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International Women’s Day – Nancy Sachdeva

Women in Big Data is spotlighting amazing women Nancy Sachdeva brings twelve years of consulting experience in process transformations across international and multicultural environment, and industries such as  Utilities, Oil & Gas, Logistics, Manufacturing, Healthcare. Nancy lives in Germany and is currently the Head of Process Design and Automation at Uniper, an energy company based
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International Women’s Day – Chih Hu

Women in Big Data is spotlighting amazing women By Chih Hu I’m a technical leader specializing in artificial intelligence and machine learning for robotics and recommendation systems. I’ve spent over half a decade focusing on building the brains behind self driving vehicles—perception, mapping, planning, and simulation. Currently, I’m an Engineering Manager at Level 5, Lyft’s
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International Women’s Day – Karen Matthys

Women in Big Data is spotlighting amazing women By Karen Matthys Executive Director, External Partners at Stanford’s Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME). I lead an eco-system of ICME faculty, students, corporate affiliates and other external partners who collaborate throughout the year in areas such as research, new curriculum development and recruitment.  I have
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International Women’s Day – Marina Alekseeva

Women in Big Data is spotlighting amazing women By Marina Alekseeva Certified mentor and coach Co-lead of the Women in Bid Data program in EMEA Former Vice President at Intel Corporation I’m an established leader, mentor and coach, with more than 20 years of experience in software development, program management, leading large cross-functional teams in
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International Women’s Day – Bonnie D. Graham

Women in Big Data is spotlighting amazing women By Bonnie D. Graham An Early Woman in Tech: Her Story “I think I can, I think I can, I think I can.” (Story of the Engine That Thought It Could, 1906) A twenty-something mother of two, transplanted by her husband from Cambridge MA to Eugene OR,
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Must Know Topics for Entrepreneurs: Thursdays – Mark Thorpe – 9/3/20-\ 11/5/20 at Noon, PST

By Regina Karson, WiBD US Board Member   On October 30, 2020, Women in Big Data hosted a workshop on Finance 101 with Mark Thorpe, VP Finance and Corporate Controller, Eargo, and host, Shuchi Rana, Co-Director Women in Big Data Silicon Valley Chapter. This question-and-answer session focused on early-stage funding from Seed to Series- A
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Must Know Topics for Entrepreneurs: Thursdays – Jeff Zitomer – 9/3/20-11/5/20 at Noon, PST

by Regina Karson, WiBD US Board Member   Jeff Zitomer Director Platform & Technology Strategy, Corporate Strategy Group, SAP and host, Shuchi Rana, Co-Director Women in Big Data Silicon Valley Chapter On October 8, 2020, Women in Big Data hosted a workshop on Selling to the enterprise in the Age of GDPR with Jeff Zitomer,
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Must Know Topics for Entrepreneurs: Thursdays – Luca Penati – 9/3/20-11/5/20 at Noon, PST

By Regina Karson, WiBD US Board Member On October 15, 2020, Women in Big Data hosted a workshop on Brand Narrative with Luca Penati, Chief Advisor and Founder Penati and Partners  and host, Shuchi Rana, Co-Director Women in Big Data Silicon Valley Chapter. Luca answered how does one stand out and stay relevant amongst: 5,787
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Artificial Intelligence & Global Security: Future Trends and Threats in the 21st Century Operational Environment

By Regina Karson, WiBD US Board Member Dr. Yvonne Masakowski, U.S. Naval War College, presented on how the 21st century global security environment is threatened by a constellation of factors, such as the rate of economic, geopolitical, social, climate, environmental, and technological changes across the globe. NATO’s future challenges will include conventional and non-conventional threats,
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Quantum Computing: The next new technology in computing

Shuchi Rana, Co-Director Women in Big Data Silicon Valley Chapter  On January 13, 2021, Women in Big Data hosted a session on “Quantum Computing: The next new technology in computing” with Mark Jackson.  Dr. Mark Jackson is the Scientific Lead at Cambridge Quantum Computing, one of the oldest Quantum computing companies in the world. Mark
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