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Meaningful Conversations – “Strategic Shifts in Technology Education- Present and the Future”

Wisdom Tree has launched a series of exclusive invite-only, monthly learning and networking events in industry verticals such as education and SaaS. The aim of these events is to have sponsor-free discussions on contemporary topics impacting business today.

In their second event this November, they’ll be hosting distinguished professors from top universities, ed-tech founders, and thought leaders to discuss how the evolution of boot camps/micro-credentials will impact technology education in the US and the rest of the world.


November 29th, 2021 at 10:30 AM EST

Strategic Goal

To discuss and understand how boot camps are advancing today’s education system, how it will affect the traditional educational methods, and whether there is a way to merge the benefits of both.

1. How to uplift the traditional educational methods?
2. How do Bootcamps/Micro-credentials affect technical education?
3. Is there a way to find a balance between both?

Our Panel

Jacob Cohen: Senior Associate Dean for undergraduate and master’s programs at MIT Sloan School of Management, Dean Jacob Cohen is also a distinguished visiting professor at Schwarzman Scholars in Beijing, China. He has been a big part in leading the launch of Sloan’s most recent graduate degree program.

Tan Moorthy: Currently, heading the U.S. delivery operations and leading our education, training, and development at Infosys, he is an accomplished business leader, with over 3 decades of experience.

Julien Barbier: is the Co-founder and the CEO of Holberton. Holberton is a revolutionary new type of software engineering school that “has no teachers, no lectures, and no upfront tuition” and “helps inexperienced programmers land jobs at Apple” (CNN**).


Michellana Jester: Currently a lecturer of Global Economics and Management at MIT Sloan School of Management, she is a creative leader with more than 15 years of experience.