BAY AREA MULTIMEDIA FORUM (BAMMF)

Location: TBD

Time: August 21, 2015 Friday, 1:30pm - 5:00pm

Max Mühlhäuser (Professor & Head of Telecooperation Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)

Bio:

Max Mühlhäuser is a Full Professor of Computer Science at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, and head of the Telecooperation Lab. He received his Doctorate from the University of Karlsruhe and founded a research center for Digital Equipment (DEC). Since 1989, he worked as either professor or visiting professor at universities in Germany, Austria, France, Canada, and the US. Max published more than 450 articles, co-authored and edited books about UbiComp, E-learning, and distributed & multimedia software engineering. Max is deputy speaker of a nationally funded cooperative research center on the Future Internet and directorate member of the Center for Advanced SEcurity research Darmstadt (CASED).

Title: TBD

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Susie Wee
(
VP and Chief Technology Officer of Networked Experiences, Cisco)

Bio: 

Susie Wee is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Networked Experiences at Cisco Systems. She is developing technologies and architectures for software-defined networks that provide improved operational experiences, end user experiences, and developer experiences with the network. She is contributing to Cisco’s unified platform strategy by coupling applications to the converged network and compute infrastructure. She is also developing technologies and systems for augmented collaboration and co-creation. Prior to this, Susie was the Vice President and Chief Technology and Experience Officer of Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group where she was responsible for driving innovation and experience design in Cisco's collaboration products and software services, including unified communications, telepresence, web and video conferencing, and cloud collaboration.

Before joining Cisco, Susie was at Hewlett Packard in the roles of founding Vice President of the Experience Software Business and Chief Technology Officer of Client Cloud Services in HP’s Personal Systems Group and Lab Director of the HP Labs Mobile and Media Systems Lab. Susie was the co-editor of the JPSEC standard for the security of JPEG-2000 images and the editor of the JPSEC amendment on File Format Security. She was formerly an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits, Systems and Video Technology and for the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. While at HP Labs, Susie was a consulting assistant professor at Stanford University where she co-taught a graduate-level course on digital video processing.

Susie received Technology Review’s Top 100 Young Innovators award, ComputerWorld's Top 40 Innovators under 40 award, the INCITs Technical Excellence award, the Women In Technology International Hall of Fame award, and was on the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. She is an IEEE Fellow for her contributions in multimedia technology and has over 50 international publications and over 45 granted patents. Susie received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Zhengyou Zhang (Research Manager / Principal Researcher, Microsof

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Bo Begole (Vice President, Global Head, Huawei Technologies' Media Lab)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobegole

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What's BAMMF?

BAMMF is a Bay Area Multimedia Forum series. Experts from both academia and industry are invited to exchange ideas and information through talks, tutorials, posters, panel discussions and networking sessions. Topics of the forum will include but not limited to emerging areas in vision, audio, touch, speech, text, sensors, human computer interaction, natural language processing, machine learning, media-related signal processing, communication, and cross-media analysis etc. Talks in the event may cover advancement in algorithms and development, demonstration of new inventions, product innovation, business opportunities, etc. If you are interested in giving a presentation at the forum, please contact us.



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