Grace Hopper Opening Keynote

Oct 13 2015

We’re super excited that our CEO & Founder, Hilary Mason, will deliver the opening keynote tomorrow at the Grace Hopper conference in Houston, TX. You can catch the keynote live at 9:30 EDT / 8:30 CDT on the conference livestream website

As a brief preview, Hilary’s talk will cover: how and why machine intelligence is revolutionizing computing; what today’s tech ecosystem looks like and how aspiring female technologists have to maneuver to succeed (be that landing the right job or starting a company); and how Fast Forward Labs is an example of a “hack” of the system, rethinking the future of applied research. 

We are extremely proud that Hilary serves as a role model for women in technology. Commodore Hopper put it best: 

“The most important thing I’ve accomplished, other than building the compiler, is training young people. They come to me, you know, and say, ‘Do you think we can do this?’ I say, “Try it.” And I back ‘em up. They need that. I keep track of them as they get older and I stir ‘em up at intervals so they don’t forget to take chances.”

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