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UIUC Gies Business highlights Wylie Blanchard

Photo by Erin Randle: Wylie Blanchard, Gies College of Business - University of Illinois
I was recently featured in an article by the University of Illinois, Gies College of Business, highlighting what I learned as a student in the school's Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program and while attending global immersions in Germany and Brazil with my fellow MBA students. Here's an excerpt from the article titled "Blanchard Uses MBA Experience to Explore near-Shore Tech...
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Discussion with Eric Livergood: Smart Technology Road Mapping

Smart Technology Road Mapping (Full Episode) - Eric Livergood
I recently met with Eric Livergood, Chief Technology Officer for LeafLogix Technologies, to discuss how smart technology is guiding Leaflogix, and the cannabis industry.Here’s the full interview:Get the bonus Q&A with the audience by visiting GreatTechPros.com.Here are a few video clips from the discussion:What does Smart Technology Roadmapping Mean?Smart T...
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Discussion with Teneika Askew: Empowering Decision Making with Data Visualization

Empowering Decision Making Data Visualization (Full Episode) Teneika Askew - Great Tech Pros
I recently met with Teneika Askew, Head of People Analytics at Mozilla, to discuss how to utilize data for effective visualization and creating data stories that enable decision-makers to take action.Here’s the full interview:Get the bonus Q&A with the audience by visiting  GreatTechPros.com.Here are some short video clips of topics discussed:What has changed in Business ...
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Destroying the Glass Ceiling: Lotus Buckner panel discussion

Lotus Buckner: Real People Real Talk - Virtual Roundtable: Destroying the Glass Ceiling - Wylie Blanchard
I recently participated in Lotus Bucker's #RealPeople #RealTalk – Virtual Roundtable on Destroying the Glass Ceiling.In this discussion, we explored the challenges that are place that prevent people from obtaining the career success that they're working toward, the obstacles that are in place that lock people out of the sales cycle when working to close deals with their high-profile clients ...
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Discussion with Sanford Hess: Government Information Technology Management and Change

Government Information Technology Management and Change - Sanford Hess
I recently met with Sanford Hess, IT Director for the City of Urbana, to discuss Government Information Technology Management, change within government IT, enhancing the relationship between people and government, career opportunities and more. Here’s the full interview:Get the bonus Q&A with the audience by visiting GreatTechPros.com.Here are some short video clips of t...
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Discussion with Susanne Tedrick: Developing a Game Plan to Thrive as Technology Evolves

Wylie Blanchard | Susanne Tedrick: Developing a Game Plan to Thrive as Technology Evolves - Full Episode
I recently met with Susanne Tedrick, Cloud Solution Specialist, to learn how women of color can jump-start, transition to or further evolve their career in technology, her new book Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators, and how tech professionals can stay relevant in today’s rapidly evolving job market.Here’s the full int...
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Discussion with Chris Hyde: Making a Difference with Data Analytics

Making Difference Data Analytics Full Episode: Chris Hyde
I met with Chris Hyde, SQL Server BI and Data Science Consultant to learn about his career as a data professional and his journey into data science. In this interview Chris shares how data can make a difference in people's lives, how there has been an increase use of statistics in data science and advice on how others can begin their career into data analytics.Here's the full interview:...
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Reflection: Global Immersion in Brazil 2019

Brazil: Global Immersion 2019 | Wylie Blanchard
I just returned from a 9 day immersion trip in Brazil learning about their economy and business practices with a group of MBA graduate students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.First, let me say that I've always wanted to visit Brazil. Prior to this trip, I had an interest in the economics of South America, along with Africa and the Central American region of North Amer...
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Discussion with Eric Schmuttenmaer: Executive Presence for Technical Professionals

Eric Schmuttenmaer interview with Great Tech Pros
I met with Eric Schmuttenmaer, Associate Vice President of Digital, Technology and Innovation at AMITA Health. In this interview Eric shared why it is important for technical professionals to build their executive presence.Originally posted at www.GreatTechPros.com.Excerpt from the Interview:Wylie Blanchard: What tips do you have for individuals who are new in their care...
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