Industrial development has undergone major changes and advancements in the last few years. Considering how other industrial revolutions have played out in the past, it’s quite understandable that the current state of the industrial revolution will take humanity to new frontiers and beyond.
In 2020 we’ve witnessed how major corporations in their respective industries have ultimately changed the fate and the basic understanding of how business, economic and social development, trade and investment, and human prosperity will affect future generations. Millions of businesses are quickly adapting to the online world of trade and investment – these changes have allowed more companies to leverage their innovation to allow businesses easier access to better and more modernized tech and software.
Considering how rapidly Artificial Intelligence, bot trading, machine learning, and other software capabilities are quickly filtering into every industry around the world – the rapid expansion of IoT technologies, cloud and edge computing, intelligent algorithms, and the introduction of ChatBots will become an essential part of daily business operations and improvement of productivity.
Deepak Agrawal – CTO & Co-Founder of MesaPrime
Deepak Agrawal isn’t the typical image of a hedge fund trader or cryptocurrency expert – the twin Ph.D. holder in Computational Finance and Bioinformatics has led an international team of developers building cutting edge arbitrage and cryptocurrency trading tools. Agrawal’s years of experience in mathematics and academia has allowed him to build a successful career alongside his team at MesaPrime.
MesaPrime has rapidly become world-known, and as Agrawal and his global teamwork to become the ‘cryptocurrency evangelists’ of the 21st century the company is looking to offer simplified solutions for business, personal and digital asset investment.
Agrawal has since his introduction to cryptocurrency, which was when he examined time-series of price points for the BTC/USD pair, created and influenced how many smaller businesses, bigger corporations, and individuals can leverage the use of crypto in everyday life, investing, and trading. The proprietary algorithms used by MesaPrime’s trading systems developed by Deepak and his team over years of experimentation – are the secret sauce that power the MPE Engine – MesaPrime’s newest and most advanced arbitrage module. Agrawal and his team of experts have been very secretive about their findings and research, as the company has already made several advances, creating, and finding new theories and algorithms that will ultimately change the face of global digital assets.
Alex Karp – Co-Founder & CEO of Palantir Technologies
Palantir Technologies has gained massive support from the CIA investment branch I-Q Tel. Karp has allowed government agencies to integrate advanced tech and software development in their system to ensure the safeguarding of civilian information and data. More so, Palantir Tech has created two platforms that offer both government entities and private sector businesses to upgrade and advance its data transparency and protect user privacy.
Karp has shed light on the importance of safeguarding personal data and user information – this is especially crucial in a time where most of our data is constantly being cross-shared between governments and major corporations.
Zhang Yiming – CEO & Founder of TikTok
TikTok has seen massive success in 2020, and this was especially during global lockdowns and restrictions amidst the surge of the novel coronavirus pandemic. In some ways, Yiming has created a social media app that enables users to create and share short 15-second videos. TikTok has seen more popular among younger crowds and has also given traction to new and trending songs, choreography, and the rise of social media influencers.
Eric S Yuan – Founder and CEO of Zoom
If you worked from home this year, there’s a high chance you know what Zoom is. The video conferencing app which went public in 2019 has seen massive growth in 2020. The app has been mainly used for business meetings, employee interaction, conferences, webinars, and more during the pandemic. Zoom has become the digital boardroom of the 21st century, and a testament to major companies that in-person contact and brick-and-mortar offices are a thing of the past.
These are only a few on our list, and we’re excited to see what next year will deliver, as tech-celebrities such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and others are taking centerstage in the advancement of technology, software, and AI.