TECHTalks Pittsburgh

Our Top Highlights from TECHTalks Pittsburgh

Joined by over 100 of Pittsburgh’s leading technology enthusiasts, innovators, and business leaders, we had the opportunity to explore the latest and greatest developments in tech, along with some awesome ideas that are predicted to shape the future of our industry.

The underlying theme of Pittsburgh’s event was that the time to innovate has already past, and many companies are falling behind the “eight ball” when it comes to technology. NOW is the time to catch up, and educate others on how to leverage technology to advance in the digital age.

Featuring five keynote speakers, several who are Pittsburgh-natives, we dove head-first into a variety of topics including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Digital Transformation, Virtual Reality, and more.

There’s no denying that TECHTalks Pittsburgh was one for the books, and we’re grateful for the opportunity to bring the Pittsburgh community together for an afternoon of great conversation, networking, and learning something new.

Some of our favorite TECHTalks Pittsburgh moments…

Kenny Chen, founder of Pittsburgh AI and Innovation Director at Ascender, shared some insight on the role that we have in the fourth Industrial Revolution that Pittsburgh is facing and the actions that we can be implementing starting today.

As an involved member of the Pittsburgh Technology council, we were very excited to be joined by Delvina Morrow who shared some insightful information on feminism, tech, and innovation that is on the forefront in Pittsburgh. We got a glimpse into some innovation taking place called Digits Nail Tech which affixes various RFID tags to nails including bus passes, credit cards, and more! .

Have you ever thought of using Amazon Alexa in the office? Scott walked us through how companies are using AI and ML tools in their everyday work, to help them innovate, stay ahead, and make their businesses more productive. This was an attendee-favorite with several real-life demonstrations showing the technology in action and made the dream of using AI & ML a reality.  View Scott’s Presentation Slides.

A fan-favorite, attendees loved Priscilla Beal’s discussion on G4A and how they fund innovative startups for Bayer. Priscilla brought insightful information on how to get your startup off the ground. You can learn more about G4A here.

The dynamic duo of Dr. David Rabin and Kathryn Fantauzzi left the audience in awe of what they are doing with their startup, Apollo Neuroscience. Their interactive presentation showed us how they are using technology to improve HRV to improve things such as focus, sleep, and stress through their unique vibrations that signal safety to the brain.

Thank you to our TECHTalk sponsors, speakers, and attendees…

We would like to give a huge thanks to our event sponsors, Sumo Logic and Trend Micro for making TECHTalks Pittsburgh possible.

We’re also very grateful for each of our TECHTalks speakers for educating us on the latest and greatest in innovation and emerging technologies.

Lastly, thank you to everyone who came out to join us! We hope you went home with plenty of inspiration and ideas to bring back to your teams.

Stay tuned…

Check back here or on our LinkedIn and Facebook pages to see where TECHTalks will be headed next!

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