• PTM #74 - Insights from Tech Career at MSFT, LNKD, GOOG w/ Ibrahim Mohamed

    Princeton Public Library (Community Room - 1st Floor)

    $5.00

    Topic: Insights from a Tech Career at MicroSoft, LinkedIn and Google Speakers: Ibrahim Mohamed - Head of Enablement at Google Cloud Agenda: 6:30 - Arrival - Snacks, Pizza and Networking. 7:00 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers. 7:15 - Ibrahim Mohamed - Head of Enablement at Google Cloud 8:30 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to fill. 8:40 - Wrap-Up 8:50 - Exit Venue

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  • PTM #73 - Journey of Entrepreneurs from Bogotá w/ Nicolle and Granger

    Princeton Public Library (Community Room - 1st Floor)

    $5.00

    Please note that due to a scheduling conflict, this meeting had to be moved from today, May 20 to next week, Thursday, May 30. Hope everyone can still make it then! Topic: Journey of Entrepreneurs from Bogotá Agenda: 6:30 - Arrival - Snacks, Pizza and Networking. 7:00 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers. 7:15 - Journey of Entrepreneurs from Bogotá w/ Nicolle and Granger 8:30 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to fill. 8:40 - Wrap-Up 8:50 - Exit Venue Bogotá has become a hub of entrepreneurship. Inspired by the tech explosion abroad local leaders have tried to encourage their local entrepreneurs to start new and innovative businesses. Everyone you talk to in Bogotá has a dream and a side business. Locals are creating apps to get you a manicure, apps to bring you money from the atm, apps to book cleaning services, and more. Nicolle Jasbon and Granger Abuhoff of Bogotá Dev, a development shop in Bogotá, will explain the entrepreneurship landscape in Bogotá and their experiences dealing with the unique opportunities and challenges entrepreneurs see in Bogotá.

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  • From: Bench to Bedside: Bringing Immunotherapy to Clinics W/Dr. Miguel Sanjuan

    Princeton Innovation Center - BioLabs

    Topic: From Bench to Bedside: Bringing Immunotherapy into the Clinic Agenda: Networking: 5:30–6:00 PM Presentation: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs and global pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) invite you to attend an exclusive speaking event featuring Dr. Miguel Sanjuan, a group director in the BMS Immuno-Oncology Small Molecule Biology Department. About the Speaker: Dr. Miguel Sanjuan At BMS, Dr. Miguel Sanjuan leads a team of world-class immunologists with a proven record of discovering cancer treatments. Prior to joining BMS in 2017, Dr. Sanjuan worked at Medimmune (AstraZeneca) for eight years, where he led a team of twenty innovative scientists focused on the discovery of novel molecules for the treatment of autoimmune disorders. Previously, he worked as a staff scientist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where he discovered a novel intracellular mechanism that linked for the first time the cellular self-digestion pathway, autophagy, with the elimination of extracellular pathogens. His cutting-edge research has collectively led to peer-reviewed publications, in journals such as Nature, Nature Immunology, Immunity, and the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, USA (PNAS). Dr. Sanjuan received a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Seville and a doctorate in molecular biology from the Autonomous University of Madrid. He then trained as a postdoc fellow at Johnson & Johnson.

  • PTM #72 Designing the Future - UX Design in a Physical World w/ Rob Van Varick

    Agenda: 3:50PM - Arrival and Networking. 3:55 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers. 4:00 - Rob Van Varick - Designing the Future - UX design in a Physical World 5:00 - Location: The event is in the Education Building 113. There will be a poster in front of the room. The easiest place to park is Lot 17. Campus Police is suspending parking for that day. When you come to campus from Pennington Rd. make a left at the stop sign and follow the road pass the Science Complex, pass Forcina, pass the lower parking garage and make a right into the circle. Park in the circle or upper lot. Once parked the Education Building is the building in front of the upper lot. Once you enter the building the room is to your right. Speaker Bio: Rob Van Varick Principal – Design, Insights & Strategy MICHAEL GRAVES ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN With Michael Graves since 2003, Rob passionately believes design has the power to positively impact people’s lives. His mission is to apply the right blend of research, psychology, creativity and strategy so that meaningful insights are uncovered, and innovative solutions are designed. Well-rounded solutions require multi-disciplinary input and collaboration. As a partner at Michael Graves, Rob works across its disciplines of architecture, interior design, product design, graphic design, branding, research and strategy with one goal in mind: enhancing the human experience at every scale. Rob works with clients big and small, around the globe applying the Michael Graves design philosophy to create experiences that are humanistic, familiar, and accessible. Rob is also the co-founder of CuratedLyfe.com, a website dedicated to sorting through the clutter to present the best products on the market today that make life easier, more interesting and more fun at any age.

  • PTM #71 w/ Audible Engineering - Best Practices on DevOps for Web Applications

    Princeton Public Library (Community Room - 1st Floor)

    $5.00

    Topic: Best Practices on DevOps for Web Applications Speakers: Ian Moraes, Akanksha Gupta, Neha Koul, John Pignata, and Anshika Priyadarshee from Audible Agenda: 6:30 - Arrival - Snacks, Pizza and Networking. 7:00 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers. 7:15 - Ian Moraes, Akanksha Gupta, Neha Koul, John Pignata, and Anshika Priyadarshee from Audible - Best Practices on DevOps for Web Applications 8:30 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to fill. 8:40 - Wrap-Up 8:50 - Exit Venue Implementing DevOps best practices is crucial to successful the launch and operational support of web applications. This session will share best practices, tools, learnings and experiences from reducing operational load in a DevOps environment. Come hear from Audible engineering as they share their success stories.

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  • PTM #70 w/ Lakshman Kannan - Preparing Our Children For The Age Of Automation

    Princeton Public Library (Community Room - 1st Floor)

    $5.00

    Guest Speaker: Lakshman Kannan Partner @ PwC - Preparing Our Children For The Age Of Automation Agenda: 6:30 - Arrival - Snacks, Pizza and Networking. 7:00 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers. 7:15 - Guest Speaker: Lakshman Kannan Partner @ PwC - Preparing Our Children For The Age Of Automation 8:30 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to fill. 8:40 - Wrap-Up 8:50 - Exit Venue

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  • PTM 69 w/ Brian McCullough - How the Internet Happened / Techmeme Podcast / TED

    Princeton Public Library (Community Room - 1st Floor)

    $5.00

    About the speaker: Brian McCullough is an eighteen-year veteran of the Internet industry and the founder of various web-based startups. His recently published book is titled: "How the Internet Happened - From Netscape to the iPhone." Host of the Techmeme Ride Home podcast and the Internet History Podcast, he was named a 2016 TED Resident. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Assorted Links: https://twitter.com/brianmcc https://books.wwnorton.com/books/detail.aspx?ID=4294996806 https://anchor.fm/techmeme-ride-home http://www.internethistorypodcast.com/ https://www.ted.com/talks/brian_mccullough_history_in_the_digital_age Agenda: 6:30 - Arrival - Snacks, Pizza and Networking. 7:00 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers. 7:15 - Guest Speaker: Brian McCullough 8:30 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to fill. 8:40 - Wrap-Up 8:50 - Exit Venue

  • PTM 68 / Holiday Networking Event

    Princeton Public Library (Community Room - 1st Floor)

    $10.00

    Holiday Networking Event 6:30 - Arrival - Great food and Networking from start to finish We hope everyone is looking forward to the holiday season. Inspired by the holidays, we are continuing our tradition with the holiday themed event in December. Rather than have everyone sit down to watch startup demos and speakers with a little bit of networking, this will be a holiday themed networking event with great food and refreshments, and most of the floor will be open for networking. Around the perimeter of the room, we will have booths set up for sponsors and selected members to demo their products and services. If you are interested in being at a booth, please let us know by filling out this form (http://bit.ly/ptm-hb-2018) so we can coordinate with you and make sure there is space available. please pass this info to your company HR and / or Hiring Managers so they can be at the Job Fair Booth. Booths: • Startups • Value added Service Providers • Job Fair from Local Companies 9:00 - Exit Venue and head to After Hours Party - (Location: TBA)

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  • PTM Spl Event w/ Brian Kernighan, “Millions, Billions, Zillions”

    Princeton Public Library (Community Room - 1st Floor)

    The computer scientist and Princeton University professor discusses his new book in which, using examples from journalism, advertising and politics, he demonstrates how numbers can mislead and misrepresent. Kernighan is professor of computer science at Princeton University. He is also the author of “Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know about Computers, the Internet, Privacy, and Security.”

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  • PTM #67 Tech and Startups in NJ Cannabis Ecosystem - Panel Discussion

    Princeton Public Library (Community Room - 1st Floor)

    $5.00

    Agenda: 6:30 - Arrival - Snacks, Pizza and Networking. 7:00 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers. 7:15 - Tech Startups and Brands in NJ Cannabis Ecosystem - Panel Discussion Panelists: Nichelle Pace – President & Principal – Brand Enchanting Media Greg Ricciardi – CEO – 20Nine & Chronic Leo Marcel Bridgewater Sr – National Director - Veterans Outreach Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana Tara (Misu) Sargente - CEO & Founder - Blazin' Bakery Moderator: Eric Meth – Founder/CEO of Good Harvest Co. Key Agenda/Panelist Talking Points: General state/update of cannabis industry in: NJ The Northeast The US Brand Marketer challenges to reach cannabis consumers in legal adult-use markets How technology is being utilized to impact the industry? Approach for brands to reach consumers utilizing media/AdTech/MarTech? Impact of social media/influencer channels? 8:30 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to fill. 8:45 - Wrap-Up 8:50 - Exit Venue

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