Nov 8 Rutgers, New Brunswick

TECHDAY

TECHDAY

About

NJ Tech Council’s Tech Day kicks off with a focus on Smart Cities and Internet of Things.

Tech Transfer will be the topic of lunch with a talk by (TBD).  Following his talk there will be a global acceleration 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.

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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
10:45 - 11:15 AM: Pitches from Smart Cities/IoT Startups
11:15 - Noon: The Future of Cities

 12:00 PM

Acceleration Lunch/Expo

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

 2:00 PM

Data Summit

2:00 - 2:05 PM: Welecome
2:05 - 2:30 PM: Keynote: Brett Prescott, Facebook
2:30 - 3:05 PM: Panel: Leveraging Data
3:05 - 3:20 PM: Break
3:20 - 3:55 PM: Panel: Cybersecurity
3:55 - 4:20 PM: Chat: Quantum Computing
4:20 - 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”

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UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change 
MIT Solve Member
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Singularity University alumni
New York Academy of Sciences
Akon’s Akoin crypto-currency Foundation 
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