Past Technically Speaking Presentations | Technological Leadership Institute

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    Beyond Bitcoin: Blockchain, Cryptos, Smart Contracts, Oh My!

    November 15, 2018 - 5:30pm

    Fordham University's Benjamin Cole, Ph.D. -- the organizer of the Blockchain Disruptor Conference and advisor to two blockchain platforms -- will discuss how blockchain innovation is transforming industries from music to energy to insurance, and where the technology is headed.
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    The Changing Role of the CIO

    October 10, 2018 - 6:00pm

    MOT faculty member Judy Pennington will lead a panel discussion on what it takes to be a successful technology leader such as a CIO in today's disruptive technology landscape.
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    Lowering Risk in Early Stage Technology Commercialization

    March 27, 2018 - 5:30pm

    Guest speaker Dr. Andrew Maxwell, an associate professor at Toronto's York University Lassonde School of Engineering and the director of Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology, will address commercialization risks for early-stage technologies. The seminar will focus on the front end of innovation and how entrepreneurs can successfully bring new technologies to the marketplace.
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    Change Leadership in Disruptive Times

    December 4, 2017 - 5:15pm

    President and CEO of the Medical Alley Association Shaye Mandle will share his personal leadership journey through government, the private sector and academia, with insights on effective leadership during tumultuous times.
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    Business as Unusual: Teaming to Innovate Versus Execute

    October 4, 2017 - 5:30pm

    As corporate cultures increasingly optimize for execution, how can we become more "ambidextrous" leaders who not only execute to deliver the quarter but also innovate to create the future? TLI's Gemini Chair and Minnovation Collective's co-founder Santiago Vallejo will lead a free interactive workshop on the key challenges and best practices in leading high-performance innovation teams. They will tap the wisdom of the crowd through idea networking — sharing ideas from participants' collective experience for putting five key success factors into practice.
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    Securing the Internet of Things: Cyber-Physical Systems

    June 7, 2017 - 5:15pm

    A panel of three cybersecurity experts -- representing medical, energy, commercial and consumer connected devices -- will discuss the current state of risks and some paths to a more secure future for IoT, as well as the many things potentially impacted by this technology.
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    Six Technology Trends Poised to Change Our Lives: A View from Silicon Valley

    March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm

    Serial entrepreneur Naeem Zafar will outline some of the hottest technologies capturing investors’ attention in Silicon Valley and that are likely to have profound impact on our lives. The talk will provide an insider’s view on the implications and engage in a dialogue with the audience.
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    Complex Systems Science Applied to Health Care

    February 2, 2017 - 5:30pm

    Chair of Surgery at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville Dr. Bruce Ramshaw will discuss how complex systems science — a platform first discovered more than 100 years ago by physicists and which ultimately led to quantum mechanics — relates to the discipline of health care. Dr. Ramshaw and his team have been working to implement value-based clinical quality improvement (CQI) and non-linear analytics by focusing on hernia disease in order to ultimately decrease patient costs and improve the quality and experience of patient care. This talk will describe these principles and tools of complex systems science and illustrate examples of the benefits to our health care system when these tools are applied to real-world patient care.