Episode Host

Chris D'Orso

Chris D’Orso is the assistant director of enrollment communications for Stony Brook University, coordinating social media outreach for one of the top-ranked public research universities in the northeast, and he's excited to announce that he will join the College at Brockport in April 2018 as their Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions. Chris is a State University of New York lifer; he has a BA from SUNY Geneseo in communications, and worked as the acting director of student activities at Finger Lakes Community College and as an admissions counselor/orientation director at SUNY Old Westbury before joining Stony Brook University as an assistant director of admissions in 2005. He’s a husband and father, a Mets fan and baseball card collector, and the halftime voice of the Spirit of Stony Brook marching band during football games. Chris also got his butt kicked on “Jeopardy!” in 2009. He earned his MS in college student development at Long Island University.
 

Guest

Sasha Peterson

TargetX CEO, Sasha Peterson, is responsible for the strategic direction and day to day operations of the company. Upon joining the business, he oversaw the expansion of TargetX’s product offerings to extend more deeply into the student lifecycle and drove the “mobile-first” design paradigm, which puts the student experience first. Prior to joining TargetX, Sasha held a variety of executive leadership roles at top education technology firms, including President of Hobsons EMT and VP of Partnerships at Altius Education. He began his career as co-founder of Academic Engine and has over 20 years of education technology experience.