A Journey of Design Transformation

  • 22 Apr 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thomson Hall, 195 Broadway, NY, NY 10007
  • 7

Registration

  • For Annual Members
  • Volunteers, presenters, and presenter's guests
  • For general public

A Journey of Design Transformation

What does it mean to provide a "world-class experience" for Thomson Reuter's customers?  Bob Schukai, Global Head of Mobile Technology at Thomson Reuters, will talk about the extraordinary journey that the corporation embarked on 3 years ago to transform its culture from one that was old-fashion and silo'ed, adverse to innovation and disconnected from its customers, to one today that is organized, efficient and innovation-driven.

With visual examples that show the contrast between Thomson Reuters' mobile products today from before, Bob will describe both the soft measures the team took to build trust and demonstrate expertise and the hard measures such as changing technologies and processes including governance. 

Join us to learn more about Bob's thoughts on innovation, wearable technology, and how the team used design workshops to catalyze breakthrough innovation in mobile design and beyond for Thomson Reuters.


About Bob Schukai

Bob Schukai

 Bob Schukai is the Global Head of    Mobile Technology for Thomson        Reuters, with responsibility for    overseeing the development and  execution of the mobile growth
 strategy across the organization. His  remit includes the creation and  deployment of system platforms,  business model development, world-  class user experiences, and  new business opportunities. He is  also the recently appointed  ambassador to New York City and the east coast of the United States for the London Tech City initiative, driven by the British government and the United Kingdom Trade and Investment group.

Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Schukai was the Vice President of Wireless/Broadband Technologies for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., where he led the technology strategy and deployment for Turner’s mobile web and applications platforms, including analytics and
advertising solutions.

AGENDA

6:00 Light Refreshments & Networking
6:45 Announcements
7:00 Presentation and Q & A
8:00 Post-Event Networking


LOCATION

Thomson Hall @ Thomson Reuters
195 Broadway (btw Fulton St. & Dey St.), 4th floor
New York, NY 10007

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$10 Annual Members
$25 Event Ticket + Annual Membership
$20 Non-Members / General Public 
$5 Students 


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