New York City | September 13, 2017

Sooner Than You Think


Michael R. Bloomberg

Founder, Bloomberg L.P. & Bloomberg Philanthropies, and Three-Term Mayor of New York City

Dr. Daniel P. Huttenlocher

Dean & Vice Provost Cornell Tech

Megan Murphy

Editor Bloomberg Businessweek

Ginni Rometty

Chairman, President & CEO IBM

Tom Giles

Executive Editor, Global Technology Bloomberg

Dr. Paul E. Jacobs

Executive Chairman & Chairman of the Board Qualcomm Incorporated

Jackie Simmons

Senior Executive Editor, Americas Bloomberg

Lowell McAdam

Chairman & CEO Verizon

Alex Barinka

Technology & Deals Reporter Bloomberg

Navin Chaddha

Managing Partner Mayfield

Chieh Huang

Co-Founder & CEO Boxed

Shan-Lyn Ma

CEO & Co-Founder Zola

Brad Stone

Senior Executive Editor, Global Tech Bloomberg

John Krafcik

CEO Waymo

Selina Wang

Reporter Bloomberg News

Ben Fried

Chief Information Officer Google

Miguel Gamiño Jr.

Executive Vice President of Global Cities Mastercard

David Karp

Founder & CEO Tumblr

Andy Weissman

Partner Union Square Ventures

David Gura

Co-anchor, "Bloomberg Markets Americas" & "Bloomberg Surveillance" Bloomberg

The Honorable Jeh Johnson

Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary

Scarlet Fu

Anchor Bloomberg Television

Jenny Abramson

Founder & Managing Partner Rethink Impact

Kimberly Bryant

Founder & CEO Black Girls CODE

Matt Salzberg

Co-Founder & CEO Blue Apron

Joel Weber

Editor Bloomberg Businessweek

David Siegel

Co-Chairman Two Sigma Investments, LP

September 13 - Wednesday

12:30 pm

Registration and Refreshments

Registration will open on Roosevelt Island. We welcome you to join us for refreshments and networking with other participants in advance of the program.

September 13 - Wednesday

12:30 pm

Registration and Refreshments

Registration will open on Roosevelt Island. We welcome you to join us for refreshments and networking with other participants in advance of the program.

2:00 pm



2:05 pm

Bloomberg Businessweek Debrief with Ginni Rometty

What are the challenges and opportunities in remaking one of the most legendary companies in history? IBM's Chairman, President & CEO discusses her strategy to transform IBM into an industry leader in artificial intelligence and cognitive computing.



2:35 pm

STYT Spotlight: The Cutting Edge of Mobile

The Qualcomm executive chairman and chairman of the board on staying on the cutting edge of mobile technology, becoming a leader in the Internet of Things connectivity and the future of 5G.


  • Tom Giles

    Executive Editor, Global Technology, Bloomberg


2:55 pm

STYT Spotlight: Rewriting the Telecom Playbook

The Verizon Communications chairman and CEO on the rapidly evolving telecom sector, the changing regulatory environment and how to spur innovation and improve broadband infrastructure.



3:15 pm

The Disruptors: Scaling a Sustainable Brand

These fast-growing companies are shaking up their industries one customer at a time. Hear from these CEOs on the "a-ha" moment they knew they were onto a great idea -- and what it's taken to build their businesses.



3:35 pm

Networking Break

3:55 pm

STYT Spotlight: The Revolution will be Self Driven

We've seen the future and it doesn't involve us. At least not as drivers. One of the leaders of the self-driving revolution on what needs to happen to make this technology a widespread consumer reality on the roads -- and when.


  • Brad Stone

    Senior Executive Editor, Global Tech, Bloomberg


4:15 pm

Silicon Alley: Creating a 21st Century Tech Hub

New York long has been in the shadow of Silicon Valley as a tech innovation hub. But that's changing as an ever more competitive tech community continues to build here.



4:40 pm

STYT Spotlight: Democracy vs Technology

What are the immediate measures the government and businesses must take to thwart sophisticated cyber attacks? The former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security discusses the next generation of risk: How vulnerable is our data, infrastructure and, ultimately, our democratic process itself to digital security threats?


  • David Gura

    Co-anchor, "Bloomberg Markets Americas" & "Bloomberg Surveillance", Bloomberg


5:00 pm

Tech for All: A Roadmap for Inclusion

The recent headline-grabbing examples of pervasive sexual harassment at Uber and several venture capital firms highlight the lack of diversity in the tech industry. How does the so-called bro culture so common in many tech firms inhibit a culture of inclusiveness? And what can large technology companies do to create a pipeline to recruit, develop and retain diverse talent?



5:20 pm

STYT Spotlight: We IPO'd ! Now What?

The Blue Apron CEO discusses the transition from unicorn to publicly-traded company, life after an IPO, and the meal kit company's strategy for fending off growing competition.



5:35 pm

STYT Spotlight: The Talent Equation

The co-chairman of Two Sigma Investments on why his firm is first and foremost a tech company; his perspective on how artificial intelligence is transforming hedge funds; and his mission to boost this country's interest in coding to teach computational thinking.



6:00 pm

Networking Cocktail Reception

We hope you'll stay to network with other participants while enjoying stunning views of Manhattan.


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