Event Ended

Wed, June, 17 8:00 am

The Cognitive Era: AI and Why it Matters for Your Global Career

Hult International Business School


The Hult International Business School invites you to join their new online webinar, as part of Hult’s Virtual Skills Lab, which will be hosted by Professor Olaf Groth on the topic “The Cognitive Era: AI and Why it Matters for Your Global Career”. This webinar will talk about the cognitive economy and every professional’s role within it, how it will impact your careers, and what HULT can do to help you prepare.

Online Free Trial Class Details

  • Topic: The Cognitive Era: AI and Why it Matters for Your Global Career
  • Organizer: Hult International Business School Shanghai
  • Lecturer: Professor Olaf Groth
  • Date: Wednesday, 17th June 2020
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM (Beijing Time, China)
  • Location: Online (link will be provided after you register)

About The Class

Come and explore the cognitive economy and your role within it. As machines and tools are getting smarter through the application of AI and data science, we will see significant shifts in three dimensions of our lives as business leaders: power, people, and positions. In this free webinar, one of HULT’s premier thought-leaders in strategic futures, innovation, and economics, Prof. Groth, will outline why this is happening, how it will impact your careers, and what HULT can do to help you prepare.

About Guest Speakers

Olaf Groth
Professor of Practice for Global Strategy, Innovation & Economics, Digital & Disruption Futures

Hult International Business School

Olaf is a Professor of Practice for Global Strategy, Innovation & Economics, Digital & Disruption Futures at Hult International Business School, teaching across a global network of campuses in San Francisco, Boston, New York, London, Ashridge, Dubai and Shanghai. He also serves as Professional Faculty for International Business & Policy, Technology, and Strategy at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Olaf has 25 years of experience as an executive and adviser in innovation and tech-focused multinationals (Vodafone, Boeing, Qualcomm), startups, and consultancies. He is Founder & CEO of insights think-tank Cambrian Futures and product do-tank Cambrian Designs ( which advices corporate, government, and foundation clients on deeptech disruption (e.g. AI, IOT, EAVs, quantum computing, synthetic bio, brain-computer interfaces, etc.) organization and strategies. He is a member of the Global Expert Network for the 4th Industrial Revolution at the World Economic Forum, a Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley’s Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE), and its program Work in the Era of Intelligent Tools & Systems (WITS).

Olaf is co-author of “Solomon’s Code: Humanity in a World of Thinking Machines” and a frequent contributor to media outlets like WIRED, Financial Times, The Hill, Harvard Business Review (USA, Germany, France, Italia), California Management Review, Quartz, FOCUS, Die Zeit, World Economic Forum, Huffington Post, Peter Drucker Forum, LSE, Today’s CFO, Thunderbird International Business Review, World Financial Review, European Business Review, Roubini EconoMonitor, Duke CE Dialogue, NPR, ZDF, and ARD.

Olaf holds Ph.D. & MALD degrees in international affairs with business, economics, and technology focus from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, MAIPS & BA degrees with economics focus from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. He studied negotiation at Harvard, economics at Georgetown, finance at Berkeley, strategic leadership at the Center for Creative Leadership.

About Hult International Business School Shanghai

Hult International Business School

Hult International Business School is a private business school that helps you create connections from 120 countries. It also opens new opportunities for you because of its strong alumni network of more than 16,000 globally.

When you enroll in Hult International Business School Shanghai, you get to experience and learn from one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. You will also see first-hand the ins and out of how China does business and why many companies thrive in China.

Hult International Business School Shanghai teaches you Asian business culture and why it’s becoming a major player in global business. Hult will make sure that you get the best experience and connect with people on a worldwide scale through China.

Hult International Business School is an award-winning institution. It’s among the world’s best business schools. In fact, in 2015, Bloomberg Business ranked Hult as one of the best schools in the United States. It also ranked 50th and 60th in the Best EMBA Worldwide by The Economist in the years 2015 and 2016, respectively.


Registration Form

Please fill out the form to complete your registration.
  • Introduce yourself in under 100 words including your background and future goals. Why are you interested in this topic? Include any questions you have for the trial class.

Share this article

Join 180,000+ international students and get monthly updates

Receive Admissions, Scholarships & Deadlines Updates from Chinese Universities.
Unsubscribe anytime.