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Tech Week

Monday, November 13 at 4:30pm
November 16 at 5:30pm 
Kaufman Management Center at NYU Stern (Rooms in Event Details)
44 West 4th St, New York, New 10012, United States
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Event Details
**Once a ticket is purchased, attendees should register for the individual events (listed on Campus Groups) they plan to attend. 

Tech Week is the annual flagship technology event hosted by the Stern Technology Association at NYU Stern School of Business. The week is a conversation between MBA students and tech industry leaders about the challenges, trends, and innovations in the industry.

Sessions will span trends in technology and career opportunities. Our goal is to help MBA's understand what is happening in the industry and where they can create value. Throughout the week, students will learn about the key skills they can develop at Stern to successful in the tech industry. 

**Attendees must purchase a ticket to Tech Week in order to attend the sessions throughout the week. Current Stern MBA students, Stern alumni, students from other New York business schools, and other NYU students are all invited.
 
Agenda
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

@ KMC: 11-75
The 9 Series with Stern Professors - Tech Week Ticket Holders Only

Come learn about emerging tech themes, trends, and innovations in a format similar to the 9 Series event at LAUNCH! Topics include:
- Improving Business With AI
- The Person You Mean To Be: Bias in Tech & Beyond
- Digital Disruption
- AI & Its Effect on Innovation
- Connected Cars
- Trends in FinTech

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Mon, Nov 13, 2017
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

@ West 3rd Common
STA Bar Night Out - Tech Week Ticket Holders Only

Tech companies like to entice you with draft beer in the office. STA entices you with draft beer at the bar.

Join STA for some social fun on the first night of Tech Week. Network your way to your next venture deal with your fellow classmates. Discuss whether quantum computing will bring about a security apocalypse or if that is just the beer talking.

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Tue, Nov 14, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:20 PM

@ KMC 1-70
Smart Cities Panel - Tech Week Ticket Holders Only

Maybe you have seen pay phones transformed into LinkNYC. Maybe you have dreamt about the day you can use your digital wallet to pay for the subway. Or maybe you have just wondered, what is a “smart” city? Well, wonder no more.

Come learn what it means for a city to be smart from the people that are making it happen. Find out how technology companies, city developers, and the government come together to make it happen.

Featured Panelists:
Sandy Fernandez, Senior Director of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
Kevin Hansen, Vice President of Strategy, Operations and Policy at Empire State Development
Scott Simon, Head of Enterprise Services at Intersection

*Lunch will be provided

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Tue, Nov 14, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

@ KMC 11-75
Product Panel - Tech Week Ticket Holders Only

The panel will focus on executing products and features from a business perspective with engineers in mind. Learn what it is like to come from a technical background versus a business background. Understand what happens when products go wrong or how to deal with product related problems. Find out how to create project estimates for developing a product. Learn the difference between engineering driving innovation versus overall strategy.

Featuring:
Lisa Martinez Gilpin, Global Head of News & Publishing; Google Play Apps BD at Google
Dan Melinger, VP Product at FanDuel
Michelle Morgenbesser, Product Manager of Data at Vroom

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Wed, Nov 15, 2017
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

@ KMC 1-100
OCD Breakfast Session: Sales in Tech with Seth Dallaire, VP of Global Advertising Sales at Amazon - Tech Week Ticket Holders Only

Businesses thrive because of great sales people and tech is no different. Join us for a special breakfast with Seth Dallaire, Vice President of Global Advertising Sales and Marketing for Amazon Media Group and NYU Stern alum, as he talks to us about his career in sales, what it takes to succeed, and why sales is one of the best roles for an MBA graduate.

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Wed, Nov 15, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:20 PM

@ KMC 1-70
Deep Dive into Advertising Technologies - Tech Week Ticket Holders Only

Current trends see a shift away from traditional advertising to the digital space. Come hear Brett Prescott of Facebook and Claudia Perlich of Dstillery talk about how you can leverage your MBA to a career in AdTech.

*Lunch will be provided

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Wed, Nov 15, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

@ KMC 11-75
Women in Tech Panel - Tech Week Ticket Holders Only

The "Women in Technology: Improving Gender Diversity" panel is a discussion on how technology companies can improve hiring and retaining diverse talent in the technology world. New research continues to show that tech firms that do make an effort to boost gender diversity generate better returns than their less diverse peers. This event will be a panel followed by a Q&A open to the audience.

Our featured panelists include:
Moderator: Nicolette Nelson, Buzzfeed
Panelists:
● Irene Papajohn, Facebook
● Elspeth Rollert, Uber
● Denali Tietjen, General Catalyst/Rough Draft Ventures
● Rachel Rothkrug, Spotify

Men are welcome to join the conversation.

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Wed, Nov 15, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

@ KMC 5-50
Tech Networking Night - Tech Week Ticket Holders and Stern MBAs Only

Many Sternies have been super successful in tech since graduating. Come meet them in one place at Tech Week’s Networking Night! Alums from Google, Facebook, Amazon, Spotify, Uber, Verizon, Etsy, and more will be there.

Join us for a casual evening with food and drinks and ask our alums any questions you have: who were their favorite professors? What do they actually do at work? What do they wish they did at Stern?

Don’t miss this opportunity to take your personal and professional career to the next level!

PS: This event is for Stern MBA students and alumni only*

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Thu, Nov 16, 2017
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

@ KMC 11-75
OCD Breakfast Session: Career Opportunities in FinTech - Tech Week Ticket Holders Only

Come learn about the careers of four seasoned professionals from different areas of FinTech, including banking, financial data analysis and security, and more. The panel will be moderated by Professor Sabrina Howell, who focuses on FinTech and Entrepreneurial Finance. Panelists will discuss their own backgrounds, career opportunities, and industry trends. There will be a short Q&A session following the panel. Breakfast will be served.

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Thu, Nov 16, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:20 PM

@ KMC 1-70
Mastering Business in the Age of AI with IBM - Tech Week Ticket Holders Only

AI is changing the way industries and companies do business. It has helped doctors diagnose cancer, customer support agents focus on important issues, and Wimbledon enrich the fan experience. As an MBA, it is important to understand how the technology works, what is possible and what is not, and how much data it takes to implement an AI solution.

IBM's Jorge Malibran, an Associate Partner with the Advanced Analytics Center of Competency, will talk to us about how he thinks AI can help his clients and what they need to understand about products such as IBM’s Watson before, during, and after implementation.

*Lunch will be provided

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Where & When

Kaufman Management Center at NYU Stern (Rooms in Event Details), 44 West 4th St, New York, New 10012, United States

Monday, November 13, 4:30pm – Thursday, November 16 at 5:30pm

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