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Entrepreneur/Satellite Radio Pioneer Tiffany Norwood LR '85 Encourages Students: Share Dreams, Focus with Faith
Posted 01/11/2017 09:47AM
BMHS Principal Dr. Van der Waag welcomes guest speaker Tiffany Newman LR '85

By Santana Questa, Advancement Office

On Tuesday, January 10th, Tiffany Norwood LR '85 came to the Bishop McNamara High School campus to give a presentation to our students, faculty and staff. She gave information on her background with startup companies and fundraising, and focused on the importance of faith and having a dream. Tiffany encouraged our students to share their dreams with as many people as possible, and to use their faith to keep them focused on that dream to accomplish their goals. The students were moved by her presentation, and had many questions for Tiffany after the presentation concluded. For an album of pictures of the event, go to BMHS Facebook.

Tiffany Norwood LR '85 was one of the pioneers of digital satellite radio – in particular, she was responsible for a Series A raise of nearly $1 billion to launch WorldSpace and XM Radio. Additionally, she was an early collaborator in MPEG technology, which is now known as MP3 and MP4. In her more than 20 years of experience, Tiffany has held a variety of positions in the technology and web development industry. Tiffany has served as the Head of European Operations for Time Warner's Road Runner, and was also the co-founder and EVP of Product at Next Generation Broadband. During her time as Head of International Business Development at WorldSpace, Tiffany managed a team that spanned seven countries and five continents. Tiffany has also continued her commitment to service, having co-founded the non-profit organization NetworkE which has provided medical services for low-income women and children.

Tiffany has an MBA from Harvard University and a BA from Cornell. She has visited, lived in, and worked in more than 45 countries and speaks several languages. Currently, Tiffany is the President and CEO of Tribetan. To learn more about Tiffany and her illustrious career history, click here.

Our thanks to Tiffany for an inspiring success story.

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