All the survival skills to take on the new tech era

JUNE 29, 30th – JULY 1st |  6:00pm GMT+2  | ONLINE

A week that will cover all bases of Innovation.

Zigurat Innovation Week will put the spotlight on technologies that solve real global challenges. Each day will offer thematic sessions on the innovation agenda in different fields, among which are
Business & AI, Blockchain Technologies, Innovative Cities, Data & Business Intelligence, Internet of Things & Security and Digital Supply Chain.

Each session will include a 20 min. presentation + 30 min. discussion panel.

JUNE 29th

6:00 pm GMT+2

Digital Business & AI

JUNE 29th

7:30 pm GMT+2

Blockchain Technologies

JUNE 30th

6:00 pm GMT+2

Data & Business Intelligence

JUNE 30th

7:30 pm GMT+2

Internet of Things & Security

JULY 1st

6:00 pm GMT+2

Innovative Cities

JULY 1st

7:30 pm GMT+2

Digital Supply Chain

Are you and your company ready to face the Digital Transformation?

Zigurat Global Institute of Technology invites you to take part in an online event that brings you the latest on key technologies, platforms and end markets. With technology gaining in prominence as the enabler of business activities, we’ve put together a lineup of management experts, tech thinkers and industry leaders who will present the current reality of innovations.

Sign up for the online event and prepare yourself for your next move.

Agenda

Tuesday,
March 30th

16.00h CEST

Institutional Welcome

Joana Pinto
Zigurt Global Institute of Technology

16.05h CEST

The Digital Transformation of Labor

Jordi Ginestà
Inlea

16.30 pm CEST

The Future of sales is “Digi-Physical”

Voyislav Stojanovic-Osinsky
AXA Spain

Wednesday, March 31th

16.00h CEST

Institutional Welcome

Joana Pinto
Zigurat Global Institute of Technology

16.05h CEST

Talent Oppotunities

Jordi Damià
CEO and founder at SETESCA

16.35 pm CEST

Business Internationalization

Herman Swanepoel
Bestmed Medical Scheme

Speakers

New and well-established companies, big and small industries, global and local policymakers – they are all mulling over alternative growth options at their disposal. Our experts will share with you their action plans and the long-term ramifications those testing times will have for our society, our relationship with technology, how we conduct business and compete over the next decade.

Olivier Van Duuren Professor Digital Business Global MBA at Zigurat Innovation School

Olivier Van Duüren

Founder of The Dualarity / Former Microsoft Executive

Olivier Van Duüren launched The Dualarity (www.thedualarity.com) in September 2016, a business and a book, on how to take the pain out of your personal and business transformation, leaving you with a regained sense of spark. After 22 years working in the senior international executive ranks at one of the world’s most successful technology companies called Microsoft, he has a unique perspective on the intersection of innovation, transformation and human behavior. Is an active innovative investor in 9.5 Magnitude Ventures, a ground-breaking pre-seed fund, connecting Innovating Corporations through the launch of Tailor-made start-ups and this to address the customer of tomorrow. An international public speaker, trend sensemaker, executive whisperer, sparkle builder and author, Olivier is a thought leader on personal and business transformation, innovation and on the impact of the changes around us on our society and industry.

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Angela Shen Hsieh Professor Digital Business Global MBA at Zigurat Innovation School

Angela Shen-Hsieh

Director, Product Innovation & Predicting Human Behavior at Telefonica

For over twenty years, with big companies and small, Angela Shen-Hsieh has been pursuing forms of communication and information delivery that fascinate, inform and prompt people to think. An architect by training, Angela combines right-brained innovative thinking with a left-brain analytical approach to building new products. As a recent addition to Telefonica Product Innovation, she and her team are developing new lines of businesses leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning with Telefonica’s digitization and data. Angela was named a Fast Company ‘Master of Design’, and one of BusinessWeek’s “10 Cutting Edge Designers pushing the limits of design”. She holds six patents and has a BA from Columbia University in New York City and a Master in Architecture from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Erik Van Haaren

CEO and Senior Advisor at Quality Transformation

Erik Van Haaren has 30 years of consulting experience in helping companies to generate business benefits out of the right use of technology. His experience includes several technology revolutions and supporting over 50 companies, from top-class fortunate 500 through upper mid-market in Europe, Americas, and APAC. After 25 years in leadership positions in large consulting companies, he founded Quality Transformation, a small advisory firm supporting the transformation leaders to be successful in setting the digital agenda through generating value out of all types of technology.

Paul Wealls

Strategic Innovation Lead

A career of strategic innovation and entrepreneurial business leadership, DevRel strategist. A wealth of experience in IoT, API services, Telecom and Partnerships. Hugely experienced in IoT with the links to Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, Machine vision, and digital transformation. Founder of IoT North, giving businesses a NORTH in IoT, growing to over 5500+ members in 3 years, with an innovative IoT North Solution Marketplace and an open forum for the community to not only network, but collaborate, and to promote their services, why to grow collaboratively by sharing the value.
A hack organiser for ADLINK, Intel and Mokanix. Paul has over 20 years entrepreneurial Sales Leadership experience, 8 years Innovation and Product Management leadership, a NED, Scale Up advisor, and consultant to Corporate.

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Laura Cajade Zacarías

Product Management and Marketing Strategy Director and Lecturer

Laura has over 20 years of international experience working for telecom companies in Spain, France, Belgium & Luxembourg where she has been working leading marketing and product teams, building compelling value propositions and growth strategies. Former Head of IATA Settlement Services Product Management. Former Marketing Director (consultant) at Nice People At Work, Umanick. Former Marketing Director and co-founder at telogestionamos.com. Former Global Product Management Manager at Vistaprint.
Former Chief Marketing Officer at Telenet (former Numericable BeLux). Former Product Management Manager at Orange Belgium (former Mobistar). Former Developer at Orange France and Vodafone.

Rebecca Johnson

Blockchain architect at Datarella and Chair of the Proof of Stake Working Group at EBA

Blockchain architect working at the intersection of technology and transcultural communication. At Datarella she is focused on requirements engineering, project management, and governance. Founding member of the European Blockchain Association and serves as secretary of the Staking Working Group. Product owner for Track & Trust, Datarella’s Supply Chain solution as well the M-Zone, Parking Liquidity Protocol. Worked at Apple Germany and at Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH.

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Paul Wealls

Strategic Innovation Lead

A career of strategic innovation and entrepreneurial business leadership, DevRel strategist. A wealth of experience in IoT, API services, Telecom and Partnerships. Hugely experienced in IoT with the links to Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, Machine vision, and digital transformation. Founder of IoT North, giving businesses a NORTH in IoT, growing to over 5500+ members in 3 years, with an innovative IoT North Solution Marketplace and an open forum for the community to not only network, but collaborate, and to promote their services, why to grow collaboratively by sharing the value.
A hack organiser for ADLINK, Intel and Mokanix. Paul has over 20 years entrepreneurial Sales Leadership experience, 8 years Innovation and Product Management leadership, a NED, Scale Up advisor, and consultant to Corporate.

What does it take to become one of the top players in the game?
Skills, insight & network.

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This event is an initiative organized in the framework of Zigurat Innovation and Technology Business School programs.

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