PEX Network: Martin Ford Confirmed to Speak at OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit Summer 2017

LONDON, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Martin Ford has confirmed his participation as the big ideas speaker - a futurist and the author of "Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future", will be leading the key note session at OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit Summer, August 21-23, San Diego.

In his recent interview "The Digital Workforce and the 'New-style' Enterprise" with PEX Network Martin shared his thoughts on how accelerating technology can disrupt our entire economic system to the point where a fundamental restructuring is required.  

Martin Ford is specifically interested in how artificial intelligence is allowing robots to take over complex jobs. "The accelerating pace of new technologies is changing everything," he says. At the Annual OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit Summer, Martin offers a pragmatic view of what the future of work, and people's place in it, will look like. The interview can be viewed here

After the great success of PEX Network's flagship OPEX Week in January in Orlando, OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit Summer is coming to San Diego to give the OPEX community even more opportunity to benchmark, learn and network.

OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit Summer 2017 focuses on delivering a progressive OPEX program, driving performance excellence and competitive advantage in fast moving markets, changing economies and customer demands, forcing leaders to be laser-focused on innovation, agility and customer-centric programs, which add significant value to the top and bottom line. 

Operational excellence and transformation leaders from across the US will be heading to California to hear from 60+ inspirational speakers from some of the world's biggest brands - Kellogg's, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, LinkedIn, Starwood Hotels, Lockheed Martin, McAfee, The Coca-Cola Company, Comcast, Pentec Health, AT&T and many more, are already confirmed to share tactics and insights at the largest operational excellence gathering on the West Coast.

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