At the IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE ILC, 23-24 May 2016 in San Jose, CA) attendees will have the opportunity to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration. WIE ILC focuses on providing leading-edge professional development for mid-level and senior women.
To inspire, engage and advance women in engineering. Through over 600 affinity groups and 18,500+ members around the world, IEEE Women in Engineering transforms the lives of hundred of thousands of young girls and women around the world through pre-university outreach, technical seminars, humanitarian projects , networking events and educational programs.
2015 IEEE WIE Chair
From 2011, she's been serving as the IEEE Region 10 Women in Engineering (WIE) Coordinator and from 2013, she has been part of the IEEE WIE Committee as the chair of the membership/affinity group sub-committee. She has been part of the R10 Humanitarian Technology Activity Committee as well, and organized the R10-HTC 2013 in Japan as part of the organizing committee. In 2015, she will be IEEE WIE Chair.
Executive Account Manager, Rockwell Automation
Project Manager, Intel
New Product Program Manager, Cisco
She was an advisor to the IEEE Spectrum Media Group and had included Tesla Motors and Cisco Systems in a number of events from 2007 thru 2011. She values the impact of IEEE on her life and attended yearly Silicon Valley Engineers Week Banquet and ACE Award including ceremony for IEEE Spectrum Group award winners since 2005 thru 2014. She was the speaker and panelist for IEEE-SCV-WIE event on Feb 6, 2014 at Stanford University on “how to grow stronger through rapid changes in technology” for Student branch development. Also panelist for "Women in Engineering in Management: Truth Talk" on Sep 3, 2015 at AMD in Sunnyvale, CA hosted by SCV TEMS (Technology and Engineering Management Society) and SCV WIE.
She has BSEE & MSEE from S. Illinois University.
Roxsana is currently a New Product Program Manager in SSVPG (Server, Switching, and Virtualization Product Group) at Cisco focusing on new UCS (Unified Computing System) Hardware and Software products. She is passionate about technology and innovation hence joined Cisco 7+ years ago; Managed BU’s (MXABU, PSBU & IoTBU) and led Global NPI team to successfully launch 25+ HW and SW video & security products. Her past professional experience includes: Sr. Staff Engineer, Manager and Director at various Silicon Valley companies including GENUS Inc., PRIAM, Network Computing Devices, WinCom Systems, Quantum 3D and Tesla Motors.
She loves giving back to society and is an active member in many charity events at Cisco.
Roxsana lives with her husband in San Jose, California while her 20 years old daughter is a junior at San Diego State University majoring in Finance.
Project Manager,IEEE, Strategic Programs Team
Managing Director, Lab360 Hardware Incubator
Joseph Wei is the Managing Director of Lab360. Lab360 is supported by Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU), one of the leading Internet companies in China. Joseph is an experienced entrepreneur, investor and a mentor of startups. Prior to Lab360, he founded SJW Consulting Inc., a technology and business strategy consulting and advisory firm for many of the top tech companies. He has led several new businesses that pioneered innovative products, and, generated over $500 million in revenue when he held executive positions at Inventec (top 5 ODM from Taiwan), Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI), NEC and DEC (acquired by Compaq/HP). He is recognized for his expertise in wearables, IoT, Cloud computing, and is a frequent speaker and author on these topics. He is a senior member of IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association with over 400,000 members, the Chair of the IEEE Section and the Vice Chair of the Consumer Electronics Society for the Santa Clara Valley (Silicon Valley). He is also an advisor to several startups, as well as a mentor to AngelHack HACKcelerator and RoyseLaw AgTech Incubator.
Senior Director, Technology & Quality Cisco Systems, Inc.
She is an IMAPS Fellow, IEEE Fellow, President of IEEE – Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology Society (CPMT) in 2014-2015, and IEEE-CPMT Distinguished Lecturer. She received YWCA Tribute to Women TWIN Awards in 2015. She also has published more than 90 technical papers, holds 12 patents, and has given keynote talks at many international conferences.
Jie holds a Bachelor of Science from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China and a Master of Science and PhD from Cornell University.
Senior Patent Agent, Thermo Fisher Scientific