2007 Department of Computer Science and Engineering Distinguished Former Student Mr. Curtis Hite (MS 1991), CEO and Chairman of Improving Enterprises, Inc., will be recognized at the eighth annual Aggie 100 program Awards Luncheon to be held at Kyle Field's Zone Club on Friday, October 26. The 100 is comprised of the fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world and is sponsored by Mays Business Schoolâ€™s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University.
This is the second Aggie 100 award Mr. Hite will accept on behalf of Improving Enterprises, Inc., a software development and technology training company founded in 2004. Improving Enterprises, Inc., with offices in Dallas, Houston, and College Station, Texas, and in Columbus, Ohio, has sustained continued growth since its merger with Blue Ocean Group in 2007. The company is recognized by the Dallas Morning News and Dallas Business Journal as being one of Dallas' best places to work. Mr. Hite credits his company's success on the powerful academic background and management and leadership skills he received at Texas A&M, which he uses to put together teams of highly productive and motivated people.
Mr. Hite distinguished himself during his career at Texas A&M not only academically but through his service to the Corps. After receiving the Outstanding Freshman Award, he served as the Top Sophomore Cadet, a member of the Ross Volunteers, and as the commanding officer of 6th squadron. Just as he advanced through Texas A&M, he advanced through industry. He is the former CEO and President of Valtech Technologies, North America. Mr. Hite has been continuously involved in the software engineering industry and is well-known as an educator and an innovator. He has educated more than 20,000 professionals in innovative software engineering techniques.
Curtis Hite '91 at the 2010 Aggie 100 Dean's Breakfast
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