News | July 23, 2010

CompTIA Breakaway Keynote Addresses State Of The IT Industry

The CompTIA Breakaway opening keynotes bring Todd Thibodeaux, President and CEO of CompTIA; Ian Pennell, Senior SVP of Cisco's Small Business Technology Group; and Daniel Pink, author of Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us all to the stage on Tuesday, Aug. 10.

Thibodeaux will kick off the presentation at 1:15 p.m., and he and Pennell are expected to talk in-depth about the State of the IT Industry.

Then, Pink will share his insight on the difference between what science knows and what business does when it comes to motivating employees. Learn how autonomy, mastery, and purpose can increase results and productivity.

Also the author of A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Rule the Future, Free Agent Nation, and The Adventures of Johnny Bunko, Pink's thinking is reshaping how organizations operate and how individuals navigate their careers. He is currently a contributing editor at Wired and his articles and essays have also appeared in The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and Fast Company. He is a frequent guest on television and radio programs, and a consultant to companies large and small on human resources, communications, and innovation.