May 13 2011
7:15 AM - 12:00 AM
Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre    , Pittsburgh, PA

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is proud to sponsor the Pittsburgh Technology Council's IT Speaker Series, which welcomes Microsoft Vice President of Research Rick Rashid on Friday, May 13th.

Mr. Rashid will give insight into the world's information technology industry, including the challenges he faces. In his position with Microsoft, Mr. Rashid leads an 850-member team that spans six worldwide research offices. Currently, his team is working on:

  • Human-computer interaction
  • Machine learning
  • Multimedia and graphics
  • Search
  • Security
  • Social computing
  • Architecture
  • Mobility
  • Networking

Mr. Rashid will discuss the role of innovation and basic research have on future successes, as well as the importance of funding for ongoing basic research.

For more information or to register for the event, visit the Pittsburgh Technology Council's website.