Steve Ciesinski, President, Global Partnerships, SRI International, Professor at Stanford GSB

In the process of building the Brazilian-American tech hub, BayBrazil has had the privilege to include prominent leaders from various regions, especially Silicon Valley. It’s our pleasure to publish this interview with our very first member: Steve Ciesinski,  President, Global Partnerships, SRI International, Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He talks about hosting Brazil’s…

Sep 25: Brazil in the 21st Century

Brazil in the 21st Century Our annual conference will gather tech leaders to discuss digital market, investment trends, entrepreneurship and Brazil’s role in the global economy. Date: Sep 25, 2015, 8:30am – 6:30pm Location: SRI International , 333 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park, CA There has never been so many bad news coming from Brazil. Economic downturn coupled with…

Dr. Jean Paul Jacob, Researcher Emeritus at IBM, Scholar in Residence at U.C. Berkeley’s Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society

A visionary who’s been inspiring engineers and entrepreneurs from around the world. The Brazilian scientist Dr. Jean Paul Jacob has more than 50 years of work at IBM and calls himself a futurist. He believes that innovation is born from collaboration and predicts that in 10 years most of us will have a Watson computer…

EdTech in Latin America – how technology is transforming learning across the region

Date: Thu, June 25, 6pm–9pm Location: Coursera headquarters, 381 East Evelyn Ave. – Mountain View, CA The ability of accessing information anywhere and learning within a personal schedule and pace has been charming people around the world, especially Latin America. From basic math or science lessons to sophisticated specialization courses such as data mining or business…

Social entrepreneurship in Brazil

Brazil faces many challenges such as poverty, income inequality, and social unbalance. Some entrepreneurs in the country are dedicated to address these issues and promote better lives for fellow Brazilians. You will meet some of them in a series of stories published on BayBrazil. In the first article of the series, meet leading organizations and…