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About Anindya Ghose (Professor & Tech Economist):
Anindya Ghose is the Heinz Riehl Chair Professor at NYU Stern School of Business and the author of TAP: Unlocking The Mobile Economy which is a double winner in the 2018 Axiom Business Book Awards and has been translated into five languages (Korean, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Japanese and Taiwanese). He is the Director of the Masters of Business Analytics Program at NYU Stern. In 2014, he was named by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 40 Professors Under 40 Worldwide and by Analytics Week as one the Top 200 Thought Leaders in Big Data and Business Analytics. In 2017 he was recognized by Thinkers50 as one of the Top 30 Management Thinkers. In 2019, he was recognized by Web of Science in the top 1% of researchers selected for their significant influence in their fields between 2008-2018.
He has consulted in various capacities for Alibaba, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Snapchat, Verizon, Yahoo, and many other leading tech firms. He serves on the Advisory Board and Board of Directors to many start-ups in the US, Asia, and Europe. He has provided expert testimony in several high profile legal matters in securities, intellectual property, antitrust and competition, trademark and copyright infringement, and merger appraisal cases in the US.
TEDxGateway Webinar: Anindya Ghose (Professor & Tech Economist) and Arun Sundararajan (Digital Futurist & Tech Economist) in conversation with Govindraj Ethiraj (Journalist)
Webinar Series: The World Has Changed
Webinar Topic: Technology in the Post-Covid World
About The Webinar:
Crisis has historically accelerated change, and COVID-19 is no exception. Sheltering in place leaves us frozen in a physical space while we move towards new digital exploration. We think all that extra screen time is temporary, a mere lockdown diversion. It’s not. We’re sowing the seeds of a permanent and seismic shift. Post-pandemic, will we remain immersed in our apps and digital spaces? Or will we reclaim our pre-2020 lives in the physical world? How is AI, tech and data science being used as powerful instruments to enhance our understanding of the impact and spread of the coronavirus? What does it all mean for the trade off between consumers’ data privacy and the greater societal good in a post-pandemic world?
This webinar reveals a profound change that is underway: the boundaries between our digital and physical-world lives have shifted permanently. Participants will learn about the online future of shopping, school, socializing and sharing as we reopen the economy, drawing on historical patterns to understand why the workplace will never be the same. You will also learn why tech platforms, telecom providers, public health authorities and governments need to coordinate data sharing and why consumers have to recalibrate what is an acceptable level of data privacy.