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"MEETING OF THE MINDS: THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY",HOSTED BY CNBC'S MARIA BARTIROMO, WILL PREMIERE ON TUESDAY, JUNE 22ND AT 8PM ET ON CNBC.
Technology is the new power source for the 21st century and it’s having a profound impact on the way we think, live, and do business around the world. But with advances in technology come challenges as well: who is writing the rules for tech? Can tech bring us prosperity without peril? And how do we control tech without letting it control us? In a CNBC Special, "Meeting Of The Minds: The Future of Technology," hosted by Maria Bartiromo, the biggest and most relevant names in industry gather to answer those questions and chart a path forward.
In an unprecedented one-hour special event, CNBC brings together a panel of leaders and visionaries from the business world, our federal government and academia including Jay Adelson, Former CEO & Chairman, Digg, Inc. and Founder, Former CEO, Current Chairman, Revision3; Vivek Kundra, United States Chief Information Officer; Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology Officer, Cisco Systems; Glenn Hutchins, Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive, Silver Lake Partners; Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; and T.J. Rodgers, Ph.D., Founder, President & CEO, Cypress Semiconductor Corp; for a qualitative discussion on the future of technology.
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