CRIS Lab Seminar Series - Career Paths at Google


CRIS lab Seminar Series

Career Paths at

Kishore Kanakamedala
Director of Business Operations & Strategy
Google

Oct 26, 2012, Friday
4:00 – 5:00 PM
825 Mudd

Hosted by:

Professor Venkat Venkatasubramanian
Complex Resilient Intelligent Systems Laboratory (CRIS lab)
Department of Chemical Engineering

Abstract

Did you ever wonder ...

... How is it like to work at Google?
... What kind of people does Google hire?
... What do chemical engineers at Google do? What do other engineers do?
... How does Google change the world for the better?
... How many people click on "I Feel Lucky" on Google home page?
... What's up with those doodles? Who makes them up?
... Self-driving cars from an Internet company? Really? What’s next?

If you did wonder, please join us for a discussion and Q&A session with Kishore Kanakamedala, Director of Business Operations & Strategy at Google.

Biosketch of the speaker

Kishore Kanakamedala is an engineer masquerading as a businessman at Google. He is part of a team that leads various operational and strategic projects. Prior to Google, Kishore ran portfolio strategy at SAP, was a consultant at McKinsey, co-founded (and ran into ground) a gaming software company, and was a software engineer and manager at Aspen Tech. He has an MBA from Wharton, MS in ChemE from Purdue and B. Tech. in ChemE from IIT Madras. He was a graduate student in Professor Venkatasubramanian's lab at Purdue.


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