Top 5 Disruptive Innovations CEOs Need to Know

Top 5 Disruptive Innovations CEOs Need To Know

As a CEO, one of your biggest responsibilities is to help steer your company into the future. To do so effectively, you’ll need to understand the tremendous impact disruptive innovations are making and how that affects the path you take. This audio play articulates the top 5 disruptive innovations offering keys to growth.

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Our Guest Speaker, Cathie Wood, is CEO/CIO at ARK Invest and was named a 2018 Bloomberg 50. Hear from Cathie how multiple disruptive innovations in robotics, artificial intelligence, genomics, autonomous vehicles, energy, blockchain and more are providing investors with growth opportunities in the public markets.

“Over time, innovation will displace industry incumbents, increase efficiencies, and gain majority market share,” says Cathie. “More importantly, disruptive innovation impacts and concerns all of our lives and changes the way the world works.”

To illustrate the impact of innovation, ARK Invest publishes its Big Ideas each year, a selection of their original research which highlights technological breakthroughs investors shouldn’t miss. To learn more, please read ARK’s 2019 Big Ideas HERE.

Meet Our Guest Speaker:

Catherine D. Wood is Founder, CEO and CIO at ARK Invest. Focused solely on “disruptive innovation”, ARK aims to identify large-scale investment opportunities in the public markets resulting from technological innovations centered around genome sequencing, robotics, artificial intelligence, energy storage, and blockchain technology.

Cathie was named to the 2018 Bloomberg 50 list of people across business, entertainment, finance, politics, technology and science who have defined global business. Fortune named Cathie to its exclusive roundtable in the Fortune Investors Guide: The Best Investing Advice for 2019. In 2016, Cathie received the “Women in Finance – Outstanding Contribution Award” from Market Media and was a featured speaker at the World Economic Forum (China) in 2016 & 2017, and the World Strategic Forum (Miami) in 2017.

Prior to ARK, Cathie spent twelve years at AllianceBernstein as CIO of Global Thematic Strategies where she managed over $5 billion. She co-founded Tupelo Capital Management, a hedge fund that managed $800 million in global thematic strategies in 2000. She also spent 18 years with Jennison Associates as Chief Economist, Equity Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager and Director.

Cathie received her Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, in Finance and Economics from the University of Southern California.

NOTE: The information provided by Cathie Wood in her presentation represents the views of ARK Invest. All original disruptive innovation research was vetted through ARK’s research ecosystem and by its Director of Research.


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