Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum/Fair (Alliance)



The 2019 Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum/Fair (SVIEF) will be held on Sept 7-8, 2019 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, California. The conference first started in 2011 and has become one of the largest & popular innovation technology events in Silicon Vally. With the theme “Beyond the Next Revolution”, this two-day event is designed to be intense, informative and interactive. It features 100+ high-profile speakers, 150+ tech exhibitors, 100+ startup projects and over 10,000 professional audiences from fields of investment, entrepreneurship, technology, and government. 


Past conferences have invited renowned speakers in the fields of politics, science & technology and investment including Bill Clinton, 42nd U.S. President, AI Gore, 45th U.S. Vice President, Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple, Sebastian Thrun, Founder of Google X, Jun Lei, CEO & Founder of Xiaomi Technology Inc., Draymond Green, NBA All-Star Player and tech investor. Confirmed speakers this year include Yaqin Zhang, president of Baidu, Dong-Su Kim, CEO of LG Technology Ventures, Nuno Martins, Affiliated Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and etc. Check out other speakers here:

Tickets: (Use code: CIE for 30% discount on All Access Pass) 


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AI-Driven Software Testing Technology: looking back to connect the dots

Date: 8/21/2019 6:30pm -9:00pm


ITRI International Inc.

2870 Zanker Rd., Suite 140

San Jose, CA 95134

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The Speaker will share the winding path of his career, entrepreneurial endeavors, endured challenges and lessons learned that led him to the current executive role at, the inventor of AI-driven software testing technology. As Steve Jobs said during his 2005 Stanford Commence Address, “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”

This event is hosted by CIE-SF ( It’s free but space is limited, so please register in advance, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About Andre Liao

Andre is currently the CEO of, a venture-backed startup that invented AI-driven software testing technology.

Andre started his hi-tech career at Intel and is an entrepreneurial executive with 23 years of global sales leadership and management experience. Prior to joining, Andre served as VP & GM of Americas for intive and helped drove the company’s rapid revenue growth from $20M in $100M in four years. Additionally, he held leadership roles at Star Global, NeoMagic and Sapphire Communications and founded numerous startups. Andre earned an MBA from Marshall School of Business at USC and a BA in Economics from UC Santa Cruz.

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IEEE Artificial Intelligence Symposium - AI, the Next Decade (Alliance)

IEEE in partnership with Cisco presents this symposium on "AI, The Next Decade" of Artificial Intelligence.

We've got a great line up of speakers and influencers from the AI community to present their thoughts on where the world is headed in terms of AI over the next decade. From advances in AI, to how AI will affect your daily life - you'll get to hear, discuss and debate several perspectives at a full day of talks, panel discussions and networking.

The event will be followed by a happy hour networking sessions!

More details about the event can be found here:

Date and Time

Mon, September 23, 2019

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM PDT

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Cisco Building 9

260 E Tasman Dr

San Jose, CA 95134r

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Event Agenda:

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Registration and Coffee

9:00 AM - 9.15 AM: Welcome

9:15 AM - 12:30 PM: Morning Key Note and Speaker Talks

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM: Lunch

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Afternoon Key Note and Speaker Talks

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Panel Discussion on the Next Decade of AI Applications

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Networking and Happy Hour



John Markoff, Fellow at Center For Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Inc

John Markoff, fellow at Center For Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Inc., has worked as a senior writer at the New York Times, Byte magazine and Infoworld. He has lectured at Stanford and was a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. John brings his vast knowledge of Sociology to discuss the effects of Artificial Intelligence on our societies.

Chirantan "CJ" Desai, Chief Product Officer at ServiceNow – The Enterprise Cloud Company


Brewster Kahle, Founded the Internet Archive and Alexa Internet

Brewster Kahle is an American computer engineer, Internet entrepreneur, internet activist, advocate of universal access to all knowledge, and digital librarian. Kahle founded the Internet Archive and Alexa. In 2012 he was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.


Alex Schwing, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Landon Noll, Resident Astronomer / Balanced Technical Computing Researcher / Principal Engineer at Cisco




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