These start-ups are on the cutting edge of big consumer, technology and business shifts — and already worth billions.
AI and data science are huge opportunities for companies, but they come with big risks, from privacy protection to algorithmic bias. Explaining decisions to the public is becoming a central issue for corporations in the digital era.
Spending on technology will near $4 trillion in 2019 as the cloud computing boom, threat of hacking and rapidly evolving consumer preferences in mobile demand the full attention of corporate executives to keep their companies from being disrupted.
From corporations — public and private — to nonprofits and government entities, the CNBC Technology Executive Council comprises top tech executives who are transforming organizations by leveraging innovation and disruption. The council, in conjunction with CNBC, lead ongoing high-priority discussions about employing breakthrough technologies to solve problems and power growth while addressing the challenges presented by these innovations.