Keynotes | UBTech Conference

UBTech 2017 features three spotlight speakers and their perspectives on the future of technology and its impact on education.

Monday Welcome Address: The Digital Canvas and the Future of Campus AV: Gary Kayye

Gary Kayye Gary Kayye has worked in technology branding and marketing for more than 25 years. He was the founder of Kayye Consulting, and currently serves as president and CEO of rAVe [Publications], a publishing and digital strategy and communications company that he founded in 2003. Prior to that, he served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Extron and an executive VP at AMX Corporation. Gary is also conducting a concurrent session: AV is FINALLY Going IP - How Networked AV Will Change Classrooms Forever.

Learn more about Gary through this exclusive interview in University Business magazine.

Tuesday Morning Keynote: Cultivating a Community of Learners to Lead Innovation: John Williams

John WilliamsJohn I. Williams, Jr. is President of Muhlenberg College, a highly selective, private, liberal arts college located in Allentown, PA. Williams is an innovative higher education leader and a strong advocate for the enduring value of liberal arts education. Williams worked in strategy consulting at Eduventures and The Bridgespan Group, both in Boston, where he led multiple engagements for several higher education clients; and has also served on the Board of Trustees of Amherst College for over 30 years (since 1996 as a Life Trustee). He has served on the boards of Prep-for-Prep in NYC and the Museum of African-American History in Boston. He also served as an Expert-in-Residence at Harvard’s Innovation Lab ("I-Lab”) from 2011-2015.

Williams graduated from Amherst College in 1975 with a BA in economics, magna cum laude. He then earned both a JD from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979.

Learn more about John through this exclusive interview in University Business magazine.

Closing Keynote: Technology Disruption and Its Impact on Higher Education: Andrew Lippman

Andy Lippman Andrew Lippman is one of the founders of the world-famous MIT Media Lab. With many years of work at the Media Lab under his belt, Andy is one of the world’s foremost researchers on the evolution and impact of digital technology and media on business, society and everyday life. Celebrated for his expertise in viral communication, he is also on the cutting-edge of transformations in mobility, finance, and invention itself.

Learn more about Andrew through this exclusive interview in University Business magazine.

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