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Monday, March 10 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
A Global Economy Driven by Platforms & APIs

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Historically the global economy is assembled with corporations as primitive units. Their foundational building blocks are monolithic structures that contain a full stack of internally facing services to produce their end products (eg. design, distribution, manufacturing). The future, as evidenced by Amazon, will be the compartmentalization of core internal components into platforms (e.g. fulfillment or compute in Amazon's case) served via APIs to 3rd parties, including, notably, competitors. The process of understanding what is "core", then properly packaging and managing these internal services for the current global economy is one of the single largest opportunities of the coming decade. As this process spins up, we will see new economic models taking hold where goods and services are created on the fly picking from hundreds, if not thousands, of API endpoints and combining them together.

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Khris Loux

Co-Founder & CEOEchoKhris Loux has a strong 15-year track record of achievement in the software industry, specializing in negotiations and business development. As CEO and Co-Founder of Echo, he leads the company's strategic positioning and operational initiatives to ensure a culture... Read More →


Monday March 10, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon H 500 E 4th St

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