Technology Research Expert Presents at OIT Spring Tech Conference

April 22, 2016



by Rosalind Ong De Trevino at 6:05 AM in EventsStaff NewsCampus Community

Attendees at the Office of Information Technology's (OIT) 2nd annual Spring Tech Conference were treated to an informative and engaging presentation from Rick Nordvedt Ph.D. M.B.A.  Dr. Nordtvedt has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience in an extensive range of industries and is an Executive Partner at Gartner. Gartner is a technology research company that works with business leaders to make informed decisions.

Dr. Nordtvedt's presentation, "Digital Examples from the 2016 CIO Agenda: You, too, can predict the future," challenged UTSA students, faculty, and staff in attendance to consider how they can look for innovative ways to use existing resources. He presented several scenarios where digitizing a product or service could gather useful data to help 'predict the future.'

Dr. Nordtvedt earned his Ph.D. in Strategic Management at The University of Memphis. His previous speaking engagements include IBM, The Center for Innovative Technology, DuPont, The World Bank, The National Geographic Society, and the graduate schools at Stanford, Notre Dame, and George Mason University.

More than 670 students, faculty, and staff signed up to attend the OIT Spring Tech Conference and attend sessions given by knowledgeable OIT staff and top technology providers including Dell, Apple, Qualtrics, Adobe, Microsoft, Top Hat, i>clicker and more. In addition, participants were able to ask questions about various products and see demos of the newest technology available at UTSA from our technology leaders.

 

For more information on the OIT Spring Tech Conference visit: www.utsa.edu/oit/oitspringtechconference.

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