The eMerge Americas Main Stage, at the heart of the EXPO floor, is the setting for summit talks and inspiring keynotes.
The future of governments in the world are at risk given the arrival of leaders making false promises. There is an urgent call for unity and collaboration in order to take a stand for freedom and human rights. Join former President of Mexico, Vicent Fox as he shares his experience and thoughts about the future of politics.
Latin America is home to brilliant thinkers and life-changing inventions – the artificial heart, color TV and the ballpoint pen to name but three. Diego Dzodan is convinced that this legacy will continue, and that the next great global innovation will come from Latin America. In this keynote, Dzodan will ignite imaginations by sharing Facebook’s unique insights into the future through the lenses of culture, commerce, and communication — essential sparks for the next innovator who want to shape the future.
In the last decade, under the term “impact investing”, the notion that capital can be deployed to simultaneously generate financial return and address societal issues has gained such acceptance that it is now the focus of new investment pools raised by global leaders of private equity. Less known is that the roots of this concept are deeply imbedded in Latin America. Michael Chu, both an actor and an analyst of this emerging field, looks at its origins, the key factors behind it, and examines the hype and the potential surrounding its future.
Artificial intelligence is helping companies innovate and leverage technology to create new ways of interacting with their customers, while creating new business models. In this fireside chat Q&A with Cesar Cernuda, President of Microsoft Latin America and Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation, and Emiliano Kargieman, CEO of Satellogic, you will hear how AI and the cloud are completely disrupting business models and ways of work in the region. Satellogic’s CEO will share how the Argentine startup is using the cloud and AI to change how they capture information and data from space to make intelligent decisions back on earth in record time.
Join the CEO for WeWork LATAM, as he shares how we can reimagine and humanize the future of work and cities through technology and experiences.
Join CEO and Co-Founder of Mercado Libre, Marcos Galperin as he shares his expertise regarding the e-commerce Industry in Latin America.
With massive fines and an impending deadline, GDPR looms large for enterprises around the world. But we shouldn't treat GDPR as not just another regultation. Rather, we should consider it symptomatic of a broader need to reassess our approach to data privacy and protection. Enterprises around the world spend more than $100Bn every year to protect their most sensitive information. And yet, data breaches, leaks, and regulatory fines continue to make daily headlines. Why? Because we're doing it wrong. In this talk, we'll put a spotlight on data privacy and protection in the new, borderless enterprise. We'll go beyond the regulatory requirements to discuss critical data protection imperatives for the modern enterprise.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming the expectations of digital media - revealing audience insights and consumer connections not yet possible or even apparent to ‘the human eye.’ Through AI, programmatic can become even smarter and more efficient. But will too much automation disengage the marketing professional? What is fueling the embrace of AI and will it actually deliver on its promises? This panel discussion will cover the current state of machine learning-driven advertising and its future.
In this session, Enrique Ortegón discloses how putting client first takes one's professional life and companies to the next level. The executive will share challenges in understanding the client, ways to overcome and success cases in LatAm.
What does it mean to be a leader? In this fast-paced and ever-changing world only leaders who can navigate this new era will succeed. Three industry icons who have mastered the art of leadership will share their leadership styles, secrets, trials and triumphs.
Many in the industry agree that we are in the midst of a new industrial revolution, but to reach a time when automation, augmented reality and analytics driven by artificial intelligence becomes mainstream, a convergence of technologies is required. Luckily this convergence is already happening, cloud services are not constrained to cloud data centers and have the freedom to run nearly anywhere. So what does this mean to businesses? Networks? Join our renowned panel of experts as they share key insights about the future of IoT.
Today, over 2 billion people do not have access to traditional financial services. In recent years, digital tools and mobile banking have been sweeping emerging markets, targeting the world's underserved and ignored. Blockchain, as popularized through Bitcoin, has become one of the most inspiring digital forces in its ability to decentralize, disrupt, and redesign a financial world that is inclusive to all.
Prime Now is Amazon’s fastest delivery service yet! Felipe Millon, Prime Now Regional Leader for the Southeast US, will discuss how Prime Now delivers tens of thousands of items in two-hours for free, and under 1-hour for a small fee, to Amazon Prime Members and will share how Amazon partnered with a local brand in Miami, El Latino, to bring some Latin flavor to the service!
Ronnie Moas, Founder and Director of Research at Standpoint Research will speak about Cryptocurrency with a focus on Bitcoin. He will also speak about Income Inequality and Worldwide poverty. Ronnie touches on many subjects during his presentation.
Thousands will embark on the eMerge journey in 2017. For some, the path leads directly to WIT (Women, Innovation & Technology). For others, it’s the eGOV Summit that brings them to Miami. But it’s the unexpected moments that make the journey worthwhile. The chance conversation with a key investor. The panel discussion that sparks an idea. At eMerge, there’s always something more to explore.
Women, Innovation & Technology Summit (WIT) aims to motivate, inspire and empower its attendees by showcasing women who are transforming the business landscape and thought leaders who are bridging the gap between the creative and tech industries.
The Government Innovation Summit (eGov) brings together top government officials and business leaders from around the world to explore how public-private partnerships leverage disruptive technologies and are transforming our communities.
The Startup Showcase provides a unique platform for over 100 innovative startups from around the world to connect with hundreds of strategic investors and potential partners vying for thousands in prizes.