Solving problems & thinking creatively
Sila Kiliccote is the Co-founder and CEO of eIQ Mobility. eIQ Mobility is building a trusted platform and a set of key enablers that drive vehicle fleets into a smart, electric, and cost-effective future. The key enablers include planning and operational software that finds the least cost deployments, tracks performance over time and enables the sharing of infrastructure and vehicles over time thus gaining efficiencies at each trip.
Judy leads the international product strategy for Google Search. Judy has been at Google for 6 years. Before Google, she spent a few years at McKinsey doing strategy consulting and got her PhD in Mechanical Engineering working on vehicle dynamics and controls (where she was very involved in ME Women's group, so she is thrilled to be invited back!). Judy loves to cook, horseback ride, travel, re-learn Mandarin, and generally content spending time with her charming British husband and adorable toddler.
Marissa West is currently the Chief Engineer of the GMC Sierra Heavy Duty and the Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty Truck programs. As Vehicle Chief Engineer, West is leading the launch of GM’s all new heavy duty pick-up trucks which entails leading a large team of engineers across multiple functions to design, engineer and bring to market an incredibly important product with volumes of almost 300,000 units annually.
Maegan is an Engineering Manager at Apple for the Watch Product Design team. In this role, she leads a team of mechanical engineers in designing the physical parts and assemblies in the Watch system. Her team works cross-functionally within Apple to integrate multiple technologies into the product.
Jeanne Yu is the Director of Technology Integration and the ecoDemonstrator Program for Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA).
Dr. Janna Glaze is a mechanical engineer researcher working for the Intel Corporation in the San Francisco Bay Area where she develops sensors that allow for a variety of worldwide technologies to work. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with honors from UC Merced (2012) and her master’s and doctoral degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University (2016 and 2018). In 2012, while working for UNICEF Africa, Janna developed a pneumonia sensor that has become part of pneumonia-prevention kits now used.
AI for Healthcare
Improving health requires targeting and evidence. Marzyeh tackles part of this puzzle with machine learning. This session will cover some of the novel technical opportunities for machine learning in health challenges, and the important progress to be made with careful application to domain.
AI for Government
In what areas of government can AI be effective? Where does AI pose a risk to systems of government? What role do governments play in policing how AI is used? This session will explore these and other questions about the role of AI in government.
David Freeman Engstrom - Professor and Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Stanford Law School
Backed by corporate investors that included Cisco, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce, Omar Tawakol founded Voicea in 2017, and served as the company’s CEO until its acquisition by Cisco in September 2019. Voicea’s core offering is EVA, the most widely adopted in-meeting AI assistant. EVA records and transcribes meetings, generates highlights, and pushes relevant meeting content to productivity tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams.