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US CTO Chopra Talks Tech, Education and Reverse Innovation

Complete Premium video at: During Churchill Club's annual Top Ten Tech Trends event, Aneesh Chopra, Chief Technology Officer of the United States, predicts that Silicon Valley technology will lead the way in bringing higher education to the developing world, and that the U.S. will in turn benefit from the byproducts of trickle-up innovation. ----- What new trends will emerge in the next several years? Find out at one of the Churchill Club's most anticipated events of the year: the 13th Annual Top Ten Tech Trends debate. Be sure to get your seat as we welcome some of the techno-industries' leading (and most opinionated) luminaries as they evaluate predictions for the years ahead. Visionaries at SRI International -- the institute that has conducted $4B in research in the last decade and spun out 40 ventures -- have taken their best shot at predicting the biggest trends of them all. Our distinguished panel will rate and debate the trends. And our usual live audience of Silicon Valley's best and brightest -- all with opinions of your own -- will be asked to agree or disagree. Aneesh Chopra is the Federal Chief Technology Officer of the United States. He served as Virginia's Secretary of Technology as well as having previously served as Managing Director for the Advisory Board Company, leading the firm's Financial Leadership Council and the Working Council for Health Plan Executives. On announcing Chopra's appointment, President Obama outlined his aims for the CTO. "As Chief Technology Officer, Chopra's job will be to promote technological innovation to help the country meet its goals such as job creation, reducing health care costs, and protecting the homeland. Together with Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra, their jobs are to make the government more effective, efficient, and transparent."
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