Futurist and learning expert Elliott Masie explains how setting up hackathons can help successful companies find unique and creative solutions.
Elliott Masie explains tech culture's answer to the marathon: the hackathon. More companies than ever are hosting these types of events because they consistently produce positive results.
Elliott Masie is a futurist, analyst, author, speaker, Broadway producer, and founder of The MASIE Center, a Saratoga Springs, NY think tank focused on how organizations can support learning and knowledge within the workforce.
Elliott's professional focus has been in the fields of corporate learning, organizational performance and emerging technology. He has developed models for accelerating the spread of knowledge, learning and collaboration throughout organizations. Elliott is acknowledged as the first analyst to use the term e-Learning and has advocated for a sane deployment of learning and collaboration technology as a means of supporting the effectiveness and profitability of enterprises.
Elliott serves as an adviser to a wide range of government, education and non-profit groups. He serves on the Board of Trustee of Skidmore College and as a Board member of FIRST Robotics and the CIA University Board of Visitors. He has served as a pro-bono advisor to the Department of Defense and on the White House Advisory Council on Expanding Learning Opportunities.