2020 TEMS SF Bay Area Workshop – “Thrive as a Manager: The Unwritten Rules of Technical Management” 🗓

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2020 Workshop – IEEE TEMS Santa Clara Valley, Oakland East Bay, San Francisco Joint Chapter

This symposium focuses on industry lessons “from the trenches” and practical actionable advice. You learn the latest trends and technology that prepare you to manage technical teams, and network with peers who can share insights and solutions for you to cope with disruptions.

The IEEE TEMS Silicon Valley Chapter has a special interest in supporting the needs of industry. The audience for these programs are both new & experienced technology and engineering (or project) managers, technologists transitioning to leadership and management, and persons wanting to learn more about how technical management works.

Join us to learn from speakers from some of Silicon Valley’s finest technology companies. Our program will focus on the challenges of developing your team while managing at the forefront of technology.


Date: March 20, 2020.
Location: International Technological University (ITU), 2711 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95134.
Co-Sponsors: IEEE Computer Society, Silicon Valley Engineering Council.
Registration Fee: Ranges from $75 to $125 (early bird)
Early Bird Ends: March 13, 2020.
Full-day Workshop for Technology Managers, Emerging Technology Managers, and those interested in High Tech Management.

8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 AM: “It’s in Our DNA – Strengthening Organizational Culture” – Kimberly Wiefling, President, Wiefling Consulting
9:30 AM: “Lead Your Team, Because Management is Leadership” – Moshe Gotesman, mosgot Consulting
10:30 AM: Coffee/Tea Break
11:00 AM: “Coaching Fantastic Teams” – Gale Stafford, LEAP Improvement System Manager at San Mateo County
12 noon: Networking Session – Mini Show
12:30 PM: Lunch (Luncheon Speaker: TBD)
1:30 PM: “Creating a Robot Master Pizza Maker” – Josh Goldberg, Former VP R&D at Zume Inc.
2:30 PM: “Basis for the Leadership Paradigm to be The Best” – Tom Pavelko, Former Special Programs Manager at Lockheed Martin Corp.
3:30 PM: Afternoon Break
4:00 PM: “Empowering People and Teams” – Mark Quinn, Head of Software Quality Operations at Waymo LLC.
5:00 PM: Networking / Adjourn