2016 Yale Technology Summit
Friday, October 28, 2016, Yale School of Management, 165 Whitney Ave.
Keynote speaker: Eric Friedman, CTO & Co-Founder of Fitbit
The 2016 Yale Technology Summit is a celebration and showcase of innovative and emerging technologies used in teaching, research, and entrepreneurial and administrative activities at Yale University and beyond. The summit takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is open and free to all members of the Yale community. Registration is not necessary to attend. Register to receive a complimentary lunch.
- Session Schedule: Descriptions of the talks and information about the presenters are now available online and in the Yale Events mobile app.
- Tech Summit Mobile Guide: Download the Yale Events app for your Android or iOS device.
We are excited to announce that Yale alum Eric Friedman YC '99, GSAS '00, chief technology officer and co-founder of Fitbit, will be the keynote speaker at the 2016 Yale Technology Summit.
Eric will speak at 11:00 a.m. in the Zhang Auditorium at the Yale School of Management.
Eric has served as an engineer manager at CNET Networks, as a co-founder of Wind-Up Labs, a founding engineer of Epesi Technologies, and a technical member of the Real-Time Collaboration Group at Microsoft Corporation. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in computer science from Yale University, and has served on Fitbit's board of directors since 2007.
Founded in 2007, Fitbit is a San Francisco-based company in the global wearables market whose devices track and record personal health metrics such as heart rate, activity level, calories burned, and sleep. Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals, according to the company's mission statement.
Sessions & Events
The summit features 23 sessions grouped in the following tracks: Connected Health, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Internet of Things, Scholarship & Research, Teaching & Learning. Descriptions of the 50-minute talks and information about the presenters are now available online and in the Yale Events mobile app. The event also includes poster sessions and a sponsor exhibition area.
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The mobile guide to the 2016 Yale Technology Summit includes descriptions of the presentations and speakers, session times and locations, maps of Evans Hall, and more. The guide is presented on the Yale Events app, available free for Android and iOS devices. To download, follow these steps:
- Visit the Apple App Store (for iPhone/iPad) or the Google Play Store (for Android). Search for the app titled "Yale Events."
- Download and open the app.
- Browse for the event "2016 Yale Technology Summit," and press to load.
If you don't have a smartphone or tablet, you may view the contents in your web browser.
Past Tech Summit Events
2016 Yale Technology Summit Advisory Committee
Jim Boyle, Managing Director, Yale Entrepreneurial Institute
Darice Corey-Gilbert, Director of Web and IT Planning, Yale College Dean's Office
William Culligan, President, Yale Graduate and Professional Student Senate
Kevin Glick, Head of Digital Information Systems and University Archives, University Library
Peter Huang, Yale College Council President
Ruth Montgomery, Associate Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine
Sanjana Singh, Center for Teaching and Learning
Erika Smith, Deputy Director, Yale Entrepreneurial Institute
Katie Thibodeau, Senior Associate Director, Major Gifts, Office of Development
Susan West, Associate Director, Office of the CIO, ITS
Ken Wieler, Chief Technology Officer and Director of Infrastructure, School of Management
2016 Yale Technology Summit Corporate Sponsors
Hewlett Packard (HP)