Google team leader talks about remote work environment, virtual reality: Maui Now

January 14, 2023 at 11:30 AM HST

The senior program manager of the design strategy and innovation team at Google will be a guest speaker at the Malcom Center in Kīhei on Thursday, February 2nd from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

Jen Chu will talk about what the future might look like in remote work environments that include immersive experiences like virtual reality.

Chiu has previously worked as a management consultant for a number of businesses and non-profit organizations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. According to the announcement of the event, his work combines the spirit of creativity, curiosity and experimentation with measurable results.

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“I’m equally energized by planning and leading and rolling up my sleeves,” he said. “I enjoy bringing clarity and organization to uncertain spaces and building teams from scratch.”

He will also talk about the high-tech and diverse career path.

His speech is sponsored by Maui County and the nonprofit Maui Economic Development Council, a group that helps bring high-tech firms to Valley Island.

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The Maui TechOhana Board of Directors meetings provide an open informal networking opportunity for anyone interested in Maui County’s innovation and business industries.

Events include a short presentation on a relevant topic in business or technology, followed by an opportunity to chat with others with similar professional interests.

The event is free, but registration is required. Please apply for more information mauitechohana.com.

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