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The Open Economy: Live debate

15th February 2017
18.00–19.30 GMT

We’re on the brink of a profound revolution in our working lives. The smartphone has changed business beyond all recognition, and there’s even greater change yet to come.

Learn more about the emergence of what we’re calling ‘The Open Economy’, as Samsung experts and industry thought leaders debate global trends – hosted by renowned journalist and former managing editor of Wired magazine Sean Geer.

You can watch our highlights video from the event above, followed by the full recording of the panel discussion.


Hosted by
Sean Geer

Sean Geer

A retired marine biologist and former managing editor at Wired magazine, Sean has been writing about business and technology for more than two decades. He is the author of The Economist Books' Essential Internet, first published in 2003. Today he works closely with organisations of every size across Europe, helping them tell their stories to everyone from journalists and bloggers to analysts and investors.

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Guest Panel


Nick Dawson

With over 20 years’ experience in software and technology, Nick is Samsung Knox’s global strategy lead and an expert in security and enterprise mobility.


Anthony Bruce

A partner in PwC’s UK Human Resource Consulting practice and leads PwC’s market-leading workforce analytics business Saratoga, Anthony has over 15 years’ experience of global HR consulting experience in the areas of HR transformation, HR strategy, technology, outsourcing and shared services.


Marcos Eguillor

Marcos Eguillor is the Founder and Managing Partner of Madrid-based BinaryKnowledge, an innovation and digital transformation consultancy. An active proponent of digital transformation since the era, and an authority on the subject, Eguillor’s expertise has been recognised by the European Commission for whom he provides independent consultancy under the Horizon 2020 programme.


Marie Puybaraud

As Global Head of Research at JLL Corporate Solutions and a recognized thought leader, Dr. Puybaraud holds a PhD in operational engineering; a post-graduate certificate (PGCert) in teaching in higher education; and a degree in building economics and quantity surveying.

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