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United Nations 2045 Initiative – Building a Trustworthy Economy

Dr. Ramu Damodaran, Chief of United Nations Academic Impact, chaired and moderated a fascinating UN 2045 Roundtable on July 24, 2020.

Alex Pentland, Professor of MIT Connection Science, Co-founder of, presented a new model, term: The Trustworthy Economy. He said:”Today’s financial systems are not trusted by citizens because they are inherently unstable and winner-take-all, so for most people the system offers only failure.  Today, new digital technologies allow the fine-grain feedback needed to build systems that are dramatically more stable, which reward everyone’s contribution to society, and provide everyone with a realistic opportunity to build a good life.”


Bill Ottman, Co-Founder and CEO of

Marc Rotenberg, Director of CAIDP, Michael Dukakis Institute

Anders Corr, Principal of Corr Analytics

Marcel Zutter, Chairman of Parsumo Invest

Allan Cytryn, Former CTO of Goldman Sachs

Anders Hjorth Agerskov, Lead Public Sector Specialist, World Bank

Barry Nolan, Senior Adviser to the US Congress

Jeff Saviano, Global Tax Innovation Leader of EY, MIT Connection Science Fellow

Quy Nguyen, a Member of Young Leaders,


This is an event of the History of Artificial Intelligence Initiative.

Slides from Professor Alex Pentland’s presentation can be found here.