Making IEEE Your Professional Home

By on June 5th, 2022 in Social Implications of Technology, Student Activities, Video & Podcasts

With modern technical careers spanning multiple employers and involving many changes in the work being done, modern technology professionals need a place where they can get the career support that they need and develop strong connections that can help with their careers. IEEE can be your professional home and provide you with valuable resources to keep up to date in your field, learn new information and skills, publicize your expertise, connect with others in your field, find career opportunities, protect your livelihood and satisfy your need to give back and contribute to those in need.

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Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates is a digital storage analyst and business and technology consultant. He has over 40 years in the data storage industry with engineering and senior management positions at several companies. Coughlin Associates consults, publishes books and market and technology reports (including The Media and Entertainment Storage Report and an Emerging Memory Report), and puts on digital storage-oriented events. He is a regular storage and memory contributor for and M&E organization websites. He is an IEEE Fellow, member of HKN, Past-President of IEEE-USA, Past Director of IEEE Region 6 and Past Chair of the Santa Clara Valley IEEE Section, chair of the Consultants Network of Silicon Valley and is also active with SNIA and SMPTE.

SSIT Student Leadership and Professional Awareness Congress 2022

This presentation by Tom Coughlin on 01 June 2022 is a part of the SSIT Student Leadership and Professional Awareness Congress 2022 organized by IEEE-SSIT Global Student Activities Committee. The congress included a series of webinars that targeted students and provided them with relevant, actionable ideas about prioritizing the social implications of technology as they move forward in their careers.