Distinguished Speaker: Matthew Jockers

“When R&D Met Management”

Saturday, April 23rd, 12 noon - 1:00 pm

CALMAT, 65 North 2nd Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Dr. Jockers will discuss his work as Co-Director of an academic research group and as Director of Research for a startup company.  He will explore some of the lessons he has learned in both environments and will focus on practical advice for entrepreneurs seeking to get the most out of their research and development teams.

Dr. Matthew L. Jockers

Dr. Matthew L. Jockers is a Lecturer and Academic Technology Specialist in the department of English at Stanford University. He Co-Directs the Stanford Literary Lab (litlab.stanford.edu) and is Director of Research for BookLamp (www.booklamp.org), a startup company doing for books what Pandora has done for music. Dr. Jockers specializes in text mining and the computational analysis of literature. His blog and other information can be found at http://www.stanford.edu/~mjockers/.

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