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When we when we think about our minds, our emotions and our ability to connect with one another, we don’t typically think about technology. We should though because the future of the human mind is in fact an exponential technology story.

Nichol lays out how we can successfully navigate the future of work and society with our humanity intact. By harnessing technology to assist us in putting out the fires of the human mind, getting the skills in place for social and emotional health and unlocking the bonus levels of human cognition, we can usher in an unprecedented era of human growth…just in time.


About the Speaker

Nichol Bradford

Nichol Bradford

Nichol Bradford is fascinated by human potential, and has always been interested in how technology can help individuals expand beyond their perceived limits to develop and transform themselves to the highest level.

She spent the last decade exploring these ideas in the online game industry, serving as a senior executive with responsibility for strategy, operations and marketing for major brands that include: Activision Blizzard, Disney, and Vivendi. Most recently she managed the operations of Blizzard properties, including World of Warcraft, in China.

Now, as the CEO of the Willow Group, Nichol is applying those same skills to the realm of elevating psychological well-being. Willow is a transformative technology company focused on employing rigorous scientific research to develop training protocols, hardware and software that can produce a reliable and positive change in the human experience.

Nichol has an MBA from Wharton School of Business in Strategy, and a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston. She is a fellow of the British American Project, currently serves on the board of the Brandon Marshall Foundation for Mental Health, and is a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.