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The Economist Events Connects Global Experts in Exponential Technologies at “Innovation Summit 2019: Defining the Digital Future”

BWW News Desk
February 25, 2019

The Economist Events will host the 2019 Economist Innovation Summit on March 7 2019 at the Convene venue in Chicago The 2019 Innovation Summit will bring together industry leaders policymakers academics and entrepreneurs to discuss and debate the potential of exponential technologies that promise to play a key role in the digital future pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p Exponential technologies including artificial intelligence blockchain and quantum computing are disrupting the business landscape and changing the way companies plan for future growth and transformation At this years summit speakers and panelists will discuss how every company can leverage exponential technologies to shape progress even during a time when some question whether investments in such new technologies make financial sense p p In todays uncertain economic and political environment business leaders understandably want to focus on sure bets and shortterm results However to ensure the longterm success of their enterprises they must explore the transformative potential of exponential technologies now on offer said Vijay Vaitheeswaran US Business EditoriThe Economisti At this years Innovation Summit we will examine the promise and peril involved in this brave new world of technology innovation p p bConfirmed speakers to date includeb p ul li classbwlistitemmargb Chad Anderson Chief executive Space Angels and managing partner Space Capital li li classbwlistitemmargb Dan Altman Founder North Yard Analytics and cofounder NYK Capital Management li li classbwlistitemmargb David Awschalom Director of the Chicago Quantum Exchange University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory li li classbwlistitemmargb Hansang Bae Chief technology officer Riverbed Technology li li classbwlistitemmargb Alexandra Suich Bass US technology editor The Economist li li classbwlistitemmargb Pearly Chen VRAR investor and chief of staff to the chief executive HTC li li classbwlistitemmargb Jim Clarke Director of quantum hardware Intel li li classbwlistitemmargb Renee DiResta Director of research New Knowledge and head of policy Data for Democracy li li classbwlistitemmargb Nicole Eagan Chief executive Darktrace li li classbwlistitemmargb Becky Frankiewicz President ManpowerGroup North America li li classbwlistitemmargb Tracy Frey Director of strategy Google Cloud AI li li classbwlistitemmargb Alex Gladstein Chief strategy officer Human Rights Foundation li li classbwlistitemmargb Sean Gourley Founder and chief executive Primer AI li li classbwlistitemmargb Manik Gupta Chief product officer Uber li li classbwlistitemmargb Daniel Kraft Founder and chair Exponential Medicine and chair for medicine amp neuroscience Singularity University li li classbwlistitemmargb Lonne Jaffe Managing director Insight Venture Partners li li classbwlistitemmargb Danny Lange Vicepresident of AI and machine learning Unity Technologies li li classbwlistitemmargb Gwen Lighter Chief executive and founder GoFly li li classbwlistitemmargb Bob Lord Senior vicepresident cognitive applications IBM li li classbwlistitemmargb Jeffrey Manber Chief executive NanoRacks li li classbwlistitemmargb Mark Potter Chief technology officer Hewlett Packard Enterprise and director Hewlett Packard Labs li li classbwlistitemmargb Gary Shapiro President and chief executive Consumer Technology Association CTA li li classbwlistitemmargb Hans Tung Managing partner GGV Capital li li classbwlistitemmargb Vijay Vaitheeswaran US business editor The Economist li li classbwlistitemmargb Grazia Vittadini Chief technology officer Airbus li li classbwlistitemmargb Dan Wagner Founder and chief executive Civis Analytics li ul p For more information on the conference and to register please visit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank 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