Podcast 1618 Merit Turns 50 and Executive Connection Summit WJR 760 AM

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Show Notes:

Hour 1

MERIT and the founding of the Internet 50 years ago

joe_sawasky_photoJoe Sawasaky, Pres. and CEO of Merit, joins the Internet Advisor to both reminisce about the remarkable history of this pioneer organization and the new directions in which it is heading.  



Joe_Adams_01Dr. William J. “Joe” Adams, leads Merit’s R & D program aims at performing ground-breaking research that would benefit Merit’s Members, Michigan and the society. The group currently focuses on Internet measurements that provide insights into the evolution of the Internet and the adoption of new protocols, on network security, and on the development of tools that can help network operators better monitor and secure their networks.



Cyber Ranges are the new thrust of Merit and Joe will detail how they are helping private and public sector groups beat the bad guys at their own game.

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Maris BahnMarisa BahnIT Business Development Manager, General Motorsjoins Gary and the techs to talk about the upcoming Michigan Council of Women in Technology Executive Connection Summit.  This powerful gathering of some of the area’s top women in technology will feature such notable figures as Mary Barra, CEO and Chairman of GM and Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit.

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Hour 2

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