Roland Luk joined Questrom's Feld Career Center ináOctoberá2014 as the director of West Coast business development. He is responsible for recruiting and developing new partnerships with F500 and targeted start-up companies in the West Coast, with a special focus on the Silicon Valley Bay Area region.áRoland is an alumnus of University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor's degree in computer scienceáand a minor in business.áAfter graduating from UCáBerkeley, Roland was recruited by Hewlett-Packard in Cupertino, California,áto be a systems engineer,áwhere he was responsible for teaching technical classes on the internal architecture of several software operating systems, including HP's version of Unix and associated hardware. Afterward, Roland held numerous senior positions, including global management roles, within HP, successfully contributing to functions such as product marketing, consulting, strategic alliances, and pre-sales.áRoland's experience evolved and became specialized in building software product strategies, product plans, innovative pre-sales tools, and complex agreements with large strategic alliances in the global Fortune 500 companies.áRoland welcomed and excelled in several new challenges, some of which took him to unchartered roles in Asia Pacific, where he was successful in developing new businesses and alliances with strategic partners in Japan and Korea. Roland grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and credits the career center at his alma mater for enabling him to find his first role at HP.áNow, Roland wants to bring his extensive background in corporate America and Silicon Valley to establish new partnerships, which will yield new internships and career opportunities at leading and innovative companies for Questrom students. Roland enjoys discovery travel, new food experiences, the outdoors, and jogging with his family Coton dog.áRoland is married, and they have a daughter in college.??