Volunteers

VLAB’s Sara Fernandez on Living to 100, Robots in Healthcare and the Artificial Pancreas

Dr. Sara Fernandez, PhD, is chairing the VLAB panel Breakthroughs in Diabetes on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Stanford Faculty Club. I was lucky enough to spend a few minutes with this prominent Silicon Valley “woman in STEM” (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to get her take on the artificial pancreas — which she describes as almost [...]

By |2019-02-24T20:26:02+00:00February 23rd, 2019|AI / Machine Learning / Deep Learning, Biotech, Blog, Events, Volunteers|Comments Off on VLAB’s Sara Fernandez on Living to 100, Robots in Healthcare and the Artificial Pancreas

VLAB Panel Chair Ksenia Zvyagintseva On Her Job in Supply Chain Management and Going the Extra Mile

Mathlete and Supply Chain Expert Ksenia (pronounced “Senia”) Zvyagintseva is chairing VLAB’s Jan. 22, 2019 evening panel called Young Entrepreneurs: Meet the New Generation of World-Changers at the Stanford Faculty Club. She is quite the impressive woman in STEM (science technology engineering and mathematics): Ms. Zvyagintseva, 24, holds a combination degree in mathematics and computer [...]

By |2019-01-18T14:03:44+00:00January 18th, 2019|AI / Machine Learning / Deep Learning, Blog, Education, Entrepreneur Spotlight, Event Summary, Events, VLAB, Volunteers, Young Entrepreneurs|Comments Off on VLAB Panel Chair Ksenia Zvyagintseva On Her Job in Supply Chain Management and Going the Extra Mile

VLAB’s Avery Hamm Offers Words of Wisdom on Digital Transformation in Clinical Trials & More

Avery P. Hamm, a graduate of Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business, recently volunteered as a VLAB Event Chair for the panel titled “The Impact of Technology on Clinical Trials: Will AI and Mobile Create Cures Faster?” which is taking place at Stanford Faculty Club on October 15. It was a smart move on [...]

By |2018-10-05T18:35:31+00:00October 5th, 2018|AI / Machine Learning / Deep Learning, Biotech, Events, Internet of Things, Volunteers|Comments Off on VLAB’s Avery Hamm Offers Words of Wisdom on Digital Transformation in Clinical Trials & More

An “Open” Conversation with The Semiconductor Guy Arun Iyengar

I recently sat down and had an “open” conversation with Arun Iyengar, The Semiconductor Guy, to get his views on the impact of open-source processors, and explore what motivated him to take on the VLAB role of Program Co-Chair and lead of the September panel. The growing number of projects in the internet of things [...]

By |2018-09-14T13:04:31+00:00September 14th, 2018|AI / Machine Learning / Deep Learning, Internet of Things, Uncategorized, VLAB, Volunteers|Comments Off on An “Open” Conversation with The Semiconductor Guy Arun Iyengar

Remembering Mark Duncan, a VLAB paragon

We lost a great friend, mentor, and VLAB executive. Mark Duncan passed on, December 24, 2017. He leaves a legacy at VLAB, in the tech industry, and in the arts. Mark was a non-judgmental, compassionate, cheerful and generous friend. He loved to create things and solve problems (e.g. software, writing, marketing). He was forward-looking. Mark had [...]

By |2018-01-25T15:01:56+00:00January 15th, 2018|VLAB, Volunteers|Comments Off on Remembering Mark Duncan, a VLAB paragon

The Vulnerability of IoT: Deep Thoughts from an Expert

The speed of Internet of Things (IoT) adoption is creating opportunities for startups developing IoT security solutions. But at what cost? VLAB Blogger Michelle McIntyre sat down with Ravi Prasad, chair of VLAB’s IoT Security: High Stakes for Billions of Devices event happening Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6-8:30 pm at SRI International Conference Center, to discuss [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:09+00:00February 21st, 2017|Volunteers|Comments Off on The Vulnerability of IoT: Deep Thoughts from an Expert

Freedom Defined by a Volunteer Event Chair

As an all-volunteer organization, VLAB has the “best of the best” greeting you at events, putting together thought-provoking panels, and working behind the scenes to make it all run smoothly. This week, we caught up with Anshuman Tripathi, Event Chair for  "The Future of Transportation: Freeways or Flyways?" at SRI International on November 15, 2016 [...]

By |2016-11-14T20:10:14+00:00October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized, Volunteers|Comments Off on Freedom Defined by a Volunteer Event Chair