Cambridge 100 - promoting innovation in business & technology
Thursday 21st May 2015 @ 6:45PM at Prioress Room Jesus College.
Our speaker and further details will be announced shortly.
Registration is not yet open.
Event numbers are strictly limited.
Our Dinners are open to non-members.
Our Spring Dinner
Thurs 5th March 2015. Sold out.
We were delighted to welcome Francesca Brosan as our speaker for our Spring Dinner.
Her talk for the evening was:"Digital in the Workplace Friend of Foe created considerable interest and lively debate.
Fran is Chairman and co-founder of Cambridge based Omobono, the digital agency for business brands. She shared insights into how digital technology is impacting on the way we do business and how to take advantage of it.
Further details of the next event appear shortly. Dress is business, and there is ample parking within the College grounds.
Scroll down to see photos from previous speakers and events
Menu from the Spring Dinner
Prioress's Room pre-Dinner. Photo: email@example.com
Previous Dinner Speakers
November 2014: Quintus Travis, CEO Red Balloon Learner Group.
How a small Cambridge tech company attracted a global giant (or "the stuff I know now that I wish I'd known then") - a talk by Quintus Travis, CEO, Red Balloon Learner Centre Group. Sold Out
September 2014: Dr Ian Lewis, Director of Infrastructure Investment, Cambridge University Computing Service as our speaker for the evening.
Ian covered the aspirations to be 'world class' in research within both the university and the region,
May 2014: David Cushman, world renowned speaker on social media, talked about the 10 Principles of Open Business and how this new approach will change the way we do business, a way which major companies are already adopting.
March 2014: Prof Alan Barrell, presided over a lively panel discussion following a presentation on the emergence and explosive growth of crowdfunding, as a credible alternative to bank finance for businesses, by Goncalo de Vasconceles and Bryan Zhang, recognised experts in the field of crowdfunding. We were delighted to have Julian Huppert, MP, attend.
November 2013: Dr Christoph Wiesner, CEO TWI, described the challenges TWI faced from the start, helping Steve Jobs with flat screen technology to school children learning about engineering through collaborative programmes.
May 2013: Dr Andy Richards biotechnology entrepreneur and business angel, spoke about how “personalisation” of medical treatment is a far more effective than focusing on the population as a whole and the constant drive for new drugs.
February 2013: Prof Sir Mike Gregory. "The role of manufacturing in the modern economy". Prof Gregory is Head of Manufacturing & Management at the University Engineering Department, and Institute for Manufacturing.
November 2012: Dr David Hall "When engineering and forensics collide". Dr Hall, founder of The Ideas Centre. Innovative ideas can unblock those patterned thinking systems, prevalent within many company management structures.
September 2012: Dr Gerald Avison "Managing Innovation Success". Dr Avison, co-founder and Chairman of TTP Group. The lessons he has leant from guiding the Group from its very early days to the success story it is today.
May 2012: Dr Tim Coombs & Dr Jim Haselhof "The development of superconducting motors" by Dr Coombs, University’s Engineering Power Group. "Standardising "genetic building blocks" by Dr Jim Haselof, Dpt Plant Sciences,
February 2012: Prof Alan Barrell and Dr Brian Cox.Enter the Dragon, A China Evening.
November 2011: Graham Budd, COO ARM Holdings plc Computing in the post-PC era.
Photos from previous Dinners
Pre-Dinner Drinks Prioress's Room
Pre-Dinner drinks on the Orchard Lawn, Jesus College
Listening to our Speaker
Drinks on the lawn. Photo: firstname.lastname@example.org