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How We Can Overcome Our Biases About Tech

The former United States Chief Technology Officer shares how her experience helps find innovative solutions through inclusion.

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On this episode of The Playbook, Shift7 Founder and CEO (and former CTO of the United States) Megan Smith sits down to share her thoughts on:

  • President Obama’s thought process for creating the position of United States Chief Technology Officer [5:25].
  • Why people should be using the internet to “scout and scale” for genius problem-solvers and solutions [7:59].
  • How today’s leaders can bring the best plays from the innovation sector to all industries [15:30].
  • Why we can overcome our cultural and social biases about tech by sharing stories like those of Ada Lovelace, the first computer scientist, or Kate Middleton’s code-breaking ancestors who helped save the lives of millions [19:38].

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