Tristan Harris, President of the Center for Humane Technology and featured in Netflix hit documentary “The Social Dilemma” will guide us through a conversation about the wisdom we need to steer technology and our future in the face of ever-growing technological advancement.
Sinead Bovell is a futurist and the founder WAYE, a tech education company that prepares youth for a future with advanced technologies.
To date, Sinead has educated over 200, 000 young entrepreneurs on the future of technology, and has spoken at world renowned institutions including the United Nations, Cornell University, and Bloomberg, on the intersection of business, technology and the future. Most recently, Sinead was appointed to the United Nations International Telecommunications Union to offer strategic guidance on global digital cooperation and bridging the digital divide. This year, Sinead will be teaming up with Wired Magazine to bring concepts in advanced technologies to the masses through accessible video programming.
Prior to founding WAYE, Sinead received her MBA from the University of Toronto and worked as a management consultant for A.T. Kearney.
Tristan Harris has spent his career studying how today’s major technology platforms have increasingly become the social fabric by which we live and think, wielding dangerous power over our ability to make sense of the world. Named to the TIME 100 “Next Leaders Shaping the Future” and Rolling Stone Magazine’s “25 People Shaping the World,” Tristan is Co-Founder & President of the Center for Humane Technology, which is catalyzing a comprehensive shift toward humane technology that operates for the common good, strengthening our capacity to tackle our biggest global challenges. He is the Co-Host of “Your Undivided Attention,” consistently among the top ten technology podcasts on Apple Podcasts, which explores how social media’s race for attention is destabilizing society and the vital insights we need to envision solutions. Tristan was also the primary subject of the acclaimed Netflix documentary, “The Social Dilemma,” which unveiled the hidden machinations behind social media and has reached an estimated 100 million people worldwide, streaming in 190 countries in 30 languages. He has briefed heads of state, technology company CEOs, and members of the US Congress, in addition to mobilizing millions of people around the world through mainstream media campaigns.