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CES 2023: What “Human Security For All” Means for Today’s Business Leaders
February 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Wed Feb 8, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Please register by 7 pm, Feb 7. Select either “In-Person” or “Virtual via Zoom.”
On the evening of Feb 7, we’ll send a reminder email (w/ Zoom link) to all registered.
“Our customers, employees, and shareholders are humans, contrary to how we sometimes treat them!
Rather than treating them impersonally, like users, resources, or even robots, we have an opportunity to recognize their humanity and address their innate need for security. The Consumer Technology Association set a theme for the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that encouraged exhibitors, presenters, and attendees to meet that human need for security.
Please join me to learn the consumer technologies that will disrupt all of our industries over the next decade and how we can apply technology creatively to improve equity, access, and belonging for all. From the Metaverse and blockchain to smart devices of every sort, I’ve seen some serious disruptive technology.
CES 2023 saw a big resurgence in exhibitors and attendees, marking a significant recovery from 2022. I attended virtually again this year with more comprehensive remote access to sessions than in any previous year. I will share highlights and lessons from the best keynotes and panel discussions as well as will review the practicality of several intriguing gadgets.
My favorite author, Clayton Christensen, said it well when he said, “You may hate gravity, but gravity doesn’t care.” Much like COVID variants, technology keeps changing. It’s a force we all deal with, and it’s important that we learn to predict some of the changes, prepare for what we can, and then expect the unexpected.
Join me to hear about what industry titans and startup entrepreneurs know to be the trends and strategies that will shape our future work and personal lives.
For the past 15 years, I have loved attending the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas because it’s my opportunity to absorb trajectory-altering lessons and insights from industry experts and thought leaders. These insights have changed the way I approach business strategy and have enhanced many aspects of the way I live my life. Traditionally the largest technology trade show in the world, this year’s third digital CES conference and trade show were different but still captivating. Next year I hope to return in person.
If you are a strategic thinker leading a team into a potentially volatile future, this talk is a must. I promise to share quotes, trends, and transformational lessons that will help prepare you for the next evolutionary and revolutionary changes in your company.“
Brad Griffith is a lifelong entrepreneur. He grew up working for his dad’s veterinary hospital, learning the joys and challenges of business ownership. He believes in the power of entrepreneurship and innovation to drive meaningful change in our community. Brad is now President of Buckeye Innovation, the web strategy and engineering team he founded in 2009 to amplify the impact of innovative businesses and organizations through exceptional web engineering and design. His team of 16 includes designers and developers who love building and supporting websites, web applications, and mobile applications. Buckeye’s clients span many industries and include tech startups, libraries, and local and county governments among others.
Prior to starting Buckeye Innovation, Brad spent several years consulting and developing web applications in-house for a variety of companies including JP Morgan Chase, QUALCOMM, and the Go Big Network. He earned his Masters in Business Administration after completing his Bachelor’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering with honors, both at The Ohio State University. Brad has more than 28 years of web development experience and has worked from coast to coast with small and large companies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and government agencies to build innovative web solutions. He lives in New Albany with his wife and two young daughters. He is an active Girl Scouts “Troop Cookie Dad” in addition to other community volunteer roles.
Brad was selected in 2020 to the inaugural class of the Columbus CEO Future 50. Buckeye Innovation was recognized in the 2022 Inc5000 as one of the country’s fastest growing private companies. Brad was also selected as a finalist for the 2023 Small Business Leader Award from the Columbus Chamber of Commerce, his second time as a finalist.
Like all TIGER Events, this one is FREE.
Hybrid Format – Event Timeline:
11:30 am – Lunch & Socializing (In-Person Participants)
11:45 am – Connect via Zoom (Virtual Participants)
11:50 am – Introduce Yourself to All (In-Person & Virtual Participants)
12:05 pm – Hand-off to Brad
1:00 pm – Wrap
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