Rich Karlgaard (bio)
Forbes Publisher and Global Futurist
The rapid evolution of technology’s four driving forces – Cloud Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and the Internet of Things – together will upend the business landscape and destroy the old ways. These forces will create huge opportunities for new efficiencies, customer channels, speed and investments. This new, faster pace of evolution is occurring when greater political uncertainty exists in the U.S. and around the world. Political policies – tax, monetary policy, trade and regulation – will be furiously debated in the run up to the 2018 elections. How will the 2018 elections shake out? What policy changes and geo-political events will shape the landscape for business and investment? Come and hear one of the most influential and respected figures in the technology, economic and business worlds, provide advice on how to harness an organization’s disruptive spirits to maximize business opportunities in the global marketplace.