Job: scientist, leadership
Ersin Uzun is the General Manager of the IoT Global Business Unit and New Ventures at PARC. His organization is responsible for turning ideas, science and technology developed at PARC and in the global innovation ecosystem into fast-growing new businesses with sustainable business models via incubation, M&A and partnerships.In his previous role at PARC, Ersin was VP of R&D leading PARC’s research and development in artificial intelligence, machine learning, control, planning, optimization, security and high-performance analytics for a variety of cyber-physical system applications, as well as PARC’s renowned innovation service offerings such as rapid prototyping, user-needs research and innovation management consultancy. Prior to that, Ersin was the global director of software technology solutions & strategy, leading PARC's efforts in developing innovative solutions to the industries' most challenging problems in partnership with Fortune 500 companies.Before joining PARC, Ersin held various positions at Nokia Research Center, HP Labs, INRIA, Ericsson and was the co-founding CTO of Identillect Technologies, a security solutions provider to SMBs in healthcare and finance.Dr. Uzun received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from UC Irvine, and is the author of over 100 patents and peer-reviewed publications.