Thinking Forward Virtual Events

Helping members and the equipment manufacturing industry learn about advances in technology through sharing innovation concepts that change business models.

Leveraging Technology for New Business Models

This exciting session will launch our 2020 Thinking Forward virtual event series! During this custom curated presentation for AEM, experts from Trend Hunter will tackle the top technology subjects of our Thinking Forward event series, including chatbots, avatars, digital commerce, Internet of things (IoT) and sustainability - to name a few. Trend Hunter will offer compelling brainstorming questions to outline the tactical applications of the research behind these new models that can grow your business.

Trend Hunter is a company based on the idea of finding new ideas to spark inspiration. Their work with large and small brands gives them a unique perspective into growing trends.

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. CST

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Featured Speakers:
Sean Watson
Sean Watson, Futurist – Trend Hunter
As a Business Innovation Expert, Watson brings his deep operational background and love of writing to his pursuit for the next big idea. His background includes working as an analyst for a large national telecommunications company, where he was heavily involved developing processes for product development and launches. Watson’s quest for his next challenge brought him to Trend Hunter where he continues to grow and takes on all new challenges with enthusiasm.
Gil Haddi
Gil Haddi, SVP of Client Success – Trend Hunter
Haddi works with brands across industries to facilitate innovation and future planning and has uncovered insights for the likes of NASA, Hasbro and Coca-Cola. She leverages Trend Hunter’s Big Data platform to spot data-driven opportunities with actionable implications for clients. She has spoken at events like the Media Insights Conference, Innova-Con, and runs private workshops for clients, specializing in emerging trends in technology, branding, marketing and consumer lifestyle.


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