This episode looks at the I4J Summit, a gathering of about 60 leaders that met in Silicon Valley in March 2013. The attendees came from different sectors of society as well as several other countries. The goal was to seek ways to use technological innovation to create more and better jobs for more people. The studio guests are Curt Carlson, President and CEO of SRI International which hosted the Summit, and David Nordfors, chief organizer of the Summit. Interviews from the Summit itself include Internet pioneer Vint Cerf, Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs, Swedish politician Sven Littorin and educational innovator Esther Wojcicki. Martin Wasserman hosts.
Divided into 3 shorter segments
Segment 1 Discussion of the purposes and objectives of the I4J Summit
Segment 2 Several short interviews from the I4J Summit
Segment 3 Discussion of the difficulties involved in fostering collaboration between the different “silos” of society