GAFA: The Relentless Rise of the Tech Giants

Mar 13, 2017

12:30pm – 1:30pm CT

This session explores the rise of the big four tech companies - Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. How will their relentless monopolization of so many industries affect competitors and consumers? Will the death of competition see reduced choice and rising prices? Should you be concerned for your privacy as you give up more and more data to a handful of companies? Will your view of the world narrow as fewer and fewer gatekeepers control the flow of content? From fake news to Alexa, come along to discover how GAFA influence every aspect of your lives.

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James Schad

We Grow Startups

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Solo

Type:

Session

Track:

Tech Industry

Level:

Intermediate