Sr. Manager of Learning and Development, Samsung

Maya Carter’s passion lies in strengthening the capabilities of leaders and teams to heighten positive potential. Her work in Leadership Development and Appreciative Inquiry has proven to be particularly effective in helping achieve group and team success. Maya has a background uniquely suited to promoting Leadership in Engineering, with a Software Engineering degree from the […]


Sr. Director of Learning and Development, Logitech

Jessica Amortegui is currently the head of Global Talent Development at Logitech where she brings a multi-disciplinary approach to her work operating at the intersection of various organizational and leadership disciplines. Jessica has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, Chief Learning Officer, and Fulfillment Daily. In 2015, she was awarded the Positive Business Award for her […]


Director, People Growth, FaceBook

                Brynn Harrington leads the People Growth team at Facebook, which is focused on talent management, employee engagement, career development, and culture.  Prior to joining Facebook, she worked as a strategy consultant, managed programs at a national foundation, and began her career in public relations and corporate communications. She […]


Industry Fellow, SCET

Gigi Wang is an Industry Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship, Chair and Director for Berkeley Start-up Boot-camp and a Managing Partner at MG-Team, LLC.


Professor & Chair, IEOR, UC Berkeley

Ken Goldberg is an artist, inventor, and UC Berkeley Professor. He is Chair of the Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department, with secondary appointments in EECS, Art Practice, the School of Information, and Radiation Oncology at the UCSF Medical School. Ken is Director of the CITRIS “People and Robots” Initiative and the UC Berkeley AUTOLAB […]


Associate Professor, EECS, UC Berkeley

Pieter Abbeel received a BS/MS in Electrical Engineering from KU Leuven (Belgium) and received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2008. He joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in Fall 2008, with an appointment in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. His research focuses on robotics, machine learning and control. […]


Assistant Professor, EECS, UC Berkeley

AncaDragan  runs the InterACT lab, focusing on enabling robots to work with, around, and in support of people. Her goal is for robots to autonomously generate their behavior in a way that moves beyond functionality and formally accounts for interaction with humans. This combines optimal control, machine learning, and cognitive science, with applications in collaborative […]


Associate Professor and Chief Learning Officer of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, UC Berkeley College of Engineering. Eric Paulos is the founder and director of the Hybrid Ecologies Lab, an Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering Computer Science Department at UC Berkeley, Director of the CITRIS Invention Lab, Chief Learning Officer for the Jacobs Institute […]