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IE Seminar “Work and Leadership in an Age of AI and Robotics”2018.01.23

Special lecture from IE business school in Spain, one of the regular schools for its worlds best MBA program.
In the 4th industrial revolution era, how will robotics, big data, and AI change your decision making in business? How will they affect your leadership and management? In this seminar, Dr. Milo Jones, who specializes in  geopolitics and  intelligence tools for the business professional, will give you a lecture on technology in terms of business from a broad perspective.

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ATR (2-2-2 Hikaridai Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto, 619-0288, Japan)


● 2:30 p.m.-2:35 p.m. Opening

● 2:35 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Introduction of IE Business School 

● 2:45 p.m.-4:05 p.m. Lecture
Lecture title: “Work and Leadership in An Age of AI and Robotics”
Lecturer: Dr. Milo Jones, a visiting professor at IE

● 4:05 p.m.-4:20 p.m. Q&A session

※Note: Lecture and Q&A session will be conducted in English without translation.



“Work and Leadership in An Age of AI and Robotics”

In recent years, managers have been hearing more about Robotics, “Big Data” and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and their capabilities to transform business decision-making. At minimum, automation technologies put enormous pressure on firms to keep innovating. But what are their wider implications for leadership and management? This session will look at how these technologies are already being applied in fields like Retailing, Finance, Consulting, the Law, Journalism and Medicine. It will then seek to answer questions like, “What have we learned about good management in this ‘Brave New World’? How do these technologies change optimal team structure and behaviour? What are the implications for societies and nations? In other words, what do we already know about making best use of teams as the impact of Robotics, Big Data and AI spread?”

Speaker Profile
Dr. Milo Jones
Dr. Milo Jones has been a visiting professor at IE since 2008. In the past, he has worked in senior positions in several international companies, and served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He is the co-author of Constructing Cassandra: Reframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001, published in 2010 by Stanford University Press. In addition to teaching “Geopolitics” and “Intelligence Tools for the Business Professional”, Milo serves on several boards and consults on strategy and the application of intelligence frameworks to business and financial problems. He is currently researching the geopolitics of automation and digital technologies.



Admission free

Object Anyone who is interested in business related to AI and robotics
Qualification / Requirement None
Due date for application 2018.1.22 17:00
Capacity 50 people

Notes for attendance

Pictures and video will be taken after the event for the purpose of information dissemination. Additionally, media interviews may be conducted.
Please be aware before attending that pictures and video of attendees may be used in the future.

Business Development Office,
Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)

  • Business Development Office,
    Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
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