SingularityU Chile Summit '18

International Expert Conferences

Open Forums with International Experts


Digital Lab: Exhibition of Technological Solutions

Workshop: Automation Discovery Needs

US Embassy Meeting

Impact and Challenges of New Technologies in UAI

Go Global: Meeting with Startups at the Mustakis Foundation

Teen’s Lab: Think Big, Dream Without Limits at the Mustakis Foundation

Teen’s Lab: Think Big, Dream Without Limits in Municipal Corporation of Las Condes

A New Mindset
for Future Alliances

Digitization of
Industries and State

Business Models
of the Future

Talents in
the Digital Era


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More than 15 International Experts

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Daniel Kraft

Founder of Exponential Medicine

  • MD from Stanford University, Pediatrics in Harvard, Specialist in Oncology and Bone Marrow transplant.

Topic: Digital Medicine & Neuroscience 

Jaya Baloo

(CISO) Chief Information Security Officer in KPN Telecom

  •  Tufts University, Massachusetts

Topic: Cybersecurity, Cryptography & Mass Surveillance

David Roberts

Former Vice President of Singularity University. Chairman in HaloDrop and in 1QBit.

  • Ex Officer U.S. Air Force, B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering from M.I.T., MBA from Harvard

Topic: Corporate Disruption

Pilar Manchón

Director of Cognitive Interfaces at Amazon

  • English Philology from Universidad de Sevilla, Master in Cognitive Science and Natural Language from University of Edinburgh
  • Co Author of "Humanizing Conversational Agents: Indisys Practical Case Study in eHealth"; "Modeling Multimodal Multitasking in a Smart House"

Topic: Science and Cognitive Interfaces

Nicholas Haan

Vice President of Impact and Faculty Chair of Global Grand Challenges at Singularity University

  • PhD in Geography from Clark University, Bachelor's in Genetics from U.C. Berkeley

Topic: Global Challenges & Innovation with Purpose

Ramez Naam

Founder of Apex NanoTechnologies - Member of the World Future Society

  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy at Aurora Illinois.
  • Author of "The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet" ; "More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement".

Topic: Energy & Environmental Systems

Margaret Burgraff

Vicepresident of Mobile and Communications Group (MCG) at Intel Corporation.

  • Computer science and economics from University College in Cork

Topic: Leadership in times of Digital Transformation 

Larry Keeley

President & Co-founder of Doblin Group

  • Topic: Innovation Strategy

Amin Toufani

CEO of T Labs, Moonshot Launchpad

  • AI from University of British Columbia, MBA from Stanford University & MPA from Harvard

Topic: Exponential Economic Models, Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence

Denisse Goldfarb

Microsoft Human Resources Director 

  • Psychologist from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Singularity University

Topic: Talent and Culture in the Digital Era

Robert Pearlstein

Vice President, Global Business Development at SRI International, Inc

  • MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, AeA Executive Management from Stanford University.
  • Co Author "Built for Global: Navigating International Business and Entering New Markets"

Topic: Automation in Mining & Construction

Gary Bolles

President of the Future of Work of Singularity University

  • Co Founder of; Partner in Charrette LLC

Topic: Future of Work

Muriel Clauson

Founder de Oppticity. Co Founder udexter.

  • Industrial and organizational Psychology & Philosophy PhD from University of Georgia
  • Co Author of "Organizational Career Growth and Proactivity: A Typology for Individual Career Development"

Topic: The Future of Organizations

Philip Edgcumbe

Project Lead de Alzheimer’s XPRIZE. Co-founded Lume Biotics

  • MD-PhD at the University of British Columbia
  • Co Author of "Augmented Reality Imaging for Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy Surgery"

Topic: Health Systems

John Hagel

Founder and Co-chairman Center for the Edge

  •  B.Phil. from Oxford University, MBA & JD from Harvard University
  • Author of "Out of the Box"

Topic: Corporate Innovation


Alejandra Mustakis

President of the Asociación of Entrepreneurs of Chile (ASECH)

  • Industrial designer Universidad Diego Portales

Temática: Startup Ecosystems

Kyle Nel

Lowe's Innovation  Lab Executive Director

  • MBA University of Wisconsin

Topic: Retail Innovation 

Greg Barton

Founder BNAmericas

Founder BNAmericas

Topic: Disruption in the Media Industry


Jorge Carey

CEO de Turner Chile

  • Lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Master of Laws from Duke University


Andrés Alonso

Vice-president of the Board of the National Independent Electric System Operator of Chile

  • Associate Researcher of the Advanced Center for Electrical and Electronic Engineering of USM.
  • Industrial Electrical Engineer of USM.
  • GSP11 Alumni from Singularity University in Silicon Valley, USA.
  • Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE), UK.
  • A. in Astrophysics from the University of Columbia, USA.

Topic: Disruption in the Electrical Industry: Mining and Distribution.

Gabriel Gurovich

Board Member in Chile Global Angels, Mentor in Founder Institute  and Board Advisor in Fundación Mustakis.

  • Industrial Electric Engineer
  • Exponential Technologies from Singularity University

Topic: Crowdsource & Politics: The  Emergence of  Co-Legislation

Bárbara Silva

CEO at SingularityU Chile & Colombia

CEO  at BeSTinnovation


Jury at Cartier Women’s Initiative Award

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A New Mindset for Future Alliances

For the second time, BeSTinnovation brings to Chile and South America the SingularityU Chile Summit, intensive two-day executive training program, which sparks world-class conversations on the impact of corporate disruptionexponential technologies and digital transformation in business, education, public policy and people’s life quality.


We’ll count with more than 15 international and regional experts, who will help you to rethink the future of your organization through questions such as:

  • What is the impact and why is it necessary to understand the concept of corporate disruption?
  • How can exponential technologies impact on the sustainability of business models?
  • Can the academy respond to the demand of professionals required for the digitization of industries?
  • What will happen to the workforce after corporate digitization?


At SingularityU Chile Summit ’18 you will have the possibility to:

  • Know the latest trends in organizational disruption.
  • Access to a unique Singularity University event in Chile and the South American region.
  • Generate insights on the latest exponential technologies.
  • Position your organization as a leader in the subject.
  • Encourage critical and creative thinking with your team.
  • Have a meeting with speakers of world excellence.
  • Access Singularity University’s global network.
  • Obtain a Singularity University participation certificate.
  • Maintain a high level country conversation.
  • High level networking.


Join us in this worldwide network of catalysts of change, and experience the unique Singularity University experience in Chile and South America. SingularityU Chile Summit, a new mindset for future alliances.

Bárbara Silva

Singularity University Director Chile and Colombia

Advisor in Innovation and Digital Transformation


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SingularityU Chile Summit '16

The SingularityU Summit is a two-day executive program which takes place on five continents. The 2016 SingularityU Summit Chile attracted more than 1,000 participants from 13 different countries. The goal was to launch a world-class conversation on exponential technologies and how it can impact productivity in Chile and Latin America.

Venue & Points of Interest

Event Venue Address

Centro Parque: Presidente Riesco 5330, Las Condes, Santiago



Metro Stations


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We are an accelerator of corporate innovation that helps its clients to visualize, design, integrate and execute their innovation strategy through a model that integrates:

Consulting for cultural and digital transformation, and innovation programs for senior management national and international wise.

Developed in collaboration with Singularity University and our network of international partners, we aim to bring Chile and Latin America to the next level.


Singularity University is a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build an abundant future for all. Our global community spans 119 countries and includes entrepreneurs, corporations, impact organizations, governments, investors, and academic institutions. 

With over 431 impact initiatives, the SU community is driving positive change in the areas of health, environment, security, education, energy, food, prosperity, water, space, disaster resilience, shelter, and governance.



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