Online Extension

This SMS Extension will be hosted on October 22 on a virtual platform. Registrants for the extension will be emailed information about how to participate in the event in early October. 

Registration for the extension will be $15 USD. 

Rebooting Technology: Strategizing for the 4th Industrial Revolution

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Time TBD


What does it mean for organizations to compete, collaborate and thrive in the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR)? Emerging technologies are redefining how a spectrum of leaders at startups, SMBs and MNCs formulate and implement their technology strategy. ○ In this virtual workshop, participants will be immersed to a spectrum of unique insights from leaders (entrepreneurs, SMBs, MNC’s), investor/venture capitalists, academics and researchers working on cutting edge ventures, theories, research and their possible impacts to industry and society. Target participants include strategic management, entrepreneurship, and innovation communities of academics, researchers, DBA’s, Executive PhD’s as well as technology strategy leaders at startups, SMBs, MNCs.

Tentative Program


Virtual Panels


Virtual Strategy Hackathon

    The session organizers have coordinated panels to dicuss the following themes. Each session will include a panel discussion and Q&A with the panelists.    The session organizers will propose a strategic challenge to the participants for discussion on methods, analytical techniques, and criteria for the outcome.
Session 1   Platforms, Ecosystems, and Innovation   Breakout discussions followed by group reports on discussion.
Session 2   TBD   Breakout discussions followed by group reports on discussion and judge selection of winner from both breakout groups. 


Extension Organizers

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Ayfer Ali
Carlos III University of Madrid
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Robert Brennan
Warwick Business School (UK)
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John Lyon
Warwick Business School
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Luciano C. Oviedo
Warwick Business School (UK)
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Sotirios Paroutis
University of Warwick
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Juha Uotila
University of Warwick