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Bridging the Cultural Divide

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Fortune 500 companies lose $2.1 billion dollars per year due to unproductive meetings and email glut. Businesses struggle to drive better employee engagement, productivity and reduce information overload. Join renown author Geoffrey Moore and Bob Schultz, IBM’s General Manager of Watson Talent and Collaboration for a lively discussion about the future of work and the powerful role that AI and collaboration technologies provide in improving efficiency, work-flows, and teamwork processes.  As experts in tackling the challenges business leaders and companies face in the age of digital transformation, they describe the importance of smart technology solutions in empowering companies to do their best work.

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Think Theater, Bayside E
Tue (March 20), 3:30PM PT


Bob Schultz

General Manager, Watson Talent and Collaboration Solutions, IBM

Bob Schultz oversees IBM’s talent and collaboration management solutions business, which help companies transform their business by providing a unique combination of software, analytics and behavioral science to help clients source, attract, recruit and hire the right people, design the workplace to ensure people feel valued and engaged, and develop strategies to help people reach their full potential and optimize the business. Schultz is also responsible for driving and innovating a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of Saas and premised-based email, social and communication software, infused with cognitive and analytics capabilities.

Geoffrey Moore

Author, Speaker & Advisor, Author, Speaker & Advisor

Geoffrey Moore is the Chairman, Founder and Managing Partner of TCG Advisors (TCG-A), a consulting practice that provides marketing strategy and organizational services to many leading high-technology companies as well as to those in other sectors. Moore is also a Venture Partner with Mohr, Davidow Ventures, a California-based venture capital firm specializing in specific technology markets, including e-commerce, internet, enterprise software, networking and semiconductors. In this latter role, as a venture partner at a leading “VC” firm, he provides market strategy advice to their high-tech portfolio companies.