Tuck SHIFT Conference | September 22-23, 2022
Designing a Better Tomorrow
Thursday, September 22nd
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm: Pivoting into Tech with Young Tuck Alumni
Considering a career in tech but have no idea where to start? Join us for the Young Alumni panel, where recent Tuck alumni discuss how they pivoted into tech and navigated roles that fit them best. Feel free to ask away with any questions you may have!
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm: Fireside Chat with PillPack Founder, TJ Parker
PillPack Founder, TJ Parker, will sit down with Center for Digital Strategies Faculty Director, Professor Alva Taylor, to discuss his entrepreneurship journey, growth of the company, and acquisition by Amazon.
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Tuck Tails, co-hosted with the Tuck Diversity Conference
Friday, September 23rd
9:30: Opening Remarks by Patrick Wheeler, Executive Director, Center for Digital Strategies
9:45-10:45: The Future of Digital Workplace
Design thinking is a versatile skill-set – used both to reinvent the way medicine is sorted, packed, and distributed and transform the way we work. Join Justine Modot (T’13, Microsoft), and Patrick Wheeler (Tuck Center for Digital Strategies) as they discuss how they apply design thinking principles to complex business problems.
11:00-12:00: Exploring the Future of On-Demand Mobility
With more EVs on today’s roads than ever, and an increase in autonomous capability – tomorrow’s mobility landscape may look drastically different. In this panel, we will discuss disruptions in the mobility landscape, the expected impact of AVs, COVID’s effect on transportation trends, and how on-demand models will adapt.
1:00-2:00: Exploring the Future of Entertainment
Entertainment tech has advanced immensely in the past decade, with the rise of streaming and democratization of content creation. The next few years could be just as disruptive, with emerging trends such as e-sports, VR/AR diffusion, and rise in digital spending. Join us as we chat with executives from top entertainment companies!
2:15 – 3:15: Tech as Treatment: Digital Therapeutics
Technology can help people live better lives, improve standard of care, and potentially reduce the burden of disease. Digital Therapeutics mark the intersection of technology and medicine, providing an additional pathway to treatment for patients. Join us in this discussion as we explore what digital therapeutics are and how they will continue to evolve.
3:30-4:30: Leveraging FinTech to Create New Paradigms
Will we still carry around credit cards in the future? What steps are needed to make transactions more frictionless? Will blockchain play a role in payments processing? Join Erica Wool (Head of Payments and Commerce Partnerships @ Stripe) to learn more about the future of FinTech and expected paradigm shifts.
Closing Remarks by Professor Alva Taylor, Faculty Director, Center for Digital Strategies
Tuck SHIFT is made possible through the ongoing support of our sponsors and partners. We are grateful for their continued partnership with Tuck and commitment to student development.
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
Tuck SHIFT is the annual conference and one of the largest student-run events hosted by the Tuck School of Business and attended by students, alumni, and business leaders from around the world. The conference is an integral part of the tech ecosystem at Tuck and encourages all participants to learn and think critically about the emerging industry trends, global innovations, risks and challenges. Each year, it is an incredible avenue for all the students to get exposure and network with some of the best minds in the industry.
The Tuck School of Business develops wise, decisive leaders who better the world through business. Tuck sets the standard for excellence in creating, teaching, and applying life-changing business knowledge in a personal, immersive environment based in Hanover, NH and extending around the world.
2022 CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS
Kakeru is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, he spent several years working at SAP, including time running their innovation center in Silicon Valley. This summer, he interned with ServiceNow in a corporate strategy role. In addition to co-chairing the Tech Conference, Kakeru is a CDS MBA Fellow.
Julia is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, she spent several years working in nonprofit development with the New York City Ballet. This summer, she interned with Amazon in a product management role. In addition to co-chairing the Tech Conference, Julia is a CDS MBA Fellow.
Rahul is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, he spent several years working in consulting, most recently with IQVIA. This summer, he interned with Amazon in a product management role. In addition to co-chairing the Tech Conference, Rahul is a CDS MBA Fellow.
Carson is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, he spent several years working in various roles in the gaming industry, most recently with Zynga. This summer, he interned with Riot Games in a corporate strategy role.
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