Business Roundtable CEO Innovation Summit

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Ambitious Innovation – Sustaining U.S. Leadership for the Next 100 Years Play Now
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Shared Growth through Inclusive Innovation Play Now
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How Innovation Enables CEOs to Embrace Sustainability Play Now
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Transitioning Innovations from Lab-to-Market Play Now
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Next Steps: Implementing an American Innovation Agenda in 2019 Play Now
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Innovation in Transportation and Infrastructure Play Now
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Future of Work in an Era of Automation and Artificial Intelligence Play Now
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Revolutionizing Manufacturing Play Now
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Improving Health Care through Innovation Play Now
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Competition and Collaboration with China for Leadership in Innovation Play Now
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Consumer Privacy in a Digital World Play Now

More than ever, America needs a national innovation agenda to ensure we remain the global leader in innovation across all industry sectors for generations to come.

 

The Business Roundtable CEO Innovation Summit featured wide-ranging discussions among America’s top CEOs, government leaders and industry experts on bold ideas and policies to ensure America remains a global leader in innovation.

Big leaders.
Bold ideas.
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Dec. 6, 2018

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST

901 Wharf St. SW
Washington, DC 20024

Featured Speakers

Jamie Dimon
Jamie Dimon
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Doug McMillon
Doug McMillon
Walmart
President and Chief Executive Officer
Virginia M. Rometty
Virginia M. Rometty
IBM Corporation
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ivanka Trump
Ivanka Trump
Advisor to the President, The White House
Dennis A. Muilenburg
Dennis A. Muilenburg
The Boeing Company
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Randall Stephenson
Randall Stephenson
AT&T Inc.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Arne Sorenson
Arne Sorenson
Marriott
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark R. Warner
Mark R. Warner
U.S. Senator
Oscar Munoz
Oscar Munoz
United
Chief Executive Officer
France Córdova
France Córdova
Director of the National Science Foundation and former NASA Chief Scientist
Tom Linebarger
Tom Linebarger
Cummins Inc.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Blackstone
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf
Qualcomm Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Julie Sweet
Julie Sweet
Accenture
Chief Executive Officer - North America
Larry J. Merlo
Larry J. Merlo
CVS
President and Chief Executive Officer
Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser
Boston Consulting Group
Chief Executive Officer
James P. Keane
James P. Keane
Steelcase
President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Kratsios
Michael Kratsios
Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House
Seema Verma
Seema Verma
Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Blake Moret
Blake Moret
Rockwell Automation
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Gary Locke
Gary Locke
Former U.S. Ambassador to China, Secretary of Commerce and Governor of Washington
Steve Demetriou
Steve Demetriou
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Sutton
Mark Sutton
International Paper Company
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Douglas L. Peterson
Doug Peterson
S&P Global Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer
James Taiclet
James Taiclet
American Tower
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ylan Mui
Ylan Mui
CNBC
Reporter
Andrew McAfee
Andrew McAfee
Initiative on the Digital Economy
Co-Founder and Co-Director
Mark Weinberger
Mark Weinberger
EY
Global Chairman and CEO
Catherine Engelbert
Catherine Engelbert
Deloitte US
Chief Executive Officer
Jim Connaughton
Jim Connaughton
Nautilus Data Technologies
President and CEO
Tony Romm
Tony Romm
The Washington Post
Technology Policy Reporter
Paige Winfield
Paige Winfield Cunningham
The Washington Post
National Health Policy Reporter
Zoe Baird
Zoë Baird
Markle Foundation
CEO and President
Yael Taqqu
Yael Taqqu
McKinsey & Company
Senior Partner
Alan Murray
Alan Murray
Fortune
President
Becky Quick
Becky Quick
"On the Money" Anchor CNBC
"Squawk Box" Co-Anchor
Mike Molnar
Mike Molnar
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Founding Director of the Office of Advanced Manufacturing
Sue Gander
Sue Gander
National Governors Association
Director, Energy, Environment & Transportation Division
Roy Blunt
Roy Blunt
U.S. Senator
Kevin Cirilli
Kevin Cirilli
Bloomberg News
Chief Washington Correspondent
Dean Garfield
Dean Garfield
ITI
President and Chief Executive Officer
Denise Zheng
Denise Zheng
Business Roundtable
Vice President, Technology, Innovation
Tiffany M. Moore
Tiffany M. Moore
Consumer Technology Association
Senior Vice President of Political and Industry Affairs

Events

Click on one of the events for more details, featured speakers and moderators

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The United States needs a strong national policy agenda for continued leadership in innovation. What are the components of a national innovation agenda? What can we do to ensure the U.S. is a global leader for innovation for generations to come?

Speakers

  • Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, President and CEO, The Boeing Company
  • Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO, AT&T Inc.
  • Moderator: Becky Quick, CNBC, “Squawk Box” Co-Anchor, “On the Money” Anchor

Strategic and long-term investments are needed to sustain our dominance in underlying technology such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, advanced robotics, aerospace and advanced medicine. What policies and partnerships do we need to accelerate and improve the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace?

Speakers

  • France Córdova, Director of the National Science Foundation and former NASA Chief Scientist
  • Steve Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, The Blackstone Group
  • Steve Mollenkopf, CEO, Qualcomm Inc.
  • Moderator: Yael Taqqu, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Automation, digital platforms and other technological innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts and how they interplay with a skills gap in the current U.S. labor force can help policymakers, business leaders and workers seize opportunities and keep America on the leading edge of worldwide innovation. The United States should pursue an inclusive strategy for harnessing these innovations that allows diverse groups and communities to benefit. What should we be doing now to make sure technological advancements in the workplace leave no American behind?

Speakers

  • Doug McMillon, President and CEO, Walmart Inc.
  • Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM Corporation
  • Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, The White House
  • Moderator: Andrew McAfee, Co-Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

Innovation is not a zero-sum game. China and other countries are challenging U.S. leadership in the competition for capital and talent, but we must find a way to collaborate to create a global marketplace for innovative new technologies that enables all to prosper.

Speakers

  • Tom Linebarger, Chairman and CEO, Cummins Inc.
  • Gary Locke, former U.S. Ambassador to China, Secretary of Commerce and Governor of Washington
  • U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner
  • Dean Garfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, ITI
  • Moderator: Denise Zheng, Vice President, Technology, Innovation, Business Roundtable

American prosperity has made significant strides in recent years—but parts of the country are still experiencing economic uncertainty. Diverse groups and communities across our society can benefit from innovation inclusivity and realize an economic turnaround. How should industry, government and nonprofit organizations work together to provide access to quality goods and services to foster economic opportunity for all socioeconomic and demographic groups through innovation?

Speakers

  • Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO, EY
  • Rich Lesser, CEO, Boston Consulting Group
  • Zoë Baird, President, Markle Foundation
  • Moderator: Alan Murray, President, Fortune

Congress, the Administration and parties on both sides of the aisle share a common interest in supporting policies to bolster American innovation leadership. This panel will explore questions like: What policy and legislative efforts are already underway? What are the prospects for Congress and the Administration to work together to accomplish meaningful policy outcomes in 2019 to support innovation?

Speakers

  • Michael Kratsios, Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House
  • U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO)
  • Moderator: Tiffany M. Moore, Senior Vice President of Political and Industry Affairs, Consumer Technology Association

Smart manufacturing represents a leap forward from traditional automation to fully connected and flexible systems. How is industry embracing the challenges and opportunities of this new era? How are robotics, AI and the industrial internet of technologies being adopted? How will they transform production and supply chains?

Speakers

  • James P. Keane, President and CEO, Steelcase
  • Blake Moret, Chairman and CEO, Rockwell Automation
  • Mike Molnar, founding director of the Office of Advanced Manufacturing (OAM) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Moderator: Ylan Mui, Washington Reporter, CNBC

In an era when every element of our lives leaves a digital footprint, there is increasing discussion about whether the U.S. needs a national privacy law to enhance protections for American consumers. In this panel, Business Roundtable will outline principles for a national consumer privacy legislation that strengthens protections for consumers, achieves greater transparency and preserves innovation by establishing a national standard for privacy.

Speakers

  • Julie Sweet, CEO – North America, Accenture
  • Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO, AT&T Inc.
  • Moderator: Tony Romm, Reporter, The Washington Post

Innovative CEOs are harnessing new technologies and approaches to maximize system efficiencies and create business opportunities that are both environmentally and economically sustainable. This panel will discuss how these initiatives are enabling sustainable practices across their businesses, resulting in innovative business models, product lines, and services for both energy providers and consumers while improving environmental impact.

Speakers

  • Mark Sutton, Chairman and CEO, International Paper
  • Oscar Munoz, CEO, United
  • Catherine M. Engelbert, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte US
  • Moderator: Jim Connaughton, President and CEO, Nautilus Data Technologies

Better use of data and technology is enabling smarter infrastructure networks that will improve our quality of life. From more efficient routes for jetliners to better traffic management on the ground to smarter, more adaptive use of energy and water resources, the efficiencies to be gained are significant. This panel will focus on the potential of these new technologies, the barriers to their adoption, and considerations for policy-makers.

Speakers

  • Steve Demetriou, Chairman and CEO, Jacobs
  • Doug Peterson, President and CEO, S&P Global Inc.
  • James Taiclet, Chairman, President and CEO, American Tower
  • Sue Gander, Director, Energy, Environment & Transportation Division, National Governors Association
  • Moderator: Kevin Cirilli, Chief Washington Correspondent, Bloomberg News

The employer-based health care system is driving innovations that empower employees and their families to make better choices and take a more active role in their health care. This panel will explore questions like: How are employers using telehealth to provide access to affordable care? What advances are being made to maximize the value of electronic medical records? What other technologies are employers using to help drive a health care system that delivers better health care quality and value?

Speakers

  • Larry Merlo, President and CEO, CVS Health
  • Arne Sorenson, President and CEO, Marriott
  • Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Moderator: Paige Winfield Cunningham, National Health Policy Reporter, Washington Post

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Zebra
Visa
World Wide Technology
Jacobs
United Airlines
BCG
Stanley Black & Decker
Siemens
ATT
JP Morgan