In today's world, technology is moving faster than the human society can comprehend. Our world, tomorrow, is changing more rapidly than we can imagine and therefore we need to ensure that we enable everyone on the planet to have basic access to technology. Technology is the new English. Adam is an avid technologist, futurist, innovator and presently Managing Director for Canada at Microsoft for Startups. As an executive and leader at various technology startups and Fortune 500 companies, Adam founded and built Canada's first dedicated financial technology and innovations startup vertical at MaRS Discovery District.
Adam has traveled the globe scouting the top cities, talent pools and companies who will lead in innovation, and has been involved in government innovation missions around the world, including Hong Kong, Brazil, Israel, London and Portugal. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx