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DBU Tech Talks

DBU Tech Talks is an exciting new speaker series focused on the rapidly growing field of information technology. Located at the DBU North campus on the dates below, engaging experts will be bringing their insights from their vast experience in the information technology field. Scroll down to learn more about these compelling speakers.

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DBU North is located at 2805 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 450, Plano, TX 75093-8762. View Directions >>

February 15, 2018 | 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Sustainable Smart Cities
with Jennifer Sanders

The executive director and co-founder of the Dallas Innovation Alliance is helping to shape Dallas' future as a "smart city." Jennifer is instrumental in bringing together corporate innovators, entrepreneurs, and city leaders in making Dallas a sustainable smart city. She has been named to Dallas Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, Dallas Business Journal’s Top Women in Technology, the Dallas 500 and Techweek 100.



March 15, 2018 | 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Sustainable Development in Cybersecurity
with Paola Saibene

Paola Saibene was inducted into Merv Tarde Values in Leadership circle in 2017 – which is designed to recognize leaders who are boldly living out their faith in Jesus Christ as they serve others in Technology Community of DFW. Paola is President and CEO of Consulting firm TXYSAI – She has 21 years of experience in IT Transformation and Business Innovation. Recently, Paola worked as CTO for the State of Hawaii, encompassing 18 executive branches, 106 attached agencies and 136 boards and commissions.


April 19, 2018 | 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Panel Discussion on IoT
with Richard Finn

Richard Finn is the Lead Product Marketing Manager , Internet of Things (IoT) at AT&T. He graduated from DBU with a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, and travels around the world and speaks on topics on IoT – recently he was a panelist at Telecom Industry Association flagship event Connectivity Jam. Joining AT&T, Richard dove right into the Internet of Things and exploring the new business models it enables. He works on the Digital Strategy & Developer Ecosystem team where he focuses on AT&T’s IoT Data Plans.

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