Preparing For The Cognitive Era: Education, Occupation and You

SJSU invites expert Vishal Kapoor. As we move into the Cognitive Era, what are the major shifts in education, occupation and understanding of the practical dynamics that you need to be aware of? This age is already affecting you. Are you prepared for it?

October 18
Diaz Compean Student Union Theater
6 p.m. – Reception and networking hour
7 – 8:30 p.m. – Program
This event is FREE and open to all.
Parking will be complimentary at the SJSU campus.

This is event is sponsored by Electronic System Design Alliance.


About the Speaker

Vishal KapoorVishal Kapoor is a founding principal at three legged stool, a boutique consulting firm that focuses on product/market fit, channel strategies and product launch. He works with a broad range of clients—from large corporations to startups. three legged stool works with organizations to drive all aspects of new business/product creation, including business and marketing plans, target customer segmentation, product definition, pricing and packaging, brand, market gap analyses and product market fit.

Earlier in his career, Kapoor worked in engineering, sales and product management at Alcatel, Silicon Access Networks, Verisity and Cadence. He started his career engaged in the discovery of the Higgs Boson, developing big data and tiered data acquisition systems at the Superconducting Super Collider for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Kapoor earned a BS in engineering from the University of Bombay and an MS in computer science from the University of Texas specializing in advanced computer architecture and artificial intelligence. He was the co-founder of the higher education startup Vocareum, and currently serves on the boards of Class Central and ThoughtBase, the Design Council of The Tinkering Labs and the Advisory Boards of Satalia and Etairos.