We started with a far-ranging discussion with advertising legend Martin Sorrell and ended with a frank conversation with Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes. In between we heard from Microsoft President Brad Smith on responsible techMaggie Chan Jones, CEO, Tenshey, Sarah Gerber, co-founder, Zero Gap, and Gina Hadley, co-founder, The Second Shift, on how women are creating a more equitable workplaceAustin McChord, CEO, Datto, David Lee, CEO, MPowerUSA, Amy Nelson, CEO, Venture for America, and author Rich Benjamin on how tech can revive American citiesChristina Sass, founder of Andela, which is training programmers in Africa, and a host of others.

Techonomy NYC took on the biggest issues at the intersection of technology, business, and society: healthcare, the future of foodtrade with China, the role of libraries in the digital world, AI, blockchainclimate changethe internet giants.