Distinguished Speakers Series
"21st Century Innovation"
Nick Donofrio, Executive VP for Technology and Innovation, IBM (retired)
Bentley University’s Center for Integration of Science and Industry continues its fall lecture series “The Innovator’s Business,” co-hosting key-note speaker Nick Donofrio, Executive Vice-President for Technology and Innovation, IBM (retired). Join us at Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center on November 14, 2013, 4:30-6:00pm to learn about 21st Century Innovation.
Nick Donofrio is a 44-year IBM veteran who led IBM’s technology and innovation strategies from 1997 until his retirement in October 2008. He also was vice chairman of the IBM International Foundation and chairman of the Board of Governors for the IBM Academy of Technology. Mr. Donofrio's most recent responsibilities included IBM Research, Governmental Programs, Technical Support & Quality, Corporate Community Relations, as well as Environmental Health & Product Safety. Also reporting to Mr. Donofrio were the senior executives responsible for IBM's enterprise on demand transformation. In addition to that strategic business mission, Mr. Donofrio led the development and retention of IBM's technical population and enriched that community with a diversity of culture and thought. In 2008 IBM Chairman Sam Palmisano elected Nick IBM Fellow, the company’s highest technical honor.
Nick’s many accomplishments and recognitions include:
- Industry Week magazine's Technology Leader of the Year (2003)
- Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award from the Society of Women Engineers
- Business Week magazine’s 25 Top Innovation Champions
- Member of the US-based National Academy of Engineering
- Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- 2010 recipient of the IRI Medal from the Industrial Research Institute
Date and Time:
November 14, 2013
4:30 - 6:00 PM
4:30-5:00 Registration and Networking
5:00-6:00 Keynote speaker: Nick Donofrio
Bentley University, Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center
175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02452
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