Forward Together

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:


Eric Odero Portrait

Monday, May 17, 2021

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. (PT) via ZOOM

Speed to Innovation: Scrappy Processes to Transform Your Work

Guest Speaker: Katherine Jansen, Innovation Catalyst


In this interactive session, Katherine Jansen (KJ) will cover the foundational elements of innovation, challenge you to apply innovation techniques to everyday problems and processes, and share examples from her experiences. Please have a laptop handy as we'll use an online white board to do some work together.

KJ is an Innovation Catalyst, trained by Intuit, and has both taught and used innovation techniques in her career.

Past Events in the Series:


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