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SIM NY November Meeting: ROUNDTABLE Breakfast


When: November 18,2 015
Where: Fordham University
150 West 62nd Street.
Bateman Room Law School Building (Second Floor)
New York, New York  10023
United States
Presenter: Dr. Howard A Rubin
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2015-2016 Technology Economics Update: 
Trends, Patterns, Windshear Forces and the Top Ten Things You Need to Know About Technology Economics

Presented by: Dr. Howard A. Rubin, President and CEO, Rubin Worldwide

Dr. Rubin will be discussing how firms have become "masters" of their technology economics -- instead of being victims.  He  will be presenting his annual update from his work on charting the world's "technology economy".   He will also focus on the "windshear" forces of regulation, innovation (e.g. cloud & mobile), and emerging technology and how those impact the economics and value of technology.  Dr. Rubin will be covering a range of topics from IT transparency to optimizing costs and value to communicating at the Board level.


About Dr. Rubin

Dr. Howard A. Rubin is a Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at Hunter College of the City University of New York, a MIT CISR Research Affiliate, a Gartner Senior Advisor, and a former Nolan Norton Research Fellow. He is the founder and CEO of Rubin Worldwide. 


Dr. Rubin is a pioneer in the area of digital & technology economics and has built the world's largest database in the field consisting of business, national, and technology data.  This database is the foundation for Gartner’s IT Key Metrics and encompasses more than 2,200 companies.   Dr. Rubin’s personal portfolio of client companies in total  generate more than $1.5T in revenue to the global economy annually and account for more than $100B in yearly Information Technology (IT) spending.   Dr. Rubin has done extensive work covering 20 sectors inclusive of financial services, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, technology, media, and telecommunications over his 30+ years of working in the field.


Dr. Rubin has also worked directly with heads of state or their key ministers around the world in the development of national competitive technology strategies and job creation programs.   


He is also the author of a Pearson/Financial Times video series on Technology Economics.  His Technology Economics column regularly appeared in Wall Street and Technology.


Dr. Rubin possesses a Ph.D. from the City University of New York in Computer Science and Oceanography.


Outside the world of technology Dr. Rubin is Chair of the Board of Riverkeeper, a supporter of the Clinton Foundation, a Leadership Council member of the RFK Foundation, a major contributor to student development programs/Film Fellows at the Tribeca Film Institute, and a dedicated supporter of the Rainforest Foundation.   Dr. Rubin is also a member of The Recording Academy and supports the programs of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Contact Info:

Dr. Howard A. Rubin

3075 Hampton Place

Boca Raton FL 33434


1 914 420 8568 or

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