Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

GW@MIT Leadership Conference: Keynote Address by Sophie Vandebroek

Dr. Sophie Vandebroek, CTO of Xerox and President of the Xerox Innovation Group, delivered the keynote address at the Leadership Conference on November 8, 2010, organized by Graduate Women at MIT (GW@MIT). Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers and a Fulbright Fellow. She holds 12 US patents, is a member of the Board of Directors of Analogic Corporation, of Nypro Corporation, and is a member of The US National Academies Committee on Science, Technology & Law.

In this video, Dr. Vandebroek details her journey from the time when, as a young girl, she watched the moon landing on television and dreamed of becoming an astronaut or scientist, to her days at Cornell, where she met her husband, and on through her professional journey, which includes conducting business in research and technology at Xerox for 14 years before becoming the new CTO and President. She spends ample time discussing what it's like, as a woman, to juggle many commitments while fostering innovation and strong business relationships.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

Professional and personal development

Professional and personal development

Category: Education | Updated 6 days ago

Created
February 11, 2011 14:12
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
47672 times

More from Professional and personal development

Graduate Student Panel

Graduate Student Panel

MSRP 2011

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:43:00 | 24870 views

Grad School 102: MIT Information Services and Technology

Grad School 102: MIT Information Se...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:18:30 | 1640 views

Grad School 102: Student Life, Activities, and Associations

Grad School 102: Student Life, Acti...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:41:12 | 14091 views

There's Light at the End of the Tunnel

There's Light at the End of the Tunnel

Added 1 year ago | 01:11:02 | 3210 views