• Jim Seay ’84 and his company design roller coasters worldwide

  • If she’s clad in a gown by the popular and playful designer Hayley Paige Gutman ’07, she’s likely wearing sparkles, intricate embroidery, and a poufy skirt fit for a princess

  • Hotelie Christopher Bates ’03 and his wife run a popular fourteen-seat restaurant that’s the jewel of their Finger Lakes dining empire

  • Mark Canlis ’97 and Brian Canlis ’01 are the third generation to run their family’s eponymous Seattle restaurant

  • ILR’s Alex Hammond ’18 is the elected supervisor of his Upstate hometown

  • Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo ’08, MA ’15, balances PhD studies with growing hip-hop fame

  • Computer scientist Steve Marschner, PhD ’98, helps Hollywood create virtual characters like Gollum, King Kong, and more

  • Daniel Schwartz ’01 is CEO of Burger King—plus Tim Hortons and Popeyes

  • Joe Strandberg ’10, BS ’09, aims to resurrect a late, lamented IBM keyboard

  • Producer Dan Cohen ’05 is one of the creative minds behind hot genre fare like “Stranger Things” and Arrival

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