Riding the Wave of Disruptive Technologies

Forum 3

Riding the Wave of Disruptive Technologies

Date and Room
12 September 2016 - 10:30am
Room: 
Confederation 5 & 6

The emergence of disruptive technologies and processes, which include innovations such as 3D printing, big data, drones and artificial intelligence, is turning every modern company into a software company, pushing leaders to rethink several aspects of business, from production and supply chain management to customer relations. What is the potential long-term economic impact of disruptive technologies? How can businesses make the most of these innovations and identify the right way of implementing them? What is next in terms of disruptive tech trends and how should business prepare for them?

Moderator 
Shane Dingman
Technology Reporter, The Globe and Mail
Speakers 
Marcus Weldon, Chief Technology Officer, Nokia; and President, Bell Labs
Chief Technology Officer, Nokia; and President, Bell Labs
Adam Khan, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Akhan Semiconductor
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Akhan Semiconductor
Tony Lacavera, Chairman, Globalive; and Founder, WIND
Chairman, Globalive; and Founder, WIND
Brad Borgman, Euromonitor International
Vice President, Consulting, Product, Strategy and Development, Euromonitor International