Kenneth Cukier is Senior Editor, Digital Products and Data Analytics at The Economist where he oversees data analytics and manages their new digital product development. Prior to this he was Data Editor following a decade at the paper covering business and technology. Kenn is host of The Economist’s weekly tech podcast, Babbage. Kenneth’s talks are fast-paced and witty, fact-filled and insightful. And they are packed with real-world examples of how pioneering companies are applying new technologies to reap substantial business advantage. He reveals trends, explains how technologies work, shows what they mean for business. He gives leaders new ideas and inspires teams to do great work. He demystifies what AI is, how it works, and why it’s so important, in a funny, fast-paced talk that’s riddled with memorable stories and real-world examples, for business leaders who want to know what’s next in society and the economy.