Chat with Maarten Hillenaar, renowned ICT Executive, past CIO Central Dutch Government

I have an exclusive interview with Maarten Hillenaar. Martinus (Maarten) Wilhelmus Ignatius Hillenaar, former CIO Central Dutch Government; Director, Central Government IT Policy Department Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations From 2009 until 2014 M.W.I. (Maarten) Hillenaar was CIO of the Central Government at the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. In this…


Chat with Microsoft Canada chief Janet Kennedy on trends spotlights look at Windows 10 technical preview plus for phones

You will find my chat with Janet for IT World of interest including a look at Windows 10 technical preview plus for phones – this all for managers. http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/microsoft-canada-chief-janet-kennedy-speaks-windows-10-technical-preview-for-phones/373864 Janet Kennedy is the President of Microsoft Canada. With over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing of business solutions, she is focused on Microsoft's mission of…


Talking with Houlin Zhao, 2015 Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), World-leading ICT Executive Authority

This week, I am sharing an exclusive conversation with Houlin Zhao. This week also has the ITU making this announcement: — Geneva, 30 March 2015 – The second conference preparatory meeting (CPM) for the forthcoming World Radiocommunication Conference is currently in session in Geneva. Over 1100 delegates from ITU’s 193 Member States and the private sector are examining…


Chat with Elim Kay, Top Pioneering Innovator, Young Entrepreneur, International Board Director, Notable C-level Executive

This week, I have an exclusive interview with Elim Kay. Elim Kay is Co-Founder and COO of Zaka Inc., a consumer/business technology and analytics company. He has been involved with technology startup ventures since 2002. Through a private partnership, he acquired the then-small online community, ClubLexus.com in 2002 and served as Managing Director until its…


Chat on Improving Education: Lauren Woodman Microsoft General Manager, Education Programs; Top Global Technology Policy Authority

I met Lauren at the February UNESCO summit in Paris where we were both speakers. Lauren provided a passionate description of education challenges which resonated with me due to my long teaching background. Subsequently I talked about her work at the May ITU/UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva and again a…


Chat with Robin Raskin, ICT and CES Legend, Digital Pioneer

Robin Raskin has been translating technology into consumer friendly terms for more than 30 years. Today she spends most of her time working with Living in Digital Times, a company that she founded in 2008. Living in Digital Times produces a number of lifestyle events, but its most important partnership is with the CEA to…


Bob Treadway, Internationally Recognized Top Futurist and Strategy Advisor, Keynote 2012 ISACA World Congress

Bob Treadway’s work as a futurist, speaker, consultant, and strategy advisor began when clients asked him to develop forecasts to present in advance of his strategic planning consultation and facilitation. Those clients in a wide cross-section of industries listened to his counsel that they could not just “invent the future”; they needed to anticipate, prepare,…


Chat: Terry Erdle, Executive Vice President CompTIA, Global Top Executive

As Executive Vice President, skills certification for CompTIA, Terry Erdle is responsible for the association’s global certifications programs, including product development and delivery, partnership relationships, and cooperation with the education and training communities. Before joining CompTIA in 2008, Mr. Erdle was the President of Jones Knowledge Group, a $30 million privately-held training company and accredited…