CNBC's Capital@Work live: Investing in the future workforce

Managing Director and Principal of Gensler Hao Ko and WeWork Chief Product Officer Shiva Rajaraman were interviewed by Julia Boorstin at CNBC's Capital@Work Summit on December 3, 2018 in San Francisco, CA.
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Rapid advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation are leading to big changes in the workforce of tomorrow. CNBC's @Work is a three-part event series that examines the impact of new technology on three interrelated disciplines — human resources, IT and finance.

The third event in the series, Capital@Work, took place on December 3 in San Francisco, and examined the critical issues that face CFOs and will shape the future of work.

Speakers included Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block, Chief Product Officer of WeWork Shiva Rajaraman, Darktrace CEO Nicole Eagan, Postmates Founder & CEO Bastian Lehmann and more.

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Watch the full sessions to discover how leaders are re-imagining the employee workplace experience.

CLOUD, CULTURE & CAPITAL: An Innovation Roadmap

Salesforce is a juggernaut of growth. Co-CEO Keith Block, the man credited with much of the tech giant's success will provide a glimpse inside their strategy and investments and reveal how the company is shaping the future of how we work. Keith Block sat down for a one-on-one interview with "Squawk Alley" anchor Jon Fortt, talking about cloud, culture and capital.

WHERE WE WORK: A Blueprint for the Future

Workplace design is about more than beautiful spaces or employee amenities. It's a long-term investment in your people and their productivity. How can cutting-edge architecture and technology maximize output ... and boost the bottom line? Managing Director and Principal of Gensler Hao Ko and WeWork Chief Product Officer Shiva Rajaraman were interviewed by Julia Boorstin.

MAKING IT WORK: The ROI of Made in America

What's the business case for a company to keep operations in the United States? Do businesses have any social responsibility to create a wide range of good domestic jobs at various skill levels? Hear from one founder who's fully invested in the U.S.A. Bayard Winthrop founder and CEO, American Giant joined Jon Fortt for a conversation on the ROI of made in America.

PRODUCTIVITY VS. SECURITY: Accounting for Cyber Risk

Employees demand more freedom than ever in their digital lives, using multiple devices and connected applications to enhance their productivity. This creates ever more "attack surfaces" for hackers to exploit. How can CFOs mitigate these risks, protecting their organization's information and intellectual property, while allowing enough access to cultivate a flexible, efficient workforce? Darktrace CEO Nicole Eagan and Microsoft's Ann Johnson were interviewed by CNBC senior technology reporter Ari Levytalking accounting for cyber risk.

MODERN COLLABORATION: The Human + Machine Equation

The dystopian view is that intelligent machines will displace human workers. The more probable outcome is a future where machines and people complement each other. How is a business' capital best deployed to reap the maximum benefit from the evolving relationship between humans and automation? Julia Boorstin leads a discussion with Fin co-founder and CEO Andrew Kortina and Postmates founder and CEO Bastian Lehmann.

TRANSITIONS: Navigating Economies of Scale in the Cloud

Businesses need to evolve at a rapid pace to stay competitive. A key to staying nimble is to focus on core competencies while outsourcing many engineering and data functions. Hear how one company is aggressively leveraging external services, handling occasional turbulence in a move to the public cloud, streamlining costs and evolving its workforce for the future. GoDaddy CEO Scott Wagner joined Jon Fortt for a conversation about his company's journey into the cloud.

HIGH IMPACT: Extracting Value from Transformative Technologies

Bask Iyer and Cynthia Stoddard have each led dramatic digital transformations. Jon Fortt leads the last session at Capital@Work about how these two CIOs define a successful technology strategy, balance immediate needs with future goals and partner with CFOs to drive best outcomes.

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