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Lean Startup Conference 2013. Mureen Allen, MD, MS, MA, FACP currently serves as the Senior Vice President, Clinical and Affordability Lead for Optum’s Relationship Office.

Lean Startup Conference 2013

Dr. Allen previously served as the Vice President for clinical informatics strategy for OptumInsight. Dr. Allen has held a number of positions in the healthcare technology industry. She has worked on a variety of health information technology (IT) initiatives, including solutions directed to physicians. Dr. 2013 Speakers. MIT Technology Review. The Golden Age Of Management Is Now. Sandra Blakeslee : Science Writer. Jeff Hawkins. Hawkins also serves on the Advisory Board of the Secular Coalition for America and offers advice to the coalition on the acceptance and inclusion of nontheism in American life.[3] Early life and career[edit] Hawkins grew up with an inventive family on the north shore of Long Island.

Jeff Hawkins

They developed a floating air cushion platform that was used for waterfront concerts. He attended Cornell University, where he received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1979. Gear Analytics - Who we are. Xavier Conort is the Managing Director and founder of Gear Analytics.

Gear Analytics - Who we are

Xavier is a Fellow of the French Institute of Actuaries with more than 12 years’ working experience in France, Brazil, China and Singapore for CNP (Life Insurance) and AXA (General Insurance). Prior to moving to Singapore in 2009 Xavier was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Actuary of Sino-French Life Assurance, the joint venture between CNP and China Post in China. Xavier has extensive knowledge in Predictive Modelling and hands-on experience in a variety of projects (risk management, strategic planning, product development, M&A, Embedded Value calculation, financial and management reporting and tenders for Business Intelligence and Accounting software) and held key roles in international bancassurance partnerships and acquisitions. His research on Extreme Value Theory techniques was published in the French Actuarial Journal in 2010. Author. Speaker. Consultant. Rita Gunther McGrath is an acclaimed and much in-demand public speaker.

Author. Speaker. Consultant.

To watch a video introducing Rita to a recent engagement before the United States Chamber of Commerce in Carlsbad, CA, click here. Other recent engagements have included keynote presentations for the Leading Hotels of the World at their Annual Conference at the Pierre Hotel in New York City; Land O’Lakes Strategic Marketing Retreat in Minneapolis and the Credit Union Executives’ Society in San Diego. Professor Nigel Shadbolt. Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt FREng FBCS Nigel Shadbolt is an academic and commentator who studies and writes about open data, artificial intelligence, computer and web science.

Professor Nigel Shadbolt

During his 33 year career, he has also worked in philosophy, psychology and linguistics. Looking for top tech talent here in NZ. Jesse Thomas, the rising US entrepreneurial star with his digital creative agency, JESS3, is looking to set up a New Zealand office, most likely in Auckland.

Looking for top tech talent here in NZ

"When I started the agency, I always thought of NZ as a place to have an office," says the American who has dual citizenship with New Zealand, thanks to Hamilton-born parents. "Auckland has always been my number one location for an office," says Thomas. His parents are hoping to retire to Waiheke Island from Washington DC in the next couple of years. Thomas, with his co-founder, was named in 2012 as Inc.'s 30 Under 30 America's Coolest Young Entrepreneurs.

Kenyan Women Create Their Own 'Geek Culture' : All Tech Considered. Hide captionKenyan Susan Oguya created an app to help farmers in her homeland.

Kenyan Women Create Their Own 'Geek Culture' : All Tech Considered

Shown here in the office of her company, M-Farm, she also belongs to the group Akirachix, which seeks to bring more Kenyan women into the tech world. Gregory Warner Kenyan Susan Oguya created an app to help farmers in her homeland. Shown here in the office of her company, M-Farm, she also belongs to the group Akirachix, which seeks to bring more Kenyan women into the tech world. When a collective of female computer programmers in Kenya needed a name for their ladies-only club, they took their inspiration from the Japanese cult film Akira. Minds at Work : What Is Minds At Work ® : What We Do. Social Innovation Generation. Frances Westley joined the University of Waterloo as the JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation in July 2007.

Social Innovation Generation

In this capacity she is one of the principle leads in a Canada wide initiative in social innovation, SiG (Social Innovation Generation), a cross sectoral partnership to build capacity for social innovation in Canada funded by the J.W McConnell Family Foundation, University of Waterloo and the Ontario government. At University of Waterloo she leads a research team dedicated to understanding social innovation, and has designed both graduate and undergraduate curricula in social innovation.

Dr. Westley is a renowned scholar and consultant in the areas of social innovation, strategies for sustainable development, strategic change, visionary leadership and inter-organizational collaboration. Her most recent book, Getting to Maybe (Random House, 2006) focuses the dynamics of social innovation, and institutional entrepreneurship in complex adaptive systems. Explore the full Wired 2012 agenda - PDF download. Wired 2012 will explore the ideas, innovations and people that are reshaping our world and will be an amazing two-day programme of inspiration, discovery and knowledge sharing.

Explore the full Wired 2012 agenda - PDF download

Here's what you can expect over the two days of 25-26 October 2012. Download the Agenda PDF Speaking about the agenda for Wired 2012, David Rowan, Editor of Wired said, "Ajaz Ahmed and Stefan Olander will be among speakers in a session on 'The New Rules of Business'. We will also have another speaker strand which will examine 'The Power of Data'. "Sessions at Wired 2012 will examine 'The Unfinished Social Revolution', with speakers from the front line of online activism. The desert of the unreal. Gleaming sci-fi skylines against inhabitable barren landscapes feature heavily in western ideas of the future, but in Gulf they are already a reality.

The desert of the unreal

Arab-American artists Fatima Al Qadiri and Sophia Al-Maria grew up in the oil-rich region. “The first thing you notice is this unbelievable horizon – deserts with massive blue, pink and green skies,” says Al Qadiri. “It’s like you’re on the surface of another planet… the starkness creates this post-apocalyptic feel. When you’re surrounded by sand and sky, there are no limits to the gargantuanism you can dream of – the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Tower of Babel, these are all Arab ideas! Learning Spaces Collaboratory. CAL Entertainment. Digitak immersion: Inventing the Future with Robert Tercek, Transmedia storyteller. Robert Tercek is one of the world’s most prolific creators of interactive content. He has created breakthrough entertainment experiences on every digital platform, including satellite television, game consoles, broadband Internet, interactive television and mobile networks.

His expertise spans television, telecommunications and software. MediaShift Idea Lab . Authors. The Most Innovative Digital Coverage of Superstorm #Sandy. Updated Nov. 5, 2:15 p.m. EDT. While I’ve been blogging on Idea Lab since 2008, this is my first post since starting my new job as the Peter Horvitz Chair of Journalism Innovation at Syracuse University’s S.I. Big History at Macquarie - Macquarie University. What is Big History Big History is the attempt to understand, in a unified and interdisciplinary way, the history of the Cosmos, Earth, Life and Humanity. Big History is ambitious - it seeks understanding by bringing together and linking the knowledge available in many different scholarly disciplines. Alexander von Humboldt sought a synthesis of nature and history more than 150 years ago, but was restricted by the limitations of scientific knowledge in his time. Speakers and Performers » The Institute of Art and Ideas.

Hoover Institution. Techonomy. Speaker. John Marshall Roberts – Keynote Speaker and Consultant for Strategic Business and Social Change. Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT. The Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world. Mona Eltahawy. Smart People To Follow On Twitter. Biog. Forum. Amy Sun. – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey. The DaVinci Institue - A community of entrepreneurs and visionary thinkers.

Iceland Speakers. Join the Club. Print this page Email this page. HR pro Sharlyn Lauby on workplace issues. BIF-8. The 100 Most Creative People in Business 2012. The (En)Rich List. Australian Ideas Worth Spreading. 2014 Speakers & Performers From using maths to find your perfect sex partner to making failure your best friend, 16 Australians will share their remarkable ideas and stories at the Sydney Opera House for TEDxSydney on 26 April 2014. Cheat Sheet For Hiring And Paying Professional Speakers. Todd Watson - Walter Isaacson: The Stuff of Great Innovators. Shanghai President's Lecture with Harry C. Hui. Mr. Harry C. Hui.

Harry Hui: Executive Profile & Biography. Brainstorm Tech 2012. To view select sessions from 2012 Fortune Brainstorm TECH on demand, click here. Front End of Innovation 2012. Yvonne Cagle (6/2007) Ex-Apple Designer Creates Teaching UI That "Kills Math" Using Data Viz. Dr. Astro Teller - Entrepreneur, Author, and Scientist. Nielsen, M.: Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science. University of Maryland -

Selena Griffith » UNSW COFA - College of Fine Arts. Sherry Turkle (Cultural Analyst) Brandeis University International Business School: Business, Economics and Finance for Global Leadership. 408604) (15) SMLXL Incubate 2.0: designing business success in a non-linear world. (15) My experience at the Do Lectures. Ferran Adria – speaking at Google and his new book — Blprnt.blg. Generation Flux: danah boyd. 17 Women To Rock Stage @TED2012. Conference Calendar. Keynote Marketing Speaker. Keynote: Rohit Bhargava on The Seductive Myth Of Brand Storytelling: Why Some Stories Work And Most Don't. Dr Paul Howard-Jones - Neuroscience, Games & Learning. One Week Job. Occupy the Future: TribeSourcing the Revolution...

Suresh Fernando. Here's The Crack Team Of Super-Geniuses Google Invited To Hash Out The World's Top Problems.