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. There is an urgent call for unity, collaboration and innovation in order to take a stand for freedom and human rights. Join former President of Mexico, Vicente 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.
2018 will be the most digital and social World Cup ever. This presentation will look at Telemundo, FIFA, Digital Partners that are collaborating to take the world cup to a whole new level for its fans.
Join CEO and Co-Founder of Mercado Libre, Marcos Galperin as he shares his expertise regarding the e-commerce Industry in Latin America.
Join our expert panelists as they deep dive on what you need to know when you are designing security.
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.
In this fast-paced and ever-changing world only leaders who can navigate this new era will succeed. Industry icon who has mastered the art of leadership will share his leadership styles, secrets, trials and triumphs.
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.
Security and risk mitigation are increasingly important in a world where long-term alliances are shifting, cyber threats are rising, trade agreements are being revamped, and uncertainty is approaching an all-time high. Few factors affect this more than our ever-deepening reliance on interconnected system and devices, and the efficiencies and vulnerabilities they create. When a cybercriminal in Minsk steals data from a corporation in Miami, Buenos Aires, or Bogota, how can victims seek redress? When nation-states attack critical assets and infrastructure, how should organizations respond and proactively protect themselves? Do nation-state sponsored cyberattacks constitute an act of war?
Dr. Hong, an internationally renowned roboticist who leads the Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory, known as RoMeLa, and professor at UCLA, will be joined on the eMerge Main stage by several of his robots.
Join VP of Intel Sports Group Sandra Lopez and Co-Founder of Zumba Alberto Perlman as they share their unique leadership styles, how technology and innovation have influenced the path of their companies and what it takes to build a global brand.
In this session, Enrique Ortegón shares how business have become technology-driven and provides advice for professionals and companies to overcome challenges in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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.
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!
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.
It’s the latest investment craze, but should you go all-in on Crypto? Two leading investors, Jason Calacanis (Inside.com) and Gil Beyda (Comcast Ventures), share their thoughts on how Bitcoin’s tumultuous rise and unknown future has shaped their investment strategies. Moderated by CNBC’s Seema Mody.
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.
Processing over $10 billion a quarter and growing 97% year-over-year, Venmo has changed the way people in the United States pay each other back, and they are just getting started. Join Michael Vaughan, an early Venmo employee and now the company’s COO, to learn how Venmo became a verb, connected a generation (and why you'll never hear the term 'millennial' at the Venmo office), what’s next for the PayPal-owned company in the world of commerce, and why he believes the future of money has nothing to do with money.
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.