William J. Amelio, president and CEO of Lenovo—China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer—visited Cornell, September 16, 2008, with Lenovo's senior vice president of human resources Kenneth DiPietro '81 to inspire students and discuss the company's global strategies and the dynamic world of international business

Lenovo Group recently sponsored computing equipment for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and made headlines around the world in 2004 when it acquired the much-larger IBM Personal Computer Division for $1.25 billion.

The event was sponsored by the ILR School's Program on Globalization and the Workplace.