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Background

Steve Hawald has spent 30 years as a technology executive in private and public enterprise businesses with technology strategy, analysis, and roadmaps with execution resulting in high customer and user satisfaction outcomes.

His skill is in identifying evolving trends, disruptive technologies, and complex strategy and innovation challenge areas built on in-depth knowledge, spanning four generations of enterprise transformations, disruptive technologies, and services across the spectrum from Fortune 200 to startups with VCs.

Steve has provided strategic advice to numerous organizations; has written CEO and CIO research on digital transformations, multicloud computing, compliance, cybersecurity, and US CIO with NIST security regulations. He has been a keynote and roundtable speaker on behalf of Gartner (globally), the US Department of Education, and many businesses, education, intelligence, military and technology associations, and their respective clients.

He is an experienced graduate adjunct lecturer and CIO guest lecturer/speaker with demonstrated professional career-based courses in higher education with excellent business, CIO leadership, disruptive technology, open innovation, management development, and strategy.

Coverage includes the Board of Directors, CEOs, and CIOs strategic and open innovation with blockchain, fintech blockchain corporate research papers, assessments, vendor reviews, and execution or resets.

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Specialty disruptive technologies in Fintech/Innovation Domain:

  • Blockchain trends and adoption
  • Central banks digital currency regulations
  • Cryptocurrency - stable coin models/platforms
  • Cryptocurrency - central banks digital currency
  • Data privacy with blockchain identity management
  • Fintech vendors and research papers
  • Multicloud/blockchain and blockchain-as-a-service adoption strategy
  • RegTech adoption/risks
  • Smart contracts with blockchain
  • Transformformation innovation - Banking/financial services, fintech startups/VCs, accelerators, challenges, crowdsourcing, and prizes.
  • Workforce enterprise dynamics 
  • Work of the Future

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Important Facts

Steve held corporate board, executive, lecturer, researcher, and critical technology roles at:

  • Gartner, Inc.
  • Georgetown University, Center For Professional Studies
  • Hitachi Federal Data Systems Corporation (USA)
  • MCI Telecommunications Corp.
  • Rolls-Royce Jet Engines, Inc. (North America)
  • UnitedHealth Group Incorporated / Dental Division
  • US Department of Education / FSA – Higher Education
  • Vitro Labs / Electronics and Defense Group of the Penn Central Corp.

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Strong Point of View

  • FinTech / Innovation Domain and Vendor Analysis
  • Blockchain Trends
  • Data Privacy with blockchain identity/privacy management
  • Digital Currencies - central banks, ICOs, stablecoin
  • Fraud Management
  • RegTech
  • Smart Contracts
  • Voice Assist with AL/Machine Language

Three Posts I have under Construction.

  • Pandemic Aftermath: CEO 2021-2022 Revised Playbook and Recommendations
  • Board of Directors and CEO Crisis Management Playbooks for Survival

Additional Agenda Items for The Next Year

Three Posts I have under Construction.

  • Pandemic Aftermath: CEO 2021-2022 Revised Playbook and Recommendations
  • Board of Directors and CEO Crisis Management Playbooks for Survival

Additional Agenda Items for The Next Year

  • Board of Directors and CEO Case Lessons and Playbooks
  • CEO / CIO Digital Business Innovation and Strategy: Innovation Cases and lessons from the field
  • Fintech Vendors
  • Blockchain and Global Central Bank Regulations

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Available for:

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Content I have under construction

  • Facebook’s Broken Privacy & Security – Is My Data Safe?