Tech and civic leaders share insights and vision for the future – GeekWire

Matthew N. Henry

Some of the participants in the 2022 GeekWire Summit. Top row: Microsoft EVP Charlie Bell, left, and Magic Leap CTO Julie Larson-Green. Middle row: The Black Wall Street founder Hill Harper, left, and U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell. Bottom row: Wavely Diagnostics CEO Arna Ionescu Stoll, left, with GeekWire reporter Kurt Schlosser; and Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell with GeekWire co-founder John Cook. (GeekWire Photos)

Navigating the future of work. Learning how to fight against burnout. Taking on cybersecurity threats.

Gathering community. Connecting with old colleagues. Making new friends.

The 2022 GeekWire Summit had it all — and lived up to our mantra: What happens here matters everywhere.

In Seattle and online during our flagship annual conference this week, we provided a unique vantage point into technology today and innovation that will dictate the future.

Speakers included Julie Larson-Green, chief technology officer of Magic Leap; Charlie Bell, executive vice president at Microsoft; Ken Washington, Amazon vice president; U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell; Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell; and other key leaders and innovators.

Keep scrolling for more images and links to session recaps which have been published so far — and stay tuned for more coverage. Read all our full Summit coverage here.

A big thanks to Summit presenting sponsor Bank of America. We’d also like to thank our gold sponsors: West River Group; Astound Business Solutions; Calgary Economic Development; Martin Selig Real Estate; Microsoft; Coda; Tegria; Ackolyte; and Amazon. Silver sponsors: Deskbee; Alaska Airlines; SolluCIO Partners; Talent Reach; Fuel Talent; and Remitly.

Fireside Chat: Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell speaks with GeekWire co-founder John Cook during Day 1 of the GeekWire Summit at Block 41 in Seattle on Thursday. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong).

More coverage: Seattle mayor expresses concern about city tax revenue loss due to remote work

Fireside Chat: Charlie Bell, executive vice president, security, compliance, identity & management at Microsoft

Charlie Bell, left, EVP, Security, Compliance, Identity & Management at Microsoft, speaks with GeekWire co-founder Todd Bishop at the GeekWire Summit in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Power Talk: Megan Shen, associate professor at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Megan Shen, associate professor at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, at the GeekWire Summit in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong).

Panel: What the heck is happening with the economy?

Svenja Gudell, chief economist at Indeed, left, Skylar Olsen, chief economist at Zillow Group, center, and moderator Noah Buhayar, data editor at Bloomberg News, during a panel discussion about the economy at the GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Inventions We Love

GeekWire’s Kurt Schlosser reacts to the prospect that he may have an ear infection after being tested by Wavely Diagnostics CEO Arna Ionescu Stoll during “Inventions We Love” at the GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

Panel: Healthcare’s inflection point: How technology and community can help us through it

Nwando Anyaoku, left, vice president and chief health equity officer at Swedish, and Eve Cunningham, chief medical officer for Strategic Partnerships at Providence speak with moderator Theresa Demeter, managing director at Tegria, during a panel discussion about the healthcare at the GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Panel: The state of venture capital

From left: Annie Kadavy, managing director at Redpoint; Chris DeVore, founding managing partner at Founder’s Co-op; Tina Hoang-To, founding partner at Kin Ventures; and moderator Amy Bohutinsky, venture partner at TCV and former Zillow Group chief operating office, during a panel discussion about venture capital at the GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Fireside Chat: Julie Larson-Green, chief technology officer at Magic Leap

Julie Larson-Green, CTO at Magic Leap, outfits GeekWire co-founder Todd Bishop with her company’s signature product during the GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Power Talk: Jaime Teevan, chief scientist & technical fellow at Microsoft

Jaime Teevan, chief scientist & technical fellow at Microsoft, speaks at the GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Power Talk: ‘Making Machines that Make’ with Nadya Peek, assistant professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington

Nadya Peek, assistant professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington, at the GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Panel: The future of work

From left: Holli Martinez, vice president and head of diversity, equity and inclusion at T-Mobile; Julia Anas, chief people officer at Qualtrics; Megan Hansen, chief people and culture officer at Smartsheet; and moderator Arianne Cohen, workplace reporter at Bloomberg News, during the GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

GeekWire Elevator Pitch finals

Katherine Sizov, left, CEO & co-founder of Strella Biotechnology, discusses her win in the Elevator Pitch competition at the GeekWire Summit on Thursday alongside Amina Moreau, CEO of Radious; Erin Quick, co-founder and CEO of PairTree; Devin Miller, co-founder and CEO of SecureSave; and GeekWire co-founder John Cook. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

Panel: War for Talent, Quiet Quitting and DEI: What’s Really Happening in the Tech Job Market?

From left: TalentReach co-founder and Managing Director Eric Crawford, Fuel Talent CEO Shauna Swerland, and moderator Jason Greer, the leader of GeekWire’s new recruiting business GeekWork, during GeekWire Summit on Friday. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Fireside Chat: Chris Urmson, CEO at Aurora

Aurora CEO Chris Urmson speaks at the GeekWire Summit about his company’s self-driving technology. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

Power Talk: ‘Journey to the Titanic’ with Stockton Rush, chief submersible pilot at OceanGate

Stockton Rush, chief submersible pilot at OceanGate, during the GeekWire Summit on Friday. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Power Talk: Hill Harper, founder of The Black Wall Street

Hill Harper, founder of The Black Wall Street, during his session at the GeekWire Summit on Friday in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

Fireside Chat: Ken Washington, vice president of consumer robotics at Amazon

Ken Washington, VP of Consumer Robotics at Amazon, speaks with GeekWire co-founder Todd Bishop during Day 2 of the GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong)

Fireside Chat: U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell takes part in the GeekWire Summit in Seattle on Friday. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

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Thank you, from team GeekWire!

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