Impact Networking announced that its business technology conference Impact Optimize 2022 was a success convening a nationwide community of business leaders for one day of networking, insights on the latest innovations in business and technology, forum and roundtable discussions, and keynote presentations. The conference was held on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Navy Pier in downtown Chicago.
Attendees heard from world-renowned visionaries and industry-leading experts in three keynote sessions in the morning. Nationally recognized cybersecurity expert Wes Spencer urged business executives to strengthen their cyber resilience, saying “We all have gaps and you can’t build a bridge until you know where they are.” Four-time New York Times bestselling author writing about business and success Daniel Pink discussed the significant benefits of integrating 15-minute walking breaks into the workday to foster creativity and productivity. Orca Capital co-founders Jeff Sekinger and Austin Barnard unpacked blockchain technology and the innovative opportunities it is creating for industries around the world.
In the afternoon, attendees were welcome to join various educational breakout sessions and workshops within the following tracks: IT & Cloud, Managing Technology Initiatives, Cybersecurity & Compliance, Digital Evolution, and Marketing & Brand Growth. “Impact Optimize provides Impact Networking the distinct opportunity to be a thought leader in each track and share our invaluable insights and best practices,” said Patrick Layton, Impact Networking Partner and Vice President of Managed IT Services.