The annual Institute of Design Strategy Conference at Chicago’s IIT is viewed as the leading forum dealing with design, strategy and the creation of value. Arlene and other notable speakers at the 2012 Conference addressed the problem of how to measure innovation and new business models. Listen in as Arlene shares her personal stories of perseverance, innovation and the strategies behind some of her biggest successes.
Arlene was inducted as an honorary member of Beta Gamma Sigma, and international honor society recognizing the top business students anywhere in the world. The Mission of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members.
Arlene was elected as an honorary member from the Illinois Institute of Technology’s chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma. Review the list of IIT’s Honorary Beta Gamma Sigma honorees here.
Marty presented a talk called “The Wireless Revolution Continues” at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s School of Applied Technology on May 18, 2011. The talk, part of Applied Technology’s Speakers Series, examined the past and future of cellular communications.
Watch the video here.
The Computer History Museum sat down with Martin Cooper in May 2008 to capture his life story for their Oral History interviews with key pioneers and contributors of the information age. Read about Marty’s early years in Canada and the U.S. as the son of entreprenurial parents who immigrated from Russia. Marty knew he wanted to be an engineer in high school but recalls being a dreamer from an even earlier age. Read more about how Marty has turned those dreams into reality.