Sean T. O’Kelly: Leveraging Technology for Revenue Growth
Sean T. O’Kelly, Chief Technology Officer for Meetings & Events International (MEI), met with us to explore how business leaders can utilize technology as a tool to drive customer and revenue growth. LISTEN Subscribe to Great Tech Pros podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts.WATCH Subscribe to Great Tech Pros video on YouTube, Facebook and Apple Podcasts. Questions that Sean Answers [1:15] Do organizations treat technology as a cost/expense or revenue generator? [3:10] How does technology fit within the regulatory compliance space? [5:50] An example of adding features and functions into a product for the purpose of creating value? [12:56] How does driving revenue with open integration and while being secure apply to today’s digital environment. [18:31] How do you approach the topic of content protection while driving revenue with customers? [24:00] How are customers using their data and content to drive revenue? [27:30] What’s your background and how did you become Chief Technology Officer at your current organization? [33:15] RECAP. [35:08] What level of digital events will you see being adopted over in-person events going forward? (AUDIENCE MEMBER QUESTION) [41:05] How can we help people/organizations embrace Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning? (AUDIENCE MEMBER QUESTION) [45:43] Challenge of improving the modernization of organizational processes? (AUDIENCE MEMBER QUESTION) [50:14] What challenges have you experienced in the government vs the private sector? (AUDIENCE MEMBER QUESTION) [51:46] What did you learn while pursing the Executive MBA program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign? (AUDIENCE MEMBER QUESTION) Useful Links: You can connect with Sean on Linkedin. Regulatory Compliance in the United States. Stock Media provided by ikoliks / Pond5 Special thanks to the students, alumni and administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the College of DuPage for their help in making this episode a success.