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Frontiers in Digital Innovation: AI, Future of Tech & Data Science Frontiers in Digital Innovation: AI, Future of Tech & Data Science Frontiers in Digital Innovation: AI, Future of Tech & Data Science

Frontiers in Digital Innovation: AI, Future of Tech & Data Science

Global Unicorn Program Series

Frontiers in Digital Innovation: AI, Future of Tech & Data Science

Next edition May 20-24, 2024

Language English

Fee USD $9,800 / USD $18,200

Location New York, USA

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    Program Overview

    Embark on a transformative journey with “Frontiers in Digital Innovation: AI, Future of Tech & Data Science,” an exclusive collaboration between Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Columbia Engineering. This program is a cornerstone of the Global Unicorn Program, dedicated to nurturing a new wave of unicorn companies with a renewed emphasis on social purpose, global responsibility, and sustainable value creation.

    This program offers you the opportunity to master AI algorithms and data analytics, navigate future technology landscapes, and embrace cross-cultural perspectives. You’ll gain insights from industry experts and collaborate with entrepreneurs from both the East and West. By participating in this program, you will emerge as a visionary leader with the ability to strategically integrate innovation, shape industries, and drive growth in an increasingly digital-centric world. Elevate your career and organization to new heights by joining this immersive program that will reshape your understanding of digital innovation.

    Program Highlights

    Program Highlights

    Strategic Digital Mastery

    Learn how to develop and implement digital strategies that align seamlessly with your organization’s vision and objectives.

    Data-Driven Decision-Making

    Harness the power of data analytics to transform raw data into actionable insights that drive innovation and fuel growth.

    Hands-on Corporate Insights

    Benefit from real-world exposure to leading tech companies, learning from their challenges, triumphs, and best practices in the realm of digital innovation.

    Leadership in the Digital Age

    Hone your leadership skills to effectively manage teams and projects in a digital-first environment, fostering a culture of innovation and adaptability within your organization.

    Networking with Global Executives

    Forge valuable connections with a community of global leaders, opening doors for future cross-border collaborations and partnerships.

    Understanding the Innovation Ecosystem

    Delve into the mechanics of digital ecosystems, learning how to create, nurture, and leverage them for sustained business growth.

    Future-Proof Your Organization

    Equip yourself with the tools and knowledge to anticipate future digital trends, ensuring your organization remains at the forefront of the digital revolution.

    Who Should Attend

    • Board members and C-suite executives poised to redefine their organization’s digital trajectory.
    • Senior leaders who envision a seamless integration of digital strategies into traditional business models.
    • Executives aspiring to high-ranking roles such as CEO, CSO, CTO, CDO, CIO, etc.
    • Pioneers who are not just participants but architects of the digital future.

    Past Program Participants

    • Typical profiles include: Founder & CEO, Strategic Advisor, VP of Open Innovation & Venturing, Head of Strategy, Head of Digital Innovation, VP of Engineering, Sales Operations Director, Solution Architecture Director, Supply Chain Business Partner, Chief Technology Officer, COO, VP.
    • Typical industries include: Retail & Consumer Goods, Finance & Insurance, Energy, Entertainment & Media, Fashion & Beauty, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Agrochemicals, Engineering, Services, Health Care, Manufacturing, Logistics & Supply Chain.

    Program Fee Details

    • Option 1: USD $9,800
      Includes tuition and course materials
    • Option 2: USD $18,200
      Includes tuition and course materials, 4-star hotel accommodation, meals, ice-breaking activities, airport transportation, daily commute service, etc.For both options above, CKGSB and Columbia Alumni receive up to 20% off the program fee (talk to our regional representative, found on the back cover of this brochure to apply).

    Key Focus Areas

    • Emerging trends in digital innovation
    • Advanced AI techniques and application mastery
    • Strategy for navigating the evolving tech landscape
    • Data-driven finance and investment strategies
    • Career advancement strategies and organizational growth
    • Diverse global perspectives and cross-cultural insights
    • Industry-leading best practices through company visits
    • Cross-continental entrepreneurial networking
    • AI, marketing, and product design

    CKGSB Faculty Highlights

    Bing XIANG

    Founding Dean, Professor of China Business and Globalization, CKGSB

    Hong CHEN

    Associate Dean for Americas, Professor of Management Science, and Director of Research Center for Clean Energy and Carbon Neutral Development, CKGSB

    Baohong SUN

    Dean’s Distinguished Chair Professor of Marketing, CKGSB

    Jianwen (Jon) Liao

    Professor of Managerial Practice, Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, CKGSB, Executive Fellow, Harvard Business School, and Senior Advisor to the Chairman, JD Group

    Columbia University Faculty Highlights

    David Yao

    The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Piyasombatkul Family Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

    Emanuel Derman

    Professor of Professional Practice and Director, and the Professor of the Master of Financial Engineering Program

    Garud Iyengar

    Senior Vice Dean of Research and Academic Programs

    Sheena S. Iyengar

    Inaugural S.T. Lee Professor of Business in the Management Division, Columbia Business School

    Zhou Yu

    Professor Yu is an Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department, Columbia University.

    Harry West

    Professor of Practice in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

    Xunyu Zhou

    Liu Family Professor of Financial Engineering, Director of the Financial Engineering Program, and the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

    About the Organizers


    Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is China’s first privately-funded, research-intensive and not-for- profit business school. The school aims to cultivate transformative business leaders with a global vision, sense of social responsibility, innovative mindset, and ability to lead with empathy and compassion. Today, CKGSB stands apart for its 46 full-time, world-class faculty, more than half of whom previously held tenure or senior professorships at top business schools. CKGSB’s alumni also represent the best and brightest in Greater China and wider region. In fact, more than half of CKGSB’s 20,000 alumni are at the CEO or Chairman level and, collectively, they lead one fifth of China’s 100 most valuable brands. CKGSB has so far nurtured 136 unicorn companies. It has a vision of developing a global ecosystem that fosters a new generation of economic disruptors with an enhanced emphasis on global responsibility, social purpose and long-term vision. More than 4000 global executives have participated in CKGSB’s English-language Executive Education programs since 2009.

    Columbia Engineering

    Since 1864, the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University has been a resource to the world for major advances in human progress. Today, Columbia Engineering is a global leader in engineering education, research, and impact. Located in the heart of New York City, the school convenes more than 250 faculty members and 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students to push the frontiers of knowledge and solve humanity’s most pressing problems.

    As impassioned problem solvers and prolific innovators, Columbia Engineering is united in its drive to combine deep knowledge with directed action to impact human progress. The school is not only a source of innovation but also a catalyst for entrepreneurial collaboration across multiple fields.

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