Come hear about:
* A demographic look at Houstonís competitive position in Information Technology
* An overview of the recommendations on job growth in the IT sector presented to Mayor Bill White by the Economic Development Task Force
* Houstonís strengths in Information Technology
* Ten Technologies to watch for 2005
* Spot Profile: 3 Houston Technology Center IT Clients
* HTC and Supporting Women Owned Technology Businesses
About Our Speaker(s)
Aruna Viswanathan is the Vice-President and Director of Operations, Houston Technology Center (HTC). Since joining HTC in 2001, she has worked with more than 40 businesses, primarily in the hardware and software sectors. She currently manages the acceleration team at HTC, which provides guidance to HTCís 60+ client companies to help develop business plans, raise capital, implement strategic marketing and build management teams. She is also responsible for overseeing HTCís growth, by developing business processes and client company programs.
Aruna previously worked for Motorola's wireless subscriber signal processing division as well as two successful software start-up companies. She was a 2003 recipient of the AWC (Association of Women in Computing) Women in Technology Award. Aruna holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from Rice University.
She serves on the board of Women in Technology International (WITI), Texas Entrepreneurship Institute (TEI), and as a board representative for the MIT Enterprise Forum. She also participates on the boards of two emerging technology companies, and is actively involved in the technical and operational advisement of Test Masters, an educational services company.
Event Date and Venue
This event will be held from 6:00-8:30 on Wednesday, November 3, 2004 at:
20555 Tomball Parkway
Houston, Texas 77070
Meeting Room: Ontario room in the Commons
Coming from I-45 North or South, exit Beltway 8 West to Highway 249 North or from I-45N or S exit Highway 249 North. Exit Highway 249 at Chasewood/Compaq Center Drive. Follow cloverleaf over Highway 249. Get in right lane and inform security station that you will be going to the Commons. Continue on Compaq Center Drive through two lights. Turn right after the 2nd light into Visitor Parking Lot of the Commons. Walk through breezeway and enter the first door on the left.
6:00pm Registration and Networking
7:10pm Guest Speaker
8:00pm Round Tables
Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.
About Our Sponsor(s)
Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The Company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. Product and service categories include desktops and workstations; notebooks and tablet personal computers (PCs); printing and multifunction; handheld devices; monitors and projectors; fax, copiers and scanners; digital photography; entertainment; storage; servers; supplies and accessories; networking, and software products.
For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Sharon Fortmeyer Selan ([email protected]).
For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.