We are hosting Kris Singh | July 9th

Tsinghua University, International Culture xSpace - 国际交流活动中心 位于新清华学堂售票厅西侧下沉广场 Beijing, 10000
Mon, Jul 9, 2018, 6:00 PM (CST)

About this event

Startup Grind University Chapter Beijing and International Students Educational Society proudly host Kris Singh for an interactive session about lessons to be learned from Silicon Valley.

The Digital transformation is rapidly changing complete industries, companies and universities. In today's technological progress organizational cultures and skill sets of employees are only slowly adapting to the breathtaking speed of innovation. However, both companies and employees need to learn how to shift towards a digital transformation, without losing focus or their competitive advantage.

As Stanford University Professor, Kris Singh is an expert from Silicon Valley and knows about the transformation on all sides. During the sharing session, Kris Singh will discuss with the audience the following points:

-Skills students should learn today, in order to be successful in the future.

-Why not everybody needs to focus on AI, Machine learning and Big Data and why a non-computer student can be equally competitive and qualified in Digital Economy?

-Best practices of Startups, Universities and unicorns from Silicon Valley

- The benefits of Silicon Valley's Networking culture and how it differs from Beijing


  • Kris Singh

    Kris Singh

    SRII (www.thesrii.org)

    President & CEO

    Kris Singh is the President & CEO of SRII (www.thesrii.org) with a mission to build a global network and strategy for "driving digital economy innovation for a better world". SRII members include key leaders from industry, academia, research, startups and government organizations from around the world.

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  • When

    Monday, Jul 9
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (CST)


    Tsinghua University, International Culture xSpace
    国际交流活动中心 位于新清华学堂售票厅西侧下沉广场 Beijing10000

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