The Easton Technology Management Center and the Technology Business Association at Anderson (AnderTech) present:

 

Innovate Tech Conference 2021 at UCLA Anderson

Thursday, January 28, 2021
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

&

Friday, January 29, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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
 

2021 Speakers

 

Nan Boden (’11)

Chief Operating Officer
The Everyday Robot Project
formerly Google X

Zarik Boghossian

Co-Founder & CTO, Wovenmedia
Founder & CEO, Zema Group Inc.

Sachin Jain

President & Chief Executive Officer
SCAN Group and SCAN Health Plan

Jim Mault

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
BioIntelliSense

Dan Mitchell ('16)

City and Community Engagement
Nuro

Todd Park

Co-Founder & Executive Chairman
Devoted Health

Alison Norton Nelson

Chairman of the Board Of Directors, Chairman of Compensation, Governance & Nominating Committees
MacPherson's

 

2021 Moderators

 

John Blevins (’11)

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

Terry Kramer (B.A., '82)

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

Jennifer McCaney

Co-Executive Director
UCLA Biodesign

 

2021 Schedule

 

Thursday, January 28

5:00 - 5:10 p.m. Welcome
 

Tony 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

5:10 - 6:00 p.m. Keynote 1: The Future of Health Care: Sachin Jain, President & CEO, SCAN Group and SCAN Health Group
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Happy Hour & Networking

Friday, January 29

9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Welcome
 

Terry Kramer, Faculty Director, Easton Technology Management Center; Adjunct Professor in DOTM, UCLA Anderson

9:10 - 10:00 a.m. Keynote 2: Robotics: Nan Boden (’11), COO, The Everyday Robot Project
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Panel 1: Health Care
 

Jim Mault, Founder & CEO, BioIntelliSense
Todd Park, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Devoted Health

Moderator: Jennifer McCaney, Co-Executive Director, UCLA Biodesign

11:00 - 11:10 a.m. Break
11:10 - 12:00 p.m. Panel 2: E-Commerce
 

Zarik Boghossian, Co-Founder & CTO, Wovenmedia; Founder & CEO, Zema Group Inc.
Dan Mitchell ('16), City and Community Engagement, Nuro
Alison Norton Nelson, Chairman of the Board Of Directors, Chairman of Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committees, MacPherson's

Moderator: John Blevins ('11), Assistant Adjunct Professor in DOTM, UCLA Anderson

12:00 - 12:10 p.m. Closing Highlights
12:10 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch & Networking
 

2020 Conference Highlights

 

Innovate Tech Conference 2020
Photo Gallery

Innovations in Consumer Applications

Tech and Society

Enterprise Applications in AR/VR

UCLA Accelerator Spotlights


Innovator Spotlight:
Peter Trepp (’98)

CEO & President, FaceFirst Face Recognition Software

Keynote Speaker:
Tami Erwin

EVP & Group CEO – Verizon Business, Verizon

 

Questions or Comments

 

Contact Darina Genina, Program Manager for the Easton Center 
darina.genina@anderson.ucla.edu