Speaker "Parna Sarkar-Basu" Details Back



Humanizing the Metaverse: Risks and Rewards


To many, the Metaverse is an abstract concept, just another fad. To the tech advocates, it’s an opportunity to leverage emerging technologies to humanize the digital world, find new ways to bring the virtual world to life and create immersive experiences for the community.
While this virtual universe can provide endless possibilities, we still need to hash out a variety of issues, including governance and risk mitigation. In this session, the experts will cover a range of topics, including:
·         How to drive mass adoption 
·         Best practices to create a safe and inclusive community
·         Career opportunities
·         And more


A tech evangelist, Parna Sarkar-Basu serves as a strategic advisor to transformational leaders and technology pioneers, and helps them launch and reinvent companies. Her expertise includes changing market perception, building market relevance, raising capital, global expansion, and product launch as well as helping companies navigate the digital era. Parna frequently speaks at key industry events on various topics, including cognitive robotics, innovation for social good, digital transformation, artificial intelligence (AI) and impact on the workforce, and tech trends. Recipient of multiple awards, Parna has been instrumental in propelling tech companies into innovation leaders in highly competitive markets, including artificial intelligence, enterprise software, storage systems, robots, consulting services and manufacturing. A champion of STEM initiatives, Parna builds and supports programs to inspire women in technology and future innovators. She is the V.P. of Marketing for WITI (Women in Technology International), a leading advocate of innovation, inclusivity and STEM, and serves of multiple boards, including WITI Boston and AMA Boston. She is also a Forbes contributor and writes on a variety of topics, including tech trends, AI, and future of work.