Roundtable – The Future of Work- Robots, AI and Job Displacement

As the robots rise, we are faced with the End of Jobs, but not in the way you might think…so says our next featured guest Jeff Wald, Founder of Work Market and author of The End of Jobs: The Rise of On-Demand Workers and Agile Corporations.

While this may seem more like the opener of the latest doomsday movie or sci-fi blockbuster, we are actually entering the fourth great leap forward in technology. Jeff will share with everyone his predictions on how this will impact the future of work and how we can look back at the last three industrial revolutions to can gain insight on what is to come. We will touch on-

  • What lessons from the past help us understand the future of work?

  • With the expectation of a 10-15% job loss how do we plan today for the retraining challenges of tomorrow?

  • How do we navigate our businesses and ourselves through this transition?

As always- No sales pitches. No boring presentations. Just good conversation

Jeff Wald is the Founder of Work Market, an enterprise software platform that enables companies to efficiently and compliantly, organize, manage and pay freelancers (purchased by ADP). Jeff has founded several other technology companies, including Spinback, a social sharing platform (eventually purchased by Jeff began his career in finance, serving as a Managing Director at activist hedge fund Barington Capital Group, a Vice President at Israeli venture firm GlenRock and various roles in the M&A Group at JP Morgan. He is an active angel investor and startup advisor, as well as serving on numerous public and private Boards of Directors. Jeff holds an MBA from Harvard University and an MS and BS from Cornell University. He also formerly served as an officer in the Auxiliary Unit of the New York Police Department and is a Producer of the Tony Award Winning Best Musical, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”. Jeff is the author of “The Birthday Rules” and “The End of Jobs: The Rise of the Agile Company and the On-Demand Worker”. Jeff is a regular writer in Huffington Post and Forbes and speaks widely at conferences and on television about startups and labor issues. Jeff was named “One of the 100 Most Influential People’ in Staffing” by the Staffing Industry Analysts in 2017 & 2018.