Predicting the Future of News: A CTO Perspective

Mar 14, 2017 | 11:00am – 12:00pm


Shailesh Prakash

The Washington Post

There’s no question that technology is transforming the news industry. Publishers, more often than not, liken themselves to tech companies and many top organizations like The Washington Post have embedded engineers into newsrooms to create faster, more innovative storytelling experiences that draw readers in and keep them coming back. Publishers have just begun to scratch the surface of engineering’s potential – Post CTO Shailesh Prakash reads the industry tea leaves and shares insights into what’s next in big data, personalization, automation and more to propel news organizations into the future.

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Format: Solo
Event Type: Sessions
Track: Journalism
Level: Intermediate