Richard Culatta

Richard Culatta | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Richard Culatta | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Learning Innovator And Tech Futurist
Transform organizational learning and prepare the next generation for success in a digital world with Richard Culatta, speaker, learning innovator, and tech futurist.

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Innovating In Complex Systems

When we think about innovation we often picture a silicon valley startup or an off-the-grid R&D department. But what happens when you need to innovate in complex established organizations? Richard Culatta has spent decades helping bring innovation into some of the most complex environments, from the nation’s largest school districts, to multinational companies, to state governments – even the Central Intelligence Agency. In this fascinating talk, Richard shares that the most successful innovations are those that get adopted – and shares a playbook for accelerating the adoption of innovation even in complex or innovation-adverse environments.

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Lessons Learned From A UX Designer That Can Transform Our Organizational Learning

Becoming an effective learning organization is a critical element to success and talent retention for any organization. Unfortunately many of the approaches to learning that we incorporate into our workplace run completely contrary to what we now know about how people learn. In this humorous discussion, Richard explains the concept of “zombie learning theories” (ineffective learning practices that just keep working their way back into our corporate culture) and shares how we can learn from the field of User Experience Design to create highly effective learning environments in any organization.

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Digital For Good – Preparing The Next Generation To Be Successful Humans In A Digital World.

COVID has accelerated the move to a digital world. Whether it’s working, shopping, and learning, or family reunions, doctors appointments and piano lessons, many of our most important life moments now happen in virtual spaces. But we’ve been entirely haphazard in our approach to preparing young people to thrive in this new world. In fact, our current approaches to help teach kids to be safe online may actually be reinforcing our digital dysfunctions. Based on his new book Digital for Good: Raising Kids to Thrive in an Online World (HBR press) Richard shows how a new and refreshingly positive approach to teaching digital engagement and wellbeing can create healthier families and preserve democracy for the future.

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Richard Culatta | Speaker Biography

  • Learning innovator and tech futurist
  • CEO of International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
  • Former Chief Innovation Officer for Rhode Island, recognized nationally

Richard Culatta is a renowned learning innovator and tech futurist. He is the CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving learning opportunities worldwide through the use of technology. Culatta has also served as the first Chief Innovation Officer for Rhode Island, where he gained national recognition for his pioneering strategies in using technology to enhance government responsiveness and collaboration. Appointed by President Obama, Culatta was the Executive Director of the Office of Educational Technology for the US Department of Education. In this role, he focused on expanding internet connectivity in schools nationwide and developed a national ed-tech plan to promote equitable and engaging learning. Culatta has also been instrumental in fostering partnerships between the tech industry and the Department of Education to address challenging issues, such as redesigning testing and learning materials. He has authored the book "Digital for Good: Raising Kids to Thrive in an Online World" which explores the challenges of preparing young people for virtual spaces and presents a path towards a healthier and more civil digital future. Culatta holds degrees in humanities and instructional technology from Brigham Young University and serves in various senior positions, including a senior fellow at NYU's GovLab, design resident for IDEO, and Innovation Dean for the Masie Learning Collaborative. He is a sought-after speaker on topics such as preparing the next generation for success in a digital world, innovating in complex systems, and transforming organizational learning.

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