Alex Pentland and John Quelch speak and discuss about US-India Tech Economic Alliance

Sep 24, 2023News

Boston Global Forum and Michael Dukakis Institute are delighted to introduce two Global Enlightenment Leaders who will be speaking at the upcoming Boston Global Forum – MIT Connection Science High-level Dialogue, taking place on September 27, 2023, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am EST at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This dialogue is centered around the theme of “Reinventing Silicon Valley: Establishing Enlightenment Tech Economy Alliance between the US and India.”


This high-level dialogue promises to be an insightful and collaborative discussion on strengthening ties between the US and India in the realm of technology and innovation. We look forward to the valuable insights that will be shared by our distinguished speakers.


Professor Alex Pentland is a renowned MIT professor, Board Member of Boston Global Forum, Distinguished Contributor to the book “Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment”, author, and a leading authority in the field of social physics, data-driven decision-making, and technology-driven innovation.

Contribution: Professor Pentland’s groundbreaking research has paved the way for a deeper understanding of human behavior through data analytics, and he is a strong advocate for the ethical and responsible use of data in shaping our future.


Professor John Quelch is a co-founder and Member of the Boston Global Forum (BGF), as well as a distinguished academic leader.

Contribution: Professor Quelch has made significant contributions to the fields of global business, marketing, and public health. His involvement in BGF highlights his dedication to fostering global cooperation and addressing pressing global challenges.


Professor John Quelch

MIT Professor Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland