A design student returned to his native Mexico City after college in the United States to help the megalopolis overcome its water crisis.
Kerry Emanuel, Professor, MIT on the realities of our changing climate, and the imperative to establish sustainable energy for a world of 9 billion citizens by 2050
Screening prospective parents for recessive diseases could be the first big hit in clinical genomics.
Stephen Pair, Cofounder and CTO, BitPay on doing business in the BitCoin economy.
Simon Johnson, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management on the global implications of new digital currencies.
Kate Crawford, Principal Researcher with Microsoft Research, on identifying the risks of hidden bias in big data research.
Mitchell Higashi, Chief Economist of GE Healthcare, on transforming healthcare with big data and the industrial internet.
Deb Roy, Associate Professor with MIT and Chief Media Scientist with Twitter, on understanding and leveraging ties between social media and mass media.
Ari Gesher, Senior Engineer with Palantir Technologies, on the limitations of automated decision-making.