Connected Things 2015
This half-day conference focused on some of the more confusing areas of the Internet of Things. With a killer line-up of speakers that included, Dr. Alan Messer, Vice President of Advanced Software Technologies, Samsung Electronics, Philip Gerskovich, Senior Vice President, New Growth Platforms, Zebra and Jim Heppelmann, CEO, PTC. The event also featured a variety of thought leaders from sectors representing Industrial/Cleantech/Automotive, Healthcare and Retail/Security.
The Future of Sex — or, How to Make Complex Technological Concepts Completely Irresistible
Innovators who are skilled at communicating their latest breakthrough idea can change the thinking in their field, bring new technologies and science into the world, and offer solutions that make a difference. It was our honor to feature Whitehead Director and McArthur Fellow Dr. David Page and Tami Kesselman, Chief Solutions Officer, SolveForGood, in discussion of communication insights, techniques and war stories of communicating complex concepts to a wide range of audiences.
#MITEF Cambridge Beantown Throwdown 2014
Our #MITEF Cambridge Beantown Throwdown started out with this quick (and funny!) panel discussion led by Scott Kirsner, the Boston Globe’s Innovation Economy columnist and founder of Innovation Leader. Panelists included: Tom Coburn, CEO, Jebbit, Dip Patel, Co-Founder & CEO, ecoVent and Katie Rae, Managing Director, TechStars Boston and Project 11
MITEF "Women in Engineering: The Role of EdTech" - Introductory Remarks
The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Event on 12/8/14 "Women in Engineering: The Role of EdTech" Prof. Mildred Dresselhaus and Dr. Johan E. Uvin will highlight this discussion on how women can be encouraged to participate in science and engineering. This will be the first event in a series on this topic where we will hear from thought leaders in different sectors who will address issues and suggest solutions to minimize the gender gap.