2024 Event Listing

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Grace J. Wang, Ph.D.

Beechwood Hotel 363 Plantation St., Worcester


Meet us at the Beechwood Hotel to engage with Grace J. Wang, Ph.D., the distinguished 17th President of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, renowned for her pioneering work in academia and research innovation. Dr. Wang's leadership at The Ohio State University and SUNY has catalyzed significant R&D advancements and fostered robust university-industry partnerships, fueling both academic and economic growth. With a career spanning influential roles from NSF to IBM/Hitachi, she brings a wealth of experience in driving technology commercialization and research excellence. Don’t miss the chance to engage with one of the leading minds at the forefront of science and engineering education.

SOLD OUT: James Keyes: Former CEO of 7-Eleven and Blockbuster

Hogan Center, College of the Holy Cross 1 College St, Worcester

!!! SOLD OUT !!! Join us for a return visit by James W. Keyes to his alma mater. James is known internationally as a business and social change agent. Currently spearheading several new tech initiatives, his career has included serving as Chief Executive of two Fortune 500 companies (Blockbuster Inc. and 7-Eleven), and creating a strategic consumer product collaboration with Walmart. James is the author of the book, “Education is Freedom”, a roadmap to personal and professional growth.

Adam Selipsky, CEO, Amazon Web Services

Join us for an exclusive event with Adam Selipsky, CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), as he shares insights from his remarkable journey in tech. From spearheading AWS's rise to a cloud computing titan, to leading Tableau Software through a groundbreaking acquisition by Salesforce, Selipsky's leadership has been pivotal in shaping the tech landscape. A Harvard alum with a passion for sustainability, his vision extends beyond innovation to impactful environmental initiatives. Don't miss this chance to hear from a tech luminary who's driving change at the very forefront of the industry.