Advancing AI Wisconsin and St. Norbert College: Introduce the Digital Transformation Series

De Pere, Wis.: Advancing AI Wisconsin (AAIW) and the Schneider School of Business & Economics at St. Norbert College announced a new seminar series designed for business leaders, innovators and change agents whose industries are being challenged by the rapid pace of technological advancements. The Digital Transformation Series aims to build a solid understanding of the nature and impact of new technologies so leaders can create value and shape the future of their organizations. 

Oliver Buechse, co-founder and executive director of AAIW sees the Digital Transformation Series filling a critical need in the region. “Many Wisconsin businesses – large and small – are at a significant crossroads with respect to technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, 5G, 3D printing and more. These technologies are changing the competitive dynamics in our state’s mainstay industries, creating both challenges and opportunities. We are thrilled to launch this groundbreaking series in partnership with St. Norbert College to help ensure that Wisconsin is not left behind in this wave of technological change.”

The Digital Transformation Series will feature six seminars at St. Norbert College on a monthly basis starting on July 10, 2019. To register, visit snc.edu/go/digitaltransformation.

The series includes the following seminars:

July 10, 2019, 3-5 p.m.

“The Invisible War at Your Doorstep: Cyber Threats and Defensive Options for Businesses”

Presented by Dirk Mahling and Jerry Eastman of Wisconsin Cyber Threat Resource Alliance

Aug. 7, 2019, 3-5 p.m.

“Understanding Artificial Intelligence Like Never Before”

Presented by Oliver Buechse, executive director of Advancing AI Wisconsin, and Sarah Alt, founder and president of Triple Ten Consulting

Sept. 11, 2019, 3-5 p.m.

“Welcome to a New Reality: Introduction to Augmented and Virtual Reality and More”

Presented by Eric Lien, CEO of Green Zebra Partners, and Oliver Buechse, executive director of Advancing AI Wisconsin

Oct. 9, 2019, 3-5 p.m.

“Would You Like Some AI With That?: The Future of the Customer Experience in an Increasingly Digital World”

Presented by Jake Beyer, director of customer care at EDCi, and Eric Schmidt, founder of OneDayOne Marketing

Nov. 6, 2019, 3-5 p.m.

“From Toys and Tools to the Fabric of Our Lives: How Robots Will Evolve and Impact Our Future”

Presented by Oliver Buechse, executive director of Advancing AI Wisconsin

Dec. 11, 2019, 3-5 p.m.

“Bitcoin Versus Organic Tomato: The Promises and Challenges of Blockchain”

Presented by Oliver Buechse, executive director of Advancing AI Wisconsin, and Rhommer Varilla, principal consultant at SafeNet Consulting

For more information, go to snc.edu/go/digitaltransformation or contact Dave Wegge, interim dean of the Schneider School of Business and Economics at St. Norbert College, at [email protected].