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Aspen Institute Report Portrays Future Global Economy Reshaped By Rapid Technological Innovation, Networking And Automation

"This report lays out some of the gravest issues that face us," said Charlie Firestone , Executive Director of the Communications and Society Program, "and the solutions and insights gathered by David Bollier come from some of the brightest minds leading the charge."

" Power-Curve Society: The Future of Innovation, Opportunity and Social Equity in the Emerging Networked Economy" is the result of a three-day Aspen Institute dialogue that convened venture capitalists, economists, management gurus, technologists, and innovators in business, education, philanthropy and government to address the topic. Dialogue participants who shared their insights in this report include John Seely Brown , Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge; Erik Brynjolfsson , Director, MIT Center for Digital Business; Zoe Baird Budinger , President, Markle Foundation; Michael Fertik , Founder and CEO, Reputation.com; Shane Green , President and CEO, Personal.com; Julius Genachowski, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission; Reed Hundt,  Former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission; Joi Ito , Director, MIT Media Lab; Leila Janah , Founder and CEO, Samasource; James Manyika , Director, McKinsey Global Institute; Andrew McAfee , Principal Research Scientist, MIT Center for Digital Business; Shantanu Sinha , President and CEO, Khan Academy; Padmasree Warrior , Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Cisco Systems; and others. Charlie Firestone, Executive Director, Communications and Society Program, moderated the Roundtable. A complete list of participants is in the Report. Read it at http://as.pn/powercurve. About The Aspen Institute The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program serves as a non-partisan venue for global leaders and experts to exchange insights on the societal impact of advances in digital technology and network communications. It also creates a multidisciplinary space in the communications policy-making world where veteran and emerging decision-makers can explore new concepts and develop new policy networks. Its annual Aspen Institute Roundtable on Information Technology examines the implications of emerging information technologies on societies, governments, communities, and individuals, and the new leadership roles that are required. Learn more at www.aspeninstitute.org/c&s and follow the Communications and Society Program on Twitter @aspencs

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit  www.aspeninstitute.org.

SOURCE The Aspen Institute

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