Jeannice Fairrer Samani
Dr. Jeannice Fairrer Samani, MBA is an Executive leader in the world of emerging technology and business integration. As CEO of Fairrer Samani Group, LLC, and founding Director of Fifth Wave STEaM Education Initiative she has a global impact in analytics and academia. Fairrer Samani has 20 years as a technologist in Silicon Valley working with top 100 companies, accelerators, and Universities.
Dr. Samani loves making an impact in the global community, as a keynote speaker addressing information technology for the ITU and European Union, Advancements in Leadership in Nigeria and United States, Artificial Intelligence for Good, Data Analytics at the STEMM Congress, and Global Entrepreneur Summit as a speaker, advisor and judge. As a leader and delegate for the U.S. Department of State TechWomen Initiative, she served as an architect, mentor, and council board chair.
Fairrer Samani holds a PhD, MBA in management and sustainability from Golden Gate University, Masters City and Regional Planning-transportation/economic development UC Berkeley, BA in Political Economics/City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley, and Management Development Entrepreneurship from UCLA. Currently, working on her second doctorate in Technology Innovation Management in computer science. Her postdoctoral work from Stanford in technology and management. Certificates in Design-Thinking MIT and Stanford, AI, computer languages R, Python, and SQL.
She is a sought out advisor for Venture Capital acceleration programs, Ignite at Stanford University and School of Engineering at Santa Clara University, and Carnegie Mellon University. R ecognized and honored with numerous awards including, recognized by Secretaries of State Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, Women Economic Forum, Professional Business Women, Order of Engineers, along with the Cities of San Jose and Los Altos, California.