Vincent Heeringa

How can we humanise the digital revolution?


How can we humanise the digital revolution?

As the world's biggest digital companies grapple with a raft of issues – such as Facebook and dealing with the recent fall out of the livestreaming of murders in Christchurch –the values creeping into business language will increasingly be human, like kindness, warmth, authenticity, generosity. Anthem’s executive director Vincent Heeringa shares his thoughts and insights on what was the key takeaways from SXSW were, including why more tech companies need to join "Team Human".


Co-founder of Idealog and Anthem executive director Vincent Heeringa is currently at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas. The annual film, interactive media and music conference has been the industry's platform for launching careers or guaranteeing the success of movies since 1987. Here, he shares seven takeaways from Rohit Bhargava's talk of the non-obvious trends for the next year.

Year in Review 2016, brought to you by Kiwibank

​In the latest edition of our series asking some of Aotearoa's best-known businesspeople and visionaries to take a step back and offer their insights on how the past year has gone and how the future might unfold, we chat with Idealog publisher-at-large Vincent Heeringa