Apple’s Wozniak to Discuss the Smart Machine Age at ‘Industry 4.0’ Event

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, will close out the day April 2 at the “Industry 4.0: The Future of Humanity in the Smart Machine Age” event in Los Angeles with a talk on the future of work in today’s machine-driven environment.

His discussion — “Featured Common Ground Discussion: Values and the Future of Work in the Smart Machine Age” — will take an optimistic look at a future where mankind molds its relationship with technology to help individuals, organizations and society flourish. Wozniak will be joined by Salim Ismail, founding executive director of Singularity University, with Denise Roberson, president of Jadi Communication, moderating.

Widely recognized as a pioneer in the personal computer revolution, Wozniak co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs in 1976.

The “Industry 4.0” event is being held to mark the 50th anniversary of the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, with a full-day academic conference, featuring Wozniak, Alison Lewis, CMO of Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Alex Grimwad, SVP and CIO of Twentieth Century Fox Television, Dalana Brand, VP of people, rewards and experience for Twitter, and more.

MESA newsletter readers can receive a discounted rate for the event of $99 ($155 value), which includes complimentary admission to a special networking event following the conference. Select the “Pepperdine Partner” ticket type and use the code PEPPFRIENDS.