Dr. Sanjay Jha, Motorola Co-CEO to Address The Executives' Club of Chicago on Convergence

Jun 02, 2010, 12:48 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sanjay Jha, Co-CEO, Motorola, & CEO of Motorola's Mobile Devices & Home Business, will speak on "Convergence: Living in a Personal, Mobile Connected Society" before members and guests of The Executives' Club of Chicago at its June 9th Global Leaders Luncheon.

His talk will cover the relationship between consumers, devices and the world around them that is evolving rapidly due to the convergence of wireless, media, the internet and computing. As this melding of technology and industry plays out, the potential exists to change many of the assumptions by which we live and exactly what is "personal" about our personal devices.

Since becoming Co-CEO in 2008, Jha has been focused on reclaiming Motorola's position in the mobile device market and with the debut of its new family of smartphones based on the Android™ software platform and Motorola's own software service MOTOBLUR™.

The program will be held at The Hyatt Regency, Regency Ballroom B-D, Gold Level.

A networking reception will take place at 11:45 a.m., with the luncheon at 12:30 p.m.  The cost to attend is $57.50 for Executives' Club members; $78.50 for non-members.

The program will be preceded by the Club's Technology Conference, "Championing the Pervasive Risks of the Business Climate." The Conference will explore the relationship of risk across the spectrum of business strategies, operations, governance, regulation, legislation, capital, funding and liquidity, profitability and costs, acquisitions and divestitures, fraud and investigations, counterparty relationships and technology.

The Conference will be highlighted by the following presentations:

  • "Aligning Growth and Risk Management" by John Gimpert, Partner and National Leader, Finance Transformation Advisory Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • "Embracing Chaos" by Tony Hunter, President & Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Tribune Media Group
  • "The Risk of Conventional Functional Structures" by Thomas O'Toole, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, UAL Corp and United Airlines

A panel discussion will follow, moderated by John Gentry, Senior Partner, CSC and Co-Chair of the Club's Technology Committee.

The Technology Conference will take place from 9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m. at The Hyatt Regency Chicago in the Regency Ballroom A, Gold Level, West Tower.  The cost to attend is $100 for Executives' Club members; $150 for non-members. For more information about the program, including registration information, please visit the Club's Web site at www.executivesclub.org.

About The Executives' Club of Chicago

The Executives' Club of Chicago (ECC) is a business forum for thought leadership, education and best business practices.  Founded in 1911, the ECC is one of the oldest and most prestigious business organizations in the Midwest.  The Club serves the community by providing information and resources needed to establish effective global partnerships, enhance intellectual exchange, develop future diverse business leaders and promote Chicago as a world class business center.

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