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Europe's Top Summit for Platform & Ecosystem Innovation

TheNTWKSummit24: From Competition to Collaboration in the Digital Era

Summit - May 28 & 29 | Side Events - May 27 & 30 | Barcelona

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Marco Annunziata

Annunziata + Desai Advisors






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Marco Annunziata
Co-Founder, Annunziata + Desai Advisors

Marco Annunziata is a TED speaker and an expert on the interplay between technological innovation, corporate strategy and global economic trends. Marco is the former Chief Economist and Head of Business Innovations Strategy at GE, where he focused on digital-industrial innovation and on mapping global economic, financial and geopolitical developments to strategic business opportunities and risks. After leaving GE, Marco co-founded Annunziata + Desai Advisors, a boutique consultancy on economics, innovation and business strategy. He is a Visiting Professor at Singapore Management University and has served as a member of the Board of Advisors on Information Technology at Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. He has been a Research Fellow at Autodesk and an Entrepreneur in Residence at GE Ventures.

Author of the book "The Economics of the Financial Crisis: Lessons and New Threats,” published by Palgrave MacMillan, Marco is a two-times winner of the Rybczynski Prize for best paper in business economics, awarded by the Society of Business Economists in London, and has written a number of papers on the latest technological innovations in industry and their economic impact. He has given a TED talk on innovation, has published in the Harvard Business Review and other economics and finance publications and has given lectures at Harvard Business School and Stanford University. Marco blogs regularly on technology and economics on Substack.

Marco has extensive experience in the private financial sector (UniCredit and Deutsche Bank) and policy making (International Monetary Fund). He holds a PhD in Economics from Princeton, and lives in Miami with his wife Sonal.

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