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July 27, 2021

Labcorp “Leadership in Technology” Speakers Announced for Fall 2021

The NC State Department of Computer Science is excited to invite you to attend our Fall 2021 Labcorp “Leadership in Technology” Speaker Series.


The widely anticipated relaunch of the series this fall will include the following speakers:

September 30, 2021 (6:30 p.m.; 1231 EB2)

Chris Stanley, VP, Clinical and Digital Solutions, Labcorp

Topic: “Advancing Health With Advanced Technology: Understanding the Impact of Patient- and Provider-Centered Design and Innovation


October 28, 2021 (6:30 p.m.; 1231 EB2)

Dr. Mona Lisa Pinkney, Sr Director, Cybersecurity Governance, Risk, Compliance, Engagement and Geos, Nike

Topic: “Thriving as a Woman of Color in Tech: Lessons from the Trenches

November 18, 2021 (6:30 p.m.; 1231 EB2)

Drew Banks, Retired Tech Entrepreneur

Topic: “Navigating a Successful Tech Career: Understanding the Tradeoffs of Each Decision


All are invited to attend the much-anticipated relaunch of the series that exposes individuals to the unique world of leadership in technology. Created and hosted by the NC State Department of Computer Science, the Labcorp 'Leadership in Technology' Speakers Series was created to provide students of all disciplines, as well as the extended university and business community, exposure to the unique world of leadership in technology.


The 'Leadership in Technology' Speaker Series launched in 2007, and has become one of the premier speakers series at NC State University. The series, sponsored by Labcorp since the fall of 2021, features accomplished and highly recognizable entrepreneurs, leaders and executives to speak on a variety of technology-focused leadership topics.


All talks are scheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. in Room 1231 at EBII (unless noted otherwise), the department's state-of-the-art research and teaching home on NC State's award-winning Centennial Campus.


Each talk will be free and open to the public. Free parking (after 5:00 p.m.) is available in the deck on Partners Way. (directions & map).


All three lectures have been approved by the CSC Graduate Oversight Committee to count toward the required lectures for graduate students.


For more information, visit:


Ken Tate

Director of Engagement & External Relations

NC State Department of Computer Science




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