March 24, 2018
Mar 7 2018

Digital Transformation Summit

4:00 pm — HBS Spangler Auditorium

Level up at DI's annual community-wide conference.

Digital Transformation Summit


At the Digital Transformation Summit, we expose and explore the newest and greatest challenges related to the application of emerging technologies today. The Summit will take place on Wednesday March 7th at 4 PM – rain or shine!

The event will include:

  • Five provocative keynotes by pioneers in emerging technologies like virtual reality, blockchain and artificial intelligence.
  • A panel of venture capital leaders on investing in platforms.
  • A diverse crowd of over 400 engineers, scholars, entrepreneurs, and students from Harvard and beyond.

Stay tuned for speaker announcements and our registration announcement.

Welcome @ 4:00 PM

Keynote Speakers @ 4:15 PM

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Rikard Steiber

President, Viveport and SVP of Virtual Reality, HTC Vive
Dawn of Vive Reality – The Convergence of VR/AR, AI & 5G


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Amy Yu

Senior Director, Product Strategy & Data Science, Viacom
Imagination & Intelligence: Navigating the Age of AI


Hanna Halaburda

Senior Economist, Bank of Canada
Blockchain Revolution without the Blockchain?


Break @ 5:30 PM

Keynote Speakers @ 5:55 PM

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Kelly Trindel

Head of IO Science & Diversity Analytics, Pymetrics
Emerging Technology Systems in Employment Selection and Talent Acquisition; Promise and Caution


Bill Ruh

Chief Executive Officer, GE Digital and SVP & Chief Digital Officer, GE
Becoming Digital Industrial



Chiara Farronato

Assistant Professor of Business Administration, HBS


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Kavita Gupta

Founding Managing Partner, Consensys


Walter Delph

Partner and Managing Director, BCG Digital Ventures


Chip Hazard

General Partner, Flybridge Capital
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