Web Summit 2017 | Markle | Advancing America's Future

Web Summit 2017

Type: Panel Discussion

Date: Nov 07 2017

Time: 2:55 p.m. GMT, 10:55 a.m. ET

Venue: Lisbon, Portugal

At one of the largest technology conferences in the world, Markle Foundation CEO & President Zoë Baird participated in a lively discussion on how technology and artificial intelligence are revolutionizing the modern workforce. The panel debated the question: What is the responsibility of technology and business leaders – particularly those reaping the rewards of data – to develop accessible, data-driven resources that can help everyone share in the economic benefits of the digital era? How can this type of innovation be achieved?


Zoë Baird, CEO and President, Markle Foundation
Sangheon Lee, Research Director A.I. & Special Advisor, International Labour Organization
Kristina Tsvetanova, CEO and Co-Founder, BLITAB Technology GmbH

Michela Magas, Founder, Stromatolite

Edward-Isaac Dovere, Chief Washington Correspondent, POLITICO