January 27, 2017

Technology Followers or Leaders? | Tara Akhavan | TEDxMontrealWomen

“Displays are everywhere. On average, we spend more than 5 hours per day in front of different displays. Are there physiological impacts beyond just tired eyes? Can we categorize these negative impacts as health problems caused by technology? Are there any technological solutions for this technological flaw?

Tara Akhavan is a technology entrepreneur. She is the founder and CTO of Irystec a Series-A Montreal based startup in the display industry. Prior to founding Irystec, she has been awarded for scaling an Operations and Maintenance Center (OMC) product in the Telecommunications industry all the way from analyze and design to deployment in a 3GPP mobile network with 20 Million subscribers. Tara holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering, a Master degree is Artificial Intelligence and is finishing her Ph.D. in Image Processing and Computer Vision from Vienna University of Technology. Tara is an active member and the Marketing Chair of the Society of Information Displays.”