The globalization and democratization of innovation has devolved power away from large organizations and closed systems, distributing it to highly agile startups around the world. Technology is an increasingly complicated, entangled system that blurs the lines between the physical, digital, and biological. Policymakers, investors, and business leaders require the systems needed to predict and shape the future so that they can target their innovation programs and capital at the technologies that will deliver maximum impact and ROI.
Silicon Valley is no longer a region. It is a platform and a state of mind.