TED Tech

From the construction of virtual realities to the internet of things to the watches on our wrists—technology's influence is everywhere. Its role in our lives is evolving fast, and we're faced with riveting questions and tough challenges that sit at the intersection of technology and humanity. Listen in every Friday as TED speakers explore the way tech shapes how we think about society, science, design, business, and more.

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Simone Ross

Simone Ross has spent her career observing companies, individuals and ideas at the intersection of tech, the economy and society.

Simone Ross has been an active observer of the companies, individuals and ideas at the intersection of technology, the economy and society for over 20 years. She regularly advises companies on their content and conference strategy, specializing in designing programs and convening substantive conversations that connect the people and ideas at the intersection of tech and pretty much everything.

As the cofounder and chief program officer of Techonomy Media, Ross was responsible for all program content and served as executive producer for the Techonomy conferences (Techonomy Bio, Techonomy Detroit, Techonomy Health, Techonomy NYC, Techonomy Policy and the annual Techonomy flagship conference).

Prior to Techonomy, Ross was program director for Fortune's conference division and director of programs and operations at the Computerworld Smithsonian Information Technology Awards Program, a nonprofit endeavor that helped the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History chronicle the information age revolution.

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