Fidelity Investments Speaker Series

Leadership in Technology

Speaker Series

Previous Speakers


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Christian Hubicki
Former Contestant on CBS’ Survivor, Asst. Professor, Florida State University
Robotics, Survivor, and the Meaning of Control

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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Pablo Martinez
Head of Cyber Operations, Fidelity Investments
The Evolving Cyber Threat Landscape

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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Oliver Schabenberger
The Evolution of Organizations in the Digital Age

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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Steve Grobman
SVP & CTO, McAfee
Technology Has No Moral Compass

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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Devin Shackle
Director of Data Science, Advance Auto Parts
Innovating Inside Large Organizations: Lessons from a Trouble Maker

Thursday, February 28, 2019

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Lance Berberian
SVP & CIO, LabCorp
The Impact of Technology on New Healthcare Models

Thursday, January 31, 2019

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Jamie Thomas
General Manager, Systems Strategy and Development, IBM
Quantum Computing: Impact of a New Compute Model

Thursday, November 15, 2018

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Larry Weber
Head of Product Marketing, AWS Relational Databases, Amazon
From Ground to the Cloud: The Evolution of the Relational Database

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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Erik Troan
Co-founder & CTO, Pendo
How Four Decades of Disruption Empowered Today’s Innovators

Thursday, September 27, 2018

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Thomas Triumph
Executive Advisor, Business & Technology Partner
The Call To Innovate

Thursday, April 5, 2018

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Stacy Joines
IBM Fellow & CTO, Watson Implementations, IBM
Practical AI: Experiences on the New Frontier

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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Opal Perry
VP and Divisional CIO for Claims Technology Services, Allstate
Digital Forces for Good: Tying Purpose to Action

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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Dr. Maria Klawe
President, Harvey Mudd College
Broadening Participation in Computing

Monday, November 20, 2017

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Mike Walsh
CEO, LexisNexis Legal & Professional
Advancing the Rule of Law

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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John Pence
President & CEO, Sunrise Technologies
ERP: The Backbone of Modern Business

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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Dr. Peter Wurman
VP of Engineering, Cogitai
The Disruptive Power of Robots

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Susan Whittemore
VP of Technology Risk Management, Fidelity Investments
The Business of Cybersecurity

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Kimberly Calhoun
CEO & Founder, Guardianator
Trade Secrets of a Serial Entrepreneur

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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Dr. Mark Johnson
Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Advanced Manufacturing Technology Innovations for Energy

Thursday, November 10, 2016

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Brian Binnie
Test Pilot, SpaceShipOne
A Tale of Four Spaceships

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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Amit Walia
EVP and Chief Product Officer, Informatica
Data Drives Business, Data Fuels Careers

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Michael DeHaan
Founder, Ansible
Achieving Massive Open Source Project Adoption

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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Hal Stern
Executive Director of Applied Technology, Merck
Big Data, Big Challenges

Thursday, February 25, 2016

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Pete Forsyth
Principal, Wiki Strategies
Wikipedia - a new era in humanity's curation of knowledge

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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Vivek Wadhwa
Tech Entrepreneur, Academic, Researcher, and Writer
Our Star Trek Future and Why it is Time to Become an Entrepreneur

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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Scot Wingo
Executive Chairman, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder. ChannelAdvisor
From Aiken to IPO, the 20 Year Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

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Tim McKnight
Chief Information Security Officer, GE
The Internet of Things - Place your Bets Now!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

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Monique Morrow
CTO-Evangelist New Frontiers Development and Engineering, Cisco
Why a Career In Technology Matters for Women

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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John O'Neill
Founder & President, Spark Plug Games
Shall we play a game?

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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Andy Hunt
Programmer, consultant, author and publisher
It's All In Your Head: Thinking, Programming, and Inventing in the 21st Century.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

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Jim Goodnight
Co-founder & CEO, SAS
An Epic Entrepreneurial Journey: How Creating a Unique Culture for Innovation Leads to Unlimited Possibilities

Thursday, November 13, 2014

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Alan Dabbiere
Co-founder & Chairman, AirWatch
From Startups to Billion Dollar Exits: Principles for Building Successful Businesses

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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Russ Koste
SVP, Cyber Intelligence and Operations, Fidelity Investments
Get Over It! Embracing the Scale of Cloud: A Cyber Security Practitioner's Point-of-view

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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Tom Mendoza
Vice Chairman, NetApp
Lessons Learned on the Road - From a Start-up to the Fortune 500

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

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Victor Fetter
CIO, LPL Financial
Recognizing the Power of Technology to Unlock Value and Enable Dreams

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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Scott Ganeles
CEO, Ipreo
On Being an Entrepreneur: Things No One Will Tell You

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Robert Geolas
President & CEO, Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina
The Research Triangle Park asks 'What great things can we do together?'

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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Curtis Brown
Chief Technology Officer, AOL
Get Big, Go Small: The AOL Micro Data Center

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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Michael Lopp
Author & Technologist
Stables and Volatiles

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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Jorge Cham
Founder, PHD Comics
The Power of Procrastination

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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Mark Woodwell
Chief Software Engineer, Sageworks
Building a Business on Artificial Intelligence

Thursday, February 21, 2013

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Brad Wilson
President & CEO, BCBSNC
Technology and Data in Health Care: Making It Better

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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James Stikeleather
Executive Strategist, Innovation for Dell
How to Bolster the Impact of Today’s CIO – Moving Beyond Faster, Better, Cheaper

Thursday, November 15, 2012

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Paul Jones
Director of
#noemail - Why you could/should/must use better ways of communicating than email!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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David Morken
Co-founder & CEO, Bandwidth
Weapons of Mass Disruption

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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Dr. Saundra Williams
SVP & Chief of Technology and Workforce Dev., NC Community College System
Overcoming IT in Order to Support Business Functions

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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Bill Smith
President of Network Operations, AT&T
Leadership in a High Tech World

Thursday, February 16, 2012

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Joe Colopy
Founder & CEO, Bronto Software
From Code to Company: Lessons in Building a Software Company

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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Chad Dezern
NC Studio Director, Insomniac Games
The Care and Feeding of Ideas

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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Jud Bowman
Founder & CEO, Appia, Inc.
Overcoming the Challenges of Young Entrepreneurship: How to Start a Successful Company in Your 20s

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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Douglas Crockford
Sr. JavaScript Architect, Yahoo!
Programming Style and Your Brain

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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James 'Jim' Goodmon
President & CEO, Capitol Broadcasting Company
The FCC and Wireless Broadband Proposal - The Destruction of Broadcasting

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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Santo 'Sandy' Costa
Author, Lawyer & Former President & COO, Quintiles
Humanity at Work: Attributes That All Great Leaders Share

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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Michael Tiemann
VP of Open Source Affairs, Red Hat
Innovation and Sustainability - Two Sides of the Same Coin

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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Stephen Wiehe
President & CEO, SciQuest
Emerging from the Ashes - The Evolution of Leadership

Thursday, November 4, 2010

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Teresa Spangler
Founder & CEO, The PlazaBridge Group
Re-Everything! How Can the U.S. Regain Leadership in Innovation?

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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Alexander Macris
Co-founder, President & CEO, The Themis Group
Reset Generation: What Video Games Teach Us About the Next Gen Workforce

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

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Mike Torto
CEO, rPath
Starting and Scaling a Successful High Tech Venture

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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Sean Belka
Sr. VP, Fidelity Investments
Customer Focused Innovation: Leveraging Emerging Technologies to Create Customer Value

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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Keith Collins
Sr. VP & CTO, SAS Institute
How do you Respond to a Data Tsunami?

Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Donald A. Thompson, Jr.
President & CEO, I-Cubed
The Three C's to Win in Today's Economic Environment

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

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Theresa Payton
Former White House CIO
Do you want to be a cyber warrior?

Thursday, October 22, 2009

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Jim Whitehurst
President & CEO, Red Hat
The Open Source Opportunity

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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Jim Tobin
President, Ignite Social Media
Social Media is a Cocktail Party

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

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Joe Freddoso
President & CEO, MCNC
Education & Innovation @ Internet Speed

Thursday, February 19, 2009

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Dr. Diana Oblinger
President & CEO, EDUCAUSE
Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good

Thursday, January 29, 2009

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Marshall Brain
Author, TV Personality, and Founder of
The Accidental Entrepreneur

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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Jim Davis
Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer, SAS Institute
Executive Insights

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

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Michael Capps
President, Epic Games
Building the Perfect Team

Thursday, September 18, 2008

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Tom Mendoza
Vice Chairman of NetApp
The Power of Corporate Culture

Thursday, April 10, 2008

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Bob Young
CEO and Founder of
Things that Bug Me!

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

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Douglas M. Balog
Vice President, IBM Modular and Blade Systems Development
Innovation Driven Leadership

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

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Frank Plastina
President & CEO of Tekelec
Creativity and Leadership - the Essential Ingredients of Technology

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

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Matthew Szulik
Chairman, CEO & President of Red Hat
Open for Change

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

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Stephen A. Scullen III
President of Fidelity eBusiness, a division of Fidelity Investments
The Evolution of the Web in Financial Services

Tuesday, September 11, 2007