#BCTECH Summit luring big data, VR keynote speakers
Jigsaw CEO Jared Cohen and Two Bit Circus CEO Brent Bushnell to headline province’s largest tech event
The #BCTECH Summit is turning its attention to big data and virtual reality as it preps for its third-annual event.
Organizers have booked Jigsaw CEO Jared Cohen and Two Bit Circus CEO Brent Bushnell for two separate keynote addresses during the province’s largest gathering for the tech sector, running May 14-16, 2018.
Cohen’s company is an incubator within Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, that aims to use technology to make people safer from cyber threats, censorship and extremism.
B.C. Innovation Council president and CEO Carl Anderson, whose organization is facilitating the #BCTECH Summit, said Cohen will be breaking down how big data can make a difference in the world and how it’s applicable to a company’s business operations.
“Everybody’s being buried under data,” Anderson said.
“But how do you use it so that you actually win?”
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