With the high pace of change in the technology industry, there is a vital need for people communicate and collaborate effectively within several areas of discipline, with sufficient technical depth. Why do some teams become shining innovators and others struggle? How do business leaders to think proactively, act strategically and perform optimally in order to keep up with customer demands and stave off the competition? How can design thinking aide you as an individual or business in problem-solving? These questions and more will be explored as it relates to professional tech workers and businesses in the Hudson Valley who are innovating and improving themselves in this fast paced technology landscape.