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Lux Executive Summit 2021: Keynote Speaker Announced

Lux Research
September 9, 2021

The Lux Executive Summit is a global forum for leaders tackling innovation challenges. The event brings together Lux Research’s thought leaders to provide a forward-looking perspective on innovation around mission-critical topics. This year, the event focuses on the growing prominence of sustainability.

This year's virtual event will feature the brightest minds in your industry, sharing cutting-edge insight that will help put sustainability at the heart of innovation. Along with expert presentations, panel discussions, and Ideathons, we have invited an influential industry expert to speak at the Lux Executive Summit.

We are excited to announce that we have selected this year's keynote speaker, Elizabeth Kolbert, who will facilitate an important conversation around sustainability to our esteemed audience of innovation executives.

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ELIZABETH KOLBERT
Pulitzer prize-winning author of the sixth extinction and under a white sky

Elizabeth Kolbert has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1999. Her series on global warming, "The Climate of Man", appeared in The New Yorker in the spring of 2005 and won the American Association for the Advancement of Science's magazine award. Her book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, was a New York Times 2014 Top Ten Best Book of the Year and is number one on the Guardian's list of the 100 Best Nonfiction Books of all time. The Sixth Extinction also won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in the General Nonfiction category and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle awards for the best books of 2014. Her new book is Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future.

Elizabeth will join Lux Research's Chief Resource Officer, Marisa Kopec, in "A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert" during the 2021 Lux Executive Summit.

 

learn more about the 2021 lux executive summit

This year's event will feature four customizable tracks: Climate Tech, Circular Economy, Future Consumer, and Emerging Technologies. Come see our esteemed keynote speaker and create your own unique virtual experience!

We look forward to having you join us virtually at the Lux Executive Summit. Please be sure to check out the full agenda for more details, and let us know which topics you’re most interested in exploring with the Lux team and other leading innovators.

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