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Neurodiversity and the Value of Data

September 21 @ 13:00 - 14:00 CDT

Join entrepreneur, executive, and philanthropist Shawn Fry in a discussion about data and how the right data strategy can maximize impact.

Impact Hub Houston is excited to partner with one of our member Jeff Miller CEO and Founder of Potentia Workforce for this workshop!

Who Should Attend:

Anyone leading an organization looking for innovative paths to deliver exceptional results.

We Will Discuss:

-How can fresh thinking unlock the value of your growing business or non-profit?

-Neurodiversity is a popular topic among large employers like Microsoft, EY and Chase. Learn why it can be even more impactful for your small business or non-profit.

-Why is ND such an effective pathway to innovation?

-Why are so many large companies starting ND programs?

-How can you capitalize on this trend as an SMB or non-profit?

ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS

Meet Jeff Miller: CEO – Founder – Speaker – Advocate

Jeff Miller is the CEO & founder of Potentia Workforce, a consulting firm that delivers technology, analytics, and human capital services by leveraging the talents of and providing opportunites to skilled, yet often overlooked neurodiverse individuals.

Meet Shawn Fry: Chief Innovation Officer – Person with Asperger’s – Entrepreneur – Advocate

Shawn Fry is the CIO of Potentia Workforce, a consulting firm that delivers technology, analytics and human capital services by leveraging the talents of many neurodiverse individuals.

His career illustrates the competitive advantage neurodiversity brings to organizations. His struggles prior to diagnosis at age 42, encapsulates the pain, devaluation and frustration that plague both the employee and the employer.

Once provided understanding and support for his spectrum abilities, Shawn went on to a successful career as a hospital executive (CIO) and later transitioned from executive to entrepreneur – founding two technology and analytics companies that were eventually successfully sold.

Early in life, Shawn struggled mightily with the traditional paths in life such as social functions, academics, employment, personal relationships as well as a healthy sense of self-esteem. Despite these obstacles, he still worked hard to understand and create value.

Shawn strongly believes that the transformation that awareness and acceptance bring creates massive opportunities for success for all involved via innovation, loyalty, commitment and performance beneficial to all parties.

Today, Shawn is a sought-after speaker, executive and advocate for neurodiversity. He also holds 4 public patents and two classified patents. Shawn’s greatest role is that of Dad and he lives happily with his wonderful family in the Greater Houston area.