I kicked off the IC Stars Capitalize on Wisconsin event this week, leading into a very interesting conversation on Ethics of AI. IC Stars is a great organization that helps individuals wanting to get into the technology field from a diverse background. Things IC Stars does: Community engagement in IT Education and internships Awareness of […]Read more "Speaking at IC Stars Capitalize on Wisconsin"
A few years ago I got an idea… there were birds on my bird feeder that I didn’t know the name of. There were some times of the year they showed up and others where they didn’t. I wanted to get a better understanding of why certain birds showed up at certain times, where the […]Read more "An Architecture for Modern Cloud Education and Wildlife Identification"
The greatest blessing I’ve been given has been to be a husband and a father to seven kids. These experiences have shaped who I am and who I want to be. They cause me to earnestly desire to serve my family in a sacrificial manner. In looking at the lessons I’ve learned as a dad, […]Read more "What I learned about business by being a father"
Ever watch “Man vs. Wild”? I remember him eating something crazy and thinking, wow… that’s pretty intense… I don’t know if I could do that. He said, “when you need to survive, you do what is necessary”. Even more, when you learn what you can do, you learn what you now must do and you […]Read more "COVID-19 Business Survival Kit"
I’ll be speaking at Milwaukee SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) on Thursday, 2/20/2020 as part of an executive panel. Here’s the info and hope to see you there!Read more "Speaking at Milwaukee SPIN"
I spoke on Technology Careers at Launch this last week to groups tied to UX/CX and Global Business from Elmbrook and Wauwatosa school districts. It was a blessing to be able to speak with the students and provide perspective on what has been helpful in my own career and how it might help their direction […]Read more "Speaking at Launch (UX & Global Business)"
I’m speaking at LAUNCH for Elmbrook schools on careers in technology. In this session I’ll be talking with two groups of 60 students on building a career in the technology space. Presentations occur on 12/10 and 12/16. Here is a bit about LAUNCH:Read more "Speaking at LAUNCH"
Monday, October 21st I’ll be speaking at Marquette University’s career night for the students of the Business School as part of the LEAD 1050 academic and professional development class. Looking forward to participating in helping the students of the school prepare to engage in the business world in an impactful and ethical way. This is […]Read more "Speaking at Marquette University Career Night – October 21st"
We all have friends in our lives, but how often have we taken a moment to think about the types of friends we have? Aristotle has given us an interesting model that is helpful to this day of three types of friendship, which are (1) friendships of utility, (2) friendships of pleasure, and (3) friendships […]Read more "Types of Friendships and Business Relationships"
I’m passionate about people in technology having fulfilling careers, so I decided to do something about it. You’ll find below two assets, the first is a Microsoft form, the second is an output from everyone who has filled it out. The goal of this is to help people to analyze their current career and look […]Read more "Career Inventory 2019"