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Jessica Groopman is Founding Partner & Industry Analyst at Kaleido Insights, a boutique research and advisory firm analyzing the impacts of emerging technologies on people, businesses, and society. Jessica specializes in digital transformation and responsible governance of several emerging technologies including IoT, AI, blockchain, and big data. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jessica works with innovative companies internationally and advises start-ups, supporting strategic advisory and research across several industry verticals and technologies.
Groopman has been principal analyst with Tractica where she contributed to their automation and robotics practice, research director with Harbor Research, industry analyst with Altimeter Group, among other research firms. Jessica is a keynote speaker at emerging technology industry events, host of the Hype Hazard podcast, and frequent contributor to blogs, books, and/media outlets. She has also served as contributing member of the Nexxworks Thought Leader Collective, the International IoT Council, the IEEE’s Internet of Things Group, IoT Guru Network, and FC Business Intelligence’s IoT Nexus Advisory Board. Jessica was also included in Onalytica’s list of the 100 Most Influential Thought Leaders in IoT. Before she worked in business and technology research, Jessica’s research experience was based mostly in academic anthropological fieldwork, specifically in ethnographic, linguistic, and archaeological research both in the United States and abroad.
The Future of Innovation is all about Regenerative Business Models: How Emerging Technologies are Helping Leading Organization Align Profits, People, and Planet
2020 marked an inflection point for business: to innovate amidst constant systemic disruption requires resilience. The next generation of organizations and technologies are regenerative, aligning profits, people, and planet, by designing business networks that give back and contribute value to their ecosystems rather than constantly extracting from it. Emerging technologies are the catalyst to accelerate and scale these models, far beyond "net zero". Based on original research by emerging tech and innovation advisor Jessica Groopman, this speech offers the “net positive” framework for digital transformation and is sure to inspire new ways of thinking:
• Why now? Top forces driving regenerative business
• What does regenerative business look like? Real-world case examples, impacts across stakeholders
• How are big companies becoming regenerative? A framework to apply regenerative value creation
Demystifying Blockchain: The Foundation for an Internet of Trusted Things and Ecosystem Services
The technology born of Bitcoin hasn’t just rocked the financial world, it’s impacting every industry from manufacturing to media, from energy to transportation and far beyond. While distributed ledger technologies (DLT) promise radically different approaches and efficiencies for transaction processing, asset management, and
business collaboration, the reality is the architectures, hype, and potential economic impacts confound most business leaders. Join Industry Analyst & Founding Partner of Kaleido Insights, Jessica Groopman as she demystifies decentralized databases and implications for consumers, business, and society at large.
Attendees will receive:
• Real-talk: A gentle fluff-free primer on blockchain, and the state of the market in 2021
• Real-World Use Cases: Industry examples and research examining blockchain technology applications and trajectories
• Real Recommendations: Top 5 takeaways for business leaders incorporating DLT into their strategies and workflows
The Top Emerging Technology Trends to Watch in Manufacturing*
The pace of change driven by technological advancement isn’t just accelerating, it’s widening. As societal shifts compound adoption and convergence, several hidden trends are influencing the future of your customers, impacting your innovation strategy, and reshaping your industry. Join leading emerging tech analyst Jessica
Groopman as she shares findings from her firm’s (Kaleido Insights’) original research. This talk is sure to surprise and provoke your audience, surfacing nonobvious tech trends and implications, while also offering clear direction to harness insights.
Attendees will receive:
• Non-obvious threats and opportunities on the horizon
• Leading examples of companies exploring and adapting business models
• Recommendations to incorporate and activate findings into innovation strategies and business models.
Authority on Happiness in a Digital Era; Member UN Global Happiness Council; Best-Selling author of The Future of Happiness
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