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AIM Monthly Luncheons

AIM Members meet together on the second Thursday of each month – September through May – to network and learn to become better leaders and innovators. In addition to the opportunities to network with peers, we invite industry thought leaders to address us on innovative ideas in technology, business, and leadership.  For the next luncheon, please see the Events page.

All luncheons are held at the Larry H. Miller Company building, 150 East 9350 South, Suite 900, Sandy, UT.   Ample parking available.

    • Thursday, March 14, 2024
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Larry H. Miller Company

    Dear AIM Utah Members:

    You are invited to our next AIM General Membership Luncheon!


    The Larry H. Miller Company

    9350 South 150 East, Suite 900

    Sandy, UT 

    The AIM Lunch will start at 11:30 am and we hope you can participate! We expect the meeting to last 60-90 minutes and many of your peers will be participating!

    Our Topic:

    Nobody is Smarter Than Everybody

    Our March AIM Lunch meeting features Rod Collins, former CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of America, on the topic of “Nobody Is Smarter Than Everybody.”

    I met Rod several years ago when he described how he transformed Blue Cross Blue Shield into an agile organization. Yes, the entire organization. I was intrigued by this as Rod was not a technologist immersed in agile methods like sprints and chickens and pigs. Rather he recognized that the principles of trust and self-directed teams were the key to innovation and operational excellence in changing environments.

    Please join us on Thursday, March 14th for this compelling presentation that is full of practical things we IT leaders can do to improve the outcomes of our organizations.

    About Our Speaker, Rod Collins:

    Rod Collins is an author and a leading expert on the self-managed organization and the future of business. He is a regular blog contributor on Substack where he explores how technological innovations continue to transform the rules for how successful businesses work. His upcoming book, Nobody Is Smarter Than Everybody: Why Self-Managed Teams Make Better Decisions and Deliver Extraordinary Results, highlights the innovative tools and practices used by a new breed of business leaders who understand that peer-to-peer networks are far more effective than top-down hierarchies.

    Rod is the former Chief Operating Executive of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program, one of the nation's largest and most successful business alliances. Under his leadership, the business experienced its greatest five-year growth period in its 60 year history.

    Thank you to our sponsor: Comcast Business

    Comcast Business offers a broad suite of technology solutions to keep businesses of all sizes ready for what’s next. With a range of offerings including connectivity, secure networking, advanced cybersecurity, and unified communications solutions, Comcast Business is partnering with business and technology leaders across industries and integrating Masergy, a leader in software defined networking, to help drive businesses forward. Backed by a next-generation network, Comcast Business has been recognized for its growth, innovation, and leadership in global secure networking.


    We hope you can make it to this event!


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