Midwest Capital Group,
Keywords: execution, agile teams, skunkworks, business approach
Summary:At Midwest Capital Group, Erik Thoresen heads up outreach and deal flow activities related to potential investments in high performance computing for government supported initiatives, including data management/storage and other emerging technologies. Erik collaborates closely with startups involved in AI and related technology and is also author of the book Team Next: A Foundation for Building Agile Innovation Teams and recently presented a TEDx talk called What Bananas and Transistors Have in Common. Using data and insights that span industries, Erik will address a huge issue that exists across businesses and organizations - using a story-focused approach to help internal stakeholders gain a better grasp on the importance of AI and how it can be leveraged within the organization.