Chris Curran

Chris Curran

Chris is a principal and Chief Technologist for the US firm’s Advisory practice, where he is responsible for technology strategy, enterprise architecture and innovation, and the development of thought leadership reflective of PwC’s point of view on trends and innovations in technology. He works directly with senior executives on their most complex and strategic technology issues, helping to explore the opportunities presented by emerging technologies, define the IT function and organization, deploy IT governance and management practices, and develop business and technical architectures. Among his accomplishments, Chris has global experience helping CIOs be more innovative, and has helped design and lead the implementation of high-value technology initiatives for his clients, most recently in the property and casualty insurance, health insurance and consumer products industries. Chris is a leading technology blogger, and also leads the development and analysis of PwC’s annual Digital IQ Survey, which measures how well companies understand and capitalize on the value of technology and leverage it to meet their business and customer needs.

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The role materials play in powering the 3D printing revolution

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Sportifying STEM through robotics to stimulate learning

What can businesses learn from programs that use robotics and gamification to spark kids’ interest in math and science?

3 approaches to emerging technology experimentation

The key to effectively experimenting with emerging technology is to link innovations to specific business goals.

Not quite ready for the (fourth industrial) revolution

With few businesses prepared for Industry 4.0, it’s time to hone your strategy for emerging technology.

Garage university for emerging technologists: Quadcopters

What inspired makers tinkering in their garages can teach businesses about effectively experimenting with technology.

Guiding principles of technology innovators

PwC’s 2015 Digital Survey IQ results explore what digital leaders do to capitalize on their technology investments and drive stronger performance.

The internet of BBQ

The growing array of BBQ-related apps and devices is a sign that the internet of things is here and could benefit your business.

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Chris Curran

Principal and Chief Technologist, PwC US Tel: +1 (214) 754 5055 Email

Vicki Huff Eckert

Global New Business & Innovation Leader Tel: +1 (650) 387 4956 Email

Pierre-Alain Sur

US Technology Industry Leader Tel: +1 (646) 471 6973 Email