Keith Witek is Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel at SiFive, a fabless semiconductor company that designs custom chips for other businesses. At SiFive Keith leads various cross-functional teams developing RISC-V technology adaptations for effective and affordable adoption by a large and diverse global market.
Keith is a technology industry veteran having held senior executive positions at several leading companies in the tech sector including Tesla, AMD, Motorola and as an attorney at Wilson, Sosini, Goodrich and Rosati. He has worked at the forefront of many of the technology advances that we now consider common. Keith presented the 2016 Summit Keynote on the impacts of accelerating disruption on technology markets. This year he returns to provide his perspective on how innovation continues to drive change at the interface of technology and business amidst everchanging social, political and economic conditions. Keith lives in Austin, TX but is an active UW-Madison alum with ties to the College of Engineering and the Law School. He also serves on the Board of Starting Block.
The Million Cups VenFair returns to the Discovery South Atrium. Get to know the Madison landscape and how to find what you need whether it be partners, employees, customers, investors, consulting skills.
Badger entrepreneurs who are building their companies around emerging hot, and potentially disruptive, technologies show you how their efforts will change the landscape. In these mini-TED talks, you’ll learn where the technology is and how they are leveraging it.
August in Madison is never complete without the Forward Festival. Run by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs since 2010, the technology and start-up communities come together to learn, share, and have some fun. Check out more than 50 events – all related in some way to the Madison startup and tech scene.