Kathy Grise, Senior Program Director – IEEE Future Directions, support’s new technology initiatives, is the IEEE staff program director for the IEEE Digital Reality Initiative, IEEE Technology Navigator AI, IEEE Future Directions, and IEEE Industry Advisory Board committees, and manages the digital presence team for Future Directions. Previous initiatives included big data and cloud computing. Ms. Grise served as the Technical Program Chair of the IEEE COMPSAC 2020 Symposium – Data Sciences, Analytics, & Technologies (DSAT).
Before joining the IEEE staff, Ms. Grise held numerous positions at IBM, and most recently was a Senior Engineering Manager for Process Design Kit Enablement in the IBM Semiconductor Research and Development Center. Ms. Grise led the overall IT infrastructure implementation, and software development in support of semiconductor device modeling verification, packaging, and delivery; device measurement and characterization, data collection and management, and automation for device modeling engineers. Ms. Grise is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College and an IEEE Senior member.