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:
Multimedia and graphics
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.