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Max Gallardo, 11, listens to his teacher from a tablet during a lesson as his brother looks at his tablet, as Mexico marks one year anniversary of homeschooling after the schools closed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Mexico City, Mexico March 17, 2021. Picture taken March 17, 2021.REUTERS/Carlos Jasso - RC2IEM9JYSNA

There's a societal and economic imperative to invest in digital inclusion. Image: REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Burke Norton
Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Perennial Investing, Vista Equity Partners
Bill Horton
Senior Vice-President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Verizon Communications
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