Anitha Vadavatha is an entrepreneur, global strategist, and an exponential technologies advisor & consultant. She is the founder of d.Cent Labs with a focus to build a global ecosystem to drive application of decentralized & Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to help support new architecture. She’s an alumna of Singularity University (SU) and a founding co-ambassador of SU San Francisco chapter to advocate exponential thinking/technologies to address global grand challenges. Anitha advises and mentors several startups in AI, blockchain, biotech & healthcare areas and affiliated with Singularity University Smart city accelerator, SU Ventures, California Life Sciences Institute, and GSV labs.
Anitha also founded Misu Labs, a boutique idea lab & consulting firm, and currently is an ExO (Exponential Organization) Works consultant. She has over 15 years of Fortune 500 corporate, startup and management consulting experience in Financial Services, Technology & Non-Profit industries in the US, India and emerging markets. Additionally, she is deeply engaged with various initiatives around science, technology, innovation & entrepreneurship; and is frequently invited to contribute at high level gatherings at the UN General Assembly, HOPE Global, REDX, MIT Media Labs Emerging Worlds; & Geeks Without Frontiers. She is a founding member of Project KC Scholarship, STEM on Stage, and has been part of the core team of REDX to innovate for billions. Her media engagements include co-executive producer and co-producer of award winning ‘The University’ & ‘Humanity Needs Dreamers: a visit with Marie Curie’ along with being a backer & founding member of A Total Disruption and A Great Collaboration. Anitha often speaks on AI, decentralization, smart cities, & exponential technologies.
Decentralized Economy and Value Creation
This panel will explore how decentralizing global economies and empowering gig workers allows people to determine the value of the services and assets they create.