Ideagen's Acceleration Summit Series Chair Introduction

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFxA58EIxMM"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][Music] hello and welcome to ideogen's acceleration summit series ideogenes selected city and country chairs to represent ideogen and our michigan communities around the globe from cities across the u.s like seattle houston washington dc new york and los angeles the countries of greece china india qatar and more we are excited to be bringing you localized content from cities across the u.s and countries around the globe you will see this localized content brought to you by aegean cities and country chairs our mission at this summit is to highlight ideogen's city and countries with a spotlight on individuals and organizations leading to develop awareness and the roadmap to achieving the united nations sustainable development goals by 2030 with a focus on relentless empathy inclusion resiliency leadership partnerships and technology let's learn a little more about the individuals selected to represent ideogen and our mission the city and country chairs come from a variety of backgrounds across sectors and across the world their values and missions align with ideogen and will help us spread awareness to the un global goals as well as reporting on a community level how the global goals and sustainability are being addressed dr saddam gupta dr saddam gupta based in bellevue washington is the director of product incubation at microsoft working with microsoft since 2014 dr gupta has developed new tech techniques and systems to help resolve issues in healthcare and sustainability sensing as well as human computer interaction much of dr gupta's work and research revolves around identifying physical phenomena to target and define how signals can be sensed while much of his work is computer science based he also works in applied physics cyber physical security revenue growth competitive growth and market strategy development dr gupta graduated with a phd from the university of washington's college of engineering and is currently an affiliate faculty with department of electrical and community computer engineering dr gupta specializes in ubiquitous computing under advisement of shitak mattel and focused on developing low-cost easy-to-use home technologies and software during his time he collaborated with innovators at intel research labs in seattle with 18 patents dr gupta was honored in 2012 as one of forbes 30 under 30 disrupters in technology he has also been on the advisory board of ideogen since 2016. in his spare time sadat gupta enjoys photography embedding physical hacking and tinkering and cooking welcome dr sanat gupta as ideogen country chair of india deena grimstad dina grimstad is the senior manager of ai programs and strategic partnerships in the u.s chief digital office for ai and sustainability at microsoft in this role dina leads the go-to market strategy for financial services and health and life science business aspect of microsoft's u.s field she strives to connect partners and sales teams to accelerate the market deena has been with microsoft since 2013 serving in multiple marketing leadership roles throughout her time at the company during her time at microsoft tina grubsta is focused on marketing to tell the right story for the right audiences she has over 20 years of experience in the field including roles at codwell banker payne and sprint pcs dina is a founding member of the toledo us a group created to career development for hispanic and latinx employees at microsoft throughout her career she has engaged in practices that promote diversity equity and inclusion dena grimstad studied at the university of washington and graduated in 1994 we welcomed dena grinstead as ideogen chair of seattle christine gaylo dr christine galeb is the senior director of eye of the ion houston where she oversees programs that embody the ions goal to advance innovation and economic growth in houston texas including the accelerator program workforce development programs academic and mentor programs and community education programs she is the director of the ions smart and resilient cities accelerator which is supported by the houston mayor's office the city of houston microsoft intel and tx rx lives dr galeb is also the founder of roadslash travel enterprises formally plan my plane an organization that strives to motivate individuals to gain an understanding about personal wellness and how sole goals health and self are all part of this additionally dr galeb served as served for teach for america as well as teaching at numerous schools and universities around the nation dr christine gala earned a doctorate of education from drexel university with a focus in leadership management creative creativity and innovation she also studied at princeton university for undergraduate in the university of pennsylvania for her master's she has under 10 publications and was honored in 2018 by houston's women magazine with the wise women award in her free time dr christine dalev enjoys reading baking sports writing and music we welcome dr gala as chair of ideogen houston galveston region of texas dr peggy polonis dr peggy polonis is the president of acs athens american community schools in athens greece she has been with acs athens since january 2019 serving both as the vice president and now the president throughout her career dr columbus has worked in a variety of education management roles focusing on instructional design and facilitation leadership nonprofit organization and educational technology dr polonis is a transactional psychotherapist as well as an author she strives to help students develop conscious citizenship to problem solve better in the future this has led dr polonis through her work which has which includes an educator administrator and counselor dr polonius serves on multiple committees including the special interest groups of the european collaborative or international schools as well as the middle states association has also served on the staff of the adliran training institute usa and the international community at adelaide summer schools and institutes she has three publications and has a doctorate of education from the university of that in addition dr polonis has an mba from the university of mania in indianapolis a masters of science uh in counseling and school psychology from california state university fullerton and a bachelor of science in english literature and psychology from american college of greece we welcome dr polondis as ideogram country chair of greece jane oates jane oates is the current president of working nation a non-profit campaign aiming to bring the united states together to find and amplify solutions to the growing employment gap she has been with the organization spring of 2017 serving on the executive member committee and now as president her experience in the labor department has led to her success leading this organization janos was appointed to the labor department in 2009 by former president barack obama as the secret assistant secretary for the employment and training administration she served under labor secretary hilda solis in addition to these roles she is a board member for many different initiatives national council for community and educational partnerships nakota business solutions the corps network and act national workforce solution jane oates was the senior advisor to new jersey's governor john corzine as well as the executive director of new jersey commission on higher education jane has experience with public policy government strategic planning coaching and corporate and social responsibility jane oates received her bachelor of arts from boston college her master's from arcadia university and researching from temple university we welcome jane oates as chair of ideogen washington baltimore stephen james tinkis stephen kinges currently serves multiple roles in multiple fields he is one of the nation's greatest and most experienced advocates for disability aging and health and human service policy with over 20 years of experiencing empathy in the field he is a national disability policy and dei expert which plays an important role throughout his work stephen tinges was appointed by the president in 2001 to the us department of health and human services where he was in charge of the united states disability research and policy he was also the deputy assistant director for planning an evaluation within the office of the secretary the director of the national institute on disability and rehabilitation services as well as numerous research and other leadership positions within the field in addition to this stephen is the founder and ceo of full service consulting firm steven j ting is consulting this firm located in the greater los angeles area helps many different organizations within the entertainment industry steve bantingas is also an actor with six acting credits and a producer for four different projects he is also a tv talk show host and three publication and has three publication credits stephen dean has graduated the university of california davis where he received a bachelor's of science and a master of science he has numerous awards on the federal state and private level for his work throughout his career we welcome stephen james stingis as chair of ideogen los angeles suzanne mccormack suzanne mccormick is the u.s president of united way worldwide and was appointed to this role in june of 2019 in this role suzanne is responsible for leading the 1100 chapters of the united way of the united states she strives to lead these chapters to create more resilient inclusive and sustainable communities before this suzanne mccormick was president and ceo of united way's suncoast and the united way of greater portland in both roles she fostered growth community support and created plans to combat generational poverty she has also experienced serving on the united way network partnership group and national professional council susana has over 20 years of experience in high-level leadership roles in non-profit organizations beginning her career at the international center of new york and then going on to serve as ceo for the american red cross of southern maine and people's regional opportunity suzanne mccormick studied at duke university before serving in the peace corps teaching english in thailand suzanne and her husband bill have two children jack and fiona she enjoys running spending time with her dogs and being a soccer mom we welcome suzanne as co-chair of ideogen miami tampa region esteban oliveiras esteban oliveiras and the director of educational development and university partnerships at summer discovery an organization that partners with world-class universities to run impactful pre-college programs for middle and high school students in addition to this role esteban serves as the community advisor board for wh howard university television and was previously the assistant dean for summer and special programs at georgetown university esteban oliveiras has over 15 years of experience in the educational field including enrollment management faculty engagement and program development in management esteban is an educational leader who strives to help institutes develop holistic student experiences but also engages students to be lifelong learners and civic minded leaders and individuals esteban received his bachelor's of science and business administration from the university of pacific as well as his masters in intercultural and international management from the school for international training he is also assisted scout master and merit badge counselor for the national capital area council of boy scouts of america and has been an active member of ideogen since 2017 we welcome esteban oliveiras as co-chair of ideogen washington baltimore director of admissions at phillips exeter academy kathy has over 10 years of experience in the field and has done work within higher education non-profits startups multinational organizations and sustainability she has worked for organizations including west coast connections and rustic pathways kathy has also worked in higher education as a coordinator of multicultural outreach and director of admissions and marketing kathy has proved it has proven international development and partnership expertise with this with a focus on aipac and emea and domestic markets kathy has one publication and has professional working proficiency in mandarin and cantonese she received her master's from the university of emerson with a focus in integrated marketing communications as well as her bachelors from assumption university international business and chinese studies we welcome kathy chang as ideogen country chair of china david wicks david wicks is the vice president of nasdaq in this role his work includes multiple facets of the company including the nasdaq market site global events and product and strategy david has been with nasdaq since 1999 working in multiple roles throughout the organization first is managing director before becoming vice president in his current role david is in charge of the nasdaq's times square facility this includes running the times square nasdaq tower one of the largest stationary screens in the world however this is just one of his roles serving as vice president david oversees all global events from the global corporate client group he also manages the market intelligence desk and the nasdaq affinity program david has over 20 years of experience in the industry including roles in analytics marketing and sales in addition to his work at the nasdaq david wicks is also a board member for the junior achievement in new york as well as fight collectoral cancer he received his mba from nyu cern in 1994 and bachelor of arts and economics from long island university post we welcome david wicks as chair of ideogen new york maurizio vaccioni maurizio vecchioni is currently the chief executive officer for the washington global health alliance a collaborative organization striving to achieve health equity in addition to this role mauricio is the chief innovation officer for tesseract institute for biomedical innovation this role integrates numerous approaches in order to solve precedent issues in the medical and biomedical fields serving in both of these roles mauricio vectioni is guided by his vision that effective and quality healthcare is a human right and critical to equity and progress around the world mauricio has over 30 years of experience in the field striving to innovate to help the most vulnerable people across the globe he served for six years as the executive vice president of global good and research intellectual ventures and managed the global good fund where he over oversaw collaboration with bill gates in addition to these roles mauricio vaccioni is the founder of synthetica a co-founder of reef quest and a board member of the ideas studio media inc and the university of washington school of medicine and a leadership fellow at uc san diego center on global transformation throughout his career he has been an advisor to the us government the eu the world health organization and unicef we welcome maurizio vaccioni as co-chair of ideogen los angeles sharon hildebrand sharon hildebrand is the vice president of strategic alliances in north america for hitachi solutions sharon has over 15 years of experience in client development and consulting in the it industry with experience with multiple firms including capex global international association of microsoft channel partners symbio and thoughtworks in each of these roles sharon has worked with sellers and partners to foster projects that will guarantee customer satisfaction in addition to this role she is an advisory board member for wecab women's executive channel advisory board and women in cloud as well as a central regional leader the wit network sharon hildebrand is the founder and president of mhse empowers an organization that strives to empower women in technology sharon hildebrand studied in both loyola university chicago and northern illinois university she is currently a volunteer for project brello an organization that strives to transform corporate america prospects on veterans she has been honored on the crn women of the channel in both 2015 and 2018. we welcome sharon hildebrand as chair of ideogen chicago patrick thoros patrick derose is currently strategic advisor at gulf international forum a think tank based in washington dc that focuses on international affairs in the persian arabian gulf patrick was a foreign service officer for the u.s department of state for 36 years and the ambassador to the state of qatar from 1995 to 1998. during his time serving the state department he worked in washington d.c saudi arabia lebanon nicaragua syria united arab emirates and jordan also during his time serving in guitar former ambassador patrick thoros was awarded the guitar order of marriage he also received the president's meritorious service award and the secretary of defense medal for notorious civilian service as well as four superior honors the work he did during his time as a foreign service officer has influenced much of his career in addition to the work at gulf international forum he is also a senior advisor for the center for american defense studies vice chairman for skepter partners member of the board of directors for the american academy of diplomacy the middle east policy council in the council on foreign relations patrick therose is also the representative of the greek orthodox patriarch of jerusalem in the united states he is a profession he is proficient in four languages including english greek arabic and spanish we welcome ambassador patrick derose as ideogen country chair of qatar we welcome all ideogen city and country chairs and cannot wait to see the insights and localized content that these country chairs will be bringing to ideogen acceleration summit we also thank you for helping to spread the united nations sustainable development goals and ideogen's mission across the u.s and around the world thank you<br><!-- wp:image {"id":1776,"sizeSlug":"large","linkDestination":"none"} -->rn<figure class="wp-block-image size-large"><img class="wp-image-1776" src="https://en.videoencontexto.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Ideagens_Acceleration_Summit_Series_Chair_Introduction_tFxA58EIxMM.jpg" alt="Ideagen\'s Acceleration Summit Series Chair Introduction" /></figure>rn<!-- /wp:image -->[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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