We are pleased to present a panel discussion on technology trends that are transforming how people collaborate in the workplace. The panel will include the following thought leaders: Senior Director of Technology at The Wharton School, David Siedell; Architect/Strategic Planning – Collaboration and Mobility at Voya Financial, Matthew Lesoveck, CTS, C6; Regional Director of Technology at Convene, Michael Judeh; Founder and CTO at Mersive Technologies, Christopher Jaynes, PHD.

The discussion will be accompanied by a reception, and will take place at the newly renovated Convene City View location in the heart of Philadelphia on Thursday, August 9th from 4:30-7:00pm. We hope you will join us for some drinks and hors d’oeuvres while networking with other thought leaders in the industry. If you can make it, please RSVP here.

Event Details

When: Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Where: Convene City View 30 South 17th Street #1410
                  Philadelphia, PA 19103 

Room: Forum South (located on the 13th floor)

Interested in attending? Fill out the form below and we will add you to the RSVP list.


David Siedell // Senior Director of Technology at The Wharton School, and School Board Member at Haddonfield Board of Education

David is an IT professional experienced in managing high output teams in many arenas of IT and AV. He is responsible for executing multimillion dollar technology projects to design, build and support state-of-the-art AV and IT integrated systems to educational teaching and learning spaces from in-room technology to workflow systems to simulation development and distance learning video productions.

Matthew Lesoveck, CTS, C6 // Architect/Strategic Planning – Collaboration and Mobility at Voya Financial

Matthew was recruited by Voya in 2012. Leveraging his twenty years of experience in the technology industry Matthew implemented collaboration technologies though out the organization. These technologies have shifted the Voya culture and reshaped how day to day business is executed.

Christopher Jaynes, PHD // Founder and CTO at Mersive Technologies

Christopher Jaynes founded Mersive Technologies in 2006 and now serves as CTO. He received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the School of Computer Science at the University of Utah and went on to receive his doctoral degree at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he worked on artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction technologies.  His work in academics and at Mersive led to over 100 scientific articles, over 20 patents, and the National Science Foundation CAREER award.

Michael Judeh  // Regional Director of Technology at Convene

Michael Judeh is the Regional Director of Technology at Convene, the nation’s fastest growing network of full-service meeting, event, and flexible work spaces. Michael is a coach-centric, empowering leader of a team of technology experts at Convene, with a demonstrated history of managing technology in the entertainment and events industry.

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  • 17th St & Chestnut St
  • Chestnut St & 18th St
  • Market St & 18th St

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