New cyber attacks – Spectre, Meltdown, and Foreshadow – affected semiconductors and showed today’s defenses – focused on software – aren’t enough to protect computer hardware against criminals. Sheer volume of cyber threats requires radical collaboration even among fierce competitors to foil criminals. Tackling technical, organizational, and anti-trust restrictions against data swapping are essential to create unprecedented collaboration among companies.
Major car and aircraft makers, startups, network operators, and investors are taking the business of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) seriously. Urban, electric, air taxis could be operational in 10 years. Complex issues in mix – AI, machine vision, batteries, regulations, safety, and affordability.
World’s top climate scientists warn that because petroleum product consumption is galloping internationally, keeping the Earth’s temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius isn’t enough to prevent danger to billions of people. Limiting the rise to 1.5 C is a must. Vastly better carbon management to turn CO2 from a liability to neutral or an asset is possible with today’s new working innovations and new ones. Our experts discuss what it will take to generate emissions-free electricity, create alternative materials, and drastically reduce CO2 from our world’s air by 2050.
Globally, a small, but growing, number of businesses and community resources are virtual power plants, which seamlessly sidestep electric utilities. But the advent of microgrids poses challenges about cost, security, reliability, resilience, and power-generation connections. How will our new world of energy play out?
John Chambers, CEO of JC2 Ventures, legendary ex-CEO of Cisco, and author of the upcoming book, Connecting the Dots, shares insights and tips to help new and established business leaders find success.
Churchill Club proudly presents the 8th Annual CHURCHILLS—a magical event that inspires us to aim higher and do more to advance innovation, leadership, collaboration, and social benefit.
Here’s your chance to learn from Randy Komisar, investor, mentor, and co-author of, “Straight Talk for Startups.” Whether you are considering a startup, ramping up, or simply want to run a company better, this discussion will fortify and inspire you.
Stretching ahead of us seems to be a new period that will take apart the scaling of the 20th century and put the economy together in a new way. If this is true, what are the implications for innovation and economic growth?
There is growing concern about significant downsides of using mobile internet platforms. How can we either better regulate the determined drive for attention or strike a more equitable balance between economic gains and social welfare? How will this play out?
What non-obvious trends will emerge with the potential for explosive growth in about three years? Find out at one of the Churchill Club’s most anticipated events of the year.