FAIRFAX, Va, March 05, 2021 – George Mason University President Gregory Washington recently appointed Sumeet Shrivastava, ARRAY President and CEO and President of Mason’s Alumni Association, as one of the new members forming the President’s Innovation Advisory Council (PIAC) for the university’s Arlington innovation initiative.
The Council is made of a distinguished and diverse roundtable of regional business executives and community leaders. In addition to supporting the innovation initiative, the Council will also provide strategic guidance and advocacy for Mason’s expansion.
Shrivastava said, “The President’s Innovation Advisory Council will play a vital role addressing today’s top economic and social challenges by connecting the academic community with industry and government leaders. 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.”