Future Thinking Simplified: For Executives

Pragmatic insights to unlock business technology potential

Your business is heading for hyper growth IF you can harness the new market expectations and how to apply innovation.

On our webinar conducted on Sept 24th learn how these fundamental guidelines can equip you for most exhilarating task a company can every take on: Surviving an environment determined to consume it, and thrive in the process.

Cutting through “New Normal” noise has become increasingly challenging. This Go Live webinar brings you a diverse panel of perspectives that will help executives clarify, anticipate, and assess emerging technologies as part of their strategy creation. For the rushed among you, it acts as an abridged version of the insights from our TechnoVision 2020: Future Thinking Simplified report. In it we assert, technology has always been a key lever in a company’s arsenal, but new consumer behaviors and macro trends mandate tech-driven innovation as part of any growth strategy.

Webinar takeaways:

  • A strategic perspective on how emerging technologies such as AI, IoT & Quantum Computing will enable hyper growth;
  • A guide to essential technology drivers, how market leaders already differentiate, and how the drivers may manifest in your organization;
  • A simple framework enabling you to consider what technologies matter most and where to invest.

Join us for what promises to be a compelling perspective to support and simplify your Future Thinking!


Emmanuel Sardet, Crédit Agricole Group CTO, Crédit Agricole Group Infrastructure Platform CEO

Emmanuel is the Crédit Agricole Group CTO and CEO of CA-GIP, the internal company serving infrastructure, operations and technology platform services to the Group Business Entities.

Emmanuel has 26 years of experience in IT services in the Financial Services industry. He has been leading cloud, technology advisory and outsourcing activities at regional and global level at Accenture for 17 years . He previously hold Banking Business and IT roles at GE Capital and Paribas.

Dr. Mark Esposito, Professor, Best-selling Author, Pioneer of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Entrepreneur, Senior Advisor to Governments

Mark Esposito, PhD, is recognized internationally as a top global thought leader in matters relating to The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the changes and opportunities that technology will bring to a variety of industries. He is Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer at Nexus FrontierTech, an AI scale up venture, dedicated to help business become more efficient and competitive by introducing the latest data management science. He was inducted in 2016 in the radar of Thinkers50 as one of the 30 most prominent rising business thinkers in the world. He is a global expert of the World Economic Forum and advisor to national governments. In his academic career, Mark has held academic appointments for some of the world’s leading institutions. Mark co-authored the bestseller The AI Republic in 2019.

Prof. Sally Eaves, Chief Technology Officer, Professor in Advanced Technologies and Global Strategic Advisor, Author and Speaker on Digital Transformation, Sustainability and Social Impact

Sally specialises in the application of AI, Cloud, CyberSecurity, Blockchain, IoT & 5G disciplines for both business and societal benefit at scale; and is Senior Policy Advisor for the Global Foundation of Cyber Studies & Research and has founded ‘edtech’ enterprise Aspirational Futures to enhance accessibility, inclusion and diversity in education, technology and beyond.

Patrick Nicolet, Group Executive Board Member and Group CTO, Capgemini

As Capgemini’s Group CTO and Executive Board Member, Patrick is responsible for setting the overall technology and innovation agenda for the Group and has oversight of company-wide internal information systems and cyber security.

Steve Wells, Global Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Founding Director of Informing Choices

Steve Wells is an international speaker, futurist, strategist, author, facilitator and founder of Informing Choices Ltd – an insights business specialising in futures and foresight. His work is designed to help individuals and organisations make informed choices about the emerging future.

Kary Bheemaiah, CTIO, Capgemini Invent 

Author of the The Blockchain Alternative (2017) and creator of The Theory of Fragmentation, Kary is the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer of Capgemini Invent. Before this he was an an Engagement Manager at Fahrenheit-212 (part of Capgemini Invent) with a focus on technology application and commercial strategy.

A visiting lecturer at various B-schools in Europe, he is an Associate Research Scientist with Cambridge, and a Senior Fellow at Ecole des Ponts. In a previous life, he was a legionnaire in the French Foreign Legion and was decorated with the medal of valor for combat interventions in Afghanistan.

Hosted and moderated by:

Andreas Sjostrom, AIE Director Capgemini

Andreas leads the Capgemini Applied Innovation Exchange in San Francisco, Capgemini’s flagship innovation space. Experienced digital transformation advisor and author of numerous innovation papers and books.



Event details

September 24, 2020 8:00 am
Virtual webinar- Time zone PST