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Tech Industry Lunch

The Tech Industry Series is an interactive monthly program focused on technology applications and trends in the high-tech industry. Luncheons are held one Friday a month - typically the third Friday - and feature presentations by industry experts.

2021 Tech Industry Series Speakers

 

January 22 - Mike Bafan, Chairman of Toyota Mexico Manufacturing Operations and Group Vice President of Toyota North America's Manufacturing Project Innovation Center

February 19 - Jose R Favilla, Jr, Global Industry 4.0 Leader, IBM Corporation

March 26 - Teresa Mackintosh, CEO, Trintech (2020 Tech Titans Emerging Company CEO Award winner)

April 16 - DevOps Panel: Kevin O'Dell, State Farm; Kodwo Panford, Zix; Courtney Kissler, Zulily; John Willis, Botchagalupe Technologies; and Bryan Finster, DevOps Mentor

May 21 - Joe D'Cruz, Catalyze Dallas and Roger Raley, Alpine Advanced Materials

June 18 - Blair Bardwell and Pari Pandya, AT&T

July 16 - Grant Ecker, VP Global Enterprise Architecture, Walgreens Boots Alliance and E.G. Nadhan, Chief Architect and Strategist, Red Hat

August 20 - Skip Howard, CEO, Spacee

September 17 - Malcom Ross, CTO, Appian

October 15 - Innovators Luncheon

November 19 - Trude VanHorn, CIO, NCH Corporation

2020 Tech Industry Series Speakers

 

January 17 - Pamela Arora, CIO, Children's Medical Center

March 6 - Dr. Stephanie Adams Dean of Engineering, UT Dallas

April 17 - Steve Roemerman, CEO, Lone Star Analysis

May 15 - Anne Chow, CEO, AT&T Business

June 19 - Kaushal Amin, CTO, KMS Technology

July 17 - James Klein, President of Infrastructure and Defense Products, Qorvo

August 14 - Dean Jones, Microsoft

September 18 - David Wagner, CEO, Zix Corp

October 16 - Annual Innovators Luncheon

November 15 - Lucas Rodriguez, CEO, CerSci Therapeutics

Tech Industry Luncheon Series - Hybrid Presentation

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Friday, October 8, 2021
Check-in/Networking 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Presentation 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Prestonwood Country Club
15909 Preston Road, Dallas 75248

*Virtual attendees will receive link prior to event.

INNOVATORS LUNCHEON

Join us as the finalists nominated for awards in the Tech Titans Innovation categories explain how their innovation, achievement and breakthrough technological applications are changing the landscape of North Texas.

 

CORPORATE INNOVATION AWARD CATEGORY

The Tech Titans Corporate Innovation award recognizes a company for outstanding innovation and unique accomplishments through recent or potential breakthrough technology or approach within the technology industry in North Texas for which the company owns the intellectual property or proprietary property/method OR innovated by adopting another company’s intellectual property. The company must have a corporate headquarters or a division office in North Texas with 2020 operating revenues of more than $200 million.

2021 Finalists:
Brinks Home
Ericsson
Gearbox Entertainment Co.

VEX Robotics

 

EMERGING COMPANY INNOVATION AWARD CATEGORY

The Tech Titans Emerging Company Innovation award recognizes a company for outstanding innovation and unique accomplishments through recent or potential breakthrough technology or approach within the technology industry in North Texas for which the company owns the intellectual property OR proprietary property/method or innovated by adopting another company’s intellectual property. The company must be headquartered in North Texas and have 2020 operating revenues of at least $2 million but not more than $200 million.

2021 Finalists:
CASPR
E4D Technologies

Esposure
Linear Labs, LLC

 

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