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Substantial CEO on Products Ruining the World?

Technologists are in an unprecedented position to create experiences that impact how society interacts with every facet of our world. We are grappling with the simultaneous ubiquity of technology and decreasing trust that it is in our best interests. In this session, Substantial CEO, Carey Jenkins, discusses whether or not we’re building products that are ruining the world. Join us as she shares her perspective on how the intersection of ethics and technology leads to the development of more compelling products and more conscious innovation cultures, with first-hand experience of the ethical responsibility product leaders have and the means to create more intentionally.

Carey Jenkins is CEO of Substantial, a world-class Digital Innovation + Build Studio, known for partnering with future-driven organizations to create meaningful, business-changing digital products and cultures. She has spent almost 20 years leading large interdisciplinary teams and multi-channel digital projects. Carey is committed to leading a technology company that is thoughtful and intentional about its people, products and community -- and is optimistic about the role digital innovation can play in solving some of society’s greatest challenges.
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