04/20/2016 -Tarun Nimmagadda is a co-founder of Mutual Mobile, the product development and innovation agency he co-founded at the age of 22. A tinkerer and creative thinker, Tarun was an early believer in the promise of connected devices. His work was awarded Dell’s first Social Innovation Prize for dramatic improvements made to accessibility mapping and navigation, a project inspired by his participation in the first fully-autonomous urban vehicle competition, the DARPA Grand Challenge.Read more
04/20/2016 -Adriane McFetridge joined Netflix as the Director of Engineering in May 2017 and leads the Subscription Platform engineering team. Prior to joining Netflix, Adriane served as the VP of Payment Software Services for Verifone. Adriane focuses on global technology and has an extensive background in eCommerce, payments and enterprise applications. She has built and operated high caliber global engineering organizations.Read more
04/20/2016 -Pierre Malko founded Dante in 1998 and serves as Dante's CEO and President. He has responsibility for overall strategy of the firm, the architecture direction of the Allegory Platform, and the day-to-day operations of Dante.Read more
04/20/2016 -Robert LeBlanc is the former Senior Vice President, IBM Cloud. In this role, he had global responsibility for IBM’s industry leading cloud portfolio of technology and services, including strategy, product design, offering development, marketing, sales, and service. Robert also served as Senior Vice President, IBM Software and Cloud Solutions Group, managing the strategy, development, and delivery of IBM’s industry leading middleware and software solutions portfolio.Read more
04/20/2016 -Nagraj is Corporate Vice President at Microsoft where he founded and leads M12 (fka Microsoft Ventures), the corporate VC arm of Microsoft. At M12, Nagraj has led investments in Livongo, Cloudsimple, Rescale, Go1, Helpshift, Outreach.io, Kahoot and FigureEight (acquired by Appen). Nagraj also serves as a board member of the National Venture Capital Association.
Prior to joining Microsoft in January, 2016, Nagraj was Senior Vice President for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., where he founded and oversaw Qualcomm’s $1 billion strategic venture investment portfolio of 140+ investments.Read more
04/20/2016 -Amir Husain is a serial entrepreneur and inventor based in Austin, Texas. He is the Founder & CEO of SparkCognition, Inc. an award-winning Machine Learning/AI driven Cognitive Analytics Company, and serves on the Board of Advisors for IBM Watson.Read more
04/20/2016 -As Chief Platform Officer for National Instruments, Duncan G. Hudson III is responsible for guiding the evolution of NI’s product platform and leading the R&D fellows.
Previously, as an NI Business and Technology Fellow, Mr. Hudson served as an internal consultant and led architecture and technology decision processes for product initiatives on a global scale while developing and mentoring R&D talent.Read more
04/20/2016 -Robert Hormuth is VP/Fellow, Server Division CTO at Dell EMC. Previously Mr. Hormuth served as Executive Director of Platform Architecture & Technology in the Enterprise Office of CTO at Dell. Mr. Hormuth has 28 years in the computer industry. Mr. Hormuth joined Dell in 2007 after 8 years with Intel and 11 years at National Instruments. Mr. Hormuth has a broad and deep technical background in hardware/software design with a focus on HW/SW interaction. Mr. Hormuth has worked as an individual contributor and managed teams. One of Mr.Read more
04/20/2016 -Deepak Hathiramani is Non-Executive Chairman of the Vistronix Board of Directors. The founder and former CEO of Vistronix, he has more than 25 years of management and technical experience with privately-funded and venture-funded high-tech start-ups. He is a member of the Senior Advisory Board of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, a member of the Advisory Board of the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Professional Services Council (PSC).
04/20/2016 -Tara Estlin is Deputy Chief Technologist for Mission Systems and Operations at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. She is also the Supervisor of the JPL Machine Learning and Instrument Autonomy group. Dr. Estlin leads the AEGIS Project, which is providing onboard image analysis and intelligent targeting technology for multiple Mars rover missions, including the Mars Exploration Rover Mission and Mars Science Laboratory Rover Mission. AEGIS was awarded the 2011 NASA Software of the Year award for its use on the Mars Opportunity Rover. She holds M.S. and Ph.D.Read more