BOSTON • 10.16.18

For the first time on the East Coast, we bring you Digital Fight Club: Boston at Innovate Celebrate on Tuesday, October 16th at 7pm at the Liberty Hall, Revere Boston Common Hotel.

Ten of the sharpest wits in Boston will spar in five “fights” during the Consumer Technology Association’s conference Innovate Celebrate.

The audience and Refs will vote for a winner with our own Digital Fight Club App. Mayhem, indeed!

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Fight 1


Thomas Flake

Thomas Flake
Founder, bcause
  • NASA iTech team
  • founder blockchain company bcause
  • serial entrepreneur

Will Graylin

Will Wang Graylin
  • former GM, Samsung Pay
  • founder, LoopPay (acquired by Samsung)
  • Nuclear Submarine Officer

Fight 2

Self-Driving Cars

David Woessner

David Woessner
GM, Local Motors
  • Advisor, City of Detroit
  • Automotive industry influencer and disruptor
  • M&A Advisor

Jamie Boone

Jamie Boone
Sr. Dir. Govt. Affairs, CTA
  • Technology policy expert
  • Board, Women’s High Tech Coalition
  • Drone fanatic

Fight 3


Don Schuerman

Don Schuerman
CTO, Pegasystems
  • Robotics expert
  • Enterprise software guru
  • Physics maven

Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor
Vice President, US Jobs, Policy and Industry Affairs, CTA
  • Automation expert
  • EVP, Caring Village
  • VP, Innovation, AARP

Fight 4

Health Tech

Jim Mault

Jim Mault

President, CQuentia

  • former CMO, Qualcomm Life
  • founder Healthy Circles
  • 80+ patents!

Magdalena Schoeneich

Magdalena Schoeneich
Global Head Digital Accelerator, R&D, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • J&J, Janssen, Pfizer
  • Innovation expert
  • Speaks a bajillion languages

Fight 5

Future of Workforce

David Lewis

David Lewis
CEO, Operations, Inc
  • Workplace guru
  • NY Mets fanatic
  • HR media darling

Steven Duque

Steven Duque
Dir. Product Marketing, Catalant Technologies
  • Startup veteran
  • Harvard debate team
  • diehard Bostonian


MD, Marketing Transformation, Accenture

  • seasoned marketing/product veteran
  • SaaS pioneer
  • serial CMO

Founder, Living in Digital Times

  • tech publishing legend
  • prolific author
  • tech events producer

Partner, Blue Bear Capital


  • NASA Astronaut, ISS
  • West Point grad
  • venture capitalist

Managing Partner, TargetPath

  • tech sales expert
  • former senior exec, Monster Products
  • CTA Board Member

CEO, Sports Innovation Lab

  • International Olympic Committee
  • 4-time Olympian, Gold medal winner
  • sports technology expert