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Consumers and AI: Learning From Past Tech Cycles, Shaping the Future.

Date and Time
Thu, May 16, 2024
11:30 am - 1:30 pm PST
Ivar's Salmon House
401 NE Northlake Way
United States
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Consumers and AI: Learning From Past Tech Cycles, Shaping the Future.

AI is quickly reshaping consumer behaviors and marketing strategies. The pace of change seems head-spinning, but there’s a lot to learn from previous tech cycles. In this data-packed and inspirational presentation, Debra will highlight the incredible advances that were sparked by broadband internet access, social media and the mobile phone. She will share new data on how consumers are using and engaging with AI. Debra will also reveal the one word that links each tech cycle and that should guide marketing strategies in the future.

Our lunch and meal choices are as follows:

  • Cedar Plank Roasted Wild Sockeye Salmonwith seasonal sides
  • Fish ‘n Chips – Ivar’s World-Famous dish!
  • Blackened True Cod TacosSpicy blackened Pacific rockfish, cilantro-cabbage slaw, Cajun remoulade, mango salsa,
    flour tortillas, house-made tortilla chips, pico de gallo, sour cream drizzle
  •  Cheese Burger1/2 pound Newport Pride Beef, Tillamook cheddar, bistro sauce, lettuce, tomato, red onion
  • Chicken SaltimbocaAlder grilled chicken, fresh sage, thin sliced prosciutto, smoked mozzarella
    roasted pear, lemon-butter sauce
  • Grilled Portobello StackAlder grilled Portobello mushroom, roasted red pepper, grilled zucchini and yellow squash,
    sautéed spinach, House specialty rice, balsamic syrup

Debra Aho Williamson, Chief Analyst, Sonata Insights

Debra is a visionary analyst who has spent her entire career at the forefront of major digital media trends. As an analyst at eMarketer, she gained international acclaim for her groundbreaking research on social media marketing and advertising—a total of more than 120 reports over 17 years. Debra now leads Sonata Insights, a custom research and advisory service operating at the intersection of social media and AI. Sonata Insights helps marketers stay in tune with consumers’ AI attitudes and usage patterns and advises on how to shape marketing strategies to meet their customers’ needs.


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