Education at COLLABORATE 17

Keynote Speakers

Jenn Lim
CEO and CHO (Chief Happiness Officer) of Delivering Happiness

Monday, April 3
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Delivering Happiness is a company Jenn Lim and Tony Hsieh (CEO of co-founded to inspire science-based happiness, passion and purpose at work, home and in everyday life. Learn how companies with a higher sense of purpose outperform the others. 15 years of research show happiness increases every positive business outcome.

IBM Keynote

Tuesday, April 4
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 

It seems that as fast as we deliver new apps and functionality for our businesses, the platforms and requirements change. But emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Cognitive and Quantum Computing will do more than change our businesses. They will transform industries and create their own ecosystems.

The key is understanding how these transformations will impact you, your business and your industry. And the projects, apps and code that your IT and development teams are working with. It is not just about playing in sandboxes and building castles made of sand. It is about taking these new technologies and delivering something tangible today.

In this session, we will:
• Explore these emerging technologies and the impact that they are having today
• Discuss the current and emerging use cases
• Show how you can take advantage of them to drive competitive advantage

Oracle Keynote
Steve Daheb, Senior Vice President, Oracle Cloud PaaS and IaaS

Wednesday, April 5
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Although it seems as though the cloud is everywhere today, the fact is that the overwhelming majority of companies are still in the early stages of their journeys to cloud. In this dynamic and insightful presentation, Steve Daheb explains how a confluence of factors is changing the requirements for what a modern cloud must deliver. He’ll outline the importance of building personalized paths to cloud, using customer stories to show how companies can begin to transform their organizations from any starting point. 


What 2016 Attendees Had to Say

It's worth going for the education alone. As a bonus you meet new, real-world people and learn how they are using the products.

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