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  1. 1. 1 My Leadership Journey Shafiul “Jacky” Islam Chairman, IEEE Phoenix Young Professionals Software Engineer, Intel Corporation IEEE Young Professionals Leadership Conference December 16, 2014 Intel Chandler Campus, CH7-111
  2. 2. About IEEE Young Professionals IEEE Young Professionals (formerly GOLD) – Created in 1996 – Transition from student to young professional – Graduates automatically added to YP YP Benefits and Opportunities – Career Resources  Mentor Connection  Technical Knowledge – Social and Professional Networking – Community Programs 2
  3. 3. IEEE GOLD (now Young Professionals) Strategic Alliance Proposed by Shafiul “Jacky” Islam – On August 24, 2013 – At Region 6 Southwest Area Meeting Purpose: Increase synergy, reach, and networking Mission: Maximize Engagement Vision: A standard global culture for all irrespective of demographics for integration of talents and skills for advancement of humanity through technology 3
  4. 4. IEEE Young Professionals Strategic Alliance (contd.) 4 Area Level YP WIE LIFE Section Level YP WIE LIFE Student Branch Level IEEE HKN
  5. 5. IEEE Young Professionals Strategic Alliance (contd.) Benefits for IEEE: – L31 for Event Organizers – L31 for Event Collaborators – Increased activity of organizational units (and survivability) Benefits for Corporations: – Recruitment – Brand promotion – Products and services promotion 5
  6. 6. IEEE Young Professionals Strategic Alliance (contd.) Secrets to bridging gaps (increase synergy, reach, and network): – Discovering and reaching other people – Creating linkages that are mutually beneficial – Learning from each other – Growth opportunities 6
  7. 7. IEEE Young Professionals Strategic Alliance (contd.) October 3, 2014: 1st Annual Career Mixer with IEEE Phoenix Young Professionals, Women in Engineering, and IEEE / IEEE-HKN ASU groups Spsonsors: APS, Chrysler, Electron International Incorporated, Intel Corporation, Kimley-Horn, and Texas Instruments. This event was very successful where we had about 180 attendees and many students were recruited. 7
  8. 8. My Educational Background The University of Arizona – B.S. in Computer Engineering, 2010  Minors: Electrical Engineer, Computer Science, and Mathematics  Honors Thesis: Situational Awareness Detection and Warning for Airport Operations – Senior Capstone Project sponsored by Northrop Grumman Technical Services  Microsoft Scholar – Microsoft Scholarship Recipient (2008-2010 Full Tuition) 8
  9. 9. My Educational Background (contd.) The University of Arizona – M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2012  Publication: – The Seventh International Conference on Software Engineering Advances (ICSEA), Lisbon, Portugal, in November 2012  Title: Distributed Software Framework for Biosphere 2 Land Evolution Observatory (LEO) Autonomic Cyber-Physical System (ACPS)  This paper introduces the inception of Jacky’s Universal Process (JUP) for Software Engineering of Self-managing Distributed Systems. 9
  10. 10. Career Path On-Campus Jobs and Internships (2006-2012) – Web Programmer – Intern for Software Engineering, Ephibian Inc. – Student Assistant – Programmer – Math Tutor – T-SQL and SQL Server Integration Services Programmer – Lead T-SQL/SSIS Programmer – Graduate Research Assistant – Software Engineer – Intern, Intel Corporation – Software Developer 10
  11. 11. Career Path (contd.) Intel Corporation (since 2012) – Software Engineer  Intel NextGen Professional 11
  12. 12. Leadership Journey IEEE Young Professionals (formerly GOLD) Chairman, Phoenix Section (2012-2014) IEEE Young Professionals (formerly GOLD) Chairman, Region 6 Southwest Area (2012/2013) IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), Iota Xi Chapter President (2009-2012) Undergraduate Affairs Committee (Dept. of Computer Science), Student Representative (2007-2008) Association for Computing Machinery, University of Arizona Student Chapter Chair (2006-2007) Engineering Ambassadors, Ambassador (2006-2007) Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Student Member (2006-Present) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Student Member (2006- Present) 12
  13. 13. My Leadership Foundation IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Membership Criteria: – Scholarship – Character – Attitude Strength in Diversity IEEE Code of Ethics Software Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice Intel Code of Conduct 13
  14. 14. What is IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu? The Honor Society of IEEE Recognizes scholastic and professional achievements of individuals; IEEE-HKN is an early indicator of success, drive, ethics and ability Invitation criteria includes: Scholarship, Character and Attitude Tradition that dates back to 1904 Based on the highest ideals of our profession: hard work, sound judgment, service to others, and ethics 14
  15. 15. Character/Personal Strengths Category Virtues Strengths of Wisdom and Knowledge Creativity, Curiosity, Open- mindedness, Love of learning, Perspective Strengths of Courage Bravery, Persistence, Integrity, Vitality Strengths of Humanity Love, Kindness, Social intelligence Strengths of Justice Citizenship, Fairness, Leadership Strengths of Temperance Forgiveness and mercy, Humility / Modesty, Prudence, Self-regulation Strengths of Transcendence Appreciation of beauty and excellence, Gratitude, Hope, Humor, Spirituality 15
  16. 16. Software Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice Software engineers shall commit themselves to making the analysis, specification, design, development, testing and maintenance of software a beneficial and respected profession. In accordance with their commitment to the health, safety and welfare of the public, software engineers shall adhere to the following Eight Principles: 1. PUBLIC - Software engineers shall act consistently with the public interest. 2. CLIENT AND EMPLOYER - Software engineers shall act in a manner that is in the best interests of their client and employer consistent with the public interest. 3. PRODUCT - Software engineers shall ensure that their products and related modifications meet the highest professional standards possible. 4. JUDGMENT - Software engineers shall maintain integrity and independence in their professional judgment. 16
  17. 17. Software Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice (contd.) 5. MANAGEMENT - Software engineering managers and leaders shall subscribe to and promote an ethical approach to the management of software development and maintenance. 6. PROFESSION - Software engineers shall advance the integrity and reputation of the profession consistent with the public interest. 7. COLLEAGUES - Software engineers shall be fair to and supportive of their colleagues. 8. SELF - Software engineers shall participate in lifelong learning regarding the practice of their profession and shall promote an ethical approach to the practice of the profession. 17
  18. 18. Strategies I Follow for Uniting and Leading Diverse People Leading by Example Finding Common Grounds: – Common Values and Guiding Principles – Common Goals – Common Problems / Challenges Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone – Learning from anyone, anywhere, anytime, and any situation. 18
  19. 19. Strategies I Follow for Uniting and Leading Diverse People (contd.) Overcoming Fears: – Fear of Unknown – Fear of Failure – Fear of Humiliation – Fear of Rejection Mantra for Diversity (experimental) – “We live this life, breath to breath, we’re all the same; we all bleed red”  Ronnie Dunn - Bleed Red 19
  20. 20. Message from Shafiul “Jacky” Islam Advancing Technology for Humanity – Through Strength in Diversity (driving Innovation)  With Excellence in Leadership – Having Uncompromising Integrity  The Foundation of Intel 20 The Legacy of Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore