In this panel "The Next 50 Years: Will Tech Solve Humanity’s Problems," experts from Intel Corporation discuss major problems facing humanity, including global warming, an aging world population and the relentless pace of technology. Will better technology solve these problems or are humans hitting a fundamental physical barrier to progress?
Peter Biddle is Intel's General Manager of Services Platform. He came to Intel from Trampoline Systems, a London-based software startup that specialized in enterprise social networking. His team built and shipped the social network visualization and analysis software
which is used by the world's largest ONA practice today. Prior to Trampoline, Peter was at Microsoft for, as he puts it, "a really long time."
Brian David Johnson
Brian David Johnson is Intel's Futurist. His responsibilities include researching, defining and mapping Intel's future products and services. Before joining Intel, he served as executive producer on several interactive television deployments for British Airways, The Discovery Channel and New Line Cinema's The Lord of the Rings. Johnson speaks and writes extensively about future technologies in articles and scientific papers as well as in science fiction novels
and short stories.
Michael S. Malone
Michael S. Malone is an award-winning journalist who has reported on Silicon Valley since the early 1980s. He has written 15 books, including The Microprocessor: A Biography. Currently, he is an adjunct professor at Santa Clara University, an associate fellow at Said Business School and a blogger at Forbes.com.
Peter Biddle, Intel’s General Manager of Services Platform, and Brian David Johnson, Intel’s Futurist, talk about how technology can help solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges including global warming.