date: Monday 25 Mar 2019
hour: 8.15AM - 5.45PM
Our world is facing huge challenges, such as growing inequality, joblessness, racism and ethnic conflict, and climate change. At the same time, we see every day brilliant technologies that are able to change the status quo and potentially create new solutions as much as new threats. Understanding how to navigate potential future developments and how to influence them responsibly is becoming one of the most important skills to master.
Cristina Pozzi is an entrepreneur for profit and no profit businesses, speaker, advisor and angel investor. After selling Wish Days to an international group in 2016, she is now co-founder and CEO of Impactscool and co-founder of Checkout Free Technologies (AI solutions for retail). On Impactscool Cristina writes about innovation and technology, with a special focus on moral and philosophical implications.
After working in management consulting, in 2006 Andrea Dusi created Wish Days, known above all for the Emozione3 gift boxes. In April 2016, he sold the company to the Smartbox group with a millionaire exit. In 2017, together with Cristina Pozzi, already a partner in Wish Days, and Andrea Geremicca he founded Impactscool.
He is advisor of dozens of technological initiatives and business angels of numerous startups in Italy and in the world. He was co-founder and first president of the political group 10 Volte Meglio.
Finally, he is the author of the essay best seller on Amazon “Come far fallire una startup ed essere fellici” – How to make a startup fail and be happy, published by Bompiani.