William Janeway Named Ambassador for Economics by SNS FiRe Conference

Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that William H. Janeway has been selected as the Ambassador for Economics by the SNS Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe ambassadors connect global communities and organizations with constructive, results-oriented FiRe initiatives and advise FiRe on topics within their respective focus channels of expertise. Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in the world,” FiRe features global thought leaders in technology and the global economy, including Elon Musk, Paul Jacobs, Mark Hurd, Vint Cerf, Leroy Hood, Azim Premji, Craig Venter, Michael Dell, and many others. To see the full list of FiRe ambassadors, go to: www.futureinreview.com/about.

Bill Janeway is senior advisor at Warburg Pincus. He joined Warburg Pincus in 1988 and was responsible for building the information technology investment practice. Bill is a director of Magnet Systems, Nuance Communications, O’Reilly Media, and Roubini Global Economics. He is chairman of the board of trustees of Cambridge in America, University of Cambridge, and a member of the board of managers of the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance. He is a member of the board of directors of the Social Science Research Council, the board of governors of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and the advisory boards of the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance and the MIT-Sloan Finance Group. Bill is the author of Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State.

“I am delighted to contribute to the advancement of FiRe, where my conversations with Mark Anderson have repeatedly stimulated my own thinking even as I have gained powerful insights from FiRe’s extraordinary range of creative participants,” said Bill Janeway.

“I consider Bill Janeway to be among the most advanced thinkers in economics and investment today. His ability to combine historic context with a deep understanding of risk, investment cycles, and how to obtain value from technology are unmatched. We will benefit greatly by having access to his views and advice as our Ambassador for Economics,” said Mark Anderson, SNS CEO and FiRe Chair.

Future in ReviewFuture in Review is a gathering of world-class thought leaders, convened each year with the goal of providing the most accurate look forward in technology. FiRe is a world leader in exploring how technology drives the world economy, and in using technology to solve major social challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe’s collaboration across technology-driven industries and through active support from the global FiRe community. Now in its 12th year, FiRe 2014 will take place May 20-23 at the beautiful Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California.

To register for FiRe 2014, and to see bios of the speakers and participants at FiRe 2013, go to www.futureinreview.com.