Date & Time
Thursday, September 21, 2023, 11:20 AM - 11:50 AM

The Power of Tech for Good: Harnessing Digital Technologies to Transform Public Institutions
Presented by Publicis Sapient
Featuring Teresa Barreira, Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Publicis Sapient; Ben Proudfoot, Oscar-Winning Filmmaker and Entrepreneur, Breakwater Studios; and Nigel Vaz, CEO, Publicis Sapient
Moderated by Rachana Bhide, Fast Co Works

Prize Alert: 1 pair of Urbanista Los Angeles headphones, 1 Ultimate Festival gift bag, and 1 pass to FCIF 2024 will be raffled at the end of the session for 3 lucky session attendees.
Winners must be present to claim prize.


In the film Forgiving Johnny, Oscar-winning director Ben Proudfoot demonstrates how digital transformation can bring about meaningful and systemic change in everyday lives. During this session, you’ll get an exclusive preview of the captivating documentary and hear from filmmakers and technology experts on how positive tech innovation can help address societal challenges, such as our overwhelmed criminal justice system and the mental health crisis. You’ll learn how digital transformation can create life-changing outcomes for people and act as a driving force in shaping a better tomorrow.

Session Type
Social Good, Tech
Convene – Forum
Teresa Barreira Ben Proudfoot Nigel Vaz Rachana Bhide