Speakers

Who is going to speak during the 2017 Sogeti Executive Summit?

As founder, chairman, and CEO of Forrester Research, George Colony is one of the most influential thought leaders in the world of business and technology. He is a trusted advisor to executives around the globe, providing context and clarity around the digital disruptions that change the way we live and work. George founded Forrester in his basement 30 years ago. He, along with many talented and passionate colleagues, has built the company into one of the world's most successful independent research and advisory firms with locations in more than 30 countries. George personifies the Forrester experience and the company's values with direct, honest advice. "When I meet with a client, I have one mission," George has said. "To tell them something they don't know."

Luciano Floridi is the OII’s Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, where he is also the Director of the Digital Ethics Lab of the Oxford Internet Institute. Still in Oxford, he is Distinguished Research Fellow of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics of the Faculty of Philosophy, and Research Associate and Fellow in Information Policy of the Department of Computer Science. Outside Oxford, he is Faculty Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute (the national institute for data science) and Chair of its Data Ethics Group; and Adjunct Professor (“Distinguished Scholar in Residence”) of the Department of Economics, American University, Washington D.C. His research concerns primarily Information and Computer Ethics (aka Digital Ethics), the Philosophy of Information, and the Philosophy of Technology. Other research interests include Epistemology, Philosophy of Logic, and the History and Philosophy of Scepticism.

Listed by Wired Magazine as one of the top 100 most influential people in Europe (2015), Gerd Leonhard’s work focusses on the future of humanity and technology, digital transformation, big data, automation, AI and robotics, media, content, marketing and advertising, telecommunications, culture and tourism, banking and financial services, government and leadership. In his keynotes, presentations, workshops and advisory sessions Gerd often addresses topics such as digital darwinism and the challenges of digital transformation, the redefinition of human-machine relationships, the future of work and jobs, privacy in the era of big data, the sharing economy, and many more. His presentations are renowned for a hard-hitting and provocative yet inspiring, humorous and motivating style.

Andrew Keen is one of the world’s best known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution.He is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and his current international hit The Internet Is Not The Answer which the London Sunday Times acclaimed as a "powerful, frightening read" and the Washington Post called "an enormously useful primer for those of us concerned that online life isn't as shiny as our digital avatars would like us to believe". He is executive director of the Silicon Valley innovation salonFutureCast and a much acclaimed public speaker around the world. In 2015, he was named by GQ magazine in their list of the "100 Most Connected Men”. His next book, How To Fix The Future, will be published worldwide in January 2018

Esko Kilpi is a senior adviser at Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund. His research interests have been about social complexity, the Internet as a commons for value creation and technological intelligence enabling a human centric, relational approach to work. In addition to his work as a researcher and author Esko Kilpi lectures internationally on the topics of network-based view of the firm, Internet based business models and work design based on latest interaction technologies. Esko Kilpi is frequently invited as a keynote speaker in management and technology conferences globally. As an international speaker, author and adviser he works with both public sector organisations and leading multinational companies. He has been a member of the advisory board of the World Bank on Knowledge Management. Currently he serves as an advisory board member for a select group of high tech start-ups.

 

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