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Turin Design Workshop 2019 – A&T Automation & Testing Opening Conference
February 13 @ 11:00 - 13:00
On the occasion of the opening of the international fair “A&T Automation & Testing”, IAAD presents the second appointment of Torino Talks. Geoff Mulgan, CEO of Nesta UK and President of IAAD’s Innovation Design Department, will be the guest speaker of a talk dedicated to the role of Digital Humanity and Design in the Industry 4.0.
Following, from 11:30 AM, the public will have the chance to participate in the round table “Intellectual creativity and technology, the Italian way to the future”.
Moderator: Sergio Luciano (Direttore del mensile Economy)
Speakers: Mauro Fenzi (CEO – Comau), Alessia Russo (Giovane Imprenditrice), Marco Gay (Presidente – Anitec Assinform), Gianfranco Carbonato (Ceo – Prima Industrie), Paolo Lobetti (Partner EY Italia – Resp. Advisory Performance Improvement Automotive), Fabio Santini (Director Commercial Partner and Small, Medium ad Corporate – Microsoft Italia), Gianpaolo Barozzi (Sr Director HR, Talent Management & Innovation – Cisco, Direttore Strategico del Dipartimento di “Innovation design” IAAD)
Conclusions: Giulio Pedrollo (Vicepresidente Nazionale – Confindustria)
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Geoff Mulgan has been Chief Executive of Nesta since 2011. Nesta is the UK’s innovation foundation and runs a wide range of activities in investment, practical innovation and research. Between 1997 and 2004 Geoff had various roles in the UK government including director of the Government’s Strategy Unit and head of policy in the Prime Minister’s office.
Between 1997 and 2004 Geoff had various roles in the UK government including director of the Government’s Strategy Unit and head of policy in the Prime Minister’s office. From 2004 to 2011 Geoff was the first Chief Executive of The Young Foundation. He was the first director of the think-tank Demos; Chief Adviser to Gordon Brown MP and reporter on BBC TV and radio. He has been a visiting professor at LSE, UCL and Melbourne University and is currently a senior visiting scholar at Harvard University. He has helped set up many organisations including Demos and the Young Foundation as well as the Social Innovation Exchange (SIX), Uprising, Studio Schools Trust and Action for Happiness.
Geoff co-chaIrs a World Economic Forum group looking at innovation and entrepreneurship in the fourth industrial revolution. He has advised many governments around the world and is currently chair of an international advisory committee for the Mayor of Seoul and a member of advisory committees for the Prime Minister’s office in the UAE, the Scottish Government and SITRA, the Finnish Innovation agency.
Past books include ‘The Art of Public Strategy’ (Oxford University Press), Good and Bad Power (Penguin) and ‘The Locust and the Bee’ (Princeton University Press). His most recent book is ‘Big Mind: how collective intelligence can change our world’ published by Princeton University Press. His books have been translated into many languages. Geoff has also given TED talks on topics including the future economy, happiness, and education.