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Published: February 10, 2020

Elizabeth Kiehner of IBM to Speak About Data and AI on Feb. 17

The University of Tampa’s College of Arts and Letters will present the Dean’s Lecture — “Technology and Creativity: Elizabeth Kiehner” — on Monday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Reeves Theater at the Vaughn Center on campus. The lecture will be about creative leadership in the era of data and artificial intelligence everywhere.


Elizabeth Kiehner’s lecture will be about creative leadership in the era of data and artificial intelligence everywhere.

Elizabeth Kiehner leads IBM’s Market Maker team and is a design principal with multi-disciplinary experience in business and technology. Her passion and creativity have impacted some of the world’s most recognized brands with regular engagements and executive workshops. Kiehner’s creative portfolio includes campaigns and game-changing platforms for brands like Google, Microsoft, Viacom, American Express, Apple, Turner, Fidelity, Schwab, Discovery, HBO, NBC, GM and Khan Academy. She is also a founding partner of Thornberg & Forester, an award-winning, full-service design agency in New York City. Kiehner is a design thinking evangelist who believes in harnessing the power of creativity to solve global business challenges and has her finger on the pulse of an ever-changing digital landscape that is increasingly driven by human/machine collaboration.

The event is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. For more information, please contact the College of Arts and Letters at CAL@ut.edu or (813) 257-6100.


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