Part of Innovation and the Welfare State
Today big corporations have more granular and immediate personal data beyond that of any state. How does this impact the welfare state’s ability to harness and use data for the public good? Join world-leading experts Mariana Mazzucato, Evgeny Morozov and Isabella de Michelis to discuss the politics of data ownership.
This event is chaired by IIPP Director Mariana Mazzucato. Mariana is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL). She is winner of the 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought and named as one of the 'three most important thinkers about innovation' by the New Republic. She is the author of highly acclaimed books The Entrepreneurial State and The Value of Everything, which was shortlisted for the 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize.
Evgeny Morozov is the author of The Net Delusion and To Save Everything, Click Here. Morozov’s monthly column appears in several international newspapers. He has been a fellow at Georgetown University, Stanford University, Open Society Foundations, New America Foundation, and the American Academy in Berlin. He has a PhD in history of science from Harvard University.
Isabella de Michelis is the founder and CEO of ErnieApp, the company which launched the first worldwide Privacy Knowledge Manager, a consumer internet app forging into a business model GDPR consent rule. She spent years advising institutional and private clients around digital strategies, wireless broadband, technology policy. She also worked for Cisco and Qualcomm as EU government affairs and technology policy chief.
This event is delivered in partnership with the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP). IIPP is a department within UCL and part of The Bartlett faculty known internationally for its radical thinking about space, design and sustainability. IIPP’s mission is to change how public value is imagined, practiced and evaluated to tackle societal challenges—and, by doing this, deliver economic growth that is innovation-led, sustainable and inclusive.Free | Ticket required | Venue opens at 18.00 and entry is subject to room capacity
This event will be live streamed on the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose Facebook page.
In partnership with the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose