At the World Economic Forum in Abu Dhabi this month, there was a panel discussion on the state of innovation, not surprisingly highlighting the role of big data. Innovation is happening at light speed but what does the progress in areas like robotics, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, nanotechnology and genome editing mean?
The speakers were:
Victoria A. Espinel, President and Chief Executive Officer, BSA – The Software Alliance, USA; Global Agenda Council on the Future of IT Software & Services
Corinna E. Lathan, Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, AnthroTronix, USA; Young Global Leader; Global Agenda Council on Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
Bernard Meyerson, Chief Innovation Officer and Vice-President, IBM Corporation, USA; Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies
The discussion was moderated by Oliver Cann, Head of Media Content, World Economic Forum.