With an explosion of new technologies and strategies on the horizon, 2012 is shaping up to be as transformational as the 1990s internet boom. According to Forbes and several leading analysts, cloud computing, software as a service, big data and mobile will lead the way and Massachusetts is well positioned to prosper. Join us for an exciting conversation exploring the trends, opportunities and strategies for capitalizing on the next wave of innovation.
In addition, MassTLC is privileged to host Bill Campbell, the "Silicon Valley Coach", Chairman of Intuit, and member of Apple's Board of Directors, in a fireside chat with Bill Taylor, co-Founder of FastCompany as they take a deep dive into strategies that will help take you and your company to the next level. If you area CEO looking to grow your company, an Entrepreneur looking to launch, an Executive looking to build your business unit, or just a tech lover interested in hearing the "guru to Apple and Google" share his insights on successful strategies for taking an ordinary company and making it extraordinary, then this is a must attend event for you.
COUNCIL VISIONMohamad Ali, MassTLC Chairman, SVP & President, Avaya Client Services
As Chairman of the Council, Mohamad Ali will lay out his agenda for 2012 and share his insights on the impact the tech sector’s success has on Massachusetts’ economic growth.
LEAD OR BE LED BY FEAR
Roger Brinner, Partner and Chief Economist, The Parthenon Group Roger Brinner is a partner and chief economist of The Parthenon Group and a distinguished economist and business advisor to corporations and governments across the globe. Brinner will share his insights on the state of the economy and challenge us to think big, be aggressive and explore the opportunities a market like this presents to CEO’s and entrepreneurs.
HOW DOES MASSACHUSETTS COMPARE, release of the 2011 Mass Technology Collaborative Index
Pamela Goldberg, CEO, Mass Tech CollaborativeThe Mass Technology Collaborative (MTC) Index provides the leading comparative research on Massachusetts strengths, weaknesses, and competitive position against nine of the Leading Technology States (LTS). Join us and be one of the first to gain insights into where Massachusetts is positioned to capitalize. Learn more about MTC Index here.
FROM ORDINARY TO EXTRAORDINARY
Fireside Chat: Bill Campbell, the "Silicon Valley Coach", Chairman, Intuit, and member of Apple's Board of Directors, interviewed by Bill Taylor, Co-Founder, Fast Company
Referred to as "the secret coach” by Money Magazine and known as "guru to Apple and Google…the most confidential advisor in Silicon Valley”, Bill Campbell is one of the most coveted executives in the technology industry. In a Fortune Magazine article, Eric Schmidt, former CEO to Google said of Bill Campbell "His contribution to Google - it is literally not possible to overstate. He essentially architected the organizational structure." While Steve Jobs commented, "He loves people, and he loves growing people."
Bill Taylor's expert interviewing style coupled with his own expertise on scaling will provide the audience with a dynamic and insightful look into what it takes to go from ordinary to extraordinary as you build your business.
Read more about what you can expect at the Fireside Chat from Bill Taylor, co-founder of Fast Company.
To hear some of Bill Campbell’s insights check out these videos:
- FoxBusiness, Playmakers, February 2011
- Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series, May 2005
Mohamad Ali, MassTLC Chairman, SVP & President, Avaya Client Services
Mohamad Ali is Senior
Vice President and President, Avaya Client Services. Avaya is a global
provider of business collaboration and communications solutions. Under
Mohamad's leadership, Avaya Client Services provides planning,
integration, product support and managed services.Previously, Mohamad
served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy.
In this position, he led Avaya's research labs and corporate strategy,
drove acquisitions and divestitures, established key partner
relationships, and managed the company's emerging product business unit.
Mohamad also served as interim Chief Marketing Officer for Avaya.
Roger Brinner, Chief Economist, The Parthenon Group
Dr. Brinner is the
Chief Economist of The Parthenon Group. He is well known as an expert
economist and articulate analyst of the U.S. and international
economies. Roger has many long-term relationships with corporate
clients on issues relating to their strategies, market growth, pricing,
and equity valuation.
experience includes senior positions at respected business, academic,
and government institutions. Dr. Brinner has been an economics professor
at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
and for more than 20 years led the preeminent economic research group
Standard & Poor’s/Data Resources. Roger has also served as a Senior
Economist with the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and was a
Visiting Fellow with the Federal Reserve.
Bill Campbell, Chairman, Intuit
serves as Chairman of the Board at Intuit, where he was also President
and Chief Executive Officer. He founded and served as President and CEO
of Claris Corp., which was purchased by Apple Computer Inc. in 1990.
Campbell was Apple's executive vice president, group executive of the
United States and has served on its board of directors since August
entering the technology industry, he was the head football coach at
Columbia University for six years, and has been chairman of the
university's Board of Trustees since 2005. He is also a director of the
National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame.
Pamela Goldberg, CEO, MassTech Collaborative
Pamela Goldberg is
CEO of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a public economic
development agency charged with strengthening the state’s innovation
economy and expanding technology- related enterprises throughout the
Commonwealth. An experienced leader, Goldberg has an extensive
background in entrepreneurship, innovation and finance, and is the first
woman to lead the agency in its nearly 30 year history. Goldberg works
closely with Patrick Murray, administration to support critical economic
development initiatives that unlock private investment and create jobs
for Massachusetts residents. MTC is currently advancing technologybased
solutions that improve the health care system, expand high-speed
Internet access and strengthen the growth and development of the state’s
William Taylor, Co-Founder and Founding Editor, Fast Company
Author of Practically Radical: Not-So-Crazy Ways to Transform Your Company, Shake Up Your Industry, and Challenge Yourself
Bill Taylor is a
writer, a speaker, and entrepreneur. He is cofounder and founding editor
of Fast Company. Bill’s new book, Practically Radical, is being hailed
as "a handbook for successful transformation and a great tutorial for
implementing your change agenda.” His previous book, Mavericks at Work:
Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win, was a New York Times and
Wall Street Journal bestseller, and was named a "Business Book of the
Year” by The Economist and the Financial Times.
is also writing a popular management blog for Harvard Business Review.
He is an adjunct lecturer at Babson College and the co-author of three
other books on strategy, leadership, and innovation.
Join this list of companies who have purchased tables and are bringing their teams!
Akamai, AT&T, Autodesk, Avaya, Babdon College, Cisco,
Comcast, Deloitte, Dyn, Inc, Foley Hoag, Holland Mark, IBM, Kronos,
Mathworks, Microsoft, Oracle, Partners Healthcare, PwC, Timetrade,
UMass Boston & WPI.
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