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

Isaura Gaeta

Vice President, Security Research, Intel

Cristina Alvarez Alvarez

Global Chief Technology Officer, Banco Santander

Margot Gerritsen

Professor, Co-director and co-founder of Women in Data Science, Stanford University

Laura Barrowman

Chief Technology Officer, Credit Suisse, Credit Suisse

Dominika Bettman

CEO, Siemens Poland

Eleanor Drew

Global Head, Information Services Group Institutional Clients Group, Citi

Dr Yun Freund

Vice President, Global Product Engineering, Equinix

Amy Howard

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

Tony Jenkins

Head of Global Electronics Competencies Centre, Electrolux

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

Phil Wolfenden

Vice President, EMEAR Cisco Customer Experience, Cisco

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

Zahra Bahrololoumi

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


Zaynah Bhanji

Founder, Vital XR

Alexandria Butler

Project Manager, Coach, Facebook


Heads of top tech companies, influencers, experts and researchers

Victor Canseco

General Manager, Poland, Intel

Ela Czajka

Software Engineering Manager, Google

Nigist Tilahun Gebremedhin

Director, Hawassa University STEM Centre

Trinidad Hermida

Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager, Niantic

Klaudia Krawiecka

President of Oxford Women in Computer Science Society

Marta Kwiatkowska

Professor of Computer Science, Trinity College, Univesiry of Oxford

Janice Levenhagen

CEO & Founder, ChickTech

Martin Mellor

Head of Ericsson, Poland, Ericsson

Justyna Orłowska

GovTech Polska Program Director, GovTech Polska

Aleksandra Przegalińska

AI Researcher at MIT

Stacey Stevenson

Motivational speaker

LaTonya Wilkins

Founder & CEO, The Change Coaches