Tag Archives: Education Technology Innovation

Andrew Ng, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman of Coursera

In this interview, Andrew Ng discusses World Class IT Principle One, People, and World Class IT Principle Five, External Partnerships. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Andrew’s unique, evolving, and passion-driven career path
  • The impact of AI on existing industries
  • Recommendations for CIOs and CEOs starting their AI journey
  • Advantages of implementing a centralized AI org structure
  • Opportunities for smaller organizations to leverage AI
  • How lifelong learning can minimize jobs displaced through AI
  • The importance of building strong teams and cultures
  • Key cultural components for success: work ethic and lifelong leaning
  • Chinese verses US business culture

Yvonne Wassenaar, CIO at New Relic

In this interview, Yvonne Wassenaar, CIO of New Relic, discusses World Class IT Principle Two, Infrastructure and World Class IT Principle Four, IT and Business Partnerships. Some of the topics discussed include:

• Being a CIO in a cloud based company
• Taking intelligent risks
• IT departments as integrators and collaborators
• The role of CIOs on corporate boards
• The internal and external functions of a modern CIO
• Diversity in STEM fields
• Eye on the trends: cloud technology, fast innovation, cybersecurity, machine learning, block chain

Mark Settle, CIO of Okta

Mark Settle, CIO of Okta
Peter High interviews Mark Settle, CIO of Okta. They discuss the importance of setting up talented teams with strong leaders without creating single points of failure; how financial management within IT helps build credibility with various business functions; how IT should build towards non-transactional relationships with business partners to influence collaboration; and how IT helps Okta to build and leverage relationships with CIOs at different companies, as well as a variety of other topics.

The 30 Under 30 Woman Behind Clara Labs Pushes The Boundaries On The Digital Personal Assistant

Maran Nelson, CEO of Clara Labs
Peter High interviews Maran Nelson, Founder and CEO of Clara Labs. They discuss Maran’s background and the companies ambitions, among a variety of other topics.

Harvard’s Education Technology Pioneer CIO, Anne Margulies

Anne Margulies, CIO of Harvard University
Peter High interviews Anne Margulies, Chief Information Officer of Harvard University. They discuss innovation, her approach to training, and the future of online education

Education Technology Innovation Series Summary in Forbes

This page is the hub to the ongoing Education Technology Innovation series in Forbes
Peter high discusses strategy and the industry landscape with leaders in online education and massive open online courses (MOOCs).

CEO Of The World’s First MOOC Provides Hope To Former Prisoners Through Education

Mike Ferrick, CEO and Founder of ALISON
Peter High interviews Mike Ferrick, the founder of massive open online course “ALISON”. They discuss the future of education and how Mike plans on bringing education to the most in need people, including developments in correctional facility education, as well as expansion abroad, among other topics.

An Interview With The President Of The University That Turned Israel Into Start-up Nation

Peretz Lavie, President of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Peter High interviews the President of one of the most prestigious educational organizations in Israel. They discuss the culture of entrepreneurship within the college, as well as trends within technology that are particularly exciting.

University CIO Discusses the Future of Education, by Peter High in CIO Insight Article

SUNY Cobleskill CIO, James Dutcher discusses the future of education technology
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, speaks with James Dutcher about his role at SUNY Cobleskill, the changing role of technology in higher education and the social presence he has created for his organization

CIO Bridges Education and Technology, by Peter High in CIO Insight Article

Karl Salnoske, CIO of Laureate International Universities discusses the role technology plays in his company
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, speaks wth Karl Salnoske about what attracted him to the education industry, opportunities with technology, and how students can leverage technology today