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Ron Cogburn

Ron Cogburn

CEO at Exela Technologies
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Bio As the CEO of Exela Technologies, I provide the daily leadership and direction for our global teams responsible for the success and growth of the enterprise.


Bigger than Technology

Prepare For The Business Of Tomorrow, Today

26 Jul 2019

"Fortune favors the prepared mind." Louis Pasteur This is a reprint from my recent Forbes Technology Council article. My experience in business process automation has given me firsthand exposure to the kind of job displacement that’s possible as new technologies emerge. As I (and others) have said, we’re in the midst of another indust...

Bigger than Technology

What if...

11 Jul 2019

"What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet." Woody Allen What if, during your next hotel stay, a digital kiosk used facial recognition software to recover your reservation, a voice-controlled smart speaker adjusted the temperature in your room, and an artificial intelligence...

Innovation in Financial Services

Where to Automate Your Business To Drive The Most Innovation

10 Jun 2019

"In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it." George Bernard Shaw This article is a reprint from my recent article for the Forbes Technology Council Innovation is often framed as a eureka moment, but really, it’s more of an iterative process based on short-term needs. I’ve seen this time and again in the world...

Bigger than Technology

The Past, Present and Future of Automated Predictive Technology

13 May 2019

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." John F. Kennedy This article is a reprint from my recent article with the Forbes Technology Council As humans, our obsession with predicting the future has been a constant throughout history. Ancient Chinese farmers developed perh...