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PrivileGEd - Experiences From My Unusual 40-year Career with One of America's Most Iconic Companies

If you have little or no idea about what engineers do, this book will be an eye-opener. But don't think this tale is just for techno buffs. The over-arching central themes of education/lifelong learning, bouncing back from disappointment and complex problem solving based on strong interpersonal skills, trust and friendship, offer any reader valuable insights. Bursting with interesting and uncanny experiences, Michael Davi outlines a most unusual 40-year professional career with one of the most iconic companies in America. If you have worked, or are contemplating working in corporate America, you should read this book.


Davi's tale begins with some carefully researched stories of his four immigrant grandparents, each of whom was employed by General Electric at some point in their lives. As a second generation Italian-American, he was the first in his family to graduate college, earning an engineering degree.  Davi's education was the key that opened doors neither he nor his grandparents would have ever dreamed possible. Extraordinary work assignments, business travel across four continents, flights aboard corporate jets and opportunities to work alongside some of the top talent in GE are all part of the story. His tale is brimming with fascinating characters, global adventure, drama, success, tragedy, disappointments and rebounds. Through highs and lows, noting lessons along the way, Davi's story truly captures his unique experience of the American dream.  Perhaps you will inspre yourself by reading this story.



"PrivileGEd": A Review by Prof. Martin Strosberg (1.36 MB)

Click above link for Summer 2019 Schenectady County Historical Society review by Prof. Martin Strosberg

July 2019 Celebrating 50 Years Since Apollo 11's Historic Manned Lunar Landing - "Inspiring a generation, including me, leading to PrivileGEd"


March 2019 Schenectady Daily Gazette Article Link: Newspaper Article on "PrivileGEd"


Meet-the-Author Video Interview (Public Access TV) Colonie Public Library: Meet the Author Video Interview - March 2019


Audio Podcast with Bob Cudmore "Historians" Link: Bob Cudmore Audio Podcast "PrivileGEd" Interview - March-22-2019