaches to brand building

Interaction Level: Moderate

RSVP now to be part of the conversation. The link to join this Alum Connection will be emailed to you after you RSVP.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. This event will be hosted on Zoom (learn more about Zoom accessibility) and can be accessed by phone or computer. Presentation materials may be shared in advance if requested, and live captioning will be provided. To request other accommodations please contact Paige Baker at paigebak@umich.edu or 734.763.4674. so we can make arrangements.
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