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  • The Future of E-Commerce

    Dr. Samuel Leinhardt has been an educator and serial entrepreneur. Leinhardt earned BA, MA and PhD degrees at the University of Chicago (1965, 1967 and 1968) concentrating on mathematical and statistical applications in economics and sociology. He pioneered the development of stochastic digraph theory and its application to social networks. He was an SSRC Post Doctoral Fellow in Mathematical Social Science at Harvard University and taught at universities around the world.

  • HCII Seminar: A New Era of IBM Design

    As General Manager of IBM Design, Phil Gilbert sets the strategy for and leads the transformation of product design at IBM. IBM Design is focused on three things: recruiting & retaining top designers, scaling the consistent practice of great design across IBM, and simplifying access to IBM’s broad portfolio of capabilities. Previously, Phil led the Business Process Management segment for IBM, where he drove the simplification of its portfolio and the ease-of-use of its products.  Phil joined IBM in 2010 via the acquisition of Lombardi Software where he was President.