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…

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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…

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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…

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Stéphanie Durand, Market Development Manager for LatAm and Europe at Coursera

Investments in online education technologies in the U.S. hit a record $1.36 billion, up from $1.2 billion in 2013, aimed largely at Silicon Valley companies such as Coursera. The company just launched a series of new courses in Brazil, its third largest market outside the U.S. In a conversation with BayBrazil, Stéphanie Durand, Coursera’s Market…

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