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How Can Updating Existing Aircraft Improve Air Travel?

We’ve all fall victim of a delayed flight at one time or another and we can agree that it’s no fun. Improving the air travel experience is definitely one of the many motivators for updating today’s aircraft. In this video, Jordan Hefferan, Director of Digital Services at GE Aviation, talks about how the Connected Aircraft […]

What Is the Best Book You’ve Read This Year?

You don’t become the CIO of Boeing without reading a good book or two, so we asked Ted Colbert which was the best book he read this year. In this video, Ted discusses that book, the important principles he’s taken from it, and how he leverages those principles to do his job better. Ted Colbert […]

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 […]

Who Has Been Your Biggest Influence?

Ted Colbert is the chief information officer (CIO) and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics at The Boeing Company. In this role, he oversees all aspects of information technology, information security, data and analytics for the world’s largest aerospace company. He also supports the growth of Boeing’s business through IT- and analytics-related […]

What Frustrates Entrepreneurs?

Mohammed Ashour is the co-founder and CEO of Aspire Food Group, a vertically-integrated agriculture and food company that addresses global food sustainability by developing the most advanced insect farming technology in the world. Aspire was founded in 2014 after Mohammed led his team to win the largest business prize in the world—the prestigious US$1 million […]

What are Today’s Biggest Market Shifts?

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 […]

An FBI Negotiator Translates His Tactics to the Boardroom

Most people wouldn’t think that negotiating the details of a new contract in a conference room compares with freeing American hostages in the jungles of the Philippines. But Chris Voss, one of the few people who has done both, says they’re more similar than you might think. Voss faced down terrorists as the FBI’s lead […]

Will Crickets Put NASA out of Business?

Mohammed Ashour is the co-founder and CEO of Aspire Food Group, a vertically-integrated agriculture and food company that addresses global food sustainability by developing the most advanced insect farming technology in the world. Aspire was founded in 2014 after Mohammed led his team to win the largest business prize in the world—the prestigious US$1 million […]

Has the United States Already Lost the AI Arms Race?

Secretary Robert O. Work is the Distinguished Senior Fellow for Defense and National Security at the Center for a New American Security and the owner of TeamWork, LLC, which specializes in national security affairs and the future of warfare. Secretary Work previously served as the Deputy Secretary of Defense, where he was responsible for overseeing […]

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 […]