UI alumnus Thomas Siebel makes $25M gift to University

Thomas Siebel Illinois alumnus Thomas Siebel has donated $25 million toward the construction of the Siebel Center for Design, which will cultivate interdisciplinary design thinking and foster innovation in undergraduate and graduate curricula in multiple colleges. (Photo by Greg Gorman, rendering by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson)

The Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation has made a $25 million lead gift to establish the Siebel Center for Design at the University of Illinois. The new two-story building will be a campus-wide hub for student-focused design thinking and learning.

Thomas Siebel, ’75 LAS, MBA ’83, MS ’85 ENG, is chairman and CEO of C3 IoT, an enterprise PaaS and SaaS software company that enables companies to design, develop, deploy, provision and operate large-scale IoT applications. He recently was named one of the 50 Most Generous Alumni Donors to American Colleges & Universities by www.thebestschool.org.

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