Emerging Tech SIG: Preventing Digital Ghost Towns



  • The Monthly Meeting of the Emerging Tech SIG

    Topic: Creating thriving physical and virtual communities is becoming a key element for emerging generations of services and users. One of the co-authors of Mashup Corporations explores how the intersection of the the physical and virtual worlds is becoming crucial for sustainable economic, environmental and societal advantage from the 1st to the 3rd world.)


    Chris S. Thomas is Chief Strategist of World Ahead at Intel Corporation. He manages a worldwide team of solutions architects facilitating technology adoption by the next billion users essentially extending digital communities activities to a worldwide scale.     


    As part of his market shaping activities, he recently co-authored the book “Mashup Corporations” spawned from his work on service-oriented enterprises and mobilizing software. He is sought after by corporate and industry partners because of his visionary executive workshops that blend technology futures with accelerating business revenue. 


    Thomas is well known for driving industry standardization and next generation solutions, including managing Intel’s Distributed Enterprise Architecture Lab, founding the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) and architecting core technologies behind the LANDesk™ Management Suite. 

    He received a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Spanish from Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin

    Pillsbury Winthrop
    2475 Hanover St.
    Palo Alto, CA 94304

    6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments / Pizza
    7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Presentation

    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
    No charge for SDForum members
    No registration required

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