Member Engagement
Tech Talk Happy Hour - May 2017

Event Details

Date
May 09, 2017
Time
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location
Thump at the Tech Center
1001 SW EMKAY DR. SUITE 100
Bend, OR 97702
Price

TAO Members - $10Non-members - $15

Map

Tech Talk Happy Hour - May 9, 2017 from 5 - 7 pm


Tend.ai is simplifying smart manufacturing by building software to control and monitor robots. Two of the co-founders will talk about Industry 4.0, the incoming wave of automation, and how they are creating an OS to power the next generation of robots.

Speakers:

Robert Kieffer, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer

As CTO, Robert is tasked with weaving together the worlds of robotic automation, cloud infrastructure, and modern web development.  His career spans three decades as software engineer and architect in aerospace, academia, and the private sector.  Tend is Robert’s fifth startup (fourth as cofounder), with previous startups resulting in acquisitions by Sun Microsystems, AOL, and most recently, Facebook.

James Gentes, Co-Founder, Chief Product Officer

James is our product champion responsible for delivering software that our customers love. With nearly 20 years in product management at enterprise software companies and the acquisition of his previous startup in 2015, James brings a wealth of experience to Tend as product leader and head of front-end development.

 

Sponsor:

East Cascades Workforce Investment Board