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Industry 4.0 Event Agenda

April 2, 2019 The Novo Room in Los Angeles


8:00 AM


Check-in and Registration

9:00 AM         

Welcome & Introduction

Denise Roberson, President Jadi Communication, PKE Alumna

9:05 AM

Welcome, overview of the past, present, and future of Graziadio faculty, staff and student community

  • Dean Deryck van Rensburg

9:15 AM

The Smart Machine Age & the 4th Industrial Revolution: the competencies we will need to thrive in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world.

  • Bob Johansen, Distinguished Fellow and Past President, Institute for the Future

10:15 AM

Featured Common Ground Discussion: In Collaboration with the Center for Women in Leadership: Why the Fourth Industrial Revolution requires fresh leadership perspectives, and why women are poised to succeed as a result.

  • Moderator: Denise Roberson
  • Dalana Brand, Vice President of People Rewards and Experience, Twitter
  • Alison Lewis, Chief Marketing Officer, Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc.
  • Britta Wilson, Vice President of Inclusion Strategies, Pixar

11:30 AM

Lunch and Networking

12:45 PM

Spigit Crowdsourcing Platform Presentation

1:00 PM

Graziadio 50th Anniversary Scholarship Presentation

1:15 PM

Thought Leadership Panel: Defining Best for the World Leadership: Purpose, meaning and how it helps forms the strategies we will use to navigate through dynamic change.

  • Moderator: Allen Webb, Editor McKinsey Quarterly
  • Ed Hess, Author, Professor at Darden School of Business
  • Andrei Cherny, Founder and CEO, Aspiration
  • John Figueroa, Former CEO, Genoa Healthcare
  • Alex Grimwade, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Twentieth Century Fox Television
  • Lindsay Moran, Head of Communications for the Environmental Investigation Agency

2:45 - 2:50 PM

Salim Ismail Introduction and his perspectives on the impact of artificial intelligence and future of business in the smart machine age.

2:45 - 2:50 PM

Steve Wozniak Introduction and his perspectives on the impact of artificial intelligences and future of humanity in the smart machine age.

2:50 PM

Featured Common Ground Discussion: Values and the Future of Work in the Smart Machine Age: An optimistic approach to the future where we define our relationship to technology to help individuals, organizations and society flourish.

  • Moderator: Denise Roberson
  • Steve Wozniak, Co-founder, Apple Computer
  • Salim Ismail, Founding Executive Director, Singularity University

4:30 PM

Faculty and Sponsor Networking Reception / General Audience Networking Reception