Design Con 2015

Is America Losing the Battle for Tech Talent?

NO RATINGS
View comments: newest first | oldest first | threaded
Page 1 of 4   Next >   Last >>
hash.era
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Re: Vivek's Return
hash.era   1/30/2013 10:37:11 AM
NO RATINGS

Mr.Roques: I dont think the job market is ready to handle a load of graduates. Its the issue here. They always go for lower salaries now.

twins.fan
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Re: Wadhas companies
twins.fan   11/8/2012 7:23:38 AM
NO RATINGS

Thanks johnnyg!  I waited four days for Tam to respond and identify Vivek Wadhwa's two entrepreneurial accomplishments. As you can tell, she never responded.

Fundamental to all of Wadhwa's self serving announcements are his mysterious entrepreneurial accomplishments.  If they were real, we would not have to dig to find them.

Relativity, if that is the same Relativity, has a profile of a staffing company, an H-1B body shop. In LinkedIn there was about 15 members who work(ed) for Relativity, one person in the US, the remaining in either India or England. There does not appear to be any products developed by Relativity.  It appears to be a staffing company.  Is that the legacy of Wadhwa's Relativity?  I cannot tell.

I looked at the Amazon reference and I too found Wadhwa's reference to Seer Technologies. While Wadhwa referenced Seer, he did not explicitly claim that to be one of his entrepreneurial accomplishments.  He claims to have been the CTO there. I did some research on Seer Technology.  There is a Seer Technology, which is a Salt Lake City company that manufactures Chemical Recognition Systems.  Is that Wadhwa's Seer Technology? 

Unless someone addresses my questions, I will never know.

Again, the foundation of all of Wadhwa's self serving press pronouncements are his mysterious entrepreneurial accomplishments.  A little sunlight would be helpful into my buying into his high opinion of himself.

johnnyg
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Wadhas companies
johnnyg   11/4/2012 3:25:49 PM
NO RATINGS

In his book excerpt, he says Seer Technology and Relativity. You can read here:

http://www.amazon.com/The-Immigrant-Exodus-Entrepreneurial-ebook/dp/B0098P9HKC/

To get to the excerpt, you have to click on the book cover. He tells his story about starting these 2 companies. 

twins.fan
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Re: Is America Losing the Battle for Tech Talent?
twins.fan   11/4/2012 4:55:57 AM
NO RATINGS

BTW, Tam, the word Indus in The Indus Entrepreneurs, is spelled Indus, not IndUS!  The Indus region of the planet is in India and Pakistan.

https://www.tie.org/about-tie-global

As they put it:

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region.

twins.fan
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Re: Is America Losing the Battle for Tech Talent?
twins.fan   11/4/2012 4:43:56 AM
NO RATINGS

No hell I'm not harrassing her! I want to know the name of the two companies that enables Vivek Wadhwa to call himself an entrepreneur.  I don't know why it is so tough to answer that simple question.  Between the two, Vivek and Tam, they have over a thousand words of blabber building his promotion, hers being shill, his being self-promotion, but getting the name of these two companies is like pulling teeth.

As far as you "asking" me to "stop," you can KMA!  I have other fish to fry which I will do either here or in other places, after I get the names.  But first I want to know the name of the two companies that enable this guy to call himself an entrepreneur.

He has been conducting his phony self promotion for several years now and it is time to pony up the answer!

It is like asking Mitt Romney for his tax returns!  Romney's team doesn't want to give up his tax returns and Vivek's team does not want to identify the companies that enable Vivek to call himself an entrepreneur.

I know why Romney doesn't want to give up his tax returns, and I suspect that I know why Vivek doesn't want to give up the name of his two ventures that he uses to FALSELY identify himself as an entrepreneur!

 

Perturbed Pundit
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Re: Is America Losing the Battle for Tech Talent?
Perturbed Pundit   11/3/2012 10:24:50 PM
NO RATINGS

twins.fan, all you're doing now is harrassing Tam, which is very unfortunate.  I ask you to stop.  You may disagree with her (as do I); you may disagree and dislike some of her sources (as do I).  But that doesn't give you a reason to harrass.  Make your point and move on.  Otherwise, you only make yourself look bad.

twins.fan
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Re: Is America Losing the Battle for Tech Talent?
twins.fan   11/3/2012 10:09:43 PM
NO RATINGS

Relativity Technologies Inc?

Is that one of the companies?  What was the other?

Tam Harbert
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Is America Losing the Battle for Tech Talent?
Tam Harbert   11/3/2012 9:09:40 PM
NO RATINGS

http://www.informationweek.com/836/wadhwa.htm

twins.fan
User Rank
Stock Keeper
Re: Is America Losing the Battle for Tech Talent?
twins.fan   11/3/2012 8:17:43 PM
NO RATINGS

At the risk of whipping up this frenzy all over again, I would just like to point out that Wadhwa won an "Outstanding America by Choice" award earlier this year from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.

Tam, you are not doing anything to dispell the observation of your being a shill.

Perhaps you did not understand the question the first three times that it was asked.  Where was Vivek Wadhwa an entrepreneur?  I read your lengthy shill piece. Plus I read Wadhwa.s bio.  Between all of that groveling and self-serving BS, you would think that there would be some space to answer the OBVIOUS question.

Let me try again for the FIFTH time.  Where was Vivek Wadhwa an entrepreneur?  When you answer the question, you can leave out all of the hype and the groveling.

Tam Harbert
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Is America Losing the Battle for Tech Talent?
Tam Harbert   11/2/2012 6:20:07 PM
NO RATINGS

At the risk of whipping up this frenzy all over again, I would just like to point out that Wadhwa won an "Outstanding America by Choice" award earlier this year from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.

From the list of recipients on the USCIS website (http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=651214f929685310VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=34165c2af1f9e010VgnVCM1000000ecd190aRCRD):

2012 Outstanding American by Choice Recipients

Vivek Wadhwa
Academic, Researcher, Writer, and Entrepreneur
Menlo Park, California


Mr. Vivek Wadhwa is Vice President of Academics and Innovation at Singularity University; Fellow, Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University; Director of Research at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization at the Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University; and distinguished visiting scholar, Halle Institute of Global Learning, Emory University.

Mr. Wadhwa oversees the academic programs at Singularity University, which educates a select group of leaders about the exponentially growing technologies that are soon going to change our world. In his roles at Stanford, Duke, and Emory universities, Mr. Wadhwa lectures in class on subjects such as entrepreneurship and public policy, helps prepare students for the real world, and leads groundbreaking research projects. He is an advisor to several governments; mentors entrepreneurs; and is a regular columnist for The Washington Post, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and the American Society of Engineering Education's Prism magazine. Prior to joining academia in 2005, Wadhwa founded two software companies.

Mr. Wadhwa holds an MBA from New York University and a B.A. in Computing Studies from the University of Canberra, in Australia. He is founding president of the Carolinas chapter of The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TIE), a non-profit global network intended to foster entrepreneurship.

Mr. Wadhwa became a naturalized citizen in 1989.

Page 1 of 4   Next >   Last >>


More Blogs from Tam Harbert
Lenovo, via acquisition and organic growth, has become one of the biggest players in the supply chain game.
While there are wildly differing predictions about how many "things" will be connected to the Internet, all of them say it will be an enormous number.
Intel's foundry profile is on the rise, but the question remains about where the chip maker really intends to go.
Today's US electronics manufacturing service providers are looking for greener pastures, which may leave computer and consumer electronics companys in a difficult position.
Avago and LSI have bloodlines reaching back to Fairchild Semiconductor, HP, and Bell Labs. Now they are combining resources.

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
Upcoming Dialogues
REMIND ME
Live Chat 11/06: Enterprise Risks, Intellectual Property & Supply Chains
Enterprise risk management (ERM) frameworks can be useful to identify, assess, and manage intellectual property (IP) risks that arise in supply chain compliance. We'll look at real-world examples and strategies for mitigating those risks.
11/6/2014
Remind Me
Archived Dialogues
Live Chat 10/30: Top 10 Metrics That Enhance Procurement Performance
We'll be talking about the 10 most important procurement performance metrics, from the old standards to new and emerging best-practices.
Live Chat 10/16: Applying a Macroeconomic Lens to the Supply Chain
EBN blogger Apek Mulay will be our guest as we talk about how macroeconomic reforms have the potential to impact the supply chain.
Latest Poll
EBN Newswire
FORT WORTH, TX   10/24/2014
Allied Electronics Releases 2015 Catalogue
NEU ISENBURG, GERMANY   10/24/2014
Arrow Receives Its First Responsible Recycling ...
Twitter Feed
EBN Online Twitter Feed