Disruptive Innovations

Why Public Privacy Matters More Than Big Data

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVXFnPuGhxs If you're not paying for the product, then you are the product… Let's not do that." - Phil Zimmerman, Creator, PGP "What's wrong with the current system is not that we are Google's users; we are google's product." - Jacques Benkoski, Partner, USVP As the data industry blazes ahead, few stop and think of [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00November 5th, 2013|Privacy, Uncategorized, VLAB|1 Comment

Revolutionizing Aerospace: For The Non-Rocket Scientists

Panelists contend that innovators from other industries can disrupt aerospace the same way Apple overturned music distribution. "You have to know absolutely nothing about helicopters to work with a company like Sikorsky," said Jonathan Hartman, Disruptive Technologies Lead of Sikorsky Innovations. His statement set the tone for VLAB's aerospace event on September 24. Two other [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00October 7th, 2013|Aerospace|Comments Off on Revolutionizing Aerospace: For The Non-Rocket Scientists

Education Technology Tsunami: Common Core Disrupts K12

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmqErLWoqyg On Tuesday, September 17, VLAB kicked off the 2013-1014 season premiere with an evening program on the Education Technology Tsunami: Common Core Disrupts K12. The event started with a one hour networking session, with demonstrations by six up and coming startups. The main highlight of the evening, however, was the debate and insights provided by [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00October 1st, 2013|Education|Comments Off on Education Technology Tsunami: Common Core Disrupts K12

Greetings from the 2013-2014 VLAB Executive Committee!

Greetings from the 2013-2014 VLAB Executive Committee! As we head into our 23rd season, we are looking forward to welcoming you into our community of over 25,000 Bay Area influencers.  We have a fantastic line up of events planned for the year ahead.  Starting off on Tuesday, September 17th, we will explore how the adoption of [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:13+00:00September 15th, 2013|VLAB|Comments Off on Greetings from the 2013-2014 VLAB Executive Committee!