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Future Technologies & Introduction to Exponential Thinking
March 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
It is clear that technology is changing at a rapid pace and so is its’ affect on society.
This March, hear from Versa Member Nick Davis, Vice President of Enterprise Solutions & Corporate Innovation at Singularity University. We will take a tour of the latest technologies that are impacting our families, communities, and our organizations today and in the future. We will also discuss how the exponentially accelerating pace of change is driving us to the future faster, and what skills are needed to navigate to the future ahead.
11:00 – 11:30 am Make New Friends and enjoy lunch provided by Aladdin’s Eatery
11:30 – 12:30 pm Presentation
12:30 – 1:00 pm Q/A
Nick Davis is Vice President, Enterprise Solutions & Corporate Innovation at Singularity University where he leads all products and services for SU’s Enterprise Clients. This includes all strategy, leadership, and innovation solutions. Nick is also the inventor and lead for DASH, SU’s first Enterprise SAAS solution that leverages data & analytics and machine learning to forecast technology trends and opportunity areas for our clients.
Nick is also a Venture Partner at Bold Capital Partners, who invest in high growth startups that leverage Exponential Technologies.
For the past 15 years Nick has worked in a combination of Executive Education, Corporate Innovation, and building and leading multiple high growth Startups. Nick is a recognized thought leader in corporate innovation management and strategy, civic and social innovation, as well as entrepreneurship. Focus areas include: identifying exponential trends that deliver new customer value through new and existing technology platforms, futuring to stave off market disruptors, concept and prototype development, and how to build and manage corporate innovation labs and incubators on-site or within established startup ecosystems anywhere in the world.
Previously, Nick was Director of Corporation Innovation at RocketSpace, External Innovation Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the US, and Co-Founder of Scalefunder, Inc., which was acquired by Ruffalo Cody in 2014. Nick is a Board Member of the MidOhio Foodbank and Shawnee University’s Kricker Center of Innovation. Nick attended The Ohio State University where he majored in Political Science with a minor in Theatre. He is also an alum of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, as well as The Esade Business School’s program in Open Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is also a veteran of the US Navy where he worked in Military Intelligence.