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TechTalk Speaker Series

Quarterly speaker series aimed at providing our students with access to leading voices in the information technology industry. Interactive sessions encourage exchange between students and industry professionals to learn from each other's experiences, provide a window into potential career paths and highlight opportunities for innovative applications of technology in the real world. All Cal Lutheran community members with a passion for IT are welcomed to attend and join the conversation.

Next Event:


CeCe Morken Portrait

Monday, August 16, 2021

5:00 p.m. (PT) via ZOOM

A Conversation on Mental Health, Technology and Leadership

Guest Speaker: CeCe Morken, CEO, Headspace


In this installment of the TechTalk Speaker Series, CeCe Morken, CEO of Headspace, will discuss leadership takeaways around technology and mental health. Morken will lead us in a guided meditation, share lessons from her 35 years of experience as a highly accomplished technology industry executive, and take audience questions in this interactive, virtual session.

Past Events in the Series:

Eric Odero Portrait

Monday, May 17, 2021

Speed to Innovation: Scrappy Processes to Transform Your Work

Katherine Jansen, Innovation Catalyst

Watch - Coming soon


Eric Odero Portrait

Monday, March 1, 2021

IT Opportunities in Healthcare: The Future of Clinical Informatics

Eric Odero, MBA in IT Management alumnus and CEO of Command Health Informatics (CHI)



November 16, 2020 

Cyber Response, Planning and Execution; An Insurance, Organization and Legal Perspective

 Jesse Hillman, Vice President, Security and Compliance, Lightbox