Yahoo! Chief Scientist to Speak at WTBC Event in Laramie
September 16, 2011 — Raghu Ramakrishnan, chief scientist for search and cloud platforms at Yahoo!, will headline the Wyoming Technology Business Center's (WTBC) e2e networking program Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the UW Conference Center inside the Hilton Garden Inn.
Also a Yahoo! Fellow who heads the Web Information Management research group, Ramakrishnan will present "The Future of Search and Information Discovery," at 5:30 p.m. The event is free to e2e members and guests. RSVP is required; call (307) 766-6395 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"e2e is grateful to Dr. Ruben Gamboa (in the UW Computer Science Department) for bringing Raghu Ramakrishnan to us as our keynote speaker," says Greg Jordan, WTBC assistant director. "We are going to be really fortunate to hear about the future of search and information discovery from one of the key people shaping its future."The WTBC, a not-for-profit business incubator that provides entrepreneurs with the expertise, networks and tools necessary for success, launched e2e as an educational networking program to improve the climate for the start-up and growth of entrepreneurial companies.