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June 14th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT
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Marieann Shovlin  

Marieann Shovlin

Marketing Chair
ASQ Silicon Valley - Section 0613

Present a Speaker Series:

Integrating Quality into Emerging Technologies - Cloud Computing & Security


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Session Five - Cloud Computing & Security 

Speaker Topic: Cloud Computing & Security

 June 14, 2018

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 Program Description

The fast moving change environment we live in has presented many challenges to our population - from how we manage job and industry losses to how we educate our work force to survive in the changed environment and how we plan our business strategy to succeed in the new world we have created. This series will address four areas of technology emerging in Silicon Valley and related Silicon geographiesover a six month period: Big Data & Analytics, Cloud Computing & Security, Virtual & Augmented Reality and Robotics.

Each of these events will be addressing quality challenges in these technology areas and will consist of a Keynote speaker, an expert panel, and a social get together. 

Session Five: Thursday, June 14th, 2018, 5 - 8 pm on Cloud Computing & Security

Dan Esbensen  

Keynote Speaker Dan Esbensen, a co-Founder of Touch Technologies and co-Founder of the California Health Medical Reserve Corps and LearOnMobile

Keynote Speaker: Dan Esbensen

As Director of IT Innovation at RDA and CTO if Touch Technologies, Inc., Dan brings extensive experience in software engineering and

architecture across multiple disciplines. He is an inventor specializing in scalable software solutions to solve complex problems. He excels at conceptualizing and delivering complex technology solutions on time and on budget, and takes a hands-on approach in all tiers of development. The FBI, CIA, and NSA utilize several technologies based on his patents for national and international security. Dan is also a co-founder of Touch Technologies and co-founder of the California Health Medical Reserve Corps and LearnOnMobile. Dan utilizes strong communication skills, to engage and unite technical and non-technical stakeholders around ideas, goals, and objectives. Dan’s recent work has focused on developing mobile device technologies to perform potentially lifesaving health interventions and facilitate English literacy education.

Panel members: Tony Nguyen, AI SME at CISCO Systems, and Dong Ming Liang, ITU Staff. The panel Moderator is Ramesh Kondra.



5:00 - 5:30 - Registration & Networking
5:30 - 6:30 - Speaker: Cloud Computing & Security

6:30 - 7:00 - Break, Light Dinner & Networking
7:00 - 7:45 - Panel Discussion
7:45 - 8:00 Networking   

Note: Registration for this Session ends at 4pm June 13th.

Cancellation Policy: no refunds will be available unless you notify us before Wednesday night at midnight.

The ASQ Silicon Valley Leadership Team and ITU Staff hope to see you all at our Speaker Series!

Douglas has many years of experience as a consultant, manager, and engineer in the computer and software industries . In addition to teaching, he provides organizational assessments, strategic quality planning, and test planning services. His recent technical work has focused on equivalence class analysis, test oracles, and advanced test automation architectures. He is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide, holds credentials for teaching Computer Science at the college level, and has taught management, technical, and quality assurance related university classes for several Universities on both coasts. He has been very active in the Section's activities; teaching classes, leading the Software TAG (SSQA), and he holds the distinction of being ASQ's SV Section Chair twice. He is also a founder, Lead instructor, and Past President of the Association for Software Testing (AST), an international professional society.