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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.


Financial Risk Management

How The Right Preparation Can Help Your Business Survive During A Crisis

20 Apr 2020

As Benjamin Franklin said, "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." This is a repost from my recent article for the Forbes Technology Council According to FEMA, up to 40% of small businesses can be forced to shut down in the wake of a disaster. Historically, fires, epidemics and even extreme weather events have devastated bu...

Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

Is AI just as Biased as the Humans Creating It?

10 Mar 2020

"The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom." Isaac Asimov This is a reprint from article in ReadWrite It might appear that data — the information you find in a scientific article, a history book, or a set of survey results — is just a collection of objective facts. The numbe...



How To Coordinate A Global Tech Team

13 Dec 2019

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell This is a reprint from my recent article for Forbes Tech Council Every software platform, piece of hardware and back-end system developed at my company has required coordination between tech development groups spread across the world. Our primary hubs are lo...

Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

Is Automation Always Better?

21 Nov 2019

“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth,” wrote Jules Verne. This is a reprint from my recent article for the Forbes Technology Council I’ve been in the field of automation long enough to see that many of the most impressive advancements are still...