Emerging Technologies That Matter: Encouraging Moonshot Thinking

Astro Teller, Google [x]

A fireside chat with Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots with the famed Google [x] organization.

Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots, Google [x]

Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x], Google's moonshot lab for creating magical, audaciously impactful ideas that can be brought to reality through science and technology. Before joining Google, he was the co-founding CEO of Cerebellum Capital Inc., an investment management firm whose investments are continuously designed, executed, and improved by a software system based on techniques from statistical machine learning. He was also the cofounding CEO of BodyMedia Inc., a leading wearable body monitoring company. Prior to starting BodyMedia, he was cofounding CEO of SANDbOX AD, an advanced development technology incubator. Before becoming a business executive, he taught at Stanford University and was an engineer and researcher for Phoenix Laser Technologies, Stanford's Center for Integrated Systems and The Carnegie Group Inc.

Topics

Breakthrough Technologies
These are technologies you need to know about right now.

Business Impact
How technology advances are changing the economy and providing new opportunities in many industries.

Connectivity
What it means to be constantly connected with each other and vast sources of information.

Intelligent Machines
Artificial intelligence and robots are transforming how we work and live.

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