Thursday, April 30, 2015

UW SEBA upcoming events

SEBA 1st Tuesday: Commercializing academic research and the transition into industry: A fireside chat with Anoop Gupta

When: Tuesday, May 5 10AM-11AM
Where: HUB 337
What: Anoop Gupta is currently a Distinguished Scientist at Microsoft Research (MSR). He works on cross-disciplinary projects that have potential for large business or societal impact. His recent projects focus on areas of education, communication, collaboration, and natural user interfaces. Prior to joining MSR, Gupta served as corporate vice president of technology policy and strategy for Microsoft and as a technology assistant to Bill Gates. Before joining Microsoft in 1997, Gupta was a professor of Comuter Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University for 11 years where he and his students founded the startup VXtreme Inc., delivering products for streaming audio-visual content over the web, which Microsoft acquired in 1997.

Join us for an insightful talk with Anoop Gupta and of course some food!

Upcoming Experience Opportunities!

Patent Search Internship with AMPACC Law Grup
AMPACC Law Group, PLLC is seeking a patent search intern to help patent attorneys identify and classify patents based on commercial applicability. If you're currently pursing a masters or doctoral degree in electrical engineering or materials science, this could be the job for you! See the attachment for more details.

WTIA First Look Forum 

When: Tuesday, May 5th, 2 PM-6 PM
Where: Perkins Coie
What: Want to attend the WTIA First Look Forum for free? The First Look Forum is a bi-annual showcase wherein 12 seed-stage companies too early for traditional angel and venture capital forums can go to meet people, make connections, and get started. Click here for details. Email if you are interested in helping out! 

ZINO Pitch Tank Investment Forum featuring Kevin Harrington 

When: Monday, May 11th, 4 PM- 9 PM
Where: Columbia Tower Club
What: Want to attend the ZINO Pitch Tank Investment Forum for free? By volunteering for Zino at their event you will get free admission to watch entrepreneurs pitch their ideas and hear what investors are looking for. Click here for details. Email if you are interested in helping out!