Bridging the Frontier
Bob Smith, Executive Director
Bob Smith is Executive Director of the ESD Alliance responsible for its management and operations. Previously, Bob was senior vice president of Marketing and Business Development at Uniquify, responsible for brand development, positioning, strategy and business development activities. Bob began his … More »
WIT and Wisdom in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
November 21st, 2017 by Bob Smith, Executive Director
Editor’s Note: Filling in for Bob Smith, executive director of the ESD Alliance, is Paul Cohen, its member of the technical staff.
Two upcoming events co-hosted by the ESD Alliance, “Empowering Leadership with WIT and WISDOM” and “Artificial Intelligence and Convolution Neural Networks,” are only days apart from one another and seem to tackle decidedly different topics. Or do they?
For “Empowering Leadership with WIT (Women in Technology) and WISDOM,” a panel of executives from the technology sector will explore various career choices for men and women Tuesday, November 28, at SEMI in Milpitas, Calif.
“Artificial Intelligence and Convolution Neural Networks” Monday, December 4, at San Jose State University (SJSU) will feature a panel discussion on the systems companies are building to gather data and process it to drive business operations.
The WIT and WISDOM panel will be moderated by Ann Steffora Mutschler, executive editor/EDA at Semiconductor Engineering, and features:
We’re hosting the evening with ANSYS, SEMI and Semiconductor Engineering.
Although “Women in Technology” is part of the title, topics for the evening are important to everyone trying to advance their career in technology. Key topics include personal branding, leadership negotiating skills, networking, and mentoring. Within these topics, panelists will discuss issues such as making a memorable first impression, prioritizing our time effectively and other tips on furthering our careers.
While we reached maximum room capacity for the evening and registration is closed, please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) about being waitlisted if you are interested in attending.
Seating still is available, however, for “Artificial Intelligence and Convolution Neural Networks” that we’re co-hosting with SJSU. This is the third event in a series, “Industrial Revolution 4: The Cognitive Era,” where experts discuss how the emerging field of cognitive science is shaping our future.
Moderated by Jim Hogan of Vista Ventures, panelists are:
Beginning at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments and networking, the panel will start at 7 p.m. and run until 8:30 p.m. at SJSU’s Diaz Compean Student Union Theater. This event is free and open to all. Parking is complimentary at the SJSU campus. Registration information can be found at: http://bit.ly/2iNhgvu
We hope to see you at one or both events. Afterward, let’s compare notes to determine whether the topics are related. Certainly, both are relevant.