IACD presents Dr. Akhtar Badshah

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Space 2435 North Quad

Risk and Reward: The Social Impact of Exponential Technologies

Dr. Akhtar Badshah will discuss the rise of exponential technologies and their impact on society. From AI to Big Data to the Blockchain, new innovations have incredible potential benefits for - and pose grave dangers to - societies around the world.

Dr. Badshah is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in international development and philanthropy, managing Microsoft’s corporate philanthropic program and co-founding a global nonprofit for social enterprise, the Digital Partners Foundation. He is currently the Chief Catalyst at Catalytic Innovators Group and a co-author of Technology at the Margins: How IT Meets the Needs of Emerging Markets.