Interviews

INTERVIEWS by STEPHEN IBARAKI, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP/IP3P, MVP, DF/NPA, CNP, FGITCA.

Stephen Conducts interviews with luminaries of the ICT Industry.

Latest Interviews that support professionalism in ICT

Simon Dixon, Co-Founder, CEO and Author of ‘Bank to the Future’, Global Top Innovation Leader and Entrepreneur
Simon Dixon was originally trained as an economist before starting his career in investment banking. In his career he was originally a trader before moving into corporate finance where he helped venture capitalists exit their companies onto the London Stock Exchange. Having worked with venture capitalists and helped companies go public, raised angel finance for his first business, helped businesses raise alternative finance, written two books on the future of banking, Simon Dixon had the passion to work with entrepreneurs and do something a bit disruptive in the banking sector.

Tom Mitchell, Global Top Scientist shares deep insights on Machine Learning, the Brain, and Policy
Tom M. Mitchell founded and chairs the Machine Learning Department at Carnegie Mellon University, where he is the E. Fredkin University Professor. His research uses machine learning to develop computers that are learning to read the web, and uses brain imaging to study how the human brain understands what it reads. Mitchell is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).

William Hutchison Founding Chair i-CANADA, Executive Director Center for Smart City Innovation Ernst & Young, Legendary Global ICT Pioneer
Bill Hutchison is an international business and social entrepreneur and strategic advisor to public and private sector organizations. He is Co-Founder and Chair of the i-CANADA Alliance supporting Smart City strategies for fifty cities and towns in Canada; Board Chair of SAVI, a five year Internet and cloud computing research program involving ten universities across Canada, directed by the University of Toronto and a member of the Technopolis Moscow International Working Group. He was the Founding Vice-Chair of the National Advisory Board for Science and Technology, chaired by the Prime Minister of Canada. Bill Hutchison is an international business and social entrepreneur and strategic advisor to public and private sector organizations. He is Co-Founder and Chair of the i-CANADA Alliance supporting Smart City strategies for fifty cities and towns in Canada; Board Chair of SAVI, a five year Internet and cloud computing research program involving ten universities across Canada, directed by the University of Toronto and a member of the Technopolis Moscow International Working Group. He was the Founding Vice-Chair of the National Advisory Board for Science and Technology, chaired by the Prime Minister of Canada.

Chat on FEAPO, EA, Agile — David Chesebrough, President Association for Enterprise Information, Vice-President National Defense Industrial Association
David E. Chesebrough, P.E., President of the Association for Enterprise Information and Vice-President, National Defense Industrial Association. Dave is President of the Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI), a part of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). He leads the Association in fostering trusted collaboration between industry members and Federal government agencies on issues dealing with the evolving impacts of technology on enterprise information. His experience encompasses a wide range of industries including nuclear power, aerospace, defense systems engineering and IT consulting. In 1993 he founded Iris, LLC, which provided electronic commerce consulting to a wide range of clients. He accepted his current position following 9/11 and re-positioned AFEI from a focus on commercial e-commerce to net-centric operations and adoption by government of commercial IT strategies and technology such as cloud, IdAM, and SOA. Today he is leading the NDIA family of associations in promoting interaction with government on cyber-security, mobility, big data and modern IT practices such as Agile methods and DevOps. Dave has frequently spoken at conferences and conducted training classes internationally.

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