Disruptive Technologists: Grappling with the Economic Impact of AI & Automation Spread

Disruptive Technologists: Grappling with the Economic Impact of AI & Automation Spread

Monday, July 29, 2019
6:15 PM to 8:45 PM

Microsoft HQ
11 Times Square. New York, NY

The Business of Disruptive Techies: Grappling with the economic impact of automation & the spread of AI.

• Robots replacing jobs
• Who will dominate AI by 2030
• Global diversity – a catalyst for innovation or unwelcome change?
• Investing in disruptive technologists

Followed by a fireside chat for an even deeper dive (8:30pm to 8:50pm).

Our Expert Panelists
• Rachel Loui, Google International Growth
• Ram V. Iyer, Business Thinking Institute, Diversity & Business Success Expert
• David S. Rose, Gust / NY York Angels
• Mark Mattingley-Scott, IBM, Ambassador, Quantum Computing
• Pete Dorogoff, one of Microsoft’s elite team of Global Digital Advisors defining premier customers‘ digital strategy with innovative biz models & executing on business transformation.

Microsoft Reactor Host
Sep DiMeglio, developer audiences & AI Advocate, Microsoft.

Oliver Christie, AI Strategist & Founder, Foxy Machine: Artificial Intelligence consulting, strategy, research.

Fireside Chat Moderator
Bruce Epstein, Knowledge Wizard, Aebis, leveraging critical info through AI.

Master of Ceremonies
Jim Williams, Physics/Chemistry

Interactive Videographer
Jeffrey Paul & Steve Durham from Viziotag: advanced interactive deep tagging.

Podcast Host
Dania Hammad

Drinks & Munchies: Pizza Soda & Brownies from Microsoft Reactor; Essence Water from Hint. Gourmet Sandwiches & Beer from McCarter & English; + Wine from Dana & Special Gin Liquor from The Finnish The Long Drink

**EXTRA Special Thanks to our Disruptive Technologists® Think Tank Council & Events Sponsor-Partner: McCarter & English and David Sorin, Partner & Chair – Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Company Practices

** AND EXTRA Special Thanks to Microsoft Reactor

Slides From The Event:

Disruptive Technologists

“Our Mission is to inspire, guide, advise, teach, change and create disrupters.”

Some Numbers:
300 attendees per event
500 members
1,000 weekly readers
40 think tank members
30 team members

Disruptive Technologists Are:
Developers, founders, investors, hackers, startups, professors, students, journalists, media, vendors, corporations, and entrepreneurs.

Quartly Events:
Our events are held at Microsoft in Times Square, and average 300 people each time. (The room holds 280 but people come and go so we let a few more in).

We are a well-respected, women-run team heading what I would like to call a “Cheerleading” organization, meaning that in return for sponsorship, we give:
Marketing, Branding, Goodwill, Promotion.

The DT Toolbox:
We do this through our toolbox of services, skills, and products-
Panelist positions • Speaker positions • Digital Publication articles • Newsletter articles • Social Media Network • Podcasts • Videos • Quarterly Events at Microsoft in Times Square • Think Tank Council • Think Tank Dinners • Think Tank Council 1-Hour Meetings • Logos, Links, Graphics • Giveaways • Books (quotes) • Research • Curated Columns • People Connections • Use of the registered name “Disruptive Technologists”

Founder & Publisher:
Lauren Keyson
[email protected]
212 300 4084

Our Website:

Our Event Site:

Disruptive Technologists 2020 Lineup

Disrupting Education & Diversity

2020 Q1 – 3/23/20
Tech’s effect on bias, education, and teaching.

Disrupting Charities & Humanitarian Work

2020 Q2 – 6/22/20
Tech’s effect on non-profits, community, and aid.

Disrupting Family Life

2020 Q3 – 9/14/20
Tech’s effect on family systems and relationships.

Disrupting Democracy

2020 Q4 – 12/14/20
Tech’s effect on politics, voting, and representation.

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