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Past Event

NYC 17

May 17, 2017 ET

If you want to better understand how companies across the economy are being transformed and how you can leverage new ways of thinking to keep your organization competitive, Techonomy is for you. Techonomy is where leaders conduct a wide-ranging dialogue about tech-driven challenges and opportunities. On May 17 in New York, we brought together an amazing group of leaders to explore how advances in technology are shaping the future. Among our speakers were: Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp, Union Square Ventures Managing Partner Fred Wilson, and the CEOs or founders of AirMap, Tokenize,, General Assembly, JPMorgan Chase Institute, PlanGrid, Upworthy and WeWork, plus many other experts in how tech changes everything.

All Sessions

Play all 14 sessions


8:00 am


8:30 am


David Kirkpatrick

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Techonomy

8:45 am

A Conversation With Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson

Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures

David Kirkpatrick

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Techonomy

9:30 am

Tech in an Age of Insecurity

Rodney Brooks

Panasonic Professor of Robotics (emeritus), MIT

Gillian Tett

U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

David Kirkpatrick

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Techonomy

10:35 am
11:20 am

Innovation as Corporate Lifeblood

Max Furmanov

Managing Director & Partner, Accenture

Hari Hariharan

VP Global Quality, Technology Innovation & Operational Excellence, Celestica

Josh Kampel

CEO, Worth Media Group

12:00 pm

Lunch Break

12:20 - 1:15 pm

LUNCH SESSION: Blockchain and the Digitization of Identity

Daniel Buchner

Senior PM - Head of Decentralized Identity at Microsoft, Microsoft

Vinny Lingham

Cofounder and CEO, Civic

Melanie Shapiro

Founder and CEO, Tokenize

David Treat

Managing Director, Accenture

1:30 pm

Afternoon Sessions Commence

1:35 pm
2:25 pm

Authority in A Networked World

Rachel Maguire

Research Director, Health Horizons Program, Institute for the Future

Gary Marcus

Professor, NYU

Jessi Hempel

Senior Writer, Wired

3:45 pm

A Conversation with John Martin

John Martin

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Turner

David Kirkpatrick

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Techonomy

4:40 pm

Thanks and Wrap Up

4:45 pm



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