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SMB Emerge | The Technology Doesn’t Matter

April 19, 2023 | 7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT



7:30 am – 9:00 am CDT

Technology can solve numerous pressing business challenges – but technology management is really just business management, and technology’s most important component is its people. By improving your collaboration with your technical teams, you will accelerate performance and improve outcomes across your entire organization.

In this interactive and informative session, speaker Rachel Lockett will demystify technology management for non-technical business leaders, and help them bridge the communication gap to partner effectively with technical leaders and staff. Attendees will:

  • Understand the four types of business leaders and how they approach technology
  • Gain valuable insight into the minds of technology professionals
  • Actionable advice on partnering with IT to achieve business goals and amplify engagement

Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of speaker Rachel Lockett’s book, The Technology Doesn’t Matter: Prioritizing the People in IT Business Alignment.



7:30am – Check-In & Networking (breakfast provided)

8:00am – Speaker: “The Technology Doesn’t Matter”

9:00am – Continued Networking


About the speaker:

Rachel Lockett bio - Rachel Lockett, Chief Information Officer at Pohlad Companies, is an award-winning CIO with a passion for leadership development. She is also the author of The Technology Doesn’t Matter: Prioritizing the People in IT Business Alignment. 
Rachel has held a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification for the past six years, as evidence of her depth of experience in cybersecurity. With over 25 years of experience in IT leadership and 10 years in the C-suite, she has guided companies in diverse industries through transformational change.





About SMB Emerge:

As the business world emerges from the challenges of the past few years and enters a new era of opportunities, change is inevitable. The organizations that succeed won’t be the ones that just adapt to this change – they’ll be the ones that harness it. Join us for the inaugural session of a new networking event series for small to mid-sized businesses, solve modern business challenges in the SMB space, and meet other organizations striving to do the same.


April 19, 2023
7:30 am - 9:00 am CDT
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