Steve is regularly sought by the media to provide insight and analysis on “what’s next” and has been featured on BBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, ABC News, Wired, WSJ:Digits, CBS, and many more media outlets.
As CEO of Possibility and Purpose, LLC, Steve now combines his understanding of technology, business, ecosystem, demographic, and human trends to help companies understand the possibilities of the future. Using straightforward language, compelling visuals, and memorable stories, Brown decodes the future for his audiences and helps them understand how computing will provide them with incredible opportunity for innovation, differentiation, and value creation.
Steve regularly consults with a wide spectrum of companies and organizations spanning the transportation, retail, healthcare, media and entertainment sectors.
Steve has over 25 years of experience in the high tech sector spanning research, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, management, and communications. He holds both bachelors and masters degrees in Micro-electronic Systems Engineering from Manchester University.
Steve was born in the U.K. and became a U.S. citizen in 2008. He lives with his fiancée in Portland, Oregon.
5:15 PM Registration and Social
6:20 PM Dinner
6:45 PM Scholarship Recognition
7:00 PM Keynote Presentations
Regional Leadership Forum
SIM's Regional Leadership Forum (RLF) is an intensive, ten-month leadership development program focused on creating authentic leaders. Since 1992 over 3500 graduates and more than 300 sponsors have found RLF the key to developing leadership effectiveness.
We are now actively recruiting for the class of 2013. We encourage you to take advantage of the early bird pricing, which ends Nov. 30, 2012.
To give you greater insight into RLF, we are hosting a Virtual Taste of RLF :
Watch the following 3-minute YouTube RLF video and you will hear, RLF is a life changing experience!
Your facilitator team is Bob Rouse and Ed Trainor, giving you a strong combination of practitioner and academic with tons of leadership experience.
For more information contact:
Your 2015-2016 Board Members
President: David Kaplin
President Elect: Pradeep Kumar
Secretary: Bud Borja
Treasurer: Wilfred Wu
Treasurer: Alicia Anderson
Education Director: Jay Compton
Events Director: Lisa Harper
Marketing Director: Dana Jiacoletti
Membership Director: Mark Wehrmeister
Program Director: Bill Ketrenos
In partnership with the Business Education Compact, 63 SIM-PDX representatives teamed with our scholarship recipients and other students from OSU, OIT, UofP, and WSU-Vancouver to present information about IT careers to 3,727 middle and high school students in 121 classes. Many thanks to our volunteers and, in particular, to Pradeep Kumar for championing this worthwhile program on behalf of the Chapter.