Experts Talk: Zachary Tumin – Speaker Profile

Zachary Tumin

Special Assistant to the Fac. Chair & Dir., Science, Technology & Public Policy Program | Harvard Kennedy School

Zachary Tumin is Special Assistant to the faculty chair of Harvard Kennedy School’s Science, Technology, and Public Policy program. There, he leads the project in Information and Communications Technology, and directs the Harvard component of a joint Harvard-MIT initiative in cyber security. He previously served as the Director of Public Safety for the New York City Public Schools, and executive director of the Financial Services Technology Consortium.

Zach advises governments, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations on the strategic management of collaboration. With William Bratton he is the co-author of Collaborate or Perish! Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World (Random House, 2012), and April 2012’s Harvard Business Review post, “Viral By Design: Teams in the Networked World.” Zach was lead author of the report, “From Government 2.0 to Society 2.0” (with Archon Fung); the lead author of “Assuring the Transition to the Next Generation Transportation System: A New Strategy for Networked Governance,” with Harvard Kennedy School professor Stephen Goldsmith; and lead author of “Unmanned and Robotic Warfare: Issues, Options, and Futures,” and “Nine Imperatives For Leadership of 311-Enabled Government.”

Zach Tumin  is a special keynote speaker 2012 Australian Government 2.0 conference at CeBIT in Australia and is one of the four global experts featured on the recent InnoFuture Experts Talk series, Collaboration 21.

Zach Tumin will be a guest speaker at a special InnoFuture event, on October 25, 5.30-7.30pm in Melbourne, COLLABORATE OR PERISH! How to navigate business in a Networked World.

This event is designed for Leaders who are responsible for driving growth and the competitive advantage for their business in areas of Strategy, IT, Finance, Marketing, Sales, HR, Branding, Innovation and R&D.

It is designed for Leaders who realise they need to mobilise not only their internal resources but also resources, skills and capabilities of Partners to succeed in the accelerating, connected age. This is about how to!