COmputer HIstory Museum
1301 N Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043
1. How can I get to the Computer History Museum?
1301 N Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View CA, 94043 You can find travel directions here: http://www.computerhistory.org/directions
2. What is included with Admission?
You get all-day access to speaker sessions, workshops, small group discussions and networking opportunities at the Computer History Museum. The ticket also includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.
4. What is the dress code?
We want you to be your most confident self. Please feel free to come in casual, business casual, business attire, etc.
5. Will there be parking at the event?
There is free self-parking available at the museum.
6. Whom should I contact for other questions?
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Laura is the Founder and Executive Director of Accel.AI, a global Non Profit Institute lowering the barriers to entry in engineering artificial intelligence, she also founded and co-Chairs the Latinx in AI Coalition. She has been described as a natural and versatile leader with a passion for AI, Computer Science, Research, and Psychology. She has a Bachelors of Science in Biology, Physical Science, and Human Development. She jumpstarted her career in software engineering at Intuit revamping their Quickbooks online platform. She is a Director with Women Who Code, a global non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers.
Michelle Ching was a teacher in Oakland who wanted to solve a critical problem in her classroom. Literacy instruction needed to improve if her students would be successful. Michelle recruited an ex-Apple designer and a serial startup CTO to help her do just that. Together, they've built Literator.
Now, as Founder and CEO of Literator she's helping over 1,100 schools around the world meet their student's exact literacy needs. Literator has won several awards and honors from the TechStars Startup Weekend, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Teach For America, Tech Inclusion, Camelback Ventures, and The Unreasonable Group. Xiaohoa Michelle was listed as a 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Education and a Forbes 30x100 "intelligencer" set to influence the next century.
She's been a speaker at UC Berkeley, Stanford, Google, SXSW EDU, and ASU GSV, and has been featured in Forbes, Voice of America, Edsurge and Business Insider.
Alejandro (Alex) Jaimes is head of AI/ML/R&D at DigitalOcean and advisory CTO and chief scientist at Acesio. His work focuses on machine learning, mixing qualitative and quantitative methods to gain insights on user behavior for product innovation. Alex is a scientist and innovator with 15+ years of international experience in research leading to product impact at companies including Yahoo, KAIST, Telefónica, IDIAP-EPFL, Fuji Xerox, IBM, Siemens, and AT&T Bell Labs. Previously, Alex was CTO at AiCure and director of research and video products at Yahoo, where he managed teams of scientists and engineers in New York City, Sunnyvale, Bangalore, and Barcelona. He was also a visiting professor at KAIST. He has published widely in top-tier conferences (KDD, WWW, RecSys, CVPR, ACM Multimedia, etc.) and is a frequent speaker at international academic and industry events. He holds a PhD from Columbia University.
Osman Koç is a creative technologist / artist, who uses technology as a medium for expression. Directed by his curiosities, Koç’s works touch many different fields such as cybernetics, artificial intelligence, biosensors, kinetic sculptures, reactive lighting, audiovisual performances and games with alternative physical controllers.
In 2014, he co-founded Iskele47, a multidisciplinary design hub / makerspace in Istanbul, where he experimented, prototyped, taught, consulted, collaborated, made and played. Since 2017 he is continuing his activities in San Francisco, CA.
He is also a member of the visual performance trio NOS Visuals and collaborative network Epitome.