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Listen to Mike Walker discuss the latest innovation techniques, emerging technologies, and conversations with innovation experts that are either dealing with being disrupted or disrupting themselves.

V-Next: The Future is Now Mike J. Walker

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Listen to Mike Walker discuss the latest innovation techniques, emerging technologies, and conversations with innovation experts that are either dealing with being disrupted or disrupting themselves.

    Driving Industry Innovation at Microsoft Research

    Driving Industry Innovation at Microsoft Research

    Ever wonder how the worlds leading innovators think, spend their time, and the projects they are working on? If you do, you're in luck!  Mike J. Walker speaks to Ranveer Chandra , Managing Director Research for Industry at Microsoft. Listen in to hear advise and perspectives from Ranveer. He is truly a leader in the innovation industry.

    About FarmBeats
    Ranveer started the FarmBeats project at Microsoft in 2015, and has been leading it since then. He is also leading the battery research project, and the white space networking project at Microsoft Research. He was invited to the USDA to present his work on FarmBeats, and this work was featured by Bill Gates in GatesNotes, and was selected by Satya Nadella as one of 10 projects that inspired him in 2017. Ranveer has also been invited to the FCC to present his work on TV white spaces, and spectrum regulators from India, China, Brazil, Singapore and US (including the FCC chairman) have visited the Microsoft campus to see his deployment of the world’s first urban white space network. As part of his doctoral dissertation, Ranveer developed VirtualWiFi. The software has over a million downloads and is among the top 5 downloaded software released by Microsoft Research. It is shipping as a feature in Windows since 2009.
    About Ranveer Chandra
    Ranveer Chandra is the Chief Scientist of Microsoft Azure Global, where he is leading a team driving innovations across different industries on Azure. 
    Ranveer's research has shipped as part of multiple Microsoft products, including VirtualWiFi and low-power algorithms in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10, Energy Profiler in Visual Studio, and the Wireless Controller Protocol in XBOX One. 


    Ranveer started the FarmBeats project at Microsoft Research in 2015, and has been leading it since then. He is also leading the battery research project, and the white space networking project at Microsoft Research. He was invited to the USDA to present his work on FarmBeats, including to the Secretary, this work was featured by Bill Gates in GatesNotes, and was selected by Satya Nadella as one of 10 projects that inspired him in 2017. Ranveer has also been invited to the FCC to present his work on TV white spaces, and spectrum regulators from India, China, Brazil, Singapore and US (including the FCC chairman) have visited the Microsoft campus to see his deployment of the world’s first urban white space network. As part of his doctoral dissertation, Ranveer developed VirtualWiFi. The software has been downloaded more than 750,000 times and is among the top 5 downloaded software released by Microsoft Research. It is shipping as a feature in Windows since 2009.
    Ranveer has published more than 85 papers, and filed over 100 patents, more than 80 of which have been granted. His research has been cited by the popular press, such as MIT Technology Review, The Economist, New York Times, WSJ, among others. He has won several awards, including best paper awards, and the MIT Technology Review's Top Innovators Under 35, TR35. Ranveer has an undergraduate degree from IIT Kharagpur, India and a PhD from Cornell University. 

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    Innovation's Role in the Global Pandemic

    Innovation's Role in the Global Pandemic

    The world has seen the pace of healthcare innovation accelerate at a tremendous rate. If you ever wanted to get a  "behind the scenes" view of this pandemic, stay tuned! Mike J. Walker speaks to Tierney Morgan, Health and Life Sciences Industry Advocate with  Microsoft about the the vaccine landscape, the hurdles that needed to be overcome, and practical wisdom on how to effectively innovate in this industry.


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    Gartner's Top Strategic Trends for 2021

    Gartner's Top Strategic Trends for 2021

    One thing we’ve learned from this pandemic , nothing is certain and big changes await ahead. With each of these challenges there is an innovation that is waiting to solve it.  Mike J. Walker speaks to David Cearley, Research Vice President and Fellow with Gartner. We are going to dive into his Top Strategic Trend report that will provide us a glimpse of the technology trends over the next three to five years.

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    The Future of Remote Work

    The Future of Remote Work

    Transformed by the 2020 global pandemic, the workplace will never be the same.  While full-time Zoom meetings, home schooled children, and isolation are temporary the impact of this shift will have lasting effects on how we work and live. In this episode, Mike J. Walker is  speaking with Michel Bowman, a modern workplace expert at Microsoft about his vision for the future of remote work.

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    Demystifying Quantum Computing

    Demystifying Quantum Computing

    Quantum computing will introduce radical transformations across many areas like: medical and life sciences, security and encryption, and will super charge artificial intelligence. Companies like Microsoft, Google, and IBM are in a space race to build reliable quantum computing as a service. Mike J. Walker speaks to Delbert Murphy, Quantum Computing Expert at  Microsoft. Quantum computing will change the world, but how will it?  Listen in to hear what's real and fantasy about the quantum computing era.

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    Chris on Enterprise Architecture Innovation

    Chris on Enterprise Architecture Innovation

    Imagine if your company strategies were clear, innovation permeated all corners of your business, no technology debt, and people were not a problem to moving things forward. Well, that’s likely not the case but I’ve got some good news for you. Mike J. Walker has a chance to sit down with Chris Lockhart, an expert enterprise architect, strategist, author, and a “consultant that likes to say things”. We will discuss how he has seen the evolution of enterprise architecture and  innovation over the years, trends he observes in the market, and his practical advise for those in the  trenches.

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