The “Metaquake USA with Tyrone Taborn” show on STEM City USA features innovators like Mark Dean, part of the team that built the first IBM personal computer; Jesse Russell, who created the concept for the wireless digital phone and communication while working as an engineer at AT&T Bell Laboratories; and James West, who developed the mic (officially known as the Electroacoustic Transducer Electret Microphone) while with Bell Laboratories.
This week’s guest on Metaquake USA is Mark Dean, Emeritus Professor, Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Tickle College of Engineering, The University of Tennessee. Click here to join the conversation from 12 noon EST.
Below are previous broadcasts featuring Joseph Saulter, visionary and founder of Entertainment Arts Research Inc. and a leader in the video game industry. He is the chairman of the International Game Developers Association’s Diversity Advisory Board and the author of a series of game design and development textbooks.
Colin Parris, senior vice president and chief technology officer at GE Digital. He is developing digital and physical technologies to enhance existing products and services and to enable innovative customer solutions for the future.
Prior to his private-sector career, Christopher Jones was a U.S. Air Force captain. As a military officer, he served as a systems analyst on foreign ballistic missile and space systems at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and served in Iraq as part of Operations Noble Eagle and Enduring Freedom. He continued with the Air Force National Guard until 2011. Today, he is the chief of operations at The Leadership Compass, an executive coaching company.
Dr. Melvin Greer is Intel’s chief data scientist. He is responsible for building Intel’s data science platform through artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain zero-trust models, and neuromorphic computing to accelerate the transformation of data into a strategic asset for global enterprises.