Is the road to the C-suite a winding one?

New research shows the path to the C-suite and upper levels of management can often have unanticipated twists and turns.
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Sandra Smith is Director of Brown University's Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership (EMSTL) program, an intensive, 16-month program that prepares engineering, science, and technology professionals to become business leaders who drive innovation in today’s rapidly evolving, global markets. Sandra has more than 20 years of experience bringing new products and services to market for Fortune 500 companies and advising senior executives at software and hardware companies on strategies for growth.

Sandra earned a BS with honors and MS in industrial engineering from University of Toronto and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Sandra Smith and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.