REGISTER — Tech Innovation in Boston & Beyond – February 16th.
There is no denying Boston’s profile as an innovation hub is rising- with the likes of Optimus Ride, Drizly and DoorDash calling the city home and more startups popping up in the Seaport District on a monthly basis. But what sets Boston’s tech scene part? Hear from the writer who has covered Boston’s tech and innovation scene for 20+ years and now shares the latest news and best practices for corporate innovation executives at his own organization, along with the head of content at a local venture capital firm with ties to national tech superstars, to get answers to these questions and others, such as what industry will a Boston startup disrupt next?
Join The Publicity Club of New England to hear directly from leading Boston Globe Technology and Innovation Columnist Scott Kirsner and Joseph Flaherty, the direct of content and community at Founder Collective, as they discuss the current state of tech innovation in Boston, what lessons they’ve watched startups learn over the years and how innovative companies get on their radar.
This intimate panel will give attendees the chance to hear directly from those with a pulse on the Boston tech scene and shed light on how we as communicators can better serve leaders in innovation in our own backyard. Time will be reserved at the end for networking and 1:1 Q&A with panelists.
About our panelists
Scott Kirsner (@ScottKirsner)
Boston Globe Correspondent Scott Kirsner was part of the team that launched Boston.com in 1995, and has been writing a column for the Globe since 2000. His work has also appeared in Wired, Fast Company, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and Variety. Scott is also the author of the books “Fans, Friends & Followers” and “Inventing the Movies,” was the editor of “The Convergence Guide: Life Sciences in New England,” and was a contributor to “The Good City: Writers Explore 21st Century Boston.”
Scott also oversees editorial strategy for Innovation Leader, a news information outlet he co-founded which serves Chief Innovation Officers and other innovation-oriented executives in large organizations. In this role, he helps organize several annual, local events on entrepreneurship, including the Nantucket Conference and Future Forward.
Joseph Flaherty (@)
Joseph Flaberty is the director of content and community at Founder Collective, a Boston-based seed-stage venture capital fund for technology startups that had a hand in bringing Periscope, Uber and Buzzfeed to life. Previously Flaherty wrote about design, DIY, and the intersection of physical and digital products at Wired. At AgaMatrix, he was part of the team that designed award-winning medical devices and apps for smartphone, including the first FDA-cleared medical device that connects to the iPhone.
Where And When
53 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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