Past Event

Industry 4.0 Innovation Masterclass: Innovating at a Global Scale

June 29, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Program Description


Do you see the opportunity in uncertainty? Disruptive innovation is rapidly evolving, shaping the future of the industrial sector, creating unprecedented opportunities to drive growth and deliver value like never before. Are you ready?

Digital disruption is the currency of business resilience. But with new trends and business pressures seeming to evolve by the minute, how can leaders strategically seize digital disruption and intelligently embrace it to their advantage?

Register for this exclusive virtual seminar brought to you by the Columbia University Center for Technology Management and Xerox on June 29 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. You’ll walk away with actionable, real-world insights for effectively utilizing digital disruption right now.

Agenda highlights include:

  • Disruptive Innovation at a Global Scale
  • Digital Disruption for the Enterprise
  • Supply Chain Resiliency
  • Why Companies Are Not Investing (and Why That’s a Problem)
  • Investing for a Transformational Future
  • Open Q&A

You’ll receive a post-seminar package that includes a certificate of course completion from the Columbia University Center for Technology Management.

Featured Speakers


Dr. Arthur M. Langer
Director of the Center for Technology Management at Columbia University

As an expert in digital transformation, Dr. Langer has an extensive background in helping organizations successfully navigate business disruption, and has authored multiple publications on disruptive technologies. He is the Director of the Center for Technology Management, Professor of Professional Practice and Academic Director of the Master in Science in Technology Management programs at Columbia University.

Naresh Shanker
Chief Technology Officer and Head of Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Xerox

At the helm of PARC, Naresh is driving the development of the next wave of innovative technologies at Xerox for strategic business disruption, and he is leading the company through its digital transformation. Prior to Xerox, Naresh has held roles including Chief Digital and Information Officer for a start-up company focusing on disruptive nanomaterials and clean energy solutions and Chief Information Officer at Hewlett Packard (HP) and Palm, Inc.

Tali Rosman
General Manager of Additive Manufacturing, Xerox

Tali is responsible for the 3D print strategy at Xerox, creating the company’s roadmap for the future and finding new ways to support supply chain resiliency for organizations. Prior to Xerox, Tali has held roles including Head of Business Operations for the Americas at NICE and Head of Product Strategy and Operations for Stratasys.

Louie Pastor
EVP, Chief Corporate Development Officer & Head of Ventures, Xerox

Louie leads all corporate development activities at Xerox, with responsibility for mergers and acquisitions, investor relations and the company’s $250 million corporate venture capital fund. He understands how to make smart investment decisions for a transformational future.