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STEM Summit with Google and X, the Moonshot Factory

2020 STEM Summit

Check out what's happening at Google X with Ade Adedayo and Jess Trybus.

Adekunle Adedayo is a partner technology manager (PTM) at Google, where he provides end-to-end technical and operations support for Google Search partners. This includes influencing product strategy, developing scalable product / tools, providing technical implementation services and ongoing partner management. He is originally from Nigeria where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in information systems and management. After his bachelor degree program, Adekunle worked in the Nigeria tech industry for ~3 years, during which he worked as a web developer at a startup company, freelanced, and worked on a number of startup initiatives. Adekunle earned his Master’s degree in information systems and management at the Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University. Following his graduation from CMU, Adekunle worked at IBM for two years as a solution consultant for IBM Watson, where he worked with clients to deploy solutions tailored to their business needs.

Jessica Trybus is an entrepreneur passionate about envisioning interactive experiences that change lives, employing innovative technologies as solutions. Jessi is currently “Firestarter of Moonshots” at X, The Moonshot Factory (formerly Google[x]). Jessi also founded Simcoach Games, a Carnegie Mellon spin off which has delivered hundreds of games as learning, safety, and workplace training solutions since 2005. Jessi also served as faculty and Professor of the Practice at Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center from 2004-2018, her efforts dedicated to spotlighting innovation, entrepreneurship, and partnership at the University. In 2015, Jessi was appointed by Governor Wolf to the Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board, and served as Board Member and Secretary of Partner4Work from 2013-2019. Jessi is a founding member of Remake Learning, an incredible social network driving equitable and 21st century education and workforce development in Pennsylvania and beyond. Jessi is also on the board of The Beckwith Institute, an organization associated with UPMC that is dedicated to improving clinical outcomes through innovation. Jessi received her bachelor’s at Cornell University (majors in English and Theatre) and her graduate degree at Carnegie Mellon University (entertainment+interactive technology)