CASS Technology Day invites the electronic and information technology industry, entrepreneurs, researches and students who are motivated by innovation and entrepreneurship to a working session. This year the event is mainly dedicated to the Internet of Things, a new world of opportunities.
Victor Grimblatt, Synopsys, Chile
Victor Grimblatt has an engineering diploma in microelectronics from Institut Nationale Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG – France) and an electronic engineering diploma from Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria (Chile). He is doing his PhD on IoT for Smart Agriculture at IMS lab, University of Bordeaux. He is currently R&D Group Director and General Manager of Synopsys Chile, leader in Electronic Design Automation (EDA). He opened the Synopsys Chile R&D Center in 2006. He has expertise and knowledge in business and technology and understands very well the trends of the electronic industry; therefore he is often consulted for new technological business development. He has published several papers in IoT, EDA and embedded systems development, and since 2007 he has been invited to several Latin American Conferences (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay) to talk about Circuit Design, EDA, IoT, and Embedded Systems. Since 2012 he is chair of the IEEE Chilean chapter of the CASS. He is also the President of the Chilean Electronic and Electrical Industry Association (AIE).
Carlos S. Baradello, PhD - Managing Partner, Sausalito Ventures
Dr. Carlos Baradello is an investor, advisor, public speaker and university professor. A leading innovation and entrepreneurship practitioner, Carlos draws his understanding from his broad global business and academic experience, deep technical knowledge and understanding of the realities innovators encounter in organizations both large and small. His experience working with hundreds of entrepreneurs around the world has enabled him to gain key lessons for high-growth ventures to scale globally.Carlos' interests include new global business creation, venture funding, business acceleration for "born global" startups and global scaling for “foreign born” startups in emerging economies. He is a practitioner of these concepts, as a Co-Founder/GP of ALAYA Capital Partners, a pioneer VC fund in Argentina and Chile, and Founder/Managing Partner of Sausalito Ventures, an enabler for Latin American ventures to scale globally. In addition, he is public speaker and corporate advisor to Fortune 500 companies, Economic Development Agencies and NGOs across the world.In addition, Carlos has teaching responsibilities across four continents as a member of the faculty at Hult International Business School, the Danish Technical University (Denmark), CENTRUM Católica (Peru) and the University of International Business and Economics (Beijing, China), etc. He was the founder of the groundbreaking Silicon Valley Immersion program, while serving as Associate Dean for Global and ExecutivePrograms at the University of San Francisco.After earning his Engineering Degree from Argentina’s Catholic University of Cordoba, Carlos earned his MSc from the Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands) and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University (USA). For over 30 years, Carlos was in the telecommunications and computer industry with progressively senior executive roles at ITT, NYNEX, Digital Equipment Corporation, Advanced Fibre Communications (IPO 1996) and Motorola, where he was the company’s Corporate Vice President for the Latin America and Caribbean region. Hehas authored over 50 technical and management papers and has been awarded six USA/EU patents for his inventions.You can read more about Carlos in his regularly updated blog: www.carlosbaradello.com. These writings are the foundation of his future book titled Soft Landing in Silicon ValleyTM.
Eric Ericson Fabris, PhD CTO / R&D Superintendent - CEITEC
Eric Fabris has a degree in electrical engineering (1988), a MSc. in electronic Instrumentation (1994) and PhD in Computer Science – Microelectronics (2005), both from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. He is Associate Professor on leave at Engineering School at UFRGS since 1991. He has his main interest and technical focus in the design of Analog integrated circuits, mixed signals of low-power and communication systems architecture. Was technical coordinator of the Training Centers of the CI Program Brazil (2007-2016). He is a former President of the Brazilian Society of Microelectronics-SBMicro (Sep/2012 until Aug/2016). He was CEO of CEITEC Civil Association (April/2011 until December 2012). He currently is the CTO – Superintendent of products, research and development on CEITEC S.A. and also a Director of ABISEMI – Associação Brasileira de Semicondutores.
Raul Camposano, CEO Sage-DA, Partner Silicon Catalyst, Lecturer Stanford University
Raúl is currently the CEO of Sage, a startup in physical design tools for semiconductors. He is also a partner at Silicon Catalyst, an incubator for semiconductor solutions, and lectures on EDA and Machine Learning Hardware at Stanford. He was previously the CEO of Nimbic, a startup acquired by Mentor Graphics in 2014. Raúl spent most of his career with Synopsys, where he served as Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President, and General Manager. Prior to joining Synopsys, Raúl was a Director for the German National Research Center for Computer Science, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Paderborn, and a Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Raúl holds a B.S and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Chile, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Karlsruhe. He has published over 70 technical papers and written and/or edited three books on electronic design automation. Raúl has contributed significantly to building the design community serving on numerous editorial, advisory and company boards. Raúl was also an Advisory Professor at Fudan University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was elected a Fellow of the IEEE in 1999 and to the board of directors of ESDA (aka EDAC, the EDA Consortium) in 2012.
Aurora Zen, UFRGS
Aurora Carneiro Zen is professor in Innovation Management at Graduate Program of School of Management at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. She is also Director of Services and Projects at Science and Technological Park of Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. She got a PhD. in Business Management at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Her thesis presented a comparative study between internationalization strategy of Brazilian and French wineries. She has published many papers and book chapters about international business, strategy, wine industry, innovation, innovation capability and science parks. Her research interests include international business, strategy, wine industry and innovation.
Rosana Casais, ABISEMI
Graduada em engenharia eletrônica pela PUCRS, mestrado em Ciência da Computação e MBA em Gestão de Empresas de Base Tecnológica pela UNISINOS. Em 2009, passou a integrar a HT Micron, tendo sido co-fundadora da empresa, fruto de uma joint venture entre Brasil e Coréia do Sul, destinada a operar na área de encapsulamento e teste de semicondutores no Brasil. Foi responsável pelo relacionamento da empresa perante governos federal e estadual visando ao aprimoramento das políticas públicas para a indústria, assim como junto a órgãos de fomento para financiamento de projetos de inovação de novas tecnologias de produtos e processos, tendo trabalhado diretamente para a fundação da ABISEMI, - Associação Brasileira da Indústria de Semicondutores, onde passou a atuar unicamente a partir de outubro de 2018.
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Convention Center (Building 43413)
Campus do Vale, Bloco IV
Av. Bento Gonçalves, 9500
Porto Alegre, Brasil
|Ricardo Reis, UFRGS|
|CASS Rio Grande do Sul Chair:|
|José Azambuja, UFRGS|
|CASS Rio Grande do Sul Vice-Chair:|
|Raphael Brum, UFRGS|