Adelaide, South Australia, August 29, 2018- David Radzanowski is Senior Vice President of the Equator Corporation and currently overseeing strategic business for Australia’s Future Submarine Program, the largest defense procurement program in Australia’s history. He is a former Chief Financial Officer of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and himself a CMU graduate. Indeed, he is the first CMU alumnus to deliver the graduation speech at CMU-A.

David gave the students advice he called the 5 leadership lessons:

  1. Be uncomfortable, as that’s where growth happens;
  2. Remember failure is always an option, as long as we grow from it;
  3. Delegate to the point of negligence, and trust your people;
  4. Take care of your team, let them know they are valuable; and
  5. Take care of yourself.
Image Credit: CMU-A