Recognizing The Next Big Technology

Harry Moseley

Global CIO at Zoom

Learning Objectives

Necessity is the mother of all inventions, and the last two years have seen a seismic shift in attitudes towards data usage and security. But when new challenges emerge, grassroots companies emerge to meet them. But spotting long-term innovations at a grassroots level can be tricky and open up questions regarding the acquisition, investment, and replication. One company that found apparent overnight success is Zoom, which is now a staple to businesses across the globe. So what lessons and signs can we learn from Zooms’ success that we can apply when spotting the ‘next big thing’, or your own technologies?