About Jans Aasman
Jans Aasman, CEO of Franz Inc. started his career as an experimental and cognitive psychologist, earning his PhD in cognitive science with a detailed model of car driver behavior. He has spent most of his professional life in telecommunications research, specializing in intelligent user interfaces and applied artificial intelligence projects. From 1995 to 2004, he was also a part-time professor in the Industrial Design department of the Technical University of Delft. Jans is currently the CEO of Franz Inc., the leading supplier of a commercial, persistent, and scalable RDF graph database.. Dr. Aasman has gained notoriety as a conference speaker at such events as Semantic Technologies Conference, International Semantic Web Conference, Java One, Linked Data Planet, INSA, GeoWeb, ICSC, RuleML and DEBS
VENUE AND FOOD SPONSOR:
Food, drinks and venue are generously sponsored by "Q" - an IT & Digital talent firm. "Q" specializes in networking and building relationships with IT and Digital Talent. They strive to get to know you so we can help with your career growth. They partner with various clients in the Los Angeles area and offer Contract, Contract-to-Hire and Direct Placement opportunities.
Find out more at their web site: http://qconnects.com/
PARKING AND DIRECTIONS:
Q is located at:
6080 Center Drive Suite 925
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Parking: park across the street at Howard Hughes Center Shopping mall, it will either be free or it might cost $2 (unfortunately we don’t validate)
Security: there is a security in the lobby, if in case they ask, let them know you’re going to Q’s office at suite 925
Give a Ride, Get a Ride:
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