Nicolai Wadstrom, the founder of BootstrapLabs and part of SACC-SF/SV advisory board, will be speaking about AI and humanity when world leaders meet in Davos this week.

NEWS. Nicolai Wadstrom will speak about how our world is going from automation to autonomous and how that will impact people, organizations, and society. Or, at least that was the topic the organizers first gave him

“Applied AI is a silent revolution, but make no mistake; it has the potential to be the most impactful technology in the 21st century”, said Nicolai Wadstrom.

“I think we will have a discussion on stage about humanity and AI, how humans interact with AI.”

Nicolai Wadstrom is a frequent speaker at events and conferences around the world, but this will be his first time in Davos.

“Davos is a relatively small event, but with a highly interesting audience.”

He will be one of the speakers at TechPark Davos Conference 2020, a side event during the World Economic Forum in Davos. 

Swedish Nicolai Wadstrom is the founder and CEO of BootstrapLabs in San Francisco, a leading venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley, focused on Applied Artificial Intelligence, and today one of the most active firms in the applied artificial intelligence space. He is also part of SACC-SF/SV advisory board.

Nicolai Wadstrom has spent all of his professional life building technology companies, he started his first business at the age of 15 in the late 1980ies.

Noticeable attendants from Silicon Valley also include Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, and Dara Khosrowshahi.

Every year, world top leaders from politics, business, civil society, academia, media, and the arts attend the World Economic Forum in snowy Davos in Switzerland. This year, the meeting is held between January 21 and 24. The first meeting was held 50 years ago.

The 2020 event will convene nearly 3,000 participants from 117 countries, including 53 heads of state – with Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, US President Donald Trump, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel among them.

By Margaretha Levander

Nicolai Wadstrom was a part of the panel at SACC-SF/SV pitch event @Intel last year.