Thornton May is a futurist, educator and author. His extensive experience researching and consulting on the role and behaviors of “C” level executives in creating value with information technology has won him an unquestioned place on the short list of serious thinkers on this topic. Thornton combines a scholar’s patience for empirical research, a stand-up comic’s capacity for pattern recognition and a second-to-none gift for storytelling to address the information technology management problems facing executives. The editors at eWeek honored Thornton, including him on their list of Top 100 Most Influential People in IT. The editors at Fast Company labeled him ‘one of the top 50 brains in business.’
Thornton May has degrees from Dartmouth College and Carnegie-Mellon University. He also attended the University of Michigan and Keio University in Japan.
He started his career as a senior consultant at KPMG, holding various leader positions at Nolan, Norton and Company, AIIM International, and Guardent. In 2001, he assumed a position as a Futurist at Toffler Associates. His next career move led him to become a professor at the Fisher College of Business, where he stayed for 14 years. Currently, he writes a column at ComputerWorld and is the Futurist and Executive Director of the IT Leadership Academy.
His work has appeared in several business publications, including Business Week, The Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal. He has served as an advisor to the founding editors at Fast Company Magazine and is an internationally known author and futurist.
|Event Date||02-20-2017 5:30 pm|
|Event End Date||02-20-2017 8:30 pm|
|Registration Start Date||02-03-2017 1:00 am|
|Cut off date||02-19-2017|
|Location||Embassy Suites - Baymeadows|