Featuring: Daniel Bachenheimer, principal director digital identity, Accenture Drummond Reed, chief trust officer, Evernym, Inc. We have two pioneers of the Trust over IP (TOIP) initiative speaking to us about: - enabling the trustworthy exchange and verification of data between any two parties on the Internet - allowing business to better protect and manage digital assets - providing consumers with simple-to-use privacy and security within their hyper-connected lives
Analytics & Insights/Cybersecurity Forum
Protecting people and data must be among the top priorities for business management in the new norm created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis is creating new benchmarks that businesses must navigate to protect their companies and their biggest asset, employees. Hear two of the leading cybersecurity and technology experts in the state of Texas address the trends and identify some of the best use cases that will help survive the crisis and plan for the future after the crisis is over
Health Tech Forum
The COVID-19 crisis has unlocked the potential of virtual healthcare technologies. It's working well for many patients and providers, but is presenting some difficulties as well. In this interactive event, Dr. Pardeep Shori, a pioneer in virtual healthcare and a current active provider, will discuss what's working, disclose what isn't, and share his perspective on the long-term impact of these systems on the delivery of healthcare.
The COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic crisis resulting from containment efforts, have shifted the employee-employer relationship. A wide range of employment law, tele-health regulations, and work from home policies will fundamentally change the nature of how we work together now, and will begin to define the "new normal" going forward.
AI and quantum computing
Gopal Gupta, Ph.D., department head - department of computer science, UT Dallas
John Randall, Ph.D., president, Zyvex Labs
John Spencer, Ph.D., president and CEO, Photodigm
With travel being limited and more expensive, the selling process and customer service will need to change. Companies will still need to search for, attract, sell to and serve customers from across the city and around the world. How will companies reorganize their selling and customer support efforts to be effective and potentially replace the face to face meetings that we have relied on in the past? What tools will be required? What will the customers be looking for as they re-engineer their supply chains.
High-energy Calvin Carter has opinions about how to lead an organization. The latest action is allowing employees to work from anywhere, on top of their self-managed vacation plan. Calvin talks about connecting employees to a purpose, how an entrepreneur/leader needs empathy, and how coronavirus accelerated adoption of trends by 3-5 years.
Important blockchain developments affecting traditional banking have been occurring outside of public view. Blockchain is being used to send payments globally and to streamline interbank processes for syndicated loans. Central bank currencies and the integration of digital currencies into traditional payment systems are discussed . Panelists: JC Jollant, Finastra; Richard Meszaros, Accenture; Eric Smith, App Brilliance, Inc.
Michael Murphy, CTO Americas, Nokia, will give an overview of the wireless 5G development at a global level, but with details regarding the US including:
• economic benefits
• timing of operator deployments
• example use cases
• local and global security concerns
• how businesses can take advantage of 5G and how to prepare for it
Tech Titans Awards emerging CEO finalists talk about their businesses, their paths to growth and the continuing challenges their companies face. Calvin Carter at Bottle Rocket, Curtis Hite | Improving, Will Rosellini | Nexeon Medsystems, Andrew Schaap | Aligned Energy
At the Tech Titans’ most recent Innovation Collider series, attendees learned how Intentional Future Making and other future-related methodology is required for businesses to succeed in today’s disruptive technological world. Hosted by the School of Arts, Technology and Emerging Technology (ATEC) at UT Dallas, the event featured notable leaders in the area of future making: Dr. Anne Balsamo, dean, UTD ATEC Gwen Ishmael, SVP, Escalent Ted Farrington, Kalypso Fellow
Bias in datasets used to train AI is a significant challenge. AI and machine learning can produce potentially disastrous results if training data sets are not managed. Pradyot Prasoon, director of emerging technologies & technology strategies, American Heart Assoc. Hettie Tabor, director of masters of science in business analytics, SMU Dwayne Paschall, data scientist - machine learning and AI, IDEXX Kalyana Chakravarthy Bedhu, head of AI and data innovation, Ericsson Group Analytics
During Dallas Startup Week, Tech Titans hosted an Innovation Showcase that connects next-stage emerging companies with investors and corporate business. The afternoon event featured a panel about the current investment climate in DFW. Panelists included: Alyce Alston--CEO, Dallas Entrepreneur Center Joe Beard--partner, Perot Jain Steve Guengerich-- executive director, Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at Dallas Glenn Singleton--vice chair, Transactions Practice Group, Foley Gardere
Sherif Mityas, CIO and chief experience officer, TGI Friday's
Create highly personalized experiences and messages for various customers. Friday's uses AI to achieve deep insight into their customers' preferences and lifestyles so that they can provide highly personalized and timely messaging. Friday's has seen a 500% increase in engagement with customers on social media channels since implementation. Sponsored by UT Dallas
Panel: Jason Fruge, VP and CISO of Fossil Group, David Venable, VP cybersecurity of Masergy, Jeff Schilling, SVP and CISO of Epsilon, Moderated by George Finney, CISO of Southern Methodist University, sponsored by UT Dallas. • How to align cyber security to business strategy and goals • Measure and balance your cyber risk with your business needs • Tips on how to conduct an enterprise wide cyber vulnerability and risk assessment • How to develop and roll out a comprehensive cyber strategy • Communicate cyber insights and initiatives across the business and C-suite in terms they understand