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New Meetup: Vinnie Mirchandani on The New Polymath

From: William M.
Sent on: Monday, August 30, 2010 8:15 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Toronto Semantic Web Meetup Group!

What: Vinnie Mirchandani on The New Polymath

When: Friday, September 3,[masked]:00 AM

Where: Xtreme Labs
69 Yonge Street 6th Floor
Toronto, ON M3B 0A3

What: The New Polymath, Vinnie Mirchandani

When: Friday, September 3,[masked]:00 AM

Where: Eqentia Board Room @ 69 Yonge Street, 6th Floor
69 Yonge Street 6th Floor
Toronto, ON M3B 0A3

As part of the KM & Wikis & Semantic Web meetups, we are hosting Vinnie Mirchandani, author of The New Polymath, a recently released and widely praised book on technology-enabled innovation. More details below.

Coffee and pastries will be served and there will be a raffle of the book during the session.

Featured Guest: Vinnie Mirchandani, author of recently published book, The New Polymath.

The Book:
A Polymath?the Greek word for Renaissance Man?is someone who excels in many disciplines. From Leonardo da Vinci to Benjamin Franklin, we have relied on Polymaths to innovate and find creative solutions to the problems of the day. As our challenges have grown exponentially we need to bring together da Vinci, Franklin, and many more. The New Polymath is an enterprise that excels in multiple technologies?infotech, cleantech, healthtech, and other tech?and leverages multiple talent pools to create new medicine, new energy, and new algorithms. the diversity of today's technology palette and to profile over 150+ innovative people,. products and places at::

* Large multinationals such as GE and BP
* Fast-growing, midsized companies like Cognizant and salesforce.com
* The cleantech industry in China, farms in Ireland, and the back roads of Rwanda

The Author:
Mirchandani goes by the moniker of "Deal Architect," and coaches enterprises on how to exploit disruptive technology trends. A former Gartner analyst and PwC consultant, he is now a prolific blogger, writing about technology-enabled innovation on his "New Florence, New Renaissance" blog and about waste in technology on his "Deal Architect" blog. He has keynoted at many business and technology conferences and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The Financial Times, CIO Magazine, and other executive and technology publications.

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