TAI Announces Keynote for Iowa Technology Summit

The Technology Association of Iowa announced today that Anders Sörman-Nilsson will be the keynote speaker for the Iowa Technology Summit Powered by Wellmark. Sörman-Nilsson is a global futurist and innovation strategist. 

The Iowa Technology Summit Powered by Wellmark is the destination for the brightest minds and most influential technology leaders in Iowa. The Iowa Technology Summit convenes creators and consumers of technology, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, including technology executives and their teams from such industries as technology, manufacturing, agriculture, insurance, financial services, and healthcare. Attendees can choose from 20 interactive sessions spanning five educational tracks including UI/UX, innovation, cybersecurity, cloud, and leadership. 

“Wellmark is excited to sponsor the Iowa Technology Summit for the third year in a row,” said Wellmark Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Paul Hlivko. “We are thrilled to see the new UI/UX track bring together human-centered design and technology to create world class experiences for all of our customers. We also look forward to hearing how to best stitch together the future from Sörman-Nilsson.”

Sörman-Nilsson is a Swedish-Australian futurist and has shared the stage with Hillary Clinton, Nobel Laureates, and European and Australian heads of state. He is an active member of TEDGlobal, has keynoted at TEDx in the United States and Australia, was nominated to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders in 2015, and was the keynote speaker at the G20’s Y20 Summit in Australia. His presentations are meticulously researched, highly energetic and always fascinating with content tailored to the audience, which is why clients like Apple, Cisco, Mercedes Benz, Hilton, SAP, Gartner and Macquarie Bank have turned to Anders over the years.

“TAI is excited to bring futurist Anders Sörman-Nilsson to Iowa,” said TAI President Brian Waller. “He will share with Iowa technology leaders how to enthusiastically embrace the future and turn research into foresight that will impact their business.” 

Register to attend the Iowa Technology Summit at IowaTechSummit.com

Attendees of the Iowa Technology Summit are invited to the exclusive Opening Party Presented by LightEdge Solutions at The Republic on Grand, a hip cocktail bar located at the AC Marriott East Village Hotel. 

Event Details:

Monday, September 30, 2019: Opening Party Presented by LightEdge Solutions at The Republic on Grand at the AC Marriott East Village Hotel.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019: Iowa Technology Summit Powered by Wellmark at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Downtown Des Moines.

Register now at IowaTechSummit.com. Follow event updates on Twitter @TechnologyIowa and #IowaTechSummit, on Facebook at facebook.com/technologyiowa, and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/technology-association-of-iowa

The Iowa Technology Summit Powered by Wellmark is made possible by these sponsors:

  • Presenting Sponsor: Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Opening Party Sponsor: LightEdge Solutions
  • Track Sponsors: Aureon, Nationwide, U.S. Cellular, and Visual Logic
  • Support Sponsors: Circle Computer Resources, Corteva Agriscience, Jack Henry & Associates, Robert Half, PC Matic, and Pratum

For event-related questions, contact Mollie Ross at 515-280-3729 or mollie@technologyiowa.org. Limited sponsorship opportunities are available, contact Tyler Wyngarden at 515-280-7701 or tyler@technologyiowa.org. 



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