What are the implications of technology and new business models on the future of work? The impact of technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics have profound implications for both companies, individuals, and society. At the same time, government policy on these issue lags technology and the impact on people. On this episode, a respected futurist and well-known data scientist explore these complicated and important issues. 

Frank Diana leads the business solutions organization for TCS Global Consulting. Prior to joining TCS, he led an advanced analytics growth business for enherent Corp., and served as Chief Product Officer for Aelera Corporation where he managed the development of a market facing social computing and advanced analytics platform. Frank Diana served as CEO of Silicon Valley-based Traxian, Inc, a software start-up focused on the B2B enablement of small and mid-sized businesses. As Chief Technology Officer of Fujitsu Consulting he focused on software as a service and revenue strategies driven by emerging technologies. He began his career at AT&T, holding various senior roles including CIO for the company’s international financial operation. Frank Diana also sat on various industry steering committees focused on the development of XML-based data standards.

Anthony Scriffignano is Chief Data Scientist at Dun and Bradstreet. He has over 35 years experience in information technologies, Big-4 management consulting, and international business. Sciffignano leverages deep data expertise and global relationships to position Dun & Bradstreet with strategic customers, partners, and governments. A key thought leader in D&B’s worldwide efforts to discover, curate, and synthesize business information in multiple languages, geographies, and contexts, he has also held leadership positions in D&B’s Technology and Operations organizations. Dr. Scriffignano has extensive background in linguistics and advanced computer algorithms, leveraging that background as primary inventor on multiple patents and patents pending for D&B.