Posts tagged “IBM”

March 2017

Leadovator Showcase and Book Release Shared Experience RECAP

"Best book launch event ever," was the most frequent comment shared from attendees on March 14, 2017, at the SOLD OUT Leadovator Showcase and bestselling book -  The Innovation Revolution - release and signing event in Raleigh, NC. This event was NOT a book-signing as usual. Instead, it was a shared experience to demonstrate the power of unleashing #hiddengenius to change the world.  That's exactly what we did. I could have hogged the was my party after all, but that would have [...]

July 2016

#InnovatorsMeetup In Review – Emerging Tech & News Reinvented

Another practical and relevant event for the Carolinas Innovators & Design Thinkers Meetup.  We had an incredible group of innovators @HQRaleigh for the session. Spence -  Chris Spencer, R&D Manager in Emerging Technology for IBM shared how ambiguity for most is a risk, but for emerging tech is an opportunity. He emphasized the need to not only accept ambiguity but also to embrace it in order to leap ahead.  We learned how Waston started as a billion dollar opportunity, but [...]

Innovators Meetup TweetUp (#InnovatorsMeetup) and Local Meetup (#CarolinaInnovators) – July 12, 2016 at 6pm ET

We’re taking the Carolina Innovators Meetup online! Join us tomorrow, July 12th, at 6pm ET to discuss assessing and getting started with emerging technologies as well as transformation trends in the news. TweetUp participants using the designated hashtag, #InnovatorsMeetup, will be entered to win one of 10 prize packs. When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Where (via Twitter): Follow the conversion online here and/or by following #InnovatorsMeetup In-Person: Local to Raleigh, NC? Attend in person! Join us at HQ [...]

May 2015

Innovation At A Launch Party

Who says that every occasion can’t be an opportunity for innovation? We certainly would not. Our official launch party was a huge success! Festive beverages, amazing innovative leaders and a whacky photo contest with Vince Vaughn. #CleverCaption winner: Dr. Timm Crowder, Innovation and Technology Scout at GlaxoSmithKline, took home the bacon with this busines-as-usual caption: "We'll just run this by the Director of Status Quo and VP of No and get back to you." No long speeches or silly network games, just [...]