Innovation Dinner Attracts Top International Speaker


International guest speaker Theodore Forbath to deliver keynote at ITNewsAfrica Innovation Dinner
AFRICA’S foremost ICT publication ITNewsAfrica, has confirmed that international guest speaker Theodore Forbath, VP for Innovation Strategy at global innovation firm frog, will be a keynote speaker at the 31 August 2011 ITNewsAfrica Innovation Dinner.

Frog works with the world’s leading companies, helping them to design, engineer, and bring to market meaningful products and services. With an interdisciplinary team of more than 1,600 designers, strategists, and software engineers, frog delivers connected experiences that span multiple technologies, platforms, and media. frog works across a broad spectrum of industries, including consumer electronics, telecommunications, healthcare, energy, automotive, media, entertainment, education, finance, retail, and fashion. Clients include Disney, GE, HP, Intel, Microsoft, MTV, Qualcomm, Siemens, and many other Fortune 500 brands.

Founded in 1969, frog is headquartered in San Francisco, with locations in Amsterdam, Austin, Boston, Chennai, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Johannesburg, Kiev, Milan, Munich, New York, Seattle, Shanghai, and Vinnitsa. frog is a company of the Aricent Group, a global innovation and technology services firm.

Theodor’s articles have been published in the Harvard Business Review, he has spoken at TEDx conferences and is a renowned expert on innovation. Over the past 15 years, Theodore has helped clients develop successful product strategies, innovative business models, and successful go-to-market strategies.

The theme for the next Innovation Dinner is “Enterprise2.0 – Unlocking Innovation through Collaboration”, and will be held on the 31st of August 2011 at the Michelangelo Hotel and Towers in Sandton Johannesburg.

The ITNewsAfrica Innovation Dinner series is a bi-monthly event that provides a platform for networking amongst Africa’s senior ICT professionals, entrepreneurs and business people.
Sponsors of ITNewsAfrica’s Innovation Dinners include MTN Group, HP and Ericsson

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Bontle Moeng, ITNewsAfrica