Once again, we are happy to have award winning tech journalist Fred Davis presenting "Gadget Night". Fred is a fabulous speaker, and well known journalist and entrepreneur. He will show us some of the latest tech gadgets, and will add his into the significant trends in consumer and business technology.
This is one of our favorite programs of the year, and we hope you can attend. it will be a lot of fun and a great networking opportunity.
Autodesk Atrium Room,
111 Mc Innis Parkway,
San Rafael, CA 94903-2700.
Co-Founder and CTO, Grabbit
Award-winning tech journalist, Fred Davis, is a Silicon Valley
insider who has been at the forefront of technology hyper-change for
the past 30 years. He has served as Editor for many of the world's
leading computer magazines, including A+, MacUser, PC Magazine, and PC
Week, where he also started and ran the world's leading technology
product testing labs. Fred is the author of over a dozen books, and was
a former tech correspondent for NPR's All Things Considered.
illustration by jbelldesigns
Named one of the most influential people in the industry by several publications in both the U.S. and Japan, Fred was also one of the founding team members of Wired Magazine, CNET, and Ask Jeeves, Fred Davis knows first-hand what it's like to be an entrepreneur on the cutting edge
read about it on Mark Ginnebaugh's blog
Softech Program President
Mark Ginnebaugh is experienced in software development
and business process engineering. Before founding DesignMind he
managed large engineering projects in the communications satellite
industry. He has led DesignMind from its inception through its development
into a nationally recognized software development firm with numerous
Fortune 500 clients and partners. Ginnebaugh has worked with companies
throughout Asia, Europe, and North America.
Active within the software development community,
Ginnebaugh is the leader of the San Francisco SQL Server User
Group. Also, he was the President of the San Francisco-based Association
of Database Developers from 1997 through 2000, and continues to
serve on its board of directors.
Contact Mark Ginnebaugh at firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 415-538-8484 to help contribute to this program.
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and cooperation for business and technology professionals in Northern
California's Marin and Sonoma counties. Its goal is to identify and
showcase technology leaders and support the technology user community.
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opportunities for its members, who include American River Ventures,
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Wednesday, December 02,
111 McInnis Parkway
San Rafael, CA 94903
6:30 PM-7:15 PM Registration/Networking
7:15 PM-8:30 PM Panel Discussion and Questions
Free to SofTECH members
$15 for WIC and BACN members,
Please Register (RSVP) Gadget Night - 12/2/2009
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From the 101 Freeway...
Exit at Terra Linda/Freitas Pkwy. (about 2 miles
north of downtown San Rafael, 2 miles south of Novato)
From the South:
Exit to the right. Make a hard right onto the frontage road (Civic
Center Drive) paralleling 101 heading south. Stay in the right
lane. Go through the first intersection (Merrydale). At the second
intersection (McInnis Pkwy), make a left. Continue on McInnis
about 1/2 mile.
From the North:
Exit to the right and make the 1st left turn crossing over 101.
Road curves to the right. Turn left across oncoming traffic exiting
101, then veer right onto the southbound frontage road. Stay
in the right lane. Go through the first intersection (Merrydale).
At the second intersection (McInnis Pkwy), make a left. Continue
on McInnis about 1/2 mile.