Beyond the Buses: The San Francisco Tech Boom and the Future of Digital Cities
Friday, April 4, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
The San Francisco tech boom - and the local reaction to it by some - has become a national news story in recent weeks. Bloomberg invites you to an in-depth discussion on the controversy in San Francisco and what it means for the future of the tech sector in the cities being transformed by its growth all over the world. We will unveil original, new research on the impact tech has had on San Francisco's economy - and what its residents really think about it.
Dr. Michael Mandel
President, South Mountain Economics LLC
Chief Economic Strategist, Progressive Policy Institute
Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Director of the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development
Senior Writer, Bloomberg Businessweek; Managing Editor, Bloomberg TV
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