From around the world sixty invited experts on areas of innovation gathered at Google yesterday at the “Innovation for Jobs Ecosystem Conference.” The conference co-chairs were David Nordfors (founder and director of the center for Innovation Journalism) and Vint Cerf (“father” of the Internet and National Medal of Technology winner).
Innovation is the basis for prosperity and the creation of new jobs but it is also responsible for job destruction and major societal change. One overriding question is whether we will be able to create enough net new jobs going forward? This issue is of great concern across the world. (more…)