Techonomy NYC

Facebook Co-Founder: ‘Self-Regulation Alone is Concerning’

Facebook took its lumps at Techonomy NYC, most notably from its own co-founder, Chris Hughes.

Techonomy NYC: With Precision Medicine, Every Disease will be a ‘Rare Disease’

There are an estimated 7,000 rare diseases known today, collectively affecting some 350 million people around the world. Big data, AI, and smart records bring hope.

Techonomy NYC: Hacking Nature for Sustainable Development

Two speakers at Techonomy NYC look to nature for answers to separate sustainability questions.

Jeffrey Sachs Sounds the Alarm at Techonomy NYC

Jeffrey Sachs kicked off day two of Techonomy NYC with a sobering assessment of the state of the world, and a call for action.

Food & Tech on the Menu at Techonomy NYC’s Final Session Tuesday

New technologies will mean “new ingredients, more efficient farms, and better delivery of food,” an analyst told the Techonomy NYC audience in a presentation on the future of food. Her talk was followed by a...

Microsoft’s Smith: ‘It All Comes Down to How You Conduct Your Business’

Microsoft President Brad Smith has become a voice for responsible business and Microsoft has come a long way from its reputation in the ‘90s as the bully of the tech industry. He challenged the industry...

EDF to Launch Satellite to Track Methane

Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, told the audience at Techonomy NYC that EDF is launching a purpose-built satellite to locate and measure methane emissions from human-made sources worldwide. "This is our chance...

Martin Sorrell on Trump, Legacy Advertising, and Not Being Forced into Retirement

Speaking at Techonomy NYC, Martin Sorrell said he would "start over" after his departure from WPP. The news came at the end of a far-ranging discussion.

Today’s Leaders Need a Sense of Personal Purpose

Speaking the night before the kickoff of Techonomy NYC this week, J&J's Lowinn Kibbey reflected on how a personal sense of purpose can help leaders navigate the increasingly complex and demanding business environment.

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