Michael Biltz – Managing Director – Accenture Technology Vision- to discuss insights from the Accenture Technology Vision 2020, which is based on a survey of more than 6,000 business executives and 2,000 consumers. He can share the key tech trends that will impact businesses over the next three years and speak about how companies should prepare to capitalize on the opportunities and challenges ahead.
Mr. Blitz is the managing director with Accenture, leading the company’s Technology Vision R&D group responsible for developing the annual vision report. Through Accenture’s Technology Vision, Michael defines Accenture’s perspective on the future of technology beyond the current conversations to focus on how technology will impact the way we work and live. The Technology Vision is used externally to help Accenture’s clients filter through the changes in the technology marketplace to understand which technologies will have the greatest impact on them over the next three years. Internally, Accenture uses it to guide research, development & investments. For more information go to www.accenture.com
Cory Carlson, author, of “Win at Home First: An Inspirational Guide to Work-Life Balance” will discuss his book and his life today. Twenty years in corporate America gave Cory amazing opportunities as he worked his way up to the executive level. But he also saw brokenness: work without purpose, strained marriages, and absentee parents. Business leaders especially were often not living life to the fullest.
When Cory discovered coaching, it helped him become a better leader, husband, and father. So he left his corporate career to help other leaders achieve a healthier work-life balance. Currently, Cory lives in Cincinnati with his awesome wife and three amazing children. Cory has a Civil Engineer degree from University of Missouri and a MBA from Rockhurst University. Cory is the author of Win at Home First, an inspirational guide to work-life balance. His book was Amazon #1 New Release in 3 Categories and listed in FORBES as ‘7 Books Everyone On Your Team Should Read’. For more information go to https://www.corymcarlson.com/