ETBD Speaker Series

Fall 2019

Nick Tinsler

Nick Tinsler

"Leading UX Design Teams to Save the Free World"

Wednesday, December 4, 5 pm
Art Building 100

The AIMS Speaker Series welcomes Nick Tinsler, Director of User Experience at GE Aviation. He’ll be talking about Hey Drew!, product management, design and leadership.

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Steve Carlin

"AI, Robotics, Gamification, & the Future of Work"

Thursday, September 12, 7 pm
Pearson 112

Steve Carlin is classically trained sales and marketing executive. He began his career with a decade of consumer products experience at Procter & Gamble and Energizer, where he received numerous sales and marketing awards. In 2009, Steve moved into the digital world, first spending five years as Senior Marketing leader for Ubisoft, the world’s third largest video game publisher. He then was named Global Head of Strategy for Gaming at Facebook, where he drove the global strategic vision for the company’s multi-billion gaming business.

In 2015, Steve joined Softbank as Chief Strategy Officer and President of Softbank Robotics America. He turned the acquisition of a French personal robotics company into a 70-person enterprise in North America, overseeing all operations and commercial activity and developing global strategies.

Steve is a sought-after speaker, author and thought leader. He sits on the Consumer Technology Association’s Board of Industry Leaders and advises numerous young companies in the Bay Area and abroad.

Steve holds an MBA (with Honors) in Marketing and International Business from Goizueta Business School at Emory University and a B.A. in Geology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

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