Oct 01 5:00 PM
6:00 PM
Two Sigma Info Session @ Gates Building, room 104

COMPUTER FORUM Presents...... * **Two Sigma Info Session** **Date: October 1, 2014** **Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm** **Location: Gates Building, room 104* Food will be provided! *Abstract:* We are Two Sigma. We might be the most interesting technology company you may not have heard of. 650+ people who believe the scientific method is the best way to approach investing.
Oct 02 12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Visa Info Session @ Gates Building, room 219

The Computer Forum presents: Visa Info Session Speaker: Philippe De Smedt, Chief Data Architect Date: October 2, 2014 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Gates Building, room 219 IKE'S will be served! Abstract: Come learn how the code we write impacts 13,000 lives per second Bio: Philippe De Smedt is Chief Data Architect with Visa Inc. In this role, he is responsible for creating Visa's Enterprise Data Strategy. He has been with the company for over 8 years. Prior to Visa, he was in leadership roles with Oracle and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, and served as Chief Architect of two start-ups. Philippe started his career at Digital Equipment Corporation. He holds graduate degrees in business and technology from the University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University, and has attended executive programs at the MIT. He holds several U.S. patents, including two in data mining. Within enterprise data management, his specific interests are in master data management, metadata management, warehousing and analytics. Add event to your calender: Visa <https://www.google.com/calendar/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=ajc0aDdvNWVvMDlvc241MHJtb2ZobWpmaG8gbmFxZjlyZTF2ZmtvNmFibjc5Nmo3MGRrbzBAZw&tmsrc=naqf9re1vfko6abn796j70dko0%40group.calendar.google.com> -- Trudy Gonzalez Recruiting Coordinator Computer Forum 650 723-2999 forum.stanford.edu Office hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm PST
Oct 06 12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Tableau Sofware Info Session @ Gates Building, room 104

The Computer Forum presents: Tableau Software Info Session Speaker: Dave Story, Vice President, Mobile & Strategic Growth Date: October 6, 2014 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Gates Building, room 104 Treehouse Burritos will be served! Abstract: Who We Are... Tableau Software is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the world, with more than 80% year-over-year sales growth reported in 2013. Our mission is simple: we help people see and understand their data. After a highly successful IPO in 2013, Tableau has become a market-defining company in the business intelligence industry. Tableau's culture is casual and high-energy. We are passionate about our product and our mission and we are loyal to each other and our company. We value work/life balance, efficiency, simplicity, freakishly friendly customer service, and making a difference in the world. Tableau offers exceptional professional and financial growth potential. Bio: Dave Story is the Vice President of Mobile and Strategic Growth at Tableau Software and is responsible for Tableau's mobile products. Prior to Tableau, Dave served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at LucasFilm where he led technology for all of the company's divisions. He was also CTO for Realtor.com, VP of Product Development and Product Management at Adobe for products including Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, and InDesign, and CTO for Intuit's Small Business and Personal Finance Group. Add event to your calendar: Tableau Software <https://www.google.com/calendar/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=Zm45cjBjb2Zxam1lMjdoaHEzcmNtNWFnc28gbmFxZjlyZTF2ZmtvNmFibjc5Nmo3MGRrbzBAZw&tmsrc=naqf9re1vfko6abn796j70dko0%40group.calendar.google.com> -- Trudy Gonzalez Recruiting Coordinator Computer Forum 650 723-2999 forum.stanford.edu Office hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm PST
Oct 06 5:00 PM
6:00 PM
Ebay Info Session @ Packard Building, room 101

The Computer Forum presents: eBay Info Session Speaker: Joel Yarbrough, Head of Global Consumer Channel Solution Date: October 6, 2014 Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm Location: Packard Building, room 101 Buca di Beppo will be served! Abstract: Joel will be discussing PayPal's vision for the future of online and mobile payments which have an impact on every day commerce. Bio: Joel Yarbrough the is the Head of Global Consumer Channel Solutions for PayPal. He is a creative, passionate leader who loves using technology to take apart complex systems and rebuild them to help real people with real problems. Joel has spent most of his career helping strategize, design, and deliver multi-channel solutions in and around the intersection of financial services and technology. Prior to his current role, Joel was a Sr. Director, Head of APAC Solutions Management and a Sr. Director, Product Strategy for Architecture and Analytics. Add event to your calendar: eBay <https://www.google.com/calendar/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=YmF1ZjBmcTAyY3NpYmwxc2Y0NmxndTFlczggbmFxZjlyZTF2ZmtvNmFibjc5Nmo3MGRrbzBAZw&tmsrc=naqf9re1vfko6abn796j70dko0%40group.calendar.google.com> -- Trudy Gonzalez Recruiting Coordinator Computer Forum 650 723-2999 forum.stanford.edu Office hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm PST
Oct 07 12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Ericsson Info Session @ Gates Building, room 219

The Computer Forum presents: Ericsson Info Session Speaker: John Larkins, Sr. Director Technology in Ericsson's Internet & Broadband business unit Date: October 7, 2014 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Gates Building, room 219 Lunch will be served! Bring your resume for giveaways! Abstract: Are you connected? Join Ericcson in the discovering the power in you+ What: GET CONNECTED EVENT Meet with Ericsson's hiring managers, university recruiters and Stanford Interns! Bio: John has over 25 years of communication and networking experience in both voice and data networks. His current responsibilities include network and systems architecture for Ericsson's routing family of products. Add event to your calendar: Ericsson <https://www.google.com/calendar/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=dTVkYWZrbzBnZ3VkOWs1cHU0YWw1cXQwaG8gbmFxZjlyZTF2ZmtvNmFibjc5Nmo3MGRrbzBAZw&tmsrc=naqf9re1vfko6abn796j70dko0%40group.calendar.google.com> -- Trudy Gonzalez Recruiting Coordinator Computer Forum 650 723-2999 forum.stanford.edu Office hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm PST
Oct 07 5:00 PM
6:00 PM
Andreessen Horowitz Info Session @ Gates Building, room 104

COMPUTER FORUM Presents...... *Andreessen Horowtiz Info Session** **Speaker: Karthik Rau, Co-founder and CEO of SignalFuse & Naseem Hakim, Airbnb** **Date: October 7, 2014** **Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm** **Location: Gates Building, room 104* *Dinner will be provided! ** **Bring your resume to be entered for a raffle drawing!* *Abstract:* Join a16z for an InfoSession with engineers from Airbnb + SignalFuse. Andreessen Horowitz wants to connect the best developers and designers to our startup portfolio. If you have a passion for technology, join the a16z EDU talent network! *Bios:* _*Karthik Rau, Co-founder and CEO of SignalFuse*_ Before SignalFuse, Karthik held leadership positions as VP Product Management and Worldwide Marketing at VMware and most recently as VP Products and Engineering at Delphix. At VMware, Karthik served on the executive staff under Diane Greene and Paul Maritz and led product strategy during the company's growth into a multi-billion dollar business. Karthik received his BS and MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, where he was a Terman Scholar and Mayfield Fellow. _*Naseem Hakim, Airbnb*_ Naseem finished his EE coterm at Stanford in 2004, and went on to work at PayPal, where he eventually led the financial products team. Four startups later, he fell in love with Airbnb, where he has spent the last 3 years working on risk, machine learning and discovery.
Oct 07 6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Yelp Tech Talk @ Packard Building, room 101

The Computer Forum presents: Yelp Tech Talk Speaker: Andrew Martinez-Fonts - Product Manager Scott Clark - Software Engineer Date: October 7, 2014 Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm Location: Packard Building, room 101 Dinner will be served! https://www.facebook.com/events/619880864796019/ Please bring resume to exchange for raffle ticket: iPad Mini Retina as well as schwag! **Please bring your current Stanford student ID to claim prize if you win** Part 1: Abstract: Optimal Learning for Fun and Profit with MOE Introducing MOE, the Metric Optimization Engine, an open source, global, black box optimal learning platform. I'll give examples of optimal learning from Multi-Armed Bandits to Bayesian Global Optimization. I'll talk about why this is important to Yelp and other tech companies, and how we solve these problems with MOE (and you can too!). Bio: Scott Clark: After finishing my PhD in Applied Mathematics at Cornell University in 2012 I have been working on the Ad Targeting team at Yelp Inc. I've been employing a variety of machine learning and optimization techniques from multi-armed bandits to Bayesian Global Optimization and beyond to their vast dataset and problems. I have also been trying to lead the charge on academic research and outreach within Yelp by leading projects like the Yelp Dataset Challenge and open sourcing MOE. Part 2: Abstract: Privacy Changes with Confidence A prototyping and user testing case study: the benefits of transparency when dealing with privacy policy impacting changes. Bio: Andrew is a product manager at Yelp, building features that help business owners connect with consumers. He's been a product manager at eBay, Prosper, and Silver Spring Networks in the past. Add event to your calendar: Yelp <https://www.google.com/calendar/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=ZDBvczdoM29odmYwZnNhMXFlZWkxOGhhZjAgbmFxZjlyZTF2ZmtvNmFibjc5Nmo3MGRrbzBAZw&tmsrc=naqf9re1vfko6abn796j70dko0%40group.calendar.google.com> -- Trudy Gonzalez Recruiting Coordinator Computer Forum 650 723-2999 forum.stanford.edu Office hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm PST
Oct 09 2:00 PM
7:00 PM
Texas Instruments Innovate Day @ The Packard Atrium