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PEOPLE:

 

Victoria Bellotti
  • Research Fellow and developer of PARC's Opportunity Discovery research and strategic investment targeting program
  • personal information management, task management; user-centered design of context- and activity-aware computing systems
  • Ph.D. in Human Computer Interaction from Queen Mary and Westfield College; M.S. in Ergonomics, and B.S. in Psychology from University College, all within London University in the United Kingdom
  • 20 patents
  • awarded membership of the ACM SIGCHI Academy for her contributions to the field and professional community of Human Computer Interface

 

 

Tim Curley
Tim Curley
Senior Director of Business Development

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  • focusing on drug delivery, contextual intelligence, and more
  • develops commercial partnerships and creates routes to revenue opportunities
  • developed partner and go-to-market strategies for startup and Fortune 1000 companies
  • MBA, Strategy, Pepperdine University

 

Sankar Gorthi
  • User Interface development and design
  • JavaScript, NodeJS
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, UT Arlington; B.E., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

 

Conny Marx
Conny Marx
Senior Director of Business Development

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  • focus on commercializing PARC’s technology in areas of Network Distributed Systems and Digital Design & Manufacturing
  • more than 25 years of international experience in both traditional and high tech industries
  • Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur from Hochschule für Technik in Esslingen, Germany.

 

Shiwali Mohan
  • adaptive agents for facilitating positive health behavior change and on knowledge representation and acquisition for task-driven dialog agents.
  • artificial intelligence, agent design and learning, cognitive systems and architectures, and psycholinguistics
  • Ph.D. from University of Michigan's Computer Science and Engineering department; M.S. in computer science from University of Michigan; a B.Tech in instrumentation and control engineering from Delhi University in India

 

Les Nelson
  • focuses on understanding technical demands made by changing social practices
  • information-sharing and collaboration-support tools in system engineering practices
  • was a software engineer on large-scale, mission-critical, real-time systems
  • MS, Computer Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Senior Member of ACM

 

Peter Pirolli
  • human information interaction
  • Fellow of the AAAS, APS, NAE, and ACM CHI Academy
  • authored "Information Foraging Theory: Adaptive Interaction with Information"
  • Ph.D., cognitive psychology from Carnegie Mellon University

 

Jonathan Rubin
  • Affective and ubiquitous computing, physiological data analysis, machine learning, artificial intelligence, case-based reasoning and Game AI
  • Principal investigator for PanicPal and Brain Computer Interfaces projects
  • Develops machine learning models for inferring psychological state information from physiological data
  • Ph.D., M.Sc. and B.Sc. (Hons), Computer Science, University of Auckland, NZ

 

Michael Silva

passionate about developing technology that improves users' quality of life by addressing important, everyday problems. Currently developing a mobile application for helping users establish long-term, healthy habits

previously held Information Technology operations roles with University of California at Davis and the Jelly Belly Candy Company

B.S. in Computer Science, San José State University

 

Mark Stefik
  • working on web-based social indexes that re-invent how people discover, understand, and share information on the Web
  • hardware and software for collaboration in electronic meetings, object-oriented programming systems, expert systems
  • digital property rights for publishing led to creation of ContentGuard (acquired by Microsoft, Time Warner, and Thompson in 2005)
  • sensemaking technology for intelligence analysts
  • AAAI and AAAS Fellow
  • Ph.D., Stanford University

 

Mandana Veiseh
  • Manages the Bioengineered Devices and Systems group
  • Expert in innovation, development and translation of biomaterials and technologies for disease diagnosis, monitoring and therapy
  • Fellows of NIH, Jordyn Dukelow in Pediatric Neuro-oncology, and DOE
  • Dual Ph.D. studies in Materials Science & Engineering and Nanotechnology at University of Washington; M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Textile Chemical Engineering from Tehran Polytechnic and Isfahan University of Technology

 

Anusha Venkatakrishnan
  • Clinical neuroscientist with broad experience in designing and managing clinical research studies 
  • Focused on translating innovations in technology (specifically mHealth) to relevant clinical applications
  • Expertise in signal processing and statistical data analysis techniques pertinent to physiological data
  • Ph.D., Neuroscience & Cognitive Sciences and M.A., Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park and Bachelor of Physical Therapy, Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India

 

Jesse Vig

  • intersection of machine learning, social computing, and human-computer interaction
  • builds systems that learn from the collective behavior of users
  • designs intelligent interfaces driven by discovered knowledge
  • best paper awards at Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces
  • PhD, Computer Science, University of Minnesota; BA, Mathematics, Oberlin College

 

G. Michael Youngblood
  • interactive systems researcher, designer, architect, and builder
  • currently focuses on mobile computing platforms and interactive artificial intelligence systems to facilitate positive behavior change in individual and social contexts
  • Ph.D.,  M.S., and Honors B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington