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Welcome creatives from the Cincinnati region! This meetup is for everyone, from all walks of life, doing everything associated with research, design, development, testing, deployment, migration as well as post go live activities, such as SEO, SEM, analytics, marketing automation and personalization. We look for active engagement from those who have a passion to share their motivations, insights, goals and accomplishments as well as your challenges to a welcoming, caring environment where your thoughts can be shared with like-minded creatives like you.

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The Dawn of the Internet: CX insights on "how we got here"

ABOUT OUR EVENT: In this talk, Dave Rich will take us back in time to the birth of NCSA Mosaic, or simply Mosaic, which is the web browser that popularized the World Wide Web and the Internet. Mosaic was developed at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, where David was a student. He’ll share his insights and experiences during those very exciting times that laid the ground work for many things we take for granted today. Mosaic was also a client for earlier internet protocols such as File Transfer Protocol, Network News Transfer Protocol, and Gopher. The browser was named for its support of multiple internet protocols. Its intuitive interface, reliability, Microsoft Windows port and simple installation all contributed to its popularity within the web, as well as on Microsoft operating systems. Mosaic was also the first browser to display images in line with text instead of displaying images in a separate window. While often described as the first graphical web browser, Mosaic was preceded by WorldWideWeb, the lesser-known Erwise and ViolaWWW. It is by more clearly understanding our past that we can appreciate our present and perhaps gain greater insights as to where our future might take us. AGENDA: 6:00 - 6:15 pm: Networking and refreshments, provided by Regal 6:15 - 7:00 pm: Presentation 7:00 - 7:15 pm: Q&A 7:30 pm: Closing ABOUT OUR PRESENTER: Dave Rich Dave is a serial entrepreneur, as the owner and operator of Miami Style Tacos; address: 8439 US-42, Florence, KY 41042, miamistyletacos.com, (859)[masked], his 51st business. David’s vast experience in internet technologies will open your eyes from someone who was there at the dawn of the internet. He is also an investor and provides financial consulting services to a variety of companies. Dave has held a variety of positions at Ford Motor Company and formerly was Chief Financial Officer for Toyota Boshoku America (an automotive supplier), Proterra Inc. (an electric bus company), and Clark Dietrich (a metal building materials company). ABOUT OUR HOST: Regal is an industrial electro-mechanical global B2B company, focused primarily on AC/DC motors as well as power transmission equipment (belt drives, gear drives, clutches, couplings and bearings). They bring 30 different brands to market, generating $ 4 B annually.

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