University of Illinois Research Park

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  • Speakers: -Lucas Frye, Amber Agriculture Lucas Frye is the co-founder of Amber Agriculture, an agtech company focused on introducing precision throughout postharvest processes beginning with grain management. He has two degrees from the University of Illinois, including a bachelor’s degree in Ag Economics and an MBA. -Germán Bollero, University of Illinois College of ACES An award-winning teach...

University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Iris Shim, Granular Iris Shim is a Senior Product Manager for Granular’s farm management software, and is focused on delivering financial insights to growers. Prior to joining Granular, Iris was a product manager at Xero, a global accounting software for small businesses. Iris earned her bachelor’s degree from Yale University and her MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • COUNTRY Financial is investing in student research with an eye on the technological needs of the future. The insurance and financial services company opened a digital innovation lab in the Research Park at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this fall. The DigitaLab has been established by the COUNTRY Financial Information Technology Services (ITS) Department to develop and innovate d...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • At the Spherion Emerging Workforce Study Presentation, Spherion Senior Vice President Patti Dunning shares the uniquely deep insights gathered from the Spherion study into what is happening within the U.S. workforce and the impact on employers. Spherion Staffing Services, a leading recruiting and staffing provider, has been collecting data on worker mindsets and trends of the Emerging Workforce si...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • David Gresky oversees CME’s Market Technology Sales team in the Americas. He is tasked with growing CME’s data, software, co-lo & connectivity businesses. Prior, he spent five years at a trading software technology firm, and holds a BA from Northwestern University. Christiaan Burner is the Co-founder and CEO of Quicket Solutions. He is a 2015 UIUC graduate from the College of Business. His Co-fou...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Matthew Turk, Jakub Slomcyznski, Chris Sinclair, Adam Weiss, and Dan Sherman are on a panel about the value of visualization. Matthew Turk is an assistant professor in the School of Information Sciences and also holds an appointment with the Department of Astronomy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. His research is focused on how individuals interact with data and how that data is proce...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Joe Jablonski is a serial entrepreneur who has founded several technology companies including Acumence, a manufacturing software provider that powers analytics and IoT for large industrial customers, and WeGather, an online platform that helps schools and churches raise funds and facilitate volunteer participation. Joe serves on the ITA board of directors, is on the computer science advisory board...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Laura Frerichs, Owen Doyle, Todd Hart, Beth Ladd, and Brandon Dohman spoke on a panel about industry challenges related to Big Data. Laura Frerichs is the University of Illinois Research Park Director and Director of Economic Development for the University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign campus. She is responsible for managing startup company services at the EnterpriseWorks technology incubator, m...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Join us for our Women in Tech Luncheon, featuring Jennifer Bernhard, the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Engineering. Professor Bernhard's research addresses applications-oriented electromagnetic problems with an emphasis on theoretical analysis and experimental investigation. Her research group focuses on two areas: Electromagnetics for Wireless Communicaiton and Reconfigurable Act...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • "How to Pitch” presentations are great for hearing about the basics—large and growing markets, big pain points, etc. But what is it that investors are really looking for? And what characteristics threaten to make a successful fundraise a non-starter? Karin O’Connor has been an investor in early- and growth-stage companies for over twenty years and has sat through thousands of pitches. Karin O’Co...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • We’re continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science. In this session, we do a year-end review to dive into the trends in data science in 2017 across industry, research, and technology along with a fun trivia contest with prizes. We also look ahead to see what's in store for the data science world in 2018.

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Please join us for our three-part series on applying for Small Business Innovation Research grants. SBIR 101 will be presented by EnterpriseWorks Entrepreneur-in-Residence Jed Taylor, where he will teach the basics of the SBIR application process. In part two, a National Science Foundation SBIR Program will join us via videoconference to provide insight on best practices for applicants, and w...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • We’re continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science. In this session, we hear from Professor R. Srikant as he presents a method which significantly reduces errors in out-of-distribution examples in some well-known Deep Neural Networks (DNNs). We also hear from Todd Hart of Graybar as he gives a high-level overview of Graybar and then discusses ho...

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • We’re continuing our local user group to foster collaboration and learning in the area of data science. In this session, we dive into the topic of data visualization which is a valuable skill for data scientists. Neelan Coleman from Oath presents on how to tell stories with data as he dives into various best practices and tips for data visualization.

University of Illinois Research Park
University of Illinois Research Park
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  • Startup Cafe is a luncheon series that highlights successful entrepreneurs with connections to the Research Park as guest speakers. John Renaldi is the CEO and co-founder of Jiobit, which makes the world’s smallest and longest lasting location monitor for kids. Formerly a VP at Motorola Mobility, he graduated from UIUC in 2001.

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