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Making sense of the past, present, & potential futures of tech including AI

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm


Time Zones:
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Arizona Time Zone (8:30 p.m. EST - 11:00 p.m.)

  • 5:30 – 6:00  Professional Networking
  • 6:00 – 6:30  Welcome, Chapter Update & Mission, Guest Speaker Introduction
  • 6:30 – 7:30 "A Brief History of the Future " with Mike Bechtel
  • 7:30 – 8:00  Additional Q&A if needed, Job Share, PDM Schedule, & Social Networking time permitting

Overview of Presentation

Join Mike Bechtel, Deloitte's Chief Futurist, for an “eyes to the skies, feet firmly on the ground” tour of what’s now, what’s new, and what’s next in tech. Mike will make simple sense of complex emerging technology trends and give special attention to artificial intelligence (AI) and two all-important questions: “So what?“, and “Now what?”


Learning Objectives:

In this webinar you will learn how to:

  • Navigating Business and Technology challenges
  • Driving Innovation
  • Shaping the future

Speaker Bio:

As Chief Futurist for Deloitte Consulting LLP, Mike and his team work to make sense of what’s new and next in tech. Their goal: Helping today’s leaders arrive at their preferred tomorrows slightly ahead of schedule. 

He also serves as an adjunct professor teaching corporate innovation at the University of Notre Dame.

In 2013, Mike co-founded and served as Managing Director of Ringleader Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in early-stage startups that had (intentionally or not) built simple solutions to complex corporate challenges.

Mike began his career with Accenture Labs, where his team helped Fortune 500 clients put emerging technologies to profitable use. 12 years (and 12 U.S. patents) later, he was named the firm’s first Global Innovation Director, where he was charged with creating a strategy, process, and culture to foster company-wide intrapreneurship

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