About the webinar
An EPIC session by the author of the New York Times best-seller
The next ten years are going to be even more disruptive than the last ten. What are the industries and businesses that are going to shake the marketplace? From cyber security and cryptocurrency to the life sciences and robotics, Alec Ross describes the changes which are going to impact our future, for good and ill, and how to build a company and raise capital to be one of those that shape the future?
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Alec Ross is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Bologna Business School of l’Universitá di Bologna and the author of the New York Times best-seller, The Industries of the Future which has been translated into 24 languages and been a best-seller on 5 continents and of the recently released book: The Raging 2020s: Companies, Countries, People and the Fight for Our Future.
He is a Board Partner at Amplo, a global venture capital firm, and sits on the board of directors for companies in the fields of technology, finance, manufacturing, human capital, and cybersecurity.
He has served as a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins University and as a Senior Fellow at the Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs.
During the Obama Administration, he served as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, a role created for him to help modernize the practice of diplomacy and bring innovative solutions to advance America’s foreign policy interests.
Alec served as the Convener for the Technology & Media Policy Committee on Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and served on the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team.
Among recent recognitions:
- U.S. Department of State Distinguished Honor Award
- Oxford University Internet & Society Award
- Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy Magazine
- 2020 National Consumers Union, Massimiliano Dona Award