Navigating Fintech Disruption Day 1: Fintech Revolution

This is the first in a series of articles which take an in-depth look at the content of SVIC’s Navigating Fintech Disruption executive immersion program. A five-day experience in the heart of Silicon Valley bringing together financial service executives from across the world, the program consists of meetings, presentations and hands-on workshops hosted by a…

Schlumberger Drills Deeper to Innovate Oil and Gas Sector

Amid the global pivot to a “new” energy economy – solar, wind and electric – tales of the rapid obsolescence of the oil and gas industry are simply inaccurate. In fact, “traditional” energy players such as oil and gas companies are still crucial even as we transition to renewable energy and electric vehicles. Established oil…

Volkswagen sees opportunities, competitors in Silicon Valley

Google, Tesla and much else besides; as a fast-track into the world of disruptive, auto-industry tech, a one-day immersion tour of Silicon Valley was just the tune-up  Volkswagen Ireland needed. For the top executives and dealership heads who made the visit, it was an eye-opening experience. Concepts once abstract were suddenly brought to life: artificial…