- Digital Product Marketing for Techie with Anya Cheng (Alliance)
You have a great idea but it’s still ambiguous, and now you want to turn it into a concrete web and app product that consumers love. Or maybe you run a small business and are looking to use digital or growth marketing to attract more customers. Join us on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30pm to meet Anya Cheng, a Facebook product marketer, TEDx Talk speaker, and an award winner of Girls in Tech Taiwan 40 under 40. This event is hosted by CIE-SF (http://cie-sf.org/) and co-organized by TJCCSFBA (Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce SF Bay Area, https://www.facebook.com/tjccsf/). It’s free but space is limited, so please register in advance, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/digital-product-marketing-for-techie-with-anya-cheng-tickets-60941917917 or email [masked]. About Anya Cheng Anya Cheng, Head of Product Marketing, Wi-Fi at Facebook, is a Taiwanese-American product management and digital marketing leader, as well as a Webby Award-winning product leader who specializes in eCommerce. Before joining Facebook, she was the Head of Product for Emerging Markets at eBay, acted as the Sr. Director of eCommerce at McDonald’s, and served as the Head of Tablet Mobile Product at Target. She is also a data-driven marketer, a semi-celebrity columnist, the author of a forthcoming book, a TEDx Talk speaker, and a lecturer at the eMetrics Summit and Mobile Innovation Conference. Anya is passionate about making a positive social impact and has a worldwide social media following of 20K. In 2018 she was named a Girls In Tech Taiwan 40 Under 40 honoree and gave her first TEDx Talk . Anya has an MBA from the University of Chicago and an M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University. [矽谷阿雅講座] 科技人的數位行銷：一次掌握定義、策略與趨勢！ 你有個好點子，但是不知道該如何讓變成消費者愛不釋手的網站或app？你有個小創業，想知道一些成長駭客行銷點子，好吸引更多消費者？讓矽谷知名部落客、臉書無線網路部門產品行銷長「矽谷阿雅」與你分享有效的產品管理方法與數位行銷，從敏捷開發、搜尋引擎最佳化(SEO) 及每次點擊付費(PPC) 、聯盟行銷、電子郵件行銷及社群媒體，到當紅的成長行銷。 本活動由中國工程師學會 (http://cie-sf.org/) 主辦、舊金山灣區台灣商會青商部(https://www.facebook.com/tjccsf/) 協辦。活動不收費，但座位有限，請先上網註冊或email至[masked]。 矽谷阿雅 矽谷知名部落客「矽谷阿雅」鄭雅慈，現任臉書無線網路科技部門產品行銷長，是數位產品管理與數位行銷專家。 矽谷阿雅曾任eBay全球新興市場產品長、麥當勞全球數位資深總監、目標百貨平板電腦電商總經理等。曾獲美國Webby（數位屆奧斯卡）年度最佳app獎、美國年度最佳行銷人提名等二十個數位大獎殊榮。 矽谷阿雅熱心於義務職涯開導，經營「矽谷阿雅」臉書等粉專，分享職涯心得，擁有20萬粉絲，獲選年度40位科技女性菁英榜，並受邀擔任泰德演講講師。她擁有美國芝加哥大學企管碩士、美國西北大學整合行銷傳播碩士、台灣政治大學學士。
- CIE coding practice group (Alliance)
Are you looking for new jobs or looking for better opportunities in software domains? Are you interested in joining a coding group to practice and develop your coding skills? Look no further! CIE is forming a new coding study group. The focus of the group is about software interview questions, interview tips and experience. The first meeting would be on Sunday, 04/28/2019: 10:30 am at Milpitas Library Conference Room A We will discuss: - how frequent to meet - time slot on Sat or Sun - what topics to focus on - format of the group Also, we will have a guest speaker who joined Apple recently to share his job hunting experience. Please sign up here https://forms.gle/YXtDdiAJMibs1DPi6 or contact [masked] for further questions.
- 40th CIE/USA-SF Annual Conference
40th CIE/USA-SF Annual Conference Inspiration The theme of CIE 2019 annual conference is inspiration. Our renowned guest speakers will talk about the technology trend, their career stories, and most importantly, the turning point at which they were inspired. Afternoon Session We are honored to have executives from giant companies, venture capitals, and startup mentors to share their insights and inspirations: Shuhong Ye, Co-Founder and CFO of MeituanDianping (美团点评) Jimmy Lu, Managing Director of WI Harper Group Lisa Duerre, CEO, RLD Group Alireza Masrour, General Partner of Plug & Play Ventures Limin Hu, the Founder and CTO Emeritus of EllieMae, Chairman of Monte Jade West Peter Hsieh, General Partner of Acorn Pacific Ventures One of the "Inspiration" speakers in 2019 Conference will be Mr. Shuhong Ye, the co-founder and CFO of Dianping, who transitioned from a Silicon Valley electrical engineer to an entrepreneur in the last fourteen years. He was the key person to contribute to the China’s largest TMT merger of Meituan and Dianping in 2015. The new company, Meituan Dianping (美团点评) become the world leading e-commerce platform for services. After that, he was named as group CFO and eventually brought the company to public in September 2018, with a $40B market cap. You'll have the rare chance to hear the journey of the speakers making critical decisions in career or for family. They'll share how they made personal development. And you can ask the questions regarding industries, technologies, investment, startup, etc. by clicking HERE. To attend the afternoon program, please register at EventBrite: https://ciesf2019ac.eventbrite.com/
- Softskill Seminar 2019 (Alliance)
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soft-skill-seminar-xii-the-arts-of-negotiation-reducing-stress-in-the-workplace-tickets-54043028152 Would you like to improve your Negotiations Skill, know how to Reducing your Stress in the workplace? Please come to join our the first SoftSkill seminar of year 2019. Topic I: "The Arts of Negotiation" Speaker: Dr. Elaine Ping Wang, Vice President at CAISS and TDG Technology North America Inc Dr. Elaine Wang Elaine Wang, Ph.D. Prior to start-up of Allied Advanced Materials served as CEO, worked for Samsung, IBM, Hitachi, and Heraeus; now she is VP of TDG Technology North America Inc. and VP of CAISS a nonprofit organization. She has solid experience in R&D, project management, operation, global manufacturing, business development, marketing, and sales. Elaine is going to share some resources and tools they can put to use immediately to handle conflict and overcome disagreements with the title of “The art of negotiation”. Topic II: Reducing Stress in the Workplace Overwork and fatigue are the most common causes of stress in the workplace. Though there are many factors that contribute to stress, we can successfully learn to decrease its overall affects. Managing workplace stress starts with identifying the sources of stress and finding strategies for managing them. The better we are at understanding our own stress, the less other people’s stress will negatively affect us and the more we can be a positive influence in the lives of others. This session teaches how to: - Use effective communication skills to ease stress - Release tension and negativity - Be aware of the energy of working relationships - Shift perspectives and become more flexible Reducing stress and tension is about learning how to recognize our thoughts, emotions, and the way we interact with others. By understanding the energy and patterns of stress, we can take healthy steps to reduce its negative effects and create a sense of balance, good health, and peace of mind in our lives. Speaker: Mr. Michael Chojnacki, President of Aikiway Professional Development As a professional speaker, workshop leader, and a Sensei in the art of Aikido. As a martial artist and business professional of thirty-three years, he teaches the principles of Aiki philosophy to create a greater understanding of human dynamics and life balance. Michael’s programs and application coaching are educational and inspirational where people discover how to communicate effectively, reduce workplace stress, and enjoy a balanced life. Specialties: Creating dynamic teams Turning conflict into collaboration Developing authentic communication Being calm and positive in stressful situations Mastering mindful leadership
- 2019 Technology Trends and Predictions (Alliance)
It is the beginning of another year, 2019! What are the technology trends that will dominate, and what are some of the technology predictions for 2019? In this two hour seminar talk, Dr. William Kao will report on what the tech industry is predicting for 2019. This seminar will cover what major institutions such as Gartner, Forbes, Forrester Research, International Data Group are saying about this year: trends and some predictions for the year. Some of the topics to be discussed will include AI and Machine Learning, IoT, AR/VR, Augmented Data Analytics, Quantum Computing, Robotics, 5G, Blockchain, Digital Assistants, Self Driving Vehicles, Cyber Security, etc. Speaker Bio: Dr. William Kao received his BSEE, MSEE and PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He worked in the Semiconductor and Electronic Design Automation industries for more than 30 years holding several senior and executive engineering management positions at Texas Instruments, Xerox Corporation, Cadence Design Systems. Dr. Kao has authored more than 40 technical papers at IEEE Journals and Conferences, and holds eight software and IC design patents. He was an Adjunct Professor at UCLA Electrical Engineering Department where he taught courses in computer aided IC design. Dr. Kao is a Senior Member of IEEE, and was one of the founding members of IEEE-Circuits and Systems - Silicon Valley Chapter, where he was Chapter Chair in 2005 and 2006. Dr. Kao currently teaches Renewable Energy, Clean Technology and Business Sustainability courses at the University of California Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Extension. Dr. Kao current interests include the subjects of Energy, Environment and Education. He teaches and is a frequent lecturer on various Emerging Technologies including Clean Technology, Renewable Energy, Business Sustainability, Big Data, IoT, Smart Cities, Sensor Networks, Innovation, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Robotics, AI and 3D Printing.
- Soft-Skill XI: How to have a satisfying dream job (Alliance)
Soft-Skill XI: How to have a satisfying dream job Registration: https://ciesf2018sk11.eventbrite.com It is often not easy to find a job in a large company that is exciting, challenging, satisfying, and allows one to grow and be successful. In this talk, drawing from his extensive readings and more than a decade of leadership experience, Francis will discuss mental models that would support finding your dream job and be happy, what characters traits that we should develop, and finally how to motivate ourselves and others to pursue our dreams. Speaker: Francis Chow Francis is the Sr. Director of Strategy, Planning and Operations of the Storage and Availability Business Unit at VMware. He has been at VMware for more than 2 years. Previously he spent almost 20 years in the Semiconductor industry at Altera (acquired by Intel) and Texas Instruments. He started his career as an engineer, got promoted to a design manager, transitioned his career to a business role, and took on various marketing and sales leadership roles before becoming a Vice President and General Manager of a $1B business. He has delivered speeches and presented a number of papers in key conferences, most recently at IEEE 5G Summit and previously at IEEE ISSCC and IEEE GLOBECOM. He has a number of ITU standard contributions for DSL and has 7 issued US patents. Francis holds an MBA and an MSEE from University of California at Berkeley, and a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
- 2018 SVIEF (Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum) (Alliance)
2018 CONFERENCE OVERVIEW The 2018 SVIEF will be held on Sep 29th&30th, 2018 at Santa Clara Convention Center. It is designed to be an intense, informative and interactive event which focuses on the theme " Converge & Exchange ", and features 150+ high-profile speakers and 100+ tech exhibitors. We're covering more than 10 exciting sessions including： AI+ Talk Summit Global Next Car Summit New Media Summit SVIEF Star Startup Competition Fintech Summit Innovative Education Summit Global Medical Innovation Summit Silicon Valley Venture & Investment Summit One-on-one investment deal-sourcing and exchange fair Developers’ Summit SVIEF Tech Expo. The conference is expecting over 10,000 professional attendees and more than 150 high tech innovative ventures from North America and Asia Pacific regions to showcase their latest product and technology as well as to develop potential business partnership opportunities. More info: Website: http://www.svief.org/ 2018/sv/index.html Registration: https://svief20 18.eventbrite.com
- 2018 Emerging Technologies, and the Technology Hype Cycle (alliance)
Talk Title: “2018 Emerging Technologies, and Technology Hype Cycle” by Dr. William Kao Talk Abstract: An “Emerging Technology” is any technology that is predicted will happen soon, but, for whatever reason isn't quite 'finished yet'. When new technologies make bold promises, how do you discern the hype from what's commercially viable? The Technology Hype Cycle methodology gives you a view of how a technology or application will evolve over time, providing a sound source of insight to manage its deployment within the context of your specific business goals. The 2018 Hype Cycle (just published in mid August) focuses on the set of new technologies (30+) that is showing promise in delivering a high degree of competitive advantage over the next five to 10 years. This two hour seminar will present the newest set of emerging technologies with an overview of each technology. Some of the technologies include: General AI, flying autonomous vehicles, smart robots, blockchain, digital twin, biochips, augmented reality, 4D printing, smart dust, 5G, neuromorphic hardware,etc. Don’t miss this highly educational and informative talk. Speaker Bio: Dr. William Kao received his BSEE, MSEE and PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He worked in the Semiconductor and Electronic Design Automation industries for more than 30 years holding several senior and executive engineering management positions at Texas Instruments, Xerox Corporation, and Cadence Design Systems. Dr. Kao has authored more than 40 technical papers at IEEE Journals and Conferences, and holds eight software and IC design patents. He was an Adjunct Professor at UCLA Electrical Engineering Department where he taught courses in computer aided IC design. Dr. Kao is a Senior Member of IEEE, and was one of the founding members of IEEE-Circuits and Systems - Silicon Valley Chapter, where he was Chapter Chair in 2005 and 2006. Dr. Kao teaches Renewable Energy, Clean Technology and Business Sustainability courses at the University of California Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Extension. Dr. Kao current interests are the latest Emerging Technologies including Clean Technology, Renewable Energy, Big Data, IoT, Smart Cities, Sensor Networks, Innovation, Augmented Reality, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and 3D Printing.
- Soft Skill VIII, Presentation ROI (Alliance)
Registration: https://ciesf2018sk8.eventbrite.com About this workshop: Each speaking opportunity can generate money, support, and reputation for your organization. The key is always being prepared to present to key audiences such as investors, sponsors, and the press, just to name a few examples. What are the specific skills we can borrow from successful presenters? They deliver their pitches with precision, emotion, and connection. Precision allows the the presenter to effectively educate the audience. Emotion allows the presenter to demonstrate their commitment and passion. Connection allows the presenter to earn the support of their audience. In this interactive workshop, you will develop these three presentation skills so that you can deliver your pitches with precision, emotion and connection. These skills will help you consistently deliver pitches that generate more money, support, and positive reputation from your audiences. You’ll Learn How To: Clearly identify the outcomes (ROI) from your presentations Deliver presentations with precision to optimize learning Deliver presentations with emotion to ignite audience interest Establish and maintain a solid connection with your audience Create a connection between your audience and your vision Answer your audience’s 3 most important questions Create a solid foundation for your message to support every high stakes presentation Speaker: Ruth Uribes Speaker Bio: Ruth Uribes is an Executive Communications Coach with Heroic Voice Academy. She has helped train and coach a variety of CEO’s, leaders, and entrepreneurs speak heart into their messages by empowering them to use their heroic voice, and deliver powerful messages to their audiences. Initially studying to become a doctor, she now uses her unique background of over 15 years in leadership development, cultural relations, and event production consulting as part of her expertise in developing clients to connect with their audiences. Ruth also utilizes her experience from sports, modeling, and marketing to also give her clients a unique advantage. Combining tactics from her background and experience, she is calculated and intentional in the success of her clients. Ruth is based in San Jose, enjoys creating music playlists, art, and connecting to nature.