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How tech and policy are shaping our connected future

October 26, 2017 Bloomberg Government

Bloomberg Next: The Connected Future explored the intersection between policy and technology, connectivity and commerce, going from what was to what’s next.

Speakers discussed in-depth on how tech and policy are shaping our connected future.

Welcome to Bloomberg Next

  • Josh Eastright, President, Bloomberg Government

Unleashing Innovation: America’s Technology Advantage

  • Commissioner Brendan Carr, Federal Communications Commission
  • Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Federal Communications Commission
  • David Gura, Anchor, “Bloomberg Markets Americas” (Moderator)

 Investing in the Digital Industrial Workforce

  • Thomas Kinisky, President and CEO, Saint-Gobain Corporation
  • Chris Opfer, Managing Editor, Bloomberg BNA (Moderator)

Bridging the Tech Skills Gap

  • Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO)
  • David Gura, Anchor, “Bloomberg Markets Americas” (Moderator)

Trusting the News: From Politics to National Security

  • Lisa Monaco, former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism / Distinguished Senior Fellow, Law and Security, Cybersecurity, NYU
  • Chris Strohm, National Security Reporter, Bloomberg News (Moderator)

Digital Infrastructure 2050

  • Donna Epps, Vice President, Public Policy and Strategic Alliances, Verizon (Introduction)
  • Terry McAuliffe, Governor, Virginia
  • David Gura, Anchor, “Bloomberg Markets Americas” (Moderator)

The Internet of Everything

  • Asha Keddy, Vice President and General Manager of Next Generation Standards, Intel Corp.
  • Julia Steyn, Vice President, Urban Mobility and Maven, GM
  • Shaun Courtney, Reporter, Bloomberg Government (Moderator)

Keys to the Driverless City

  • Tekedra Mawakana, Head of Public Policy & Government Affairs, Waymo
  • Huei Peng, Director of Mcity, University of Michigan
  • Finch Fulton, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Shaun Courtney, Reporter, Bloomberg Government (Moderator)

The Transparency Needed for Trust in AI

  • Jim Menard, Partner/Principal, Ernst & Young LLP (Introduction)
  • David Kenny, Senior Vice President, IBM Watson and Cloud Platform
  • Dean Garfield, President and CEO, ITI

Artificial Intelligence in the Real World

  • Pablo Chavez, General Manager, Microsoft US Policy and LinkedIn Global Policy
  • Josh Gordon, Developer Advocate, Google
  • Tiffany George, Sr. Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, FTC
  • Jason Matheny, Director, IARPA, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Dean Garfield, President and CEO, ITI (Moderator)

What’s Next: Investing in Workers for the New Economy

  • Penny Pritzker, Chairman, PSP Capital Partners and 38th Secretary of Commerce
  • Chris Opfer, Managing Editor, Bloomberg BNA (Moderator)

Next Takeaways

  • Mark Jamison, SVP, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Visa
  • Eric Wagner, Vice President, Bloomberg BNA

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