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Nidhi Aggarwal, Tech entrepreneur, Founder QwikLabs. “If It Hasn’t Ended Well, It’s Just Not The End”

December 3 @ 3:00pm-4:00pm

The College of Computer Data & Information Sciences, and the Department of Computer Science, are hosting Nidhi Aggarwal who is a UW-Madison alum of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science. Aggarwal created a start-up call qwikLABS that was sold to Google.

In the talk Aggarwal will tell the story of her journey from a traditional Indian family to being an entrepreneur. In her view, it’s about creating choice in an environment seemingly without it. Along the way, she learned the value of hard work, stubborn optimism, and treating everything in life as a scientific experiment.

Bio: Nidhi Aggarwal is tech entrepreneur and founded the cloud configuration management startup qwikLABS. qwikLABS was acquired by Google and still remains the exclusive platform used by AWS and Google customers and partners worldwide to create and deploy on-demand lab environments on the cloud. Currently, Nidhi is a board member/advisor/investor in quantum computing, AI and data science startups, and financial institutions. Her work experience includes stints at data integration company Tamr and Mckinsey. Nidhi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and MS in ECE from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She holds 7 US patents and was awarded the Early Career Achievement Award by the ECE department at UW-Madison.

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December 3