The Internet of Things: in Conversation with Michael Chui of McKinsey Global Institute

Panel Discussion
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 11:35 am

Previewing new McKinsey research on the Internet of Things, Michael and Quentin will engage in conversation about how and where the Internet of Things will create value, and the critical enablers that have to be put in place for these technologies to reach their ultimate potential.

The Internet of Things: in Conversation with Michael Chui of McKinsey - DataEDGE 2015

Senior Fellow
McKinsey Global Institute

Michael Chui is a senior fellow of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), where he leads research on the impact of information technologies on business, the economy, and society. Chui has led McKinsey research in such areas as long-term technology-enabled business trends, Web 2.0 and collaboration technologies, emerging markets innovators, and data-driven management. His research has been cited globally in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fast Company, Forbes, The Times of London, and Les Échos.

As a McKinsey consultant, Chui served clients in the high-tech, media, and telecom industries on strategy, innovation and product development, IT, sales and marketing, M&A, and organization.

Deputy Technology Editor
The New York Times

Quentin Hardy is a Silicon Valley insider with vast global experience drawn from years of high-level business reporting around the globe. Hardy is the deputy technology editor for The New York Times and is a frequent television guest on CNBC’s Kudlow & Company. He recently joined The New York Times after serving as an executive editor for Forbes Media; before that, he spent over eight years writing global business stories for The Wall Street Journal. He has written cover stories on such diverse topics as the internet, Africa, finance, enterprise hardware and software, management, satellites, energy, and even the marijuana industry.

Hardy began his career as an international publisher and has lived and worked in a dozen countries, including Japan, Singapore and the United Kingdom. A recipient of a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Business Journalism and an Overseas Press Club award, he has also lectured on technology and social change at the UC Berkeley School of Information.