Empowerment Through Automation

We often think of automation as a force that replaces work done by people. But some of the most exciting avenues in automation are creative tools that empower experts to teach and work with machines.


We will have a conversation about practices and advances in automation & autonomous systems.  

CEO Roundtable:



Lila Tretikov, Deputy CTO, Microsoft

Lila Tretikov is a Corporate Vice President at Microsoft with the Office of the Chief Technology Officer.  She is a leading expert on Artificial Intelligence. She brings a diverse background of business, technology, design, and policy -- and thrives on building products people truly love.


Today, Lila brings together the best creators, engineers, scientists, designers, ethicists to solve some of the world's most challenging problems and empower humanity through technology. 


Prior to Microsoft, Lila was Chief Executive Officer of  Terrawatt, a global organization that aligns corporate, financial, NGOs and political interests to alter the Earth's ecology. She was also Chief Executive of Wikimedia Foundation, an organization supporting Wikipedia, and has authored numerous patents and articles in the field of technology-enabled business transformations. Lila also serves as Board Director and CEO advisor for numerous companies. 

Read more about Lila here.