Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner - definitely does compute!

Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners – Definitely Does Compute

Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #138: Sponsored by Intel

Intel Girl Geek Dinner

Join Intel and Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 for an Intel Girl Geek Dinner in Santa Clara!

Come enjoy an evening full of networking, food, drinks, speakers, demos, and more at the Intel Robert Noyce Building!

Learn how you can “Win The Future With New Technologies”. Our Intel speakers will share what is the latest and greatest in the world of artificial intelligence, autonomous driving, 5G, AR/VR and other areas. Come join us for this awesome evening! We’re excited to meet you!

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Intel Girl Geek Dinner Agenda:

5:15pm – 6:30pm – Check-in, Networking, Food and Drinks, Demos!
6:30pm – 8:00pm – Ignite Talks and “Win The Future With New Technologies” Panel Discussion
8:00pm – 8:30pm – Post Panel Networking, Demos and Refreshments!

*Please note that as a courtesy to our Intel Speakers, check-in will close at 6:30pm.

Speaker Bios for Intel Girl Geek Dinner:

Brian M. Krzanich (CEO, Intel)Brian M. Krzanich
Brian M. Krzanich was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Intel and elected a member of the board of directors on May 16, 2013. He is the sixth CEO in the company’s history, succeeding Paul S. Otellini. He has progressed through a series of technical and leadership roles at Intel, most recently serving as the chief operating officer (COO) since January 2012. Prior to becoming COO, he held senior leadership positions within Intel’s manufacturing organization. Krzanich began his career at Intel in 1982 in New Mexico as a process engineer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from San Jose State University and has one patent for semiconductor processing. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association.

Paula Tolliver (VP & CIO, Intel)Paula Tolliver
Paula Tolliver is corporate vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Intel. Her IT organization capitalizes on information technology to accelerate the company’s vision of making things that are smart and connected, best with Intel. Under her leadership, thousands of IT professionals worldwide are providing innovative IT solutions and services that drive competitive advantage and accelerate growth for Intel while protecting their assets and intellectual property. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business information systems and computer science from Ohio University and also attended the Babson College Executive Education Program.

Sandra Lopez (VP, Sports, Intel)Sandra Lopez
Sandra Lopez is vice president at Intel Corporation, leading business, marketing, and market development efforts for the Intel Sports Group at Intel Capital. Her team is responsible for partnering with the sports industry to transform how sports are played and watched. This includes defining business and partner strategies in order to achieve Intel Sport’s growth and profit objectives as well as managing overall go-to- market activities with the business partners and customers. Sandra has held many prominent positions within Intel winning multiple prestigious awards for her work. She holds a bachelor’s degree in textiles and clothing marketing and agricultural economics from the University of California at Davis. She is an active member of several organizations focused on women and Latino advancements.

Isaura Gaeta (VP & GM, Systems Engineering – Platform Engineering, Intel)Isaura Gaeta
Isaura Gaeta is vice president and general manager of systems engineering in the Platform Engineering Group (PEG) at Intel. She leads the team responsible for optimizing overall workflow to improve engineering efficiency and effectiveness. A 30-year veteran of Intel, she has served as head of business operations, leading a global engineering organization of more than 18,000 people. She earned BSc and MSc degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University. She is a founding board member of Intel's Network of Executive Women for the Latin America region and a former chair of Intel's Hispanic Leadership Council. Outside of Intel, she has served on the board of the Women in Engineering Proactive Network and the advisory board for El Centro Chicano at Stanford. The Hispanic IT Executive Council has recognized her three times on its annual list of the top 100 Hispanic professionals in the IT industry.

Fiaz Mohamed (Business Development, Artificial Intelligence, Intel)Fiaz Mohamed
Fiaz Mohamed leads business development for the Artificial Intelligence Products Group at Intel. In his role, he works with Fortune 500 organizations to help deploy AI solutions at scale. He has previously held senior sales, marketing and business development roles at several successful enterprise software companies and also advised clients in the technology sector on growth and go-to-market strategy as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Lakecia Gunter (Chief of Staff, Intel)Lakecia Gunter
Lakecia Gunter is the Chief of Staff & Technical assistant to Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel. Prior to her current role, she was the General Manager of Consumer Desktop Segment Marketing team, in the Client Computing Group. Lakecia is an active member of the Intel Black Leadership Council, Intel’s Network of Intel African Americans, and Women at Intel. She also shares her time and talents with several non-profits including the Urban League of Portland, and Gateway to College National Network. Lakecia was named to Business Insiders list of the 26 Most Powerful Female Engineers in 2016, listed at #11. In 2015, she was the recipient of the Society of Women Engineers Prism Award for demonstrating outstanding career technology leadership. Lakecia earned a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from University of South Florida. Lakecia also earned her Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

Jill Sciarappo (Strategic Marketing Director, Autonomous Driving, Intel)Jill Sciarappo
Jill Sciarappo is the strategic marketing director for autonomous driving in the Autonomous Driving Group at Intel in Chandler, Arizona. In her previous role, she was the Chief of Staff and Technical Assistant for Doug Davis (Sr. VP), Internet of Things Solutions Group. In this role, she helped define and communicate to the industry how an IOT system should be defined and designed. Jill graduated from Arizona State University in 1995 with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. She lives in Chandler, Arizona with her husband, Steve and their three daughters; Shea, Sloan and Stella.

Yinyin Liu (Head of Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Intel)Yinyin Liu
Yinyin Liu is the Head of Data Science for the Artificial Intelligence Products Group at Intel. Yinyin has research experience in deep learning, reinforcement learning, neuromorphic computing and robotics. She and the Intel Nervana team developed open-source deep learning frameworks, neon and Intel Nervana Graph, brought state-of-the-art models on image recognition, image localization, natural language processing into the framework and deep learning solutions. Yinyin works with a team of data scientists on applying deep learning and Intel Nervana technologies into business applications across different industry domains.

Joannie Fu (Chief of Staff, Programmable Solutions, Intel)Joannie Fu
Joannie Fu is the Chief of Staff for the Programmable Solutions Engineering Group at Intel. As a technical advisor and strategic consultant to her VP Ravi Kuppuswamy, she is responsible for driving the effective execution of PSE staff-level deliverables and imperatives. Joannie carries dual MBA from University of California, Irvine and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and a Bachelors of Architecture degree in Structural Engineering from California Polytechnic University, Pomona. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, dining, and spending time with her family.

Event Tickets & Details:

Tickets on sale starting at 12:00pm PST on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at Eventbrite!

Intel employees interested in attending the Girl Geek Dinner should only register through the Women at Intel Network (WIN-SC) – this is an invite-only event for Intel employees. Eventbrite sign-up is for non-Intel participants.

Government-issued ID is required at check-in at the Intel Girl Geek Dinner.

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