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Program: SRI Innovation Process: Looking Beyond the Customer's Headlights to Develop World  Changing Solutions
Date:  Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time: 8:30 - 10:00 am

Cost:  Free (but registration is requested) 
Microsoft, 5426 Bay Center Dr., Suite 700, Tampa, FL  33609



The program, “SRI Innovation Process: Looking Beyond the Customer’s Headlights to Develop World Changing Solutions,” will be presented by Cesar Morales of SRI International.  SRI is a preeminent nonprofit independent research center that serves government and industry from locations internationally and across the United States, including St. Petersburg.  Mr. Morales will discuss how, from the invention of the first computer mouse to the development of drugs for malaria and lymphoma, SRI International’s innovation process has developed world-changing solutions that make people safer, healthier and more productive.  In his presentation, Morales will discuss the philosophy and approach to SRI’s innovation process, and how that process has developed capabilities that are having an impact in countering transnational organized crime in the Caribbean.

Morales is SRI Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Coastal Surveillance System and Border Situational Awareness programs.  He is a former Naval Officer and Security Analyst with more than 15 years of experience in program management, strategy and operations, training, analysis, information sharing and capability- based assessments in the Homeland Security Enterprise.    

Presented by Tampa Bay Innovation Center, TECH Talk is the area's premier networking and educational event developed specifically to meet the interest of the local entrepreneurial community.  

There is no fee to attend, but space is limited.  Advance registration is suggested at Eventbrite.

Additional information is available by contacting 727-547-7340 or info@tbinnovates.com.

Tampa Bay Innovation Center, through TEC Garage, offers a number of programs geared toward entrepreneurs, innovators, investors and others interested in the growth of the local technology community.

There is no fee to attend, but registration is requested.