ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – (Aug. 22, 2016) – Tampa Bay Innovation Center, an innovation and entrepreneurship center for technology businesses, will hold its September 2016 TECH Talk program on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 8:30 a.m. at Microsoft Headquarters office, 5426 Bay Center Dr., Suite 700, Tampa.
The program, “SRI Innovation Process: Looking Beyond the Customer’s Headlights to Develop World Changing Solutions,” will be presented by Cesar Morales of SRI International, a preeminent nonprofit independent research center that serves government and industry from locations internationally and across the United States, including St. Petersburg.
His presentation will discuss how, from the invention of the first computer mouse, to the development of drugs for malaria and lymphoma, SRI International’s innovation process has developed world-changing solutions that make people safer, healthier and more productive. In his presentation, Morales will discuss the philosophy and approach to SRI’s innovation process, and how that process has developed capabilities that are having an impact in countering transnational organized crime in the Caribbean.
Morales is SRI Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Coastal Surveillance System and Border Situational Awareness programs. He is a former Naval Officer and Security Analyst with more than 15 years of experience in program management, strategy and operations, training, analysis, information sharing and capability- based assessments in the Homeland Security Enterprise.
Presented by Tampa Bay Innovation Center, TECH Talk is the area’s premier networking and education event developed specifically to meet the interests of the local technology community. Attendees include new and start-up technology companies, as well as entrepreneurs and those interested in the growth and success of technology innovation and entrepreneurism in the Tampa Bay area.
There is no fee to attend, but space is limited. Advance registration is suggested at http://techtalksept2016.eventbrite.com. Additional information is available by contacting Mary Rodriguez Gort at 727-547-7341 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tampa Bay Innovation Center, through TEC Garage, offers a number of programs geared toward entrepreneurs, innovators, investors and others interested in the growth of the local technology community.
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Tampa Bay Innovation Center supports entrepreneurial success, fosters the creation of high-tech jobs and develops new sources of technology and manufacturing capabilities by nurturing early stage ventures as they grow and launch their products into the marketplace. Through its TEC Garage, the Innovation Center offers programs that are tailored to the innovator/entrepreneur and address business intelligence, planning and business formation, strategy execution and technology transition. Follow TEC Garage on Twitter, https://twitter.com/TECGarageStP, and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TECGarageStP. Follow Tampa Bay Innovation Center on Twitter, www.twitter.com/tbinnovates, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tbinnovationcenter.