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Juliette Powell

Speaker

Newark, New Jersey, USA

Data Scientist & Futurist

As a expert at the intersection of technology, business and ethics, Juliette has advised large (and in some cases quite famous) audiences on the questions of how to deal with the accelerating change that is underway due to AI-enabled technological innovation coupled with shifting social dynamics and heightened global competition. 

Keynote Speeches

We the Data - Big Data

With a life’s mission to find meaning in our digital lives, Juliette Powell is the curator of We The Data and acted as field researcher interviewing experts to seed the Vibrant Data Project. Author of 33 Million People In The Room (Financial Times Press) and co-founder of The Gathering Think Tank, Juliette identifies the patterns of successful leaders who bank on data and social technology to win.

33 Million People in the Room: The Power of Social Networks

As Markets Go Down, the Value of your Relationships Go Up!  Powell provides a run-down of social networks and the “33 million people in the room” concept: imagine everybody you’ve ever known standing in the same room, each with their rolodexes out and ready to go. -Social Networks (SNs) are the online counterpart of real-world networking -They are creating new communication, production and distribution business opportunities -They represent an easy way with low barrier to entry, to stay in touch with people, tangential acquaintances included -Makes it easier to contact new people and to get back in touch with people you already know

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Event Moderator

Audience reviews:

  • Juliette Powell reveals the power of connections, the strategies to gain audience and the best practices to build community in this brisk-paced canter through the new tools and techniques for doing business. Real-world examples make a compelling case for her notion that social capital makes sound business sense and when successfully established can translate into capital in the bank.

    - Deputy Editor, News Interactive, BBC
  • Juliette is a consummate professional; from her ability to quickly customize her presentation to help us return our agenda back to schedule despite other event over-runs, to her willingness to take part in an after-event interview. Her presentation was ranked among the top 5 of our event that included over 28 panels and 100 presenters. Our audience over the 2.5 days included more than 1900 representatives of Industry, Government and Academia.

    - Canadian Digital Media Network

Speaker Biography

Juliette’s research at Columbia university is informed by her work with multinational companies like Intel Labs and with governmental institutions where she is focussed on the responsible deployment of AI, ethical data exploration, as well as the search and removal of negative biases. 

Juliette identifies the patterns and practices of successful business leaders who bank on ethical AI and data to win.

Her live commentary on Bloomberg, BNN, NBC, CNN, ABC and BBC and powerful presentations at institutions like The Economist, Harvard and MIT emerged from her lifelong interest in community-building combined with a deep knowledge of the people, technologies and business practices at the forefront of connected society.

Powell’s consulting services include global strategy and scenarios around AI and data, banking, mobile, retail, and social gaming which are employed by corporate, government and media organizations including Intel Labs, Reuters, the United Nations, Warner Brothers, l’Union des Banques Suisses, the Department of Justice, the Department of Finance, Microsoft, Nokia, Research in Motion, The Red Cross, Cirque du Soleil and IBM.

In 2011, Powell began working with the E-G8, an extension of the G8 summit, created to inform G8 leaders on the future of the internet and connected society.

Bilingual, Juliette consults and gives keynotes in both English and French.