13-14 NOVEMBER 2019



José M. F. Moura

President and CEO

Prof. José M. F. Moura is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, he is the Philip L. and Marsha Dowd University Professor at CMU. He is IEEE 2016 Vice President for Technical Activities. He was elected University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University to recognize his professional achievement as well as his breadth of interests and competence. This title is conferred on faculty members with exceptional national or international distinction. He joined CMU in 1986 as a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Currently he holds also a courtesy appointment as Professor with the Department of BioMedical Engineering. He is the founder and Director of the Information and Communications Technology Institute (ICTI) and co-founder and co-director of the Center for Sensed Critical Infrastructures Research (CenSCIR). Prior to joining CMU, he was on the faculty at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), the Engineering School of the Technical University of Lisbon (Portugal). He has had visiting faculty appointments at MIT: in 1984-86 as Genrad Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (visiting) and in 1999-2000 and 2006-2007 as visiting Professor of Electrical Engineering. He was also a visiting Research Scholar at the University of Southern California in the Summers of 1979-1981. He received his D.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT where he also received his MSc. in Electrical Engineering and the Electrical Engineering degree. He holds a Licenciatura em Engenharia Electrotécnica from IST.

His research interests are in the areas of data and network science, statistical and algebraic signal and image processing and network science. Projects he has worked on include distributed detection in sensor networks, time reversal imaging, bioimaging, SMART, and SPIRAL.

Keynote Speakers

Cristina Alvarez Alvarez

Global Chief Technology Officer, Banco Santander

Zahra Bahrololoumi

Senior Managing Director - Technology, United Kingdom and Ireland, Accenture

Dominika Bettman

CEO, Siemens Poland

Alexandria Butler

Project Manager, Coach, Facebook

Dr Yun Freund

Vice President, Global Product Engineering, Equinix

Margot Gerritsen

Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs and Professor, Stanford University

Amy Howard

Head of Digital and Social Media, Nestlé Global Business Services, Nestle

Tony Jenkins

Head of Global Electronics Competencies Centre, Electrolux

Klaudia Krawiecka

President of Oxford Women in Computer Science Society

Jenny Lindqvist

Vice President, Head of Northern and Central Europe, Ericsson

Dermot McDonogh

Chief Operating Officer for EMEA, Goldman Sachs

José M. F. Moura

President and CEO, IEEE

Natalia Oropeza

Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Siemens AG, (tbc.)

Josee Paulin

Vice President Product Development, Arjo

Jelena Pješivac-Grbović

Software Engineering Manager, Google Cloud Platform, Google

Shirin Saadat

Global Technical Director and 3M Women’s Leadership Forum Chair, 3M

Giuseppina Smith

Senior Regional IT Manager, Amazon

Belkis Vasquez-McCall

Partner, New Jersey, McKinsey & Company

Wincie Wong

Head of Innovation for Supply Chain Services, Royal Bank of Scotland, (tbc.)


Victor Canseco

Data Center Group Poland General Manager, Intel

Zaynah Bhanji

Founder, Vital XR


Heads of top tech companies, influencers, experts and researchers

Ela Czajka

Software Engineering Manager, Google

Nigist Tilahun Gebremedhin

Director, Hawassa University STEM Centre

Trinidad Hermida

Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager, Niantic

Janice Levenhagen

CEO & Founder, ChickTech

Martin Mellor

Head of Ericsson, Poland, Ericsson

Justyna Orłowska

GovTech Polska Program Director, GovTech Polska

LaTonya Wilkins

Founder & CEO, The Change Coaches