Wednesday, Jun 09, 2021 5:30p -
Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Tech, Virtual & Streaming
The pandemic has accelerated the innovation economy. In addition to existing technologies that were used to design lifesaving products within days, we are also seeing the rise of emerging technologies that could reshape the digital ecosystem and the future of the innovation economy.
While Apple and Google continue to dominate the list of most innovative companies, there are a host of small to mid-sized businesses that are designing disruptive products that’ll impact our lives on earth and in space.
In this session, hear from visionaries who are at the forefront of innovation and could set the course for the next few years.
- Tech trends that will impact our lives over the next several years
- Plans to support the innovation economy
- New market opportunities
- Challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs
- How to best foster the next generation of innovators
- And more
-Tech trends that will impact our lives over the next several years
-How to best foster the next generation of innovators
A tech evangelist, Parna Sarkar-Basu serves as a strategic advisor to transformational leaders and tech pioneers and helps them launch and reinvent companies. A brand architect, Parna designs powerful programs to build and boost brands – corporate and individual. She also spotlights entrepreneurs and innovators and elevates them to industry thought leaders.
Her expertise includes changing industry perception, building market relevance, corporate repositioning, and new market entry as well as supporting fundraising activities. Recipient of multiple awards, she has propelled a variety of tech companies into innovation leaders in highly competitive markets – artificial intelligence and enterprise software to robots and consulting services.
A Forbes and Business Journal contributor, Parna frequently speaks and shares her insights on a range of topics, including innovation for social good, tech trends, diversity, and gender equality.
A voice for gender inclusivity and a STEM advocate, Parna builds and supports programs to inspire women in technology and future innovators. She was profiled in SEEMA for her work in promoting diversity and recognized for her contribution to STEM programs. Parna serves on the board of WITI (Women in Technology International) and the American Marketing Association, Boston.
-In order to promote gender diversity and innovation in the tech industry, this session is part of the larger "WomenTech Global Conference", a full week of live events to enable participants to create a powerful conference experience, with inspiring keynotes, industry-specific summits, workshops, and network opportunities among many other events.