Keynote #1

Innovation, disruption, and discontinuity: Technology isn’t interesting. It’s the effects of technology, and the discontinuities they trigger, that alter fortunes, upend industries, and change society forever. A discontinuity is a change in how we think that makes the world unknowable and unrecognizable—but as this talk shows, there are ways to think about the future that help us prepare for such changes. It’s a wide-ranging, thought-provoking look at what the future might hold, and how to think about a world where unknowable change is the norm.


Alistair Croll


Alistair makes early-stage companies improve their go-to-market strategies, and works with some of the world’s largest firms on business model innovation. He also helps governments understand the