Youth to Business Forum is an event that takes place in multiple locations around the world, bringing top young leaders together with business leaders, thought leaders, and experts for a conversation around pressing global issues with the aim to generate new, but most importantly, actionable ideas to that will impact the world and its future. This is the presentation I used for the Youth to Business Forum that took place in on 16th of May 2014, at the Bocconi University of Milano.
Text of Italy Youth to Business Forum 2014
italy youth to business forum 2014 16th may 2014
Margherita Pagani meg_pag firstname.lastname@example.org
1. who are you?
New technology + social impact
A A technology that brings us together.
to make the difference for what we think matters.
When you dont know where youre going, look where you come from.
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moving randomly is not evolving
vs tough one.
spring 2012 1. 2. 3.
spring 2012 1. stop kony 2012 2. 3.
5th march 2012
spring 2012 1. stop kony 2012 2. macao 3.
5th May 2012
spring 2012 1. stop kony 2012 2. macao 3. the dream job
5th july 2012 official photographer location: tenerife.
and my answer has been
I have something to do in Italy.
excuse me, what? (seriously?)
2. what do you do?
A modern mobile phone has more processing power than the Apollo 11 computer that placed two astronauts on the moon back in 1969.
too much... noise.
this is not how innovation happens.
Profit Profit Public Administration Private Citizens ! People. Non-
Launch Highlight Develop Describe
Tenders Crowdfunding CSR P2P Space Sharing Skill Sharing
gather around what you care about. make it grow through sharing.
Its creation of the perfect environment for each idea to grow.
Together Everyone Achieves More.
Product development:! ! Prototype (open beta)
spring 2014: ! Call to Action for testers. ! ( email@example.com )
csr - partnership - subsidies grants - tenders - micro-finance venture philantropy ! sustainability for: ! social impact social innovation social change
thats a lot of need of change
technology can make this work.
couldnt you just become a lawyer, or something?
3. choices and future
What are you going to do?
Who are you going to be?
Creation of value Success
(what is creation of value and what is success?)
Justice sustainability social responsibility trustworthiness Current system: failed.
We cant defeat the existing system. We must build a better one instead.
Its a matter of starfishes.
what moves you?
Viktor Frankl. KNOW WHERE YOU ARE
Viktor Frankl. AIM TO EVOLVE
Viktor Frankl. BUT POINT much further than WHERE YOU AIM TO GET
Viktor Frankl. BECAUSE LIFE HAPPENS
Viktor Frankl. POINT TO WHAT INSPIRES YOU
and youll end up where you really wanted to.
what moves you?
thank you! meg_pag firstname.lastname@example.org Italy Youth to Business Forum 2014