Winter Events Series Includes a Special Book Signing & Talk By Sep Kamvar, Former Head of Personalization for Google and Current MIT Professor

Posted on February 7, 2017

Cowerks provides a month long series of opportunities for local entrepreneurs to discuss ideas and trends in the technology and marketing industries culminating with a special appearance from Sep Kamvar, former Head of Personalization for Google and current MIT professor.

Cowerks (Asbury Park, NJ), is excited to bring current MIT professor and former Head of Personalization for Google, Sep Kamvar, to Asbury Park on March 2nd for a special book signing and talk. Additionally, Cowerks has a month long series of technology and business focused networking events focused towards entrepreneurs, startups, and small business.

Every Tuesday from 9AM to 10AM will be the first Linode Networking Breakfast of the new year at the Cowerks Lakehouse location in Asbury Park. Linode‘s resident partnership with Cowerks is an ongoing effort to positively support the startup and tech culture in Asbury Park and Monmouth County. Have a breakfast of bagels and spreads, connect with local entrepreneurs, and collaborate for the day.

Friday, February 10th from 12PM to 2PM will be a Lunch & Learn event at Cowerk’s Lakehouse location (619 Lake Ave.). Jose Antunes from CPA accounting consultants WithumSmith+Brown will be joining us at Cowerks for a day to answer any of your questions. WS+B’s regional offices ensure easy access to their dedicated, experienced team and the advice you need to achieve greater growth and financial success. Their clients represent a broad spectrum of industries and range in size from small, entrepreneurial startups to billion-dollar, publicly-held companies.

Tuesday, February 14th from 12PM to 2PM will be a Lunch & Learn event at Cowerk’s Lakehouse location (619 Lake Ave.). Jared Sorin and David Matlin, corporate attorneys from McCarter & English, focus their practice primarily on early stage, emerging growth, tech and tech-enabled companies, including technology, software, communications, marketing communications, Internet, alternative energy, nanotechnology, and life sciences enterprises, as well as the financial institutions, investors, directors, and executives who support and lead them. Attendees will be able to sit one on one with the attorneys and ask questions specific to their startup or business.

Friday, February 17th from 8AM to 9AM at Cowerks’ Junction Hall location (21 Main Street) for Coffee & Coworking. This informal networking event is for anyone who would like to connect with fellow entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and investors in the area. Coffee will be provided by High Voltage Cafe.

Friday, February 24th from 5PM to 6PM a Makers & Shakers Happy Hour will be held at Cowerks’ Junction Hall location (21 Main Street). The first ever Makers & Shakers Happy Hour will be hosted by local video production company and Cowerks tenant, Yellow Five Studios. This event is an opportunity for anyone interested in video production or audio engineering to come out and get to know others in the community.

Thursday, March 2nd from 7PM to 9PM will be a Special Book Talk and Signing for Sep Kamvar’s Newest Book: Syntax and Sage. Sep is the is the former Head of Personalization at Google and a current MIT professor. At the event, Sep will be talking about his book, Syntax and Sage – a book that weaves together ideas about software, nature, art, and urban design to show how software shapes the world, how the world shapes people, and how people shape software. As a bonus for attending, the first 50 attendees will receive a FREE copy of Syntax and Sage.

Drinks and Refreshments will be provided courtesy of Linode.

About Cowerks

Cowerks provides workspaces & community for Monmouth County entrepreneurs & business professionals. We offer offering flexible desks and private offices as well as community workshops, classes, and networking events.

With two locations in downtown Asbury Park and a community of over 2500 local professionals, Cowerks is the #1 resource in the region for entrepreneurs, startups, tech enthusiasts, and business leaders who desire to network, learn, and grow their businesses.

For additional information and inquiries check out the Cowerks website ( or email

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