The sparking of imagination from the digital revolution will be the topic of a talk by Elizabeth Estes, chief idea officer for Meraki.Social.

Part of the Business Community Engagement Speaker Series from Illinois State University’s College of Business, the talk “The Digital Revolution: Innovation, Intelligence, and Connected Imaginations—The New Currencies of Business” will be from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the Hancock Stadium Club, with a complimentary breakfast at 7 a.m.

Known as part “idea machine” and part “futurist,” Estes provides a grounded approach toward business and global communications. A marketing strategist, speaker, teacher, and mentor, she has more than 25 years in leadership, including roles as a chief strategy officer, digital scholar, and broadcast executive.

Meraki.Social is a global healthcare and beauty social media agency that creates, manages, and curates social media content and experiences around the world, from small start-up healthcare disrupters to some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and device brands.

The talk, which is free and open to the University community, is sponsored by the College of Business.

Those who need special accommodations to attend can contact the Dean’s Office for the College of Business at (309) 438-2251.