Shai Agassi speaks to CS audience

Shai Agassi speaks to CS audienceShai Agassi, a Technion CS graduate and Chief technology developer and executive board member of SAP, the world's largest business-software company, spoke Tuesday evening in front of a packed Auditorium on: The IT Industry: "What is Its Role and Where is It Heading?".

The talk, which was directed mainly at third and fourth year students, combined a lively description of the current status of information technology with some interesting predictions for the near and not so near future. Agassi ended his talk with a series of observations and advice, stemming mostly from his intensive and extensive experience in industry. In particular, he said: "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you shall still be amongst the stars." Amen.

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