4.4 — Conservation: Next Generation Technology

Technology and nature used to reside at the opposite ends of the spectrum. But like our environment, that relationship has changed over the years and the two have a cyclical relationship of preservation and innovation.

Spreading a Message of Kindness: Why and How the Vatican Revamped Its Technology

The Vatican transformed its technology to meet the needs of a digital culture. Its communication initiatives aim to convey a message of kindness so that the intended audience is able and willing to receive it.

4.1 — Fame: A New Breed of Celebrity

From the silver screen to reality television to digital influencers, Trailblazers is taking a deeper look into fame and the changing blueprint of what it takes to get there.

Episode 42: Driving Digital Transformation…Through Leadership, Humility and Empathy

What does it take to guide a business through digital transformation? It’s more than just investing in the right technology and waiting for the benefits to roll in. For Greg Bowen, SVP, Digital Acceleration & CTO, Dell Digital, transformation is just as much about people, process and culture as it is technology. It takes humility, empathy and patience to affect true transformative change. In this episode, Greg explains how the process is underway at Dell Digital, the IT organization that supports Dell, and how you can get started with your business.

Episode 38: Enhancing Human Performance…Using Motorsport Technology

McLaren Applied Technologies works at applying the principles of Formula 1 technology to deliver quantifiable deliver quantifiable performance advantage to four key sectors including Motorsport, Automotive, Public Transport and Health. The latter aims to enhance human performance in high intensity professions, elite athletes and racing drivers. Duncan Bradley, Health & Human Performance Business Unit Director, outlines how the digital transformation of motorsport has allowed them to develop transformative solutions.

Episode 36: Achieving Clarity…In A Cloudy World

If there’s one man who knows a lot about cloud computing, it’s the same man who designed and delivered one of the largest infrastructure platforms on the planet in Microsoft Azure. On this week’s episode, Mark and Doug talk to Deepak Patil, Senior Vice President of Cloud Platform and Services at Virtustream, about the evolving realities about managing a multi-cloud environment.

Episode 35: Interacting With Fans…Using Game Changing Tech

There’s a lot of dead history out there. So, how do you keep history alive? Just ask Jason Fiddler, Vice President, Marketing & Partnerships, as he oversees an $18 million technology transformation at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to introduce icons of the game to a new generation.

Episode 33: 5G is Coming…to Transform Connectivity

The difference between 4G and 5G isn’t just “one G faster”. 5G is a fundamental change in the way devices communicate with each other. It’s faster broadband, yes, but also with much lower latency and much higher capacity for simultaneous connections. In the next decade, 5G will enable everything from tele-medicine to self-driving cars to millions of internet-connected devices. On this episode, Dell CTO, Sr. Vice President & Sr. Fellow Liam Quinn explores all the possibilities.

3.15 – Insurance: Who’s Looking Out For You?

Host Walter Isaacson digs back to the origins, and the big data-driven (and micro-duration) future of the insurance industries.

Episode 32: Combining Technology & Creativity…for Social Good

Technology can help humanity achieve sustainable positive social change at scale. According to emergent technology expert Sally Eaves, however, it’s not just the technology: It’s how we choose to use it. On this episode, Sally shares how she is working to bring about the convergence of humanity, technology, creativity and education. Her work with underserved populations around the world is truly inspiring, as is her vision for the future of tech.

3.14 – Fashion: The Politics of Style

In this episode, hear from Walter Isaacson and fashion luminaries as they discuss the technological, political, and personal underpinnings behind fashion revolutions of the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries.

Episode 31: Promoting Diversity in the Tech Industry…By Design

There will soon be 1 million open jobs in tech but only 500,000 will be filled with the existing labor pool. At the same time, there is a marked gender and racial disparity. Fixing the latter may very well fix the former, according to Dell Chief Customer Officer Karen Quintos. In this episode, Quintos shares how businesses can work to eliminate bias, scale up their diversity efforts, and fill the pipeline for new tech talent.