Hewlett Packard VP Tom Bradicich to deliver keynote at WiSE Conference

Jayme Blaschke | February 3, 2020

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Tom Bradicich

Tom Bradicich, vice president and fellow of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), will deliver the keynote address, “Don’t Just Follow Trends, Set Trends,” during the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Conference at Texas State University on March 6.

 The conference will run 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom.

Bradicich directs the HPE Discovery Labs and IoT Innovation Labs in the U.S., Europe and Asia, for partner and customer collaborations. Prior to joining HPE, Bradicich was a corporate fellow and officer at National Instruments. He began his career with IBM, where he served as an IBM fellow, vice president, distinguished engineer and server chief technology officer. He was named in CRN magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Executives and Top 25 Disruptors in both 2016 and 2017, and was inducted into the North Carolina State University Alumni Hall of Fame.

Other WiSE Conference speakers ​are Shelley Gretlein, vice president of global marketing for National Instruments and Beth Turman, Senior Director of North American Networking Sales at Dell Technologies in Austin, Texas. 

Networking Circle Leaders for 2020 include Dr. Tom Bradicich, Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Beth Turman, Dell; Tanya Betancourt, Texas State; Shannon Weigum, Texas State; and Jennifer Jaques, Lighting Application Sciences.

Admission for high school, undergraduate and graduate students is $15. Admission for non-students is $35. Space is limited, with advance registration available at wise.cose.txstate.edu/2020WISE-Conference/Registration.html.

For more information on the WiSE Initiative, visit wise.cose.txstate.edu

About Texas State University

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,694 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 201,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world.

For more information, contact University Communications:

Jayme Blaschke, 512-245-2555

Sandy Pantlik, 512-245-2922