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WDM Virtual Chat: What’s Next? The evolution of how we will work differently post-COVID-19
April 17, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Join us Friday, April 17th for What’s Next? The evolution of how we will work differently post-COVID-19
Futurist and technology expert, Adam Zuckerman will present what the workplace could look like as we emerge from these unusual times. Plus, he will highlight the technologies that will play vital roles in how we work in the future. Feel free to submit questions in advance to [email protected] using “Questions for Adam” in the subject line.
Format: 25 minutes presentation by Adam, followed by fireside chat with Work Design Founder and FOX Architects Principal, Bob Fox (10 minutes) concluding with Q&As.
Time: 1:00 PM EST
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Meet Adam Zuckerman
As an entrepreneur, attorney, and MBA, Adam is a subject matter expert who helps organizations understand consumer trends and how future-facing technology and the fourth industrial revolution will impact them over the next decade.
With a diverse background that spans many industry verticals of various scope and size (including finance, non-profits, startups, and Fortune 500 companies) Adam serves as advisor to several organizations, keynotes events around the world, has been hired to present on the future of marketing and technology to leading global agencies (Carat, Havas, Mindshare, Ogilvy, Publicis, Zenith, etc…), and has been is a guest analyst on the topic of business and technology on CNBC.com nearly two dozen times.
Formerly, Adam was Director, Ventures & Innovation at the world’s leader in real life entertainment, Discovery, Inc. His role was often described as the company’s global intrapreneur and futurist, responsible for identifying new technologies for implementation, investing in startups, and serving as the primary contact for startups. He created and maintained the company’s Consumer Experience Lab, led strategic investments in startups returning 1,500%+ gain (unexited) in three years, and was responsible for the company’s first Alexa and Google skills (in 2015).
Adam is also a 2018 Zhi-Xing Eisenhower Fellow (spending a month in China studying blockchain, AI, and the future of work), an adjunct professor teaching innovation strategy at the University of Maryland, and the founder of Fosterly, an organization that connects innovators and entrepreneurs as they start and scale their endeavors in the greater Washington, D.C. region.
While technology is a major focus for him professionally, Adam is also an outdoor enthusiast. He’s climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, biked the “death road” in Bolivia, built homes in rural Peru, assembled bicycles to help improve access to education, healthcare, and economic opportunity in Zambia, and has completed multiple marathons, triathlons, and 100+ mile bike rides.
Adam received his BA in Political Science, JD, and MBA from Washington, University in St. Louis. Plus, he’s been one of Work Design Magazine’s most popular panelists!