My podcast with Coder Voice in Arabic. I spoke about my early start in computers in the early eighties, my professional career in Lebanon and the United States. We then talked about AI, open-source, and retro computers. Thank you, Hassan Kanj – حسن كنج for letting me share my voice. نتحدث في الحلقة ٢٩ من… Continue reading Code Voice Arabic
Found this in my archives. I was 17 years old junior at the American Community School Beirut. In 1991, the class was learning BASIC, which I knew already from elementary days. The lab instructor saw me bored, made me his assistant, and gave me the “Oh Pascal!” book. My first task was to write a… Continue reading High School Award
My e-book chapter “IT Must Tell Its Story Better to Enable Business Success” as part of “Mighty Guide – 9 Experts on How to Align IT’s Work to Company Strategy”, sponsored by Workfront, is now published.
I got featured on the Technology Association of Oregon website.
It was exciting to moderate two sessions in Seattle, one on cyber security to cover for the initially planned presenter and the other on “IT Transformation and CIOs,” as part of my original session. Interacting with over twenty leaders in the field was very informative. Thank you, NCS Madison, for allowing me to moderate the… Continue reading IT Transformation & Cybersecurity Forum
We do a lot of innovative activities here at Banfield. Like any innovation, some ideas become successful and would scale, while others would get tested but may not necessarily see the light. But, more importantly, the meeting of minds and the energy of trying different things is a strong motivation for success and development. We… Continue reading Innovation @ Banfield
My published article on Natural Language Processing technologies in Startup City Insider Magazine: NLP: Then, Now, and What I Hope is Coming
I am volunteering for the 3rd year in a row at Lamar Middle School (Lewisville ISD), a nearby school to our house in Texas. I kept accepting the volunteering task of presenting at its career fair even after my son moved on to high school because I felt a purpose of encouraging new generations in… Continue reading Cool 8th Graders, Computers & Games!
It was a pleasure and honor to represent Thomson Reuters at the panel on “scaling without stagnating” as part of corporate innovation. The event was hosted by Capital One and sponsored by Dallas Innovates as part of #dallasstartupweek. The panelists Dalia Powers (CBRE VP/CIO & panelist moderator), Sterling Mah Ingui (Head of Go To Markets Fidelity Labs), Scott Emmons (The Current Global CTO), Sean Minter (AmplifAI CEO), Charlie Lass (MIT… Continue reading Dallas Startup Week – Scaling without stagnating for corporate firms