Department Seminar - What it takes for a successful technology transfer - the early story of CENTRI Technology and how it got its start at Ole Miss

CIS Seminar:

Oct. 29 2014 Wed. 3pm
235 Weir Hall

Title: What it takes for a successful technology transfer - the early story of CENTRI Technology and how it got its start at Ole Miss

Speaker:
Luis Paris – Chief Scientist
As Chief Scientist, Luis oversees CENTRI’s research and focuses on the company’s core technologies, with an emphasis on how it can be applied to emerging markets like machine-to-machine (M2M) and the “Internet of Things”. Prior to joining CENTRI, Luis was an associate professor at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology for seven years. Luis has an exhaustive history focused on teaching, learning and innovating with the goal of making the connected experience smarter, faster and more efficient.

Vaughan Emery – CEO and President
Vaughan founded CENTRI in January 2009 with a vision to deliver technology that helps data networks perform smarter and more efficiently. As the CEO and president, Vaughan is responsible for the company vision, strategic direction, planning and execution. Throughout his career, Mr. Emery has developed key business relationships with mobile operators, phone manufacturers and technology partners within the US, Asia and Europe. Vaughan’s career spans more than 20 years in leadership roles of early stage companies. Before founding CENTRI, he founded Flytrap Security a mobile security technology company, which developed an advanced malware security solution for mobile phones and embedded devices.