Jonathan Reichental, Ph.D.

Jonathan Reichental, Ph.D.

Chief Information Officer of the City of Palo Alto & Professor at Nova Southeastern University

Bio: Named one of the 20 most influential Chief Information Officer's in the United States in 2016. An experienced IT leader with over 25 years of success in driving and achieving organizational goals in both the private and public sectors in a variety of key technology positions including Chief Information Officer (CIO), IT Innovation Director, Software Engineering Senior Manager, and external IT Consultant.

Blockchain Technology is Hot Right Now, But Tread Carefully.

Blockchain Technology is Hot Right Now, But Tread Carefully.

In 1968, Dr. Spencer Silver, a chemist at 3M Company, was tasked with creating a super-strong adhesive. Despite his efforts, his chemical compound which only achieved moderate stickiness could not find a problem for his solution. That was until his colleague, Art Fry, noticed he could use the glue on small paper slips to bookmark […]