We are proud to be partnering with Google again to discuss the Future of Work and how artificial intelligence and robotics will disrupt the workplace, but also create new opportunities. It's not a dystopian future as depicted in entertainment or the press.
Please come out with an open mind and your questions.
Kyle Jackson - Founder and CEO of Talespin, an enterprise software solutions company that leverages immersive technology (VR / AR / MR) to transform the way global workforces learn, work, and collaborate. A prolific entrepreneur and prominent public speaker, Kyle has founded and led five successful companies spanning enterprise software, media technology, and IT infrastructure, including two successful company exits. In addition to working on 350+ feature films and hundreds of hours of television programming, Kyle has held CEO, CIO, President, and Senior Product Manager roles throughout his career. Since its founding in 2015, Talespin has consistently been helping some of the countries largest companies deploy future of work solutions to address how AI, robotics, and automation will transform our role in society.
Vivienne Ming - Chief Executive of Socos Labs. Frequently featured for her research and inventions in The Financial Times, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Quartz and the New York Times, Dr. Vivienne Ming is a theoretical neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and author. She co-founded Socos Labs, her fifth company, an independent institute exploring the future of human potential. Dr. Ming launched Socos Labs to combine her varied work with that of other creative experts and expand their impact on global policy issues, both inside companies and throughout our communities. Previously, Vivienne was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley's Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, pursuing her research in cognitive neuroprosthetics. In her free time, Vivienne has invented AI systems to help treat her diabetic son, predict manic episodes in bipolar sufferers weeks in advance, and reunited orphan refugees with extended family members.
Joe Rogers - Founder & CEO WorkDone.AI, a Digital Workforce/Corporate Memory Platform, which comprises the culmination of my experiences onsite at over 30 companies across more than 10 countries. By leveraging our patent-pending Expertise Capture technology, organizations can seamlessly train software agents to automate tasks and transactions between major SaaS platforms. I am also co-founder of RGB Projects Inc., an IBM business partner that provides innovative, robust enterprise content and business process management solutions around the globe.
Kian Gohar - Futurist and innovator, Kian Gohar inspires the world's leading companies to harness innovation and new technologies to build a better future. He is Founder & CEO of Geolab, an innovation studio in Los Angeles that helps large companies explore innovation moonshots and digital transformation. Most recently, he was an Executive Director at the XPRIZE Foundation, served on the faculty of Singularity University, been a venture capitalist and serial entrepreneur.
Lara Jeremko - is an early stage technology investor and venture capital strategist. She is an angel investor and producer of JOBSOLETE, a documentary exploring automation and the future of work. Most recently, Lara was Prize Lead for the XR Education Prize Challenge funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Lara has served as a Strategic Advisor to prominent venture capital funds including Foundry Group Next, Techstars, and Pivotal Ventures. Previously, Lara co-founded re:3D Inc., 3D printing hardware company in Austin, TX. Lara was also an institutional investment officer managing a $1.5 billion venture capital fund portfolio at UTIMCO, the investment firm overseeing $35 billion of University of Texas System endowment assets. Prior to UTIMCO, Lara was a private equity analyst at Credit Suisse in New York, NY.