NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WOBI, the leader in management and leadership conferences, is gearing up for its thought-provoking WOBI on Innovation, the world's top innovation forum held annually in New York City.
WOBI on Innovation gathers the world's most pioneering and creative minds to discuss the many disruptions that are reshaping businesses and industries today - and the massive upside opportunities they present for those alert and nimble enough to both spot them and react accordingly. Rules are being rewritten, industry boundaries redrawn, and prevailing truths challenged. Technological advances are enabling revolutionary changes across industries and throughout every sector of business.
The event gathers an audience of top business executives for two days of learning from the disrupters, the innovators, the transformers and the strategists in the worlds of media, technology, entrepreneurialism, design and more. The growing keynote line-up for this year includes:
Joichi Ito: Director of the MIT Media Lab, internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist
Vivek Wadhwa: One of TIME magazine’s top 40 most influential minds in tech
Peter Sims: Entrepreneur and award-winning author of Little Bets and co-author of True North
Scott Anthony: Managing Partner, Innosight, dubbed “Dr. Disruption” by Bloomberg Businessweek
Trish Gorman: Accomplished strategist, professor and author
Chip Conley: Head of Global Hospitality, Airbnb; founder of the Joie de Vivre hotel chain
Juan Enriquez: One of the world’s top authorities in the rapidly transforming field of bio-science
Jigar Shah: Founder of the world’s leading solar services company, SunEdison
Stephen Ritz: Visionary teacher who is leading a double revolution in education and urban renewal
Andy Cohen: Creator of the revolutionary “Assumpt Strategy” and bestselling author
The 2014 event will take place at the iconic AXA Equitable Center in New York City on June 4-5, 2014, to accommodate the forum's growing number of attendees in its convenient location.
For more information about WOBI on Innovation or to register, visit wobi.com/innovation-nyc or call 866-711-4476 or 212-317-8454.
WOBI, World of Business Ideas, is an unparalleled source of insight and inspiration dedicated to bringing the ideas of the world's most influential business thought leaders to the global executive community through events, television, print media and online at wobi.com. With a conviction that our world has never had a greater need for fresh, powerful ideas, constant inspiration and exciting, new visions of the future, WOBI aims to build better businesses for a better world. WOBI has been proudly serving the global executive community for more than two decades. Connect with WOBI at: facebook.com/wobi.en; twitter.com/wobi_en; youtube.com/wobi; linkedin.com/company/wobi.
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