Nov 8 Rutgers, New Brunswick

TECH DAY

TECH DAY

About

Tech Day kicks off with a focus on Smart Cities and Internet of Things. AT&T, Lyft and PSEG among other leading tech companies will discuss trends, challenges and the future.

Acceleration will be the topic of lunch with a talk by Ann Rosenberg, Senior Vice President & Global Head of SAP Next-Gen, a Purpose Driven Innovation University and Community. Following her talk there will be a tech transfer panel.

Then the annual Data Summit will conclude the afternoon. Brett Prescott from Facebook will kick off the program and he will be followed by two panels and a chat focusing on leveraging data, cybersecurity and quantum computing.

Smart Cities/IoT Sponsor Opportunities 

Data Summit Sponsorship Opportunities

Acceleration Lunch Sponsorship Opportunities

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Schedule

 
 10:00 AM

Smart Cities Conference

9:00 - 10:00 AM: Registration/Connecting
10:00 - 10:05 AM: Welcome
10:05 - 10:45 AM: Smart Cities Chat with AT&T, Lyft and PSEG
10:45 - 11:25 AM: The Future of Cities with SmartIMS, Qualcomm
11:25 - Noon: Chat: Innovation Challenge Cities and Opportunity Zones with NJEDA

 12:00 PM

Acceleration Lunch/Expo

12 Noon: Lunch
12:30 PM : Lunch Keynote: Ann Rosenberg, SAP
1:00 PM: Acceleration/Tech Transfer Panel with Rutgers and Rowan
1:45 PM: Networking/Expo

 2:00 PM

Data Summit

2:00 - 2:05 PM: Welcome
2:05 - 2:30 PM: Keynote: Brett Prescott, Instagram/Facebook
2:30 - 3:05 PM: Panel: Leveraging Data
Jet.com
Mindtree
Spruce Technology
SWK Technology
3:05 - 3:20 PM: Break
3:20 - 3:55 PM: Panel: Trends in AI and Data Science
Avlino
3:55 - 4:15 PM: Chat: Quantum Computing
4:15 - 4:30 PM: CEBIT Update
4:30 - 6:00 PM: Happy Hour

Speakers

Brett Prescott

Director of Global Partnerships, Facebook & Instagram

Brett Prescott is the Director of Global Partnerships at Facebook & Instagram who oversees a global team that develops long-term strategic partnerships with the world’s largest advertisers. He is a Professor of NYU Stern, in the Management Dept and Marketing Dept, teaching Social Media & Mobile Technology and The Strategy of Technological Innovation. At Facebook, Brett consults brands and fortune 100 CEOs, CMOs and CTOs to create and implement digital transformation agendas that enable businesses to thrive in a mobile-first world. For the past 7 years at Facebook, he’s lead teams that have shaped how marketers shift strategies and build innovation to embrace mobile advertising, mobile video, messaging, virtual and augmented reality, and eCommerce. This collaboration includes developing marketing campaigns and product innovations across Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. Over his time at Facebook, he helped start Facebook's FMCG practice and Global Partnership Team. Brett has over two decades of marketing and management experience with extensive international business experience in technology innovation, management consulting and marketing. Prior to joining Facebook, Brett was a key member on the launch team for iheartradio and worked at CBS Television Group, where he helped define their digital strategy. Philanthropic works includes, working with Save the Children Foundation, The UN Foundation, LeanIn.org and UN Women.

Ann Ferracane

General Manager for NY & NJ, Lyft

Ann is currently the General Manager of Lyft for New York and New Jersey. Originally joining Lyft in late 2014 as a Senior Analyst, she has held roles as Senior Mgr of Analytics, Head of Business Intelligence, and Product Manager of Experimentation before taking the role of GM. Before joining Lyft, Ann worked in various data, strategy, and product roles at LinkedIn and Google - focusing on LinkedIn's Premium platform and fraud analytics for Google Wallet. Prior to joining the tech world, Ann worked as a developer and analyst for a commercial real estate econometric consultancy within CBRE. Ann recently relocated back to NYC (closer to home) after several years in SF. She has also lived in Boston and Philadelphia, where she studied Information Mgmt Systems at Harvard Extension and Finance/Economics at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, respectively. Last but not least, she is an avid skier, a Division I athlete, and enjoys comedy shows!

Ann Rosenberg

SVP & Global Head, SAP

Ann Rosenberg is Senior Vice President & Global Head of SAP Next-Gen, a Purpose Driven Innovation University and Community Ann Rosenberg leads SAP Next-Gen, a purpose driven innovation university and community aligned with SAP’s commitment to the 17 UN Global Goals for sustainable development, and supporting SAP’s 388,000+ customers across 25 industries in 180+ countries. The community leverages 3,500+ educational institutions in 113 countries, 100+ SAP Next-Gen labs/hubs at universities and at partner and SAP locations, 38+ SAP Next-Gen Chapters, as well as startups, accelerators, tech community partners, venture firms, futurists, and purpose driven institutions. The community also leverages SAP’s 100+ innovation and development centers and SAP’s network of 17,000+ partner companies. SAP Next-Gen connects customers to academic thought leaders and researchers, students, startups, accelerators, tech community partners, purpose driven partners, venture firms, futurists, and SAP experts to reimagine the future of industries and the intelligent enterprise, seed in disruptive innovation with startups, and build skills for digital futures. Customers can benefit from SAP Next-Gen services as well as events where digital innovators come together in an open “innovation with purpose” community to foster the future of industries with SAP’s latest technologies. Ann is the global lead for #sheinnovates in collaboration with UN Women, to drive industry-wide action to make innovation and technology work better for young women and girls. Ann was voted top 20 blockchain female influencers in 2017. Affiliations: UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change MIT Solve Member Startup Guide New York The Female Quotient Stanford WiDS Committee Member VR for Change Ambassador Singularity University alumni New York Academy of Sciences Akon’s Akoin crypto-currency Foundation Juri member, Circular Construction Challenge – Rethink Waste Ann has just published the book “SAP Next-Gen: Innovation with Purpose” and will soon publish a new book “SAP Next-Gen: Using Science Fiction as a Starship for Enterprise Innovation”

Amy McIlvaine

Business Development Manager, AT&T Smart Cities

Amy McIlvaine has spent her entire career focused on improving the public sector experience. This background has served her well in her current position as Business Development Manager, AT&T Smart Cities. Amy works with a variety of public sector organizations helping motivate their understanding of how to prepare their communities for the shift toward an ever-evolving digital world. This involves orchestrating the potential of what a connected smart city looks like and its impact on operations. Prior to AT&T, Amy was on the public-sector sales teams at Current powered by GE, Dell Software Group, SciQuest, Salesforce.com, LRN, EMC and Oracle. Her range of experience includes delivering enterprise on-premise, managed services, cloud, SaaS, PaaS and now sensor enabled IoT solutions. She started her career in the public sector working for the City of Philadelphia and the State of New York. Amy earned her BA at Boston College and MPA from New York University.

Ramana Jampala

President & CEO, Avlino, Inc.

In the past 2 decades Ramana Jampala has founded, led investments, or was a Board of Director of numerous technology companies in Silicon Valley and New York/New Jersey in the United States. Ramana is currently the founding President and CEO of Avlino Inc – an AI and Data Analytics company. Prior to Avlino, Ramana was the President and CEO of Altior Inc – a Big Bata pioneering company, which was acquired by Exar (NYSE: EXAR). Earlier Ramana was a General Partner with SAS Investors, a Venture Capital fund in New York City. Ramana has invested in or served as the Board of Director on many of SAS portfolio investments including Tacit Networks (acquired by Packateer), Velox Semiconductors (acquired by Power Semiconductors), HydroGlobe (acquired by Graver Technologies), Textronics (acquired by Adidas), Protonex (public company) and Enpirion (acquired by Altera). Prior to SAS Investors, Ramana worked with Viant (NASDAQ: VIAN) as a Strategy Lead in San Francisco. He had his initial career with Rockwell Automation (Allen-Bradley) in the Control and Communications Group. Well recognized for his accomplishments, Ramana was awarded the “Financier of the Year” by New Jersey Technology Council, for leading more than $250M Investments in early stage companies in New Jersey. Ramana frequently teaches Technology Entrepreneurship at leading Business Schools in the United States, and is a Board of Advisors of numerous academic institutions. Ramana holds an MBA from London Business School, and graduated with distinction with a BS in Electronics Engineering from Pune University, India.

Jayashree Iyangar

Analytics Consultant & Insights Expert, Mindtree

Jayashree Iyangar is an Analytics Consultant and Insights expert at Mindtree with 15 years of experience in analytics consulting and delivery. She currently leads the data science and Insights center-of-excellence, within the Digital service line building analytics solutions for marketing teams for Fortune 500 clients. Jayashree started her career with airport operations and has led a variety of roles in operations, sales and analytics.

Kristin Larew

PSEG

Kristin is currently part of the Renewables & Energy Solutions group at PSE&G, where she participates in shaping PSE&G’s clean energy strategy. Her job involves advancing the conversation around EVs, energy efficiency, energy storage, and other clean energy topics. I have worked in the energy industry for more than ten years, holding various jobs in the clean energy space, energy trading and energy marketing. She hold's Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Economics from Penn State University.

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UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change 
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Startup Guide New York
The Female Quotient
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New York Academy of Sciences
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