Published 27.04.2021
You cannot miss out on the spectacular program at mcb tech .21

Shoshana Zuboff 

We may have democracy, or we may have Facebook, but we cannot have both.
We are living in the social and political chaos created by the digital age - what author and Harvard business professor Shoshana Zuboff predicted in her groundbreaking, epoch-defining bestseller The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Now, as we brace ourselves through pandemic-related waves of economic, social, and political instability, Zuboff presents the solution we must embrace.

Get to know Shoshana Zuboff.


Jake Tapper 

Where do we go from here? 
When journalists are framed as “enemies of the people”, and the lines between facts and lies are blurred - how can democracy prevail?

Jake Tapper, CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent presents the story of the enthralling mix of fake news, alternative facts, disturbed leaders, and a never-ending election coverage - with CNN at the epicenter of it all. Will newsrooms go back to “normal”, will they forever change – or what is the new normal now?

Get to know Jake Tapper.


Brett King

Is your business ready to adapt? Because chances are, you don’t really have a choice.
Brett King, the King of Disruptors, provides a future vision on how huge tech shifts can impact your business as both a disruptive force and an area of significant opportunity.

From selfie-pay in China, blockchain in Africa, self-driving cars with their own bank accounts and augmented reality tech, this proves once and for all that we're not in Wall Street anymore.

Get to know Brett King.


Maria Amelie 
CEO & Co-founder @ Factiverse

How can newsrooms successfully deal with misinformation in a time where fake news spreads 100 times faster than the truth? Is it even possible to defend against misinformation in a time where people are using increasingly sophisticated tools to spread their false messages? 

Factiverse has done the math! Through the use of cutting-edge AI and NLP, their robust and patented deep neural networks learn from past patterns of fake news in a matter of seconds.

Get to know Maria Amelie and Factiverse.


Nicolai Møller 
UX Lead @ Bulder Bank

Forget what you know about banking - there is a new kid in town; Bulder Bank - the next-gen bank!

Meet the challenger: Bulder Bank, who took Norway by surprise when they launched in 2019, with promises of a simpler, smarter, and more innovative way of handling your finances.

Get to know Nicolai Møller and Bulder Bank.


Miguel Silva
Founder & CEO @ Visualyst

Before every movie and TV series are released to be enjoyed by the public, content must be checked, controlled, and adjusted to different audiences, markets and regulations. Violence, nudity, rude language, and ads must be detected and checked before release.
This is a highly time-consuming and often painful process for the compliance team.

Visualyst aims to transform this process - getting the content available for you to watch quicker than ever before! By delivering a revolutionary tool, they’re automating the process of compliance by using AI,
making for faster and more accurate compliance checks.

Get to know Miguel Silva and Visualyst. 


Emma Tryti
CEO @ Kron

What if we told you that anyone could easily invest in funds (yes, even your grandparents!), and perhaps even crazier - there is even a way to make pension saving exciting? (who would have thought!)

Get to know Emma Tryti and Kron. 



Steinar Søreide 
CTO @ Mjoll

Have you ever spent hours upon hours to find that very specific video in the vast records that is your video archives? “Where is that video with the guy talking about Covid??”. Maybe you only remember the location or the weather.

Mjoll’s easy-to-use tool; Mimir, will still be able to find it for you! Mimir harnesses the power of market-leading AI services to automatically make your archives searchable and therefore more valuable. Mimir also gives you autotranslation, speech-to-text, video & image metadata logging, and much more.

Get to know Steinar Søreide and Mjoll.


Jan Åge Skaathun  
Commercial Director/Co-Founder
& Martin Wik Sætre
Partner/COO @ Quantfolio

Quantfolio is evening out the financial playing field. No longer is individual investment advice reserved for the privileged only. With Quantfolios technology banks can provide true financial advice for ALL their clients through automated & digital journeys or by giving their advisors superpowers. By combining data, insight, and prize-winning financial theory they provide clients with individual and sustainable savings portfolios and protect them over time.

Get to know Jan Åge Skaathun, Martin Wik Sætre, and Quantfolio.



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