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Mona Vernon

Mona Vernon
Sr. Director, Emerging Technology, Thomson Reuters

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Mona Vernon leads the Emerging Technologies group at Thomson Reuters. ]Mona is leading the charge on how to create an effective culture of Innovation at Thomson Reuters with a focus of external innovation and reaping the benefits of open innovation. She created and is running several successful initiatives that fall under the broad concept of “intrapreneurship” or applying “lean start-up” principles for the enterprise. She has also been instrumental in creating external innovation partnerships between Thomson Reuters on emerging and disruptive technologies. Mona holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and a S.M. from M.I.T. where her research focused on the role of customer experience in digital business strategy. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Mona worked in Technology start-ups in product development and management roles.

Sessions

Data-Driven Business Beekman Parlor -- Sutton North
Mona Vernon (Thomson Reuters)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
This session will include some evidence for hypercompetition and the implications of data-driven decision making in this context. It will also include a set of strategic frameworks and innovation processes better suited to survive in a hypercompetitive environment. Read more.
Moderated by:
Jim Stogdill (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Panelists:
Mona Vernon (Thomson Reuters), Trevor Hughes (International Association of Privacy Professionals), Randy Smerik (Osunatech, Inc.), Lisa Green (Common Crawl Foundation)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
The Strata Great Debates return to New York with a discussion of the merits and drawbacks of what are rapidly becoming our prosthetic brains. In a vigorous Oxford Style debate, two teams try to convince the audience that they're right. We take score before and after their arguments, and declare a winner. Join us and help us decide whether a connected world is indeed a better one. Read more.

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