Keynote

Naveen JainNaveen Jain is an entrepreneur and philanthropist driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges through innovation. He is a founder of World Innovation Institute, Moon Express, iNome, and Infospace. He is a regular contributor to the Forbes, Huffington Post, and Inc.com.

Moon Express is developing a robotic lunar lander to explore and mine the moon for planetary resources that will be the key to securing humankind’s future.

iNome is the first company to create the Information Genome of humanity. Inome allows you to discover the genomics of how we all fit together and to help each one of us realize our dreams.

World Innovation Institute fosters innovation and entrepreneurship to create scalable and sustainable solutions for many of the grand challenges such as reinventing education to be engaging & effective, affordable and accessible healthcare.

InfoSpace is the pioneer in building information services for the mobile phones.

Naveen Jain a trustee of the board at the X PRIZE Foundation where we are focused on finding entrepreneurial solutions to address the global challenges in health, education, poverty, agriculture, and clean water.

Naveen Jain is on the board of Singularity University, an interdisciplinary university with the mission to educate and inspire leaders to address humanity’s grand challenges through innovative technologies.

Naveen is a member of Pacific Council on International Policy and The Explorer Club.

Naveen Jain has been awarded many honors for my entrepreneurial successes and leadership skills including “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year”, “Albert Einstein Technology Medal” for pioneers in technology, “Top 20 Entrepreneurs” by Red Herring, “Most Admired Serial Entrepreneur” by Silicon India and “Lifetime Achievement Award” for the leadership in the technology industry and support of other entrepreneurs.

 

 

Abstract

Many of the large challenges such as effective & addictive education, affordable/on demand healthcare diagnostics, clean energy or even shortage of food can be solved using exponentially growing technologies such as Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence, genetics/epigenetics, Robotics, Nanotechnologies and 3D printing.

We can improve the lives of hundreds of millions using innovation and Entrepreneurship. The people who will come up with the most successful, creative solutions to solve these problems will be disruptive innovators and not experts in the field.

This keynote will describe how to think like an entrepreneur and embrace the model.