Monday, January 31, 2011

2/16 Closing the Digital Divide: Broadband Deployment & Adoption (CETF)

2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
Banatao Aud., 3rd floor, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley

"Closing the Digital Divide: Broadband Deployment and Adoption"
Sunne Wright McPeak, President and CEO, California Emerging Technology Fund

About the talk:
Sunne Wright McPeak is the President and CEO of the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF), a statewide non-profit organization whose mission is to close the digital divide by accelerating the deployment and adoption of broadband. She assumed the position as the CETF first chief executive in December 2006 after serving for three years as Secretary of the California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. With McPeak's vision and drive, CETF has positioned California as a national leader in closing the digital divide, initiating groundbreaking applications such as the California Telehealth Network, Digital Literacy, Smart Housing Policy, School2Home (to improve education), and Get Connected!.

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