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Wed, Apr 29, 2020

The future of data and AI in space

On April 29, 2020, Fredrik Bruhn, Amy Webb, Paul Jurasin, Anthony Scriffignano shared perspectives on "Future of data and AI in space" as part of a live video discussion moderated by David Bray, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center Director, on how commercial space efforts are being changed by advances in data and AI capabilities, to include satellites and other efforts in Earth’s orbit and beyond.

Event Recap by Corina LJ DuBois

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Amy Webb is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center. She is a quantitative futurist and a bestselling, award-wining author. Amy is a professor of strategic foresight at the NYU Stern School of Business and the Founder of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and their organizations prepare for complex futures. She is a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University’s Säid School of Business, a Fellow in the United States-Japan Leadership Program and a Foresight Fellow in the U.S. Government Accountability Office Center for Strategic Foresight. She was a Visiting Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where her research received a national Sigma Delta Chi award. She was also a Delegate on the former U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission, where she worked on the future of technology, media and international diplomacy.

Amy has advised three-star generals and admirals, White House leadership and CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies on their futures. She was named to the Thinkers50 Radar list of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led and won the 2017 Thinkers50 Radar Award. Amy is the author of several books, including The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity and The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream.