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Samir Bakane

Associate Vice President for Program Management Office, Information Technology

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Sam Bakane joined Montclair State in August 2012 as Executive Director of the OneMontclair project. He brings with him a track record of more than 15 years of success in overseeing large-scale projects, defining new business strategies, and optimizing complex operations.

Before joining the University, Sam served a Director of the Technology Program Management Office and Director of Product Creation and Medical Systems for EISAI, Inc., a pharmaceutical subsidiary of EISAI Co., Ltd., a research-based human health care company.

His earlier career experiences include the successful implementation of major projects for worldwide companies such as Schering-Plough and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Sam holds an MBA in Finance from Indiana University and is certified in the area of project management by the American Management Association.