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Nick Donofrio is a 44-year IBM veteran who led IBM’s technology and innovation strategies from 1997 until his retirement in October 2008. Nick was also vice chairman of the IBM International Foundation and chairman of the Board of Governors for the IBM Academy of Technology. Nick's most recent responsibilities included IBM Research, Governmental Programs, Technical Support & Quality, Corporate Community Relations, as well as Environmental Health & Product Safety.
Nomi Bergman currently is a Senior Executive Officer of Advance/Newhouse Companies. She recently served as President of Bright House Networks until its recently completed merger with Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable. Bright House Networks, headquartered in Syracuse, NY, was the sixth-largest owner and operator of cable systems in the United States and the second-largest in Florida. The company had 8,500 employees and served approximately 2.5 million customers.
Carl Wilson is a turnaround CIO and business leader with a career that spans more than four decades and multiple industry segments. Carl launched his career as a computer operator and is now recognized as a world-class CIO who led the technology function for national and global companies. Currently, Carl develops emerging talent as a CIO coach and mentor at CW & Associates in addition to actively serving on several corporate and advisory boards. His goal is to bring his expertise in executive and technology leadership to individuals and businesses alike—helping others to realize success.
The alarm has sounded about the dire global implications of the U.S. decrease in corporate income tax rates that began with the start of 2018, raising the specter of the ‘beggar thy neighbor’ trade wars during the Depression when countries slapped on high tariffs to protect their home turfs. Just days after the enactment of the new U.S. tax law, European leaders suggested they may challenge Washington’s move in the World Trade Organization; China announced it would slash its corporate income tax on foreign investment to zero retroactive to January 2017; and Russia proposed to eliminate fully its already low tax on capital repatriated from abroad.
Women in Technology named Maryam Alavi their 2017 Women of the Year: Medium/Mid-Size Organization & Educational Institution. She is the Dean and Professor at the Schellar College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Nutanix (NASDAQ:NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced that it has appointed Sherry Lautenbach as Senior Vice President of Americas Sales. Lautenbach will be responsible for leading sales execution and strategy for the company’s largest geographic region.
Forbes’ “Millennials’ Push For Corporate Instant Messaging Will Enhance Cybersecurity” by Harry Broadman
GCA Member Harry Broadman, a contributor to Forbes, has written a piece about the advantages of instant messaging in the internal corporate environment.
Game Change Agency offers their congratulations to GCA Member, Game Changer Frank Johnson on joining The City of Baltimore as their newest Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer!