The Easton Technology Management Center Presents:

 

Innovate Tech Conference 2020 at UCLA Anderson

January 24, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Korn Convocation Hall

Technology has become an integral part of our lives, changing our lives and work, the opportunities for new ventures and established enterprises, and more broadly society. Technology-based disruptions are affecting almost every sector today, including transportation, health care, financial services and retail. They are also affecting industry structure, organizational capabilities and the future of work for humans and machines/robots.

Every business is a tech business today. This event aims to bring successful entrepreneurs and executives together for a glimpse of the latest innovations and their potential impact. Topics will include the following:

  • Key innovations in consumer applications, such as search, autonomous vehicles, and e-commerce
  • Key innovations in enterprise applications, such as IoT, energy, and VR/AR
  • How tech is being used for societal gain
 

2020 Speakers

 

Raffaella Camera

Global Head of Innovation & Strategy, XR
Accenture Interactive

Patrick Costello

Sr. Director Business Development
Qualcomm

Tami Erwin

EVP & Group CEO – Verizon Business
Verizon

Alejandro Guerrero

Managing Director
Silicon Valley Bank

Brandon Harper
(UCLA ’10, ’14)

Designer Mixed Reality & AI
Microsoft

Kelli Hill

Director of Efficacy & Research
Khan Academy

Raj Kapoor

Chief Strategy Officer
Lyft

Matt Kerbel (’11)

Head of Marketing & Brand Strategy
Canoo

Mohammed Mahbouba

Chief Data Officer
UCLA Health Information Technology

Amy Peck

Sr. Director Enterprise Content
HTC

Calvin Selth

Program Lead
AnnenbergTech Foundation

Amy Sommerlatt (’16)

Director of Global Operations
Tala

Sachin Thadani (’17)

Director of Consumer Insights and Innovation
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Julia Thayne

Head of Mobility Solutions
City of LA / Mayor's Office

Peter Trepp ('98)

CEO & President
FaceFirst Face Recognition Software

 

2020 Moderators

 

Terry Kramer (B.A., '82)

Faculty Director, Easton Technology
Management Center;
Adjunct Professor of DOTM
UCLA Anderson

Michael Montgomery

President & Founder
Montgomery Advisory, LLC

Trish Halamandaris (’92)

Director
Anderson Venture Accelerator

John Blevins (’11)

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management
UCLA Anderson

 

2020 Schedule

 

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Welcome
  Dean Bernardo, Dean and John E. Anderson Chair in Management, UCLA Anderson
Terry Kramer, Faculty Director, Easton Technology Management Center; Adjunct Professor in DOTM, UCLA Anderson
10:15 - 10:55 a.m. Plenary Speaker: Raj Kapoor, Chief Strategy Officer, Lyft
10:55 - 11:40 a.m. Panel: Enterprise Applications in AR/VR
  Raffaella Camera, Global Head of Innovation & Strategy, XR, Accenture Interactive
Patrick Costello, Sr. Director Business Development, Qualcomm
Brandon Harper (UCLA ’14, ’10), Designer Mixed Reality & AI, Microsoft
Amy Peck, Sr. Director Enterprise Content, HTC

Moderator: John Blevins (’11), Assistant Adjunct Professor of Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management, UCLA Anderson
11:40 - 12:30 a.m. Panel: Tech + Society
  Mohammed Mahbouba, Chief Data Officer, UCLA Health Information Technology
Calvin Selth, Program Lead, Annenberg Tech
Amy Sommerlatt (’16), Director of Global Operations, Tala
Julia Thayne, Head of Mobility Solutions, City of LA / Mayor's Office

Moderator: Terry Kramer (B.A., '82), Faculty Director, Easton Technology Management Center; Adjunct Professor of DOTM, UCLA Anderson
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Networking
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Tami Erwin, EVP & Group CEO – Verizon Business, Verizon
2:15 - 2:45 p.m. UCLA Accelerator Spotlights
InnoDT
Lanikai Labs
Leef

Moderator: Trish Halamandaris (’92), Director, UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator
2:45 - 3:30 p.m. Panel: Innovations in Consumer Applications
  Al Guerrero, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank
Kelli Hill, Director of Efficacy & Research, Khan Academy
Matt Kerbel (’11), Head of Marketing & Brand Strategy, Canoo
Sachin Thadani (’17), Director of Strategy & Innovation, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Moderator: Michael Montgomery, President & Founder, Montgomery Advisory, LLC
3:30 - 3:55 p.m. Innovator Spotlight: Peter Trepp (’98), CEO & President, FaceFirst Face Recognition Software
3:55 - 4:00 p.m. Close

*Schedule Subject to Change

 

Sponsors

 

 

2019 Highlights

 

2019 CES at UCLA Anderson
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Contact

 

Darina Genina, Program Manager
darina.genina@anderson.ucla.edu