University of Kansas | Advisor, WePOWER Track
Bozenna Pasik-Duncan is a Professor of Mathematics, a Courtesy Professor of both EECS and AE, and an ITTC Investigator at the University of Kansas. Her research interests are primarily in stochastic systems and stochastic adaptive control, system identification and estimation, and control education as a field that spans science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
Dr. Pasik-Duncan is actively involved with IEEE CSS and currently serves as Deputy Chair of the IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Control Education. She has been the CSS Vice-President of Member Activities, the IEEE CSS Liaison to IEEE WIE, an Associate Editor and Associate Editor at Large of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Chair of the Standing Committees on Assistance of Engineers at Risk and International Affairs, and Founder and First Chair of the WiC Group. Dr. Pasik-Duncan is also associated with the IFAC as Chair of the IFAC Technical Committee on Control Education and currently serves on the IFAC Technical Board and IFAC Awards Committee. She is the Program Director of the SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory and was formerly involved with SIAM in several other capacities.
Dr. Pasik-Duncan is an IFAC Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, Distinguished Member of the CSS, and a recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal. She has received many awards, including the Kemper Award, H.O.P.E Award, L. Hay Award, Steeples Service to Kansas Award and is a member of the KU Women's Hall of Fame. She served on the Friends of the Lied Center Board and currently serves on the SMA Academic Program Advisory Board. She is Founder and Faculty Advisor to the AWM Student Chapter at KU, Founder and Coordinator of the MAM / Outreach Program, and faculty advisor for the NSF GK-12 Program at KU.
Director of Membership, IEEE Computer Society
Eric Berkowitz joined the IEEE Computer Society as the membership development director in November 2013. He oversees the membership department, which focuses on member recruitment, retention, and chapter development. Berkowitz has devoted his entire professional career to nonprofit development. With almost 20 years of membership marketing experience, he has helped several nonprofits develop strategies and tactics to grow membership. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from West Virginia University.
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Atneva.AI
A Passionate Technology Leader who can drive business outcome leveraging Technology.
# Strategic Technology Leadership
#AI, ML, Cyber Security IoT, Smart Connected Home, Linux, Embedded Linux, Device Drivers, Open Source,Devops, Nerworking, Automation, wifi,
# Manage a team of 40+ engineers and 4 managers as Second Line Manager
# Worked in some of the best technology companies such as Intel, Ericsson, Broadcom, NetApp, Dell
#More than 2years of Startup experience
# Agile, Growth Strategy, Business Development
# Experience in setting up teams to develop products from India around Cloud computing, embedded systems and Open Source
# Leadership role in Software Development- Platform software, Devops, IoT, AI/ML, Cyber Security
# Significant contribution as individual contributor in architecture and sustaining product in the Linux kernel, device driver development on x86 and ARM architecture.
# Significant experience in developing Board Support package (BSP) for ARM SoC
Industry and Ecosystem Participation
#Serve on the advisory board of OSI Days- largest OpenSource event in India
# Serve on Board of Studies of KCET, Coimbatore
# Chair Innovation Challenge, YESIST 12, IEEE(https://www.yesist12.org/)
# Vice Chair OCF, India Task Force
# Mentor at Intel Maker Lab
# Part of core team that advised M&A deals. Role included technological due diligence, valuation of IP and Post merger integration
#Set up Innovation practice that led to 7 authorized disclosures at USPTO, and 3 international and national papers
Stamford International University, Thailand | Technical Quality Standardization
Currently working on: LGBTQ+ and Inclusive Entrepreneurship in Thailand. Current research interest: Startup Pulse Thailand. Primary data. Surveying startups in Thailand directly and through collaboration partners.