UNGC Uniting Business Live! “Smart Economies of the Future: Enabling Socio-Economic Transformation through Disruptive Technologies.”

Avasant invites you to join us for an executive breakout session on “Smart Economies of the Future: Enabling Socio-Economic Transformation through Disruptive Technologies,” featuring executives from Avasant, Inter-American Development Bank, City of Los Angeles, Hitachi Vantara, and more.

As part of United Nations Global Compact's Uniting Business Live! Avasant's executive breakout session will explore the challenges and solutions for building a sustainable world. The session will be streaming throughout the event. We look forward to seeing you at Avasant's Global Equation's Lounge at one of the dates and times below.

  • Tuesday, September 22nd at 8:00 AM EST and 12:00 PM EST 
  • Wednesday, September 23rd at 1:30 PM EST

This session will provide insights from powerful technology leaders on the relevance of disruptive technologies and the role they can play in accelerating socio-economic development and reducing digital divide around the world.

The power of disruptive technologies such as AI, IoT, 5G, Blockchain can transform economies. From improving public health through TeleMedicine to enabling Climate Resiliency by designing Climate-Smart Cities. Socio-Economic Transformation can be accelerated significantly by combining hyper-convergent technologies with innovative and sustainable business models. However, challenges of Digital Divide and lack of equitable technology leadership have been an impediment. The Smart economies of the future will require Digital leadership and creative thinking to drive transformation while addressing the issues of digital divide and sustainable development.

About Avasant

Avasant is a leading management consulting firm focused on translating the power of technology into realizable business strategies for the world’s largest corporations. Specializing in digital and IT transformation, sourcing advisory, global strategy, and governance services, Avasant prides itself on delivering high-value engagements through industry-focused innovation and flexible client-based solutions.

Our seasoned professionals have an average of 20 years of industry-honed expertise, having conducted 1000+ engagements in over 50 countries. Avasant’s next generation consulting and advisory methods have made it the top-ranked firm in its class, with recognition from numerous organizations, including: Vault, NOA, IAOP, and Wall Street Journal.

Avasant’s engagement in the global market has inspired a strong commitment to community and purpose. Avasant Foundation supports technology and skill development programs to create employment opportunities for youth across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America.

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