The next episode of CNBC's "Executive Vision: Leadership in Action" (episode 2) airs Monday, Oct. 11th at 8PM ET & 12AM ET on CNBC.
In a world where nothing is certain and everything is on the line, how do leaders guide their companies to greatness? Season 2 of CNBC five-part series sponsored by Credit Suisse is a global strategy session with some of the world’s brightest minds. Hosted by CNBC’s Simon Hobbsand featuring a renowned panel of experts, the series delves into provocative issues facing five key sectors and outlines real-time, empowering strategies for success.
In this episode entitled, Executive Vision: Leadership in Action – Technology:
When it comes to 21st century technology, we’re talking about the making of a new human race. Technology has morphed into a tool powerful enough to fundamentally redesign the human species, creating a new DNA for how we live, work and socialize.
In this hour we will take a look at this new mankind and analyze how hyper-connectivity, the Internet and our new tech-scape is impacting business and the economy, challenging our leaders on issues like cyber warfare and personal privacy. We will also examine how the increased openness of cloud computing and social networking continues to tear down boundaries and obliterate antiquated systems. Finally, we’ll take a look at how innovation abounds in emerging markets and beyond and how leaders deal with the dangers and drawbacks of tech.
Guests include: Stewart A. Baker, Steptoe & Johnson LLP Partner; Carlos Dominguez, Cisco Senior Vice-President, Office of the Chairman and CEO; Caterina Fake, Flickr Co-Founder & Hunch Co-Founder; Jeong Kim, Bell Labs President; Nicholas Negroponte, One Laptop per Child Foundation Founder & Chairman; Ashok Vemuri, Infosys Member of the Executive Council and Head of the Americas; and Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn Chief Executive Officer.
The five-part series airs for five consecutive Mondays beginning Monday, October 4th at 8pm ET & 12am ET on CNBC.
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