Accenture Info Session<br>Speakers: Sunil Shettigar – Technology R&D Principal, Digital Experiences Group,<br>Nicholas Akiona – Technology R&D Assoc Principal, System and Platform Group, and<br>Aditi Maheshwari – Technology R&D Specialist, Incubation Group<br>Date : January 29<br>Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm<br>Location: Gates Building room 104<br>Dinner will be served! <br><br>This event is for Stanford Students and invited guests only. <br><br>Please RSVP via <a href="https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/420728">https://app.joinhandshake.c... Labs drives innovation through R&D activities and leverages emerging technologies to bring the newest innovations to clients globally. Get to know about Labs – who we are and what we do.<br><br>Bio:<br><br>Sunil is a Technology R&D Principal in the Digital Experiences team at Accenture Labs. He is focused on how technology innovations are going to change the way we go about working, shopping, learning, and living in our day to day activities. Current projects are around building platforms for:<br>Smart Products - using multi modal platforms, detecting human intents in the realm of Smart product interactions and from this, the ability to drive meaningful, deep engaging, personalized user experiences; <br>Retail - to understand customer shopping behavior and experience in the physical world by employing IoT devices and sensors, cloud computing and data analytics; <br>Human robot teaming systems in a smart factory setting for Accenture and its clients.<br><br>He graduated from The George Washington University, D.C. with a Masters in Electrical and Telecomm Engineering.<br><br> <br>Nick - As the robotics research lead for Accenture Labs, Nick is actively working to bring state-of-the-art technologies from startups, universities, and robotics companies to enterprise. He has worked on robotics projects across multiple industries including logistics, cloud services, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, utilities, and oil & gas. Nick holds a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.<br><br> <br>Aditi is a Technology R&D Specialist working on the Smart Materials initiative under the R&D Incubation group in Accenture Labs. She currently works on smart materials, e-textiles, hydrogels and flexible electronics. Her past research was focused on the design of smart electrochromic devices, materials for energy devices, organic semiconductors for thin film and flexible electronics and the use of 2D layered materials in electrochemical systems for ultrafast switching applications. Aditi also has a background in software engineering, deep learning, data mining, AWS and other computer-based technologies.