Leading-Edge Research Series


Brought to you in partnership with SIM's Advanced Practices Council


The Advanced Practices Council is an exclusive membership program for senior technology executives that provides a trusted network of peers and customized research on member-chosen topics by the best researchers worldwide. No other program truly brings the CIOs of the Fortune 500 together to learn, innovate, connect and positively impact their businesses. Member companies include Allstate, Pfizer, Janssen Research and Development, ConocoPhillips, Penske, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Johnson & Johnson.  


Together with APC's director, Dr. Madeline Weiss, SIM will broadcast monthly interviews on hot, relevant topics with such renowned researchers as Dr. Lynda Applegate of the Harvard Business School. Each interview will include time for questions and leave you with actionable insights and take-aways you can use.

The next APC Leading-Edge Research Series is open to all SIM Members:

Interview with Dr. Daniel Conway

Friday, June 26 @ 1:00 PM ET



Advanced Practices Council (APC) Director Madeline Weiss will interview Professor Daniel Conway, Associate Director of the Blockchain Center of Excellence at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Conway presented his latest research on blockchain at the January 2020 APC meeting: strategic considerations in leveraging blockchain technology. Dr. Conway was the first professor in residence at Cisco Systems and brings decades of experience to his blockchain research.

During this interview, Dr. Conway will describe the Internet of Value and why blockchain is its foundation. He will discuss where blockchain is being leveraged, who holds the key patents, and why those are important considerations. He will share examples of leveraging blockchain for organizational efficiencies and effectiveness as well as for disintermediating industries. And he will describe what it takes, beyond the software, to reap organizational value from blockchains.

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