George Mason University President Gregory Washington recently announced ARRAY President and CEO Sumeet Shrivastava as one of the new members forming the President’s Innovation Advisory Council for the university’s Arlington innovation initiative.
Shrivastava also is president of GMU’s Alumni Association.
Composed by regional business executives and community leaders, the council aims to provide strategic guidance and advocacy for GMU’s expansion, in addition to supporting the innovation initiative.
The council will play a key role in addressing today’s top economic and social challenges by connecting the academic community with private and public sector leaders, Shrivastava said.
“This distinguished leadership council, along with the Arlington Innovation Initiative, will help ensure that the region continues to attract, educate and shape the brightest minds in our industry and continue our rise as one of the hottest technology and entrepreneur ecosystems in the country,” he added.