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.
How to use accelerators and incubators as a tech scouting tool
Engage in the VC ecosystem to stay on top of emerging tech.
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Sportifying STEM through robotics to stimulate learning
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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.