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What are Today’s Biggest Market Shifts?

Disruption in business is happening far more quickly today than ever before. To remain competitive, businesses must stay a step ahead of industry trends and market shifts such as digitization. In this video, seasoned CEO and venture capitalist, John Chambers talks about some of today’s biggest market shifts and how they impact businesses. John Chambers […]

Is Disruption Actually Good for Your Company?

Like many buzzwords, disruption has become top of mind for many businesses. But is it a good thing or a bad thing? In this video, John Chambers talks about the impact disruption can have on business, and how getting in front of it can not only be a positive thing but a necessary one. John […]

Why Boeing Believes Strategic Partnerships are Vital to Their Business

Even an industry giant like Boeing needs partners to maintain its competitive edge in the market. In this video, Ted Colbert, the CIO and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics at The Boeing Company, discusses the value of finding good partners and how it fits in within their own business model. In […]

The Digital Battlefield

Cybersecurity once meant protecting against small-scale hackers trying to get a quick payday. However, recent hacks have halted airport operations, exposed classified government documents, and even affected the democratic process. In 2016 and 2017, an entire region of the Ukraine—homes, schools, and hospitals—was dangerously left without power in the dead of winter due to persistent […]

Autonomy in the Sky

Most people are familiar with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, for tasks like taking aerial pictures or delivering mail. However, these days UAVs are also used to save lives. When Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston and rising water shut down streets and highways, drones played an essential part in surveying flooded areas […]

You Need to Know: Lars Atle Andersen

Not many executives in the oil and gas industry visit Silicon Valley darlings like Google and Spotify for inspiration—but Aker BP is a company that wants to do things differently. Lars Atle Andersen is the vice president responsible for making sure the company stays true to those tech aspirations. Created only in 2016 after a […]

Powering the Future with Paul Browning of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems

Paul Browning fell in love with gas turbines early in his career. Joining General Electric fresh out of  Carnegie Mellon University, he was soon assigned to “one of the sexiest things that a materials engineer can work on.” After turbines got him interested in the power business, he rose through the ranks to become president […]

Global HITSS and La Revolución Digital

Midway up an office tower in Plaza Carso—the sprawling retail, office, and residential space in Mexico City—Oscar Márquez is planning how to usher the Slim family empire (and, if possible, much of Latin America) safely through the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Márquez is chief technology officer for Global HITSS, a unit of América Móvil, the biggest […]

5 Under-the-Radar Feats of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence has applications in a wide range of industries, but often the focus is on famous wins like AlphaGo or an exciting potential use still many years in the future. This leads many to say that AI is not delivering on its promises to revolutionize the human experience. We don’t yet have artificial general […]

How Did Mistakes Make Cisco Stronger?

John Chambers Chambers spent more than 25 years with Cisco, serving as CEO, Chairman and Executive Chairman. He currently holds the title of Chairman Emeritus with the organization.As the founder and CEO of JC2 Ventures, he now focuses on helping disruptive startups from around the world build and scale. He invests in companies that are […]