Blue skies, breaking news and big bets: at Bloomberg Tech Conference 2016, the focus is on inventors

The Bloomberg Tech Conference kicked off last night with an evening session that included news-making interviews with tech investor Yuri Milner and Twitter Executive Chairman Omid Kordestani – not to mention water you can eat, books you can drink and plant-based shrimp.

Continuing today with a full-day slate that shines a spotlight on the hard work of creating something wholly new, the conference features companies and CEOs from around the world that are striving to be inventive.


Dropbox CEO Drew Houston with Bloomberg Global Technology Senior Executive Editor Brad Stone

Tech luminaries and legends (Nathan Myhrvold, Dropbox’s Drew Houston, Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green, Samsung’s Young Sohn, Google Ventures’ Bill Maris, and Marc Andreesen, to name just a few) are joining the Bloomberg Tech team in San Francisco for revealing conversation that dovetails with Bloomberg Businessweek’s annual Global Tech issue.

Highlights offer a fascinating, inspiring, you-are-there view of #btech2016: