Steven D. Fraser

Registered user since Tue 21 Jul 2015

Name:Steven D. Fraser

Steven Fraser advises on technology transfer, company-university research partnerships, and software best practices. He is based in Silicon Valley and is the Director of Advisory Services at Innoxec. Previously, he held R&D leadership roles at HP, Cisco, Qualcomm, and Nortel focused on company-university research collaborations. Steven holds a PhD from McGill University (Montréal) in Electrical (Software) Engineering and is interested in the strategies used to accelerate the adoption and deployment of new technologies. Steven has delivered keynotes, organized over 75 conferences, panels, workshops and tutorials. He recently co-authored a science oriented biography which is now in its 2nd edition: From the Heart of Europe to the Wonders of Canada: A Story of One Woman’s Century (Gaertner/Fraser).

Country:United States
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Research interests:Tech Transfer, Knowledge Sharing, Collaboration, Software Engineering, Agile


ICSSP 2023 Committee Member in Program Committee within the ICSSP 2023-track
SPLASH 2022 Panel Impresario of Software Profession Dimensions of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within the Panels-track
Impresario in Organisers within the Panels-track
SER&IP '21 Session Chair of Panel DIscussion (part of SER&IP '21)
Author of Exploring the Dimensions of University-Company Collaborations: Research, Talent, and Beyond in a Chaotic COVID-19 World within the SER&IP '21-track
Author of Panel: 2021 Strategies for “Socially Distant” University-Company Collaborations within the SER&IP '21-track
SPLASH 2020 Session Chair of Panel: Engineering for Chaos -- Lessons Learned from COVID-19 (part of SPLASH-E)
ICGSE 2020 Committee Member in Program Committee
ICGSE 2019 Committee Member in Program committee within the ICGSE 2019 Research Papers-track
Escaped 2017 Committee Member in Organizing Committee within the Escaped 2017-track
SPLASH 2017 Panelist of Panel: 50 Years of Language Evolution: From Simula’67 to the Future within the SPLASH-I-track
SPLASH 2015 Panel Impresario of The Future of Programming Languages and Programmers within the Panels-track
Panel Impresario of Software Professionalism – Is it “Good Enough?” within the Panels-track
Session Chair of Software Professionalism (part of Panels)
Session Chair of Programming Languages (part of Panels)
Panels Chair in Organizing Committee within the Panels-track
Panels Chair in Organizing Committee
PROMOTO 2015 Committee Member in Organizing Committee within the PROMOTO-track
Session Chair of Session 1 (part of PROMOTO)
Committee Member in Organizing Committee
Smart Software Strategies 2015 Committee Member in Organizing Committee within the Smart-track
SPLASH 2014 Moderator of Panel: East Meets West — the Influences of Geography on Software Production within the Wavefront-track
Moderator of Privacy and Security in a Networked World within the Panels-track
TD Committee Member in Organizing Committee within the Technical Debt-track
SPLASH 2012 Author of Software tools research: a matter of scale and scope - or commoditization? within the Panels-track
Author of Trade-offs in software design and delivery within the Panels-track
xDD 2012 Committee Member in Workshop Committee within the xDD 2012-track
Green 2011 Committee Member in Organizing Committee within the Green 2011-track
Moderator of Industry-Academic Research Partnerships in the Age of Big Data and Global Computing Networks within the Panels-track