Professions of a Silicon Valley Double-E
Tuesday, May 15, 2007
  Some Solid Career Advice for today
Guy Kawasaki 's post today Ten Questions with Penelope Trunk pointed out another blogger I need to read, and to her new book "the Brazen Careerist".
If you are spending time thinking about your career these days, you'll probably benefit by her writing.


Thursday, May 03, 2007
  Who Wants to be a Start-Up Star?
RE-SCHEDULED: - India Grand Buffet dinner& Networking 6:30-7:30 - Panel 7:30 -8:30

Silicon Valley is still a GREAT place for startups to form.. Here we have great research universities to generate ideas, Venture Capital firms for seed money, and the greatest concentration of technical talent. Yet one of the challenges startups face is finding and hiring the RIGHT talent.
From our point of view, as potential startup employee's, we'd like to know how to get to be that Talent.

We have assembled a panel of folks who have built successful startups, to discuss what they look for in their early hires. Questions to be discussed include:
What are the essential qualities that differentiate the successful employees they would hire for their next startup from those who have great talent, but shouldn't be hired in a startup situation. ? How should startup candidates prepare for their interview? What kinds of experiences show those qualities ?
When we are available how, do we get "in the loop" to learn about potential startups?

Please join us on Monday, June 4th for this exciting discussion..
- Check back for Bio's of our Panelists..

Location: India Grand Buffet
1214 Apollo Way, Sunnyvale, 94085

Cost: Dinner (optional) $10 + beverages
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When he is not working on IEEE stuff, Jonathan does Mixed Signal Design Verification at Qualcomm. Senior Member IEEE. Founder IEEE-SCV-SSC (the first Solid State Circuits chapter). Past Section Chair, Santa Clara Valley Section - the Largest Section. Co-founder IEEE-SCV-CAS. IEEE-SSCS Membership chair 2001-2003. IEEE SSCS chapters Committee member. IEEE-SCV-PACE committee member 2001- IEEE-SCV-PACE Chair 2006-2007. IEEE R6 PACE coordinator.


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