Technology’s Influence in Society: A Conversation with Jim Steyer, Ellen Pao, and Shoshana Zuboff
On Monday, November 9, at 6:00PM EST, join the Institute of Politics for a conversation with Jim Steyer, children's advocate, civil rights attorney, professor, and author of, Which Side of History?: How Technology Is Reshaping Democracy and Our Lives," with Ellen Pao, the CEO of Project Include and former CEO of Reddit and Shoshana Zuboff, Author, “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism,” and Professor Emerita, Harvard Business School, to examine the impact of the technology sector on key aspects of our society, and offer constructive solutions for change. The discussion will be moderated by John Haigh, Co-Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government.
With the omnipresence of technology in our society, our experts consider questions around ethics, accountability, and the extraordinary impact on the next generation. How does the industry address issues such as surveillance capitalism, the monetization of personal data, and ultimately is there an opportunity for oversight and accountability of Big Tech?