Session: Risking Irrelevance: Why businesses can't ignore emerging technology
The latest technological revolution is underway, but many businesses don't know what it is, why they should care, or how to get started.
Even worse, too many conversations on the topic are filled with indecipherable jargon, technical explanations, and irrelevant use cases.
But businesses can't afford to ignore emerging technologies, because the future is already here and we are all just struggling to catch up.
In this talk I'll give you an easy-to-digest overview of
* What emerging technologies are and translating the jargon into English
* Why this is relevant to all businesses
* Some quick, relevant use cases
* What's the first thing you can do to get started
- What is web3 and emerging tech?
- Why should you care about it?
- How to get started.
Alex is a seasoned technology executive with over 20 years of experience in the industry. She currently heads up Digital Innovation at EOH - one of Africa's largest IT companies - where she focuses on identifying and implementing emerging technologies that drive business growth and value.
In addition Alex is a thought leader and advocate for the African technology ecosystem, serving as the founder and CEO of the Africa Web3 Revolution, an organization dedicated to promoting, celebrating and supporting African businesses and individuals in the web3 space.
She is also a founding member of the World Metaverse Council, which works towards the future of the metaverse and its impact on humanity.
Alex is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, where she shares her expertise on topics such as emerging technology, blockchain, Africa, web3, and women in leadership.