Speaking Events

Education Futures, Facuty showcase at RIT: Innovating the provision of experiential learning in online executive education

RIT’s Saunders College of Business launched it’s online EMBA program about three years ago with the express intention of innovating the provision of online education for executives. Top among those innovations are the use of highly immersive, interactive experiential approaches. Unlike our regular MBA and undergraduate business programs, executives bring with them a set of […]

Forward thinking – tips and tricks from RIT’s nomenklature

I recently had the pleasure of serving on a panel of RIT forward thinkers for the Wallace Center at RIT. Liz Lawley, Enid Cardinal, Ryne Raffaelle and Mike Johansson gathered with the purpose of identifying top practices or tips for forward thinking. Several gems were shared including; 1. Consider your network sacred – it holds […]

Angry Neil in Buffalo

Looking forward to meeting Alums on the 3rd November where I'll present my personal branding diagnostic for digital realms. This is one of the areas where I feel we as a college might better prepare graduates and alums alike. I last lectured on this topic back in NYC to a packed house of former students and […]

Making the Case for Social Media – CNB Business Solutions Expo 2011

Looking forward to addressing CNB's business expo on the nature and case for social media in modern enterprise on the 19th May. Increasingly companies are experimenting with new technology and quickly underestimating the commitment, resources, dangers and potential rewards of a well executed campaign. During the one hour session I will explore common channels (including […]

Reflections on a social media training event at the RIT student Innovation Center

Recently I took 85 members of the local YPO chapter through an afternoon social media bootcamp using the technology of the students Innovation Center at RIT. The facilities are impressive; from fully controllable sun screens to a four strong projection unit, plus more external screens than you can shake a stick at. These features enabled […]

Neil to lead intensive training session for the YPO on social media – March 4th 2010

Next Thursday, 4th March 2010, I have the distinct pleasure of hosting a training event for the Empire State Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization at RIT's Innovation Center. The event is aimed at young presidents considering actionable social media campaigns and runs from 2pm to 7.30pm to include dinner and cocktails. Im really looking […]

Henrietta Chamber of Commerce Social Media Bootcamp

Im excited to announce a three part bootcamp program on social media. In conjunction with the Henrietta Chamber of Commerce and two well known social media experts – Emily Carpenter and Susan Beebe, we will be taking delegrates through the highs and lows of social media strategy. Increasingly, organizations are experimenting with social media platforms […]