Innovating the Future: SRI International Executives Curt Carlson and Bill Mark in Conversation at Computer History Museum’s Revolutionaries Speaker Series
MENLO PARK, Calif., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — On Wednesday, April 17, from 7 – 8:30 pm, New York Times reporter John Markoff will explore SRI innovations in a discussion, beginning with Bill Mark, Ph.D, vice president of SRI’s Information and Computing Sciences Division. Mark will speak about SRI’s pioneering contributions to computing and share what SRI researchers are turning into reality today – from virtual personal assistants to human-machine interfaces.
Curt Carlson, Ph.D, SRI’s president and CEO, will join the stage to describe SRI’s approach to turning laboratory research into marketplace innovations, and the importance of innovation in government policy, education, and U.S. competitiveness.
The event is part of the Computer History Museum’s acclaimed Revolutionaries speaker series, featuring renowned innovators, business and technology leaders, and authors in conversation with leading journalists.
KQED-FM will be taping the event for broadcast at 8 pm on Wednesday, April 24.
When: Wednesday, April 17 6 pm - member reception 7 pm - program 8:30 pm - adjourn Where: Computer History Museum 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View, CA 94043
About SRI International
Innovations from SRI International have created new industries, billions of dollars of marketplace value, and lasting benefits to society–touching our lives every day. SRI, a nonprofit research and development institute based in Silicon Valley, brings its innovations to the marketplace through technology licensing, new products, and spin-off ventures. Government and business clients come to SRI for pioneering R&D and solutions in computing and communications, chemistry and materials, education, energy, health and pharmaceuticals, national defense, robotics, sensing, and more.
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