Google executive chair speaks at the U of M
Google Executive Chairman Eric E. Schmidt this morning spoke at the University on, "The Future of the High-Tech Economy: How Technology is Changing Business, Education and Government."
Schmidt is responsible for helping the company build partnerships and broader business relationships, reaching out to government entities and leading the way Google thinks about technology.
In his presentation, Schmidt addressed such questions as:
- How will technology change the way we work, learn and govern?
- How are new forms of collaboration and efficiency made possible by emerging technology?
- What is the state of the high-technology infrastructure?
Approximately 300 attended the invitation-only event in person, and more than 300 viewed the presentation live online. The event also was broadcast online at www.kare11.com.
This event was presented by the University of Minnesota Carlson of School of Management, College of Science and Engineering, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Office of Information Technology, Office of the President, and University Relations.