Thursday, March 30th, 2017

July 2016 – Few topics can get people talking as quickly as the role of data in today’s society. Nintendo just illustrated the impact a simple game can have on society on a global scale with the release of its Pokémon Go game. The future of data and data analysis was addressed in great detail [...]

June 2016 – What does Birdseye Frozen Foods, Five Hour Energy and Netflicks have in common? They are all examples of successful application of the concepts now described as part of the discipline of Category Design. This discipline was the topic of discussion during the June 21st Open Forum Event hosted by the Churchill Club [...]

May 2016 – The Santa Clara Marriott hosted this year’s annual Churchill Club 1o 10 trends dinner and discussion. Trends for this year’s event were wide ranging and once again included big data, robotics and healthcare. The discussion was moderated by : Rich Karlgaard, Publisher, Forbes Magazine Bruce Upbin, Managing Editor, also of Forbes. The [...]

August 2015 – A year ago The Economist called the exodus of startups the “Cambrian explosion”. This term was used to describe what happened 540 million years ago on the planet earth when the life forms began to multiply on explosion rate. Today the same is happening due to affordable computing and tools available, but [...]

August 2015 – A recent Churchill Club event in Palo Alto focused on the current state of the Drone industry and the near term future of the marketplace. The panel consisted of Skydio, Dronebase, DJI, 3D Robotics and Skycatch and the discussion was moderated by Robin Murdoch of Accenture. The drone market is maturing and [...]

August 2015 – The Churchill Club held a 1:1 breakfast conversation Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer and industry luminary Geoffrey Moore early in the morning mid-August. Aston Martin is famous for creating some of the most beautiful cars in history and is not a high volume, mass market car manufacturer – it is still primarily [...]

July 2015 – At the Accenture offices in San Jose, the Churchill club held a discussion on the direction and status of the Connected home. The discussion was moderated by Accenture and featured speakers from Forrester Research, Intel, Qualcomm and Nest Home Kit. The discussion focused on the realities of the connected home, as state [...]

July 2015 – In an early morning event, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai was in Silicon Valley to speak on OTT, Net Neutrality and the role of the FCC in the new technologies. The discussion started as a platform for understanding the role of the 104 year old FCC and how it is addressing the changing [...]

 May 2015 – The churchill club held its 17th annual spring dinner to review the top 10 technology trends for the future. The event held at the Fairmont The criteria for selection was the trends had to be non-obvious and be a basis for expolsive growth in the next 5 years. The event featured panelists [...]

October 2013 – As a change of pace from the traditional electronic systems, communications and software topics that are the subject of discussion at the Churchill Club, the event in early October focused on the changes and transition coming to the manufacturing world. The centerpoint of the discussion was predicated on the advent of 3D [...]