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Week of Jun 22

“Leadership is about helping others to find the potential in themselves, and then removing the roadblocks that get in the way of helping them to develop that promise.” –By Titina Ott Adams, Senior VP Customer Operations, HM Health Solutions- a division of Highmark Health Pittsburgh

Week of Jun 15

“Good change agents are not only forward-looking, but also are able to help others step back and see the change in a broader context.” –By Annie Chong, Regional Director- IT Planning and Operations, MSD International GmbH Singapore

Week of Jun 08

“It’s an exciting time, but a challenging one as well, because it’s forcing many colleagues in my generation to rethink how we define our value.” –By Zeeshan Tariq, Global CIO and Vice President, Zimmer Biomet

Week of Jun 01

“What Uber did to taxis could happen to us. Wouldn’t it be better to use our leverage now and be the one disrupting the sector?” –By Ramesh Sundaresan, Vice President & Division CIO, Ryder Systems

Week of May 25

“AI, Cloud, Internet of Things and most importantly 5G are coming together to create an Internet of Everything - or what we see as an Internet of Everyone.” – By Michael Ebeid, Group Executive, Telstra Enterprise 

Week of May 18

“People tend to misunderstand the nature of a digital transformation.They hear the word digital and think it’s an IT project.” –By Christy Barker, Vice-President and Chief Information Officer, Olin Corporation

Week of May 11

“Over time, our symbiotic relationship with AI and machine learning will become tighter as we rely on technology to make sense of even greater, more complex data sets.” – By Rick King, Managing Director, Thomson Reuters

Week of May 04

“The implications of Blockchain transactions are staggering. When a maid in New York City no longer has to pay a large fee to send  $400 back home to Honduras…it’s shifting power and ultimately changing the world’s income distribution.” – By Atefe Riazi, Assistant Secretary- General and Chief Information Technology Officer, United Nations

Week of Apr 27

“Human beings are the only technology available that can understand the full context of what’s not working well in every business process and function, and how to improve it.” – By Timo Elliott, VP, Global Innovation Evangelist for SAP 


Week of Apr 20

“Business people aren’t passive “users” of technology: they are the most important “technology” in the enterprise, and yet this technology is not being fully leveraged – because it’s hard to do so!” – By Timo Elliott, VP, Global Innovation Evangelist for SAP 

Week of Apr 13

“I am most excited about not a single technology but rather a convergence of multiple technologies of AI, cloud, and data collaboratives that allows for the most impactful data for [health care] initiatives.” – By Cindi Howson, Chief Data Strategy Officer, ThoughtSpot

Week of Apr 06

“Use of IoT in in precision and smart agriculture will help the world in sustaining the ever growing population of the world for the next few decades.” - By Fawad Khan, Cloud and Digital Transformation Leader, Microsoft