JHTC Event - Enterprise Social Networks with Alan S. Cohen, July 14 Enterprise Social Networks Featuring Alan S. Cohen of Cisco When: Tuesday, July 14th, 6:30 - 9:30 pm Where: Fenwick & West, 801 California St., Mountain View, CA RSVP: http://www.jhtc.org
Regular Admission: $10 Student Admission: $5 (ID required) Members Admission: Included (You can join at http://jhtc.org)
Agenda 6:30 - 7:00: Networking, schmoozing and eating - Bring your job postings, business cards and resumes! 7:00 - 7:10: Welcome, committee news and other group business
7:10 - 8:30: Presentation and Discussion with our featured guests
8:30 - 9:30: Informal discussions and networking with our guests and each other
Special Thai Dinner We will be serving wonderful Thai finger foods for tonight's dinner, courtesy of Yummy Thai Cookinghttp://yummythaicooking.com
About the Event Collaboration in the Enterprise, Social networking in the enterprise: social distraction or innovation and productivity enabler. Are Twitter and the upcoming Google Wave <http://wave.google.com/> replacing email? Come discuss how consumer IT and business systems are meeting to unlock the power of collaboration.
About the Speakers As Vice President of Enterprise and Mid-Market Solutions, Alan Cohen is responsible for developing and driving Cisco’s global enterprise market strategy as well as the marketing of $26B of Cisco’s technology portfolio – representing approximately 60% of the Company’s revenue – including Mobility, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Network Services and Security, Data Center, Vertical Solutions, Emerging Technologies, Technical Marketing, and Business Relevancy. These duties include accelerating technology integration and adopting cross-technology approaches to deliver scalable solutions for the enterprise and mid-market/commercial sectors. In addition, he is a member of Cisco’s Enterprise Business Council, Mobility Board, and Communications and Collaboration Board.
Cohen held an executive leadership role at Tahoe Networks, where he launched the company’s mobile Internet activities including developing its mobile edge router and establishing its worldwide presence and brand. He also held executive roles at IBM, US West, and Coopers & Lybrand; in addition, he held senior management positions at Cisco, leading key service provider initiatives including Internet OSS, New World Ecosystem, and Internet Business Solutions.
Greetings! Thanks for your interest in our group. We're glad you're here. Our group is about sharing, teaching, learning, and networking around current and future web-related geospatial and social networking applications and technology. Most of all this Meetup is an opportunity for people who spend a lot of time facing screens to face each other and talk about what flies and fails in tech.