December 7 NJIT, Newark

Tech Day

Tech Day

About

NJ Tech Council’s Tech Day kicks off with talks and pitches from accelerators, incubators and coworking spaces across the state. Acceleration will be the topic of lunch with a talk by Sean O’Sullivan of SOSV, the world’s largest accelerator. Following his talk there will be pitches from regional accelerators, incubators and coworking spaces.

Then the annual Data Summit will conclude the afternoon. UPS’s Kim Felix will kick off the program and she will be followed by two panels and then a networking reception will close out the day-long event.

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Speakers

Kim Felix

UPS Information Technology

Kim Felix is Vice President of Information Technology for UPS, a $58 billion global corporation with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. UPS is a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services managing the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. Kim currently leads the Enterprise Computer, Collaboration, and Data Services portfolio responsible for Global Computer Operations, Technology Support, Collaboration tools and services, IT Practices, Data Strategy and Services, and Advanced Analytics. Prior to her current assignment Kim led the Transportation Technology Group (TTG) portfolio responsible for UPS Airline, Global Brokerage, and Global Transportation technology solutions. Kim started her UPS career in the Customer Technology portfolio leading teams in the expansion and build out of internet based applications on UPS.com including the development of web services and tools used for customer integration services, shipping, and visibility solutions Kim started her IT career with AT&T developing database solutions for telecommunication switching systems. She progressed through increasing roles of responsibility in the Network Engineering and Asset Management organizations; and as the District Manager for Network Planning Systems led the teams responsible for developing Route and Equipment plans for the network. Community engagement is a priority for Kim. She serves on the Industry Advisory Boards for NJIT and Georgia Institute of Technology Industrial and Systems Engineering School. She is Executive Advisor for the IS African American Business Resource Group. Kim has a particular interest in STEM based programs that encourage young men and women to enter the science and technology fields and supports and sponsors multiple activities including the VEX Robotics International Competition hosted in Louisville, KY. Kim has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from the Stevens Institute of Technology, a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Spelman College.

Sean O'Sullivan

Managing Partner, SOSV

Sean O’Sullivan is managing partner of SOSV, the world-leading “Accelerator VC”. With $300 million assets under management, SOSV backs more than 150 startups annually through its accelerators. Recognized in 2017 as the world’s #1 most active global early stage investor and the #2 most active global seed investor*, SOSV’s accelerator model takes a small initial stake in startups and provides a framework and community where startups get further and faster than they could on their own. O’Sullivan received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. * Crunchbase: "Global Innovation Investment Report - 2016 Year in Review"

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Schedule

 
 12:00 PM

Acceleration Lunch

Noon – 1:30 Lunch
12:30-1:15 Acceleration Keynote: Sean O'Sullivan, SOSV
1:15 - 1:45: Pitches from Incubators, Accelerators and Coworking spaces

 2:00 pm

Part II – Data Summit

2:00 - 2:05 Opening Remarks
2:05 – 2:45 Keynote: Kim Felix, VP, Information Technology, UPS
2:45 – 3:20 Panel: Supply Chain Trends
3:20 – 3:55 Panel: Machine Learning and Analytics Perspectives
3:55 – 4:00 Sivaraman Anbarasan, NJCC Consortium for Workforce & Economic Development
4:00 – 6:30 Networking Reception

Sponsors

Registration

Tickets - Member: $100; Future Member: $200; Exhibitors: $100 - $250

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