The World Summit on

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

OCTOBER 2-3, 2017 | NEW YORK CITY

The World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

OCTOBER 2-3, 2017 | NEW YORK CITY

WSIE Is About

THE FUTURE

HUMANMACHINE:

The 2017 Story is about a future rooted in diversity, intellect, compassion, and productivity; a future that blends person and machine to transform design, services, healthcare, industrials and cities.

The 11th Edition will spread visions and solutions that use both humans and machines as effectively as possible to enrich lives and improve the state of business and places.

Design innovation-driven operating models, products, experiences, services & beings.


Draw inspiration from nature to engineer biotech & visual health innovations.


Digitalize industrials to support intelligent systems, devices and decisioning.


Deliver a new generation of simple, flexible & sustainable consumer-focused services.


Create fusion lifestyle solutions that intersect tech, materials, habits & physical spaces.


Create intelligent, green, clean city infrastructure & transport innovations.


Innovation Architecture

FOUR ECOSYSTEMS OF INTELLIGENT DISRUPTIONS

The Summit uses several conversational formats and converges the world’s finest people in artificial intelligence, internet of things, digital commerce, and experience engineering to explore the impact of these disruptions across six industries.

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO CREATE THE FUTURE OF INTELLIGENCE?

THESE 100 SPEAKERS WILL POINT THE WAY

Robin Chase: Time 100 Most Influential People. Co-Founder and Former CEO of Zipcar; Buzzcar; GoLocco. She is also Co-Founder of Veniam, a vehicle communications company focused on network fabric of the Internet of Moving Things.

Robin

Chase

Co-Founder and Former CEO
Zipcar

Marcus Weldon: The President of the iconic Bell Labs and a luminary in the Information Communication Technology industry with a strong track record of picking the right technological disruptions and opportunities. He combines his vision with the power of Bell Labs to create a unique global innovation engine with the goal of ‘creating time’ for humankind.

Marcus

Weldon

President of Bell Labs and Corporate CTO

Nokia

@MarcusWeldon

Stefanie Tomkins: An innovation maestro at the U.S. DoD high-risk/high-reward advanced technology wing. Making the impossible possible – be it breakthrough materials, data, technologies, devices, or systems.

Stefanie

Tompkins

Acting Deputy Director

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Nicola Morini-Bianzino: Global Managing Director of Artificial Intelligence at Accenture and the Chief AI Strategist. He is responsible for leading Accenture’s AI strategy and business across the company. Nicola also serves as the Growth & Strategy lead for Accenture’s Technology Innovation & Ecosystems organization. He is responsible for defining Accenture’s Technology strategy, new ventures and acquisitions, and Accenture’s investments in Technology.

NICOLA

MORINI

Chief AI Strategist

Accenture

Bernard Luthi: CEO of Monoprice, Bernard Luthi brings over 20 years of experience to the company with a proven track record of transforming ecommerce and multi–channel organizations. Luthi is an effective leader, innovator and contributor who drives revenue by leveraging technology, sales, marketing, branding and exemplary customer experience talent.

Bernard

Luthi

CEO

Monoprice

@BernardLuthi @Monoprice

Ellen White: Ellen currently serves as a Global Business Manager for the 3M Respiratory Protection business. 3M is a leading global supplier or respiratory protection for industrial and consumer use. Ellen is committed to advancing human safety though improved integration of protective equipment, machine intelligence and data analytics. She has traveled extensively in support of 3M’s global safety related businesses and has lived and worked in the US, France and Japan. Ellen is a graduate of Harvard University.

Ellen

White

Global Business Manager

3M

Marcello Damiani: Marcelo has a wealth of experience in both tech companies and Life Science companies and a true passion for making Digital a reality. His expertise is in visioning, strategizing and implementing innovative programs to update and streamline the digital landscapes. He is known for his ability to transform a company’s Information flow, and ultimately improving the product and the company’s processes through digitization.

Marcello

Damiani

Chief Digital Officer

Moderna Therapeutics

Todd Bracher: Design strategist and industrial designer, guiding some of the world’s most prestigious brands to realize strategic differentiation through design that is expert-based, driven by science, nature, truth.

Todd

Bracher

Designer
Todd Bracher Studio

@toddbracher

Rosalind L. Hudnell: Inspires and engages the world’s next generation of technology innovators, dedicated to corporate responsibility and social impact. Led President Obama’s US Council on Jobs 10k Engineers Initiative and Intel’s Diversity in Technology Initiative. President of the Intel Foundation and VP of Human Resources and Director of Corporate Affairs at Intel.

Rosalind

Hudnell

Vice President, Human Resources, Director, Corporate Affairs, and President

Intel Foundation

Francisco Melo: As a leader of global RFID, Francisco directs and guides in-store, supply chain, and manufacturing information solutions using radio frequency identification (RFID) to help retailers and brand owners across the globe to accelerate performance and improve efficiencies.

‪‏Francisco

Melo

Vice President and General Manager, Global RFID

Avery Dennison

@teixeiraemelo

Hong Z Tan: A haptics educator, researcher and evangelist. One of the world’s top haptics experts. Best known for perception-based engineering approach. Solving real problems in the haptics space for Fortune 500 and other companies. Passionate about a future where interfaces touch us back.

Hong

Z. Tan

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Purdue University

@HongZTan

Hassan Ahmed: Hassan is Founder, Chairman and CEO of Affirmed Networks. Affirmed drives software transformation in global mobile networks. Previously, Hassan built Sonus Networks into a public company that pioneered VoIP networks. Beyond entrepreneurship, Hassan’s career spans industry, venture capital and academia. He was Associate Professor, ECS at Boston University. Hassan holds a PhD from Stanford University.

Hassan

Ahmed

‎Chairman and CEO

‎Affirmed Networks

Alex “Sandy” Pentland

Chief Scientist, MIT Media Lab

Co-Founder, Institute for Data Driven Design & Director, MIT Media Lab, Entrepreneurship Programr

Robert S. Langer

David H. Koch Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Langer Lab

Joe Incandela

Particle Physicist, University of California;

Fellow Scientist and Ex-Spokesperson of the CMS Experiment, CERN

Joe Liu

SVP of Research & Development

3M International and APAC

Matt Rogers

Co-Founder & VP of Engineering

Nest Labs

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist and Director, Hayden Planetarium

Rose Center for Earth and Space

Stanley Bergman

Chairman & CEO

Henry Schein

Bernard Luthi

CEO

Monoprice

George Logothetis

Chairman & CEO

Libra Group

Guo Pei

Fashion Designer

Charles Bombardier Engineer, Innovator & Angel Investor

Dava Newman

Deputy Adminstrator

NASA

Manu Asthana

President

Direct Energy Residential

Soraya Darabi

Co-Founder

Zady

Harbir Chhina

Executive VP, Oil Sands

Cenovus Energy

Renaud Laplanche

Founder and CEO

Lending Club

Frank van Mierlo

CEO

366 Technologies

Chris Hughes

Chairman of Segovia, Co-Founder of Facebook and

Founder of Jumo

Andrew Ng

Chief Scientist, Baidu,

Co-Founder, Coursera and Faculty of Stanford University

Ben Nelson

Founder & CEO

The Minerva Project

Danae Ringelmann

Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer

Indiegogo

Guy Wollaert

SVP, Chief Technical and Innovation Officer, and Chief Architect of Innovation

Coca-Cola

Deepak Chopra

Director of Educational Programs and Founder

The Chopra Center

HRH Prince Feisel Bin Al Hussein

Royal Hashemite Court

Kingdom of Jordan

Bjorn Kjos

Chairman & CEO

Norwegian Air Shuttle

TESTIMONIALS

WE LEAVE IT TO THE WORDS OF OUR GUEST

WHO WE ARE

11 YEARS OF INSPIRATION & ILLUMINATION

The World Summit was founded in 2006 and launched in partnership with and under the support of the United Nations, the African Union, International Chamber of Commerce and several multinationals. A circle of disruptors and game-changers committed to creating intelligent solutions to transform how we design, cure, commute, manufacture, transact, work and live together.

OUR PARTNERS

DRIVING NEW FRONTIERS IN CREATIVITY, MOBILITY & LIVABILITY

Link with the disruptors

Driving new frontiers in creativity, mobility and livability

Inspire audience to use intelligence to advance business and society.

INNOVATION PARTNERS: