Liang Downey
Summit Chair
As a Digital Advisor, Liang translators between business outcomes and technologies. I lead customer’s digital transformation by connecting them to unique industry perspectives and constructive disruptions that inspire them to drive the future of their business.
Microsoft Digital Advisor
Vickie Ozburn
Region 4 Director, Finance Chair
Loredana Abramo
Speaker Engagement Co-Chair
Kanika Saini
Registration Chair
Meredith Godar
Sharan Kalwani
SEM Chair
Sharan Kalwani is an industry technology specialist with 25+ years of experience. Sharan has degrees in both Engineering and Computer Science. He has worked in many diverse areas. He is a sought after speaker at many a diverse conference and seminars, such as Supercomputing, HPC Advisory Council, SIAM, Infiniband Trade Association, etc. He has delivered several tutorials, workshops and chaired Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) sessions. Sharan is a senior member of IEEE, an Emeritus member of Michigan!UNIX/user group ( the oldest of the *nix user groups based in Michigan (they were first established in late 1985), member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and also leads the SIG-Linux section of SEMCO. He enjoys teaching, holds an Adjunct Faculty position at local educational sites. He has published one book "Linux and Internet Security" and is now working on his second about a new computer programming language. He is a recipient of the 2018 IEEE MGA Achievement award, 2021 IEEE Region 4 Jack Sherman award and 2022 Robert Neff Section award for his contributions to IEEE activities. He has been the Chair of the IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section since October 2021 and Chair/Vice Chair/Secretary/Treasurer of many of the Southeastern Michigan Geo Units over the years. He also serves as a writer and editor of the Sections monthly newsletter - Wavelengths. He has also served as Vice-Chair of IEEE Sustech 2022, IEEE SusTech 2021 Global Conferences.
IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section Chair
Asfiqua Connie
Event Co-Chair
Aurenice Oliveira
Speaker Engagement Co-Chair, Marketing Outreach Chair
Bige Unluturk
Event Co-Chair
Connie Kelly
Marketing Outreach Co-Chair
Faith Wright
Gozde Tutuncuoglu
Event Co-Chair
Jonathon Choe
Social Media
Katherine Rasley
IEEE WIE YP Rep for R4