Ralph Welborn has more than 25 years of experience guiding businesses through innovation including an amazing spectrum of projects on leading edge technologies and business models, from the design and deployment of IBM Watson in bio-informatics to pioneering mobile payments in Africa to Phase 1 pharmaceutical trials. His breadth of experience and deep understanding of how digital technology transforms organizations and markets provides a leading edge perspective on how the future of business will evolve over the coming decades.


In this highly focused keynote, Ralph offers unparalleled insight into the evolution of ecosystem-enabled business models, the hottest new trend in the digital transformation of businesses. He uses concrete and compelling examples from a variety of industries such as financial services, health care, technology, smart cities, and government to drive home how powerful the ecosystem model is becoming.
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An amazingly astute perspective on where business model innovation meets social, meets emergent technologies. The perfect storm of transformation is here. Businesses who understand how to navigate these three converging forces of business model, social, and tech will be the ones who survive and thrive in the coming transformation of how employment, markets, and global economies work . Ralph takes a critical look at how digital transformation strategies & execution programs, renewable energy partnership models, open innovation design and deployment, humanitarian relief, H1N1, cyber, and first-of-a-kind analytics work are changing the global face of business. An insightful and actionable look at where Mobile meets Social and Analytics.
Target Audience
  • Executives across industries
  • Professionals focusing on digital transformation, Innovation & growth Programs
  • Executives responsible for strategy
  • Global leaders