A colleague recently called down to the front desk of a hotel in Germany for some extra towels, 5 minutes later a robot delivered them. A Speaker just appeared on stage for a presentation in Australia without leaving his office in Florida thanks to the latest hologram Technology. Businesses need to understand the technologies that are coming down the pipeline that will affect their business, their industry, and their client relationships. Here are the Top 10 Speakers on the current and future technologies that are shaping businesses:
Erik Brynjolfsson | Expert on Progress and Prosperity in the Technological Age
Professor Erik Brynjolfsson’s research is extensive. He has been awarded 10 Best Paper Prizes and holds five patents for his work in Information Technology. He has also been called one of five e-business visionaries by Business Week and was rated one of the top most influential IT researchers in a poll of business executives. Erik Brynjolfsson’s keynotes explore how data can be used to analyse where a particular business is headed and what kind of technology is needed to drive further growth, speed, and innovation. He also demonstrates to his audiences how data can be used to make better, more strategic decisions.
Daniel Burrus | Technology and Innovation Futurist, Best Selling Author of Flash Foresight
Daniel Burrus’ emerging technologies presentations are eye-opening for audiences in every industry – he can identify what is coming and how it will impact everything from what you sell to how you sell it. He focuses on how to use these technologies to accelerate growth, increase innovation, improve speed and mobility, and how all of this will leave your competitors behind. The “old way” of doing business is gone and any organization that does not adapt to the “new way” will be the ones who are left behind.
Dr. James Canton | Leading Global Futurist, Social Scientist, and Innovation Advisor
From Healthcare and Life Sciences to Climate change and Globalization, Dr. James Canton’s presentations address how emerging technologies are impacting all industries at an ever-accelerating speed. His keynotes equip audiences with the practical tools they need to keep pace with these “technofutures” and how they can be used as catalysts for growth and innovation.
Jim Carroll | Futurist, Speaker, and Author on Trends and Tech
Jim Carroll is a sought after speaker for his invaluable foresight when it comes to tech trends – and his observations concerning total global connectivity are some of his most popular speaking topics. Carroll discusses how hyper-connectivity has been one of the most pervasive business model disruptors and how organizations can use this to stay ahead of the competition.
Peter Diamandis | Author and Speaker on Inspired Innovation & Technologies
Dr. Peter Diamandis covers a variety of tech topics in his keynotes – from computational systems to AI and robotics. His presentations address how breakthrough technologies will transform almost every facet of how we do business. His keynotes will not only demonstrate how businesses will be affected by the hyper growth of new technologies but also how they will transform governments, global connectivity, and all of humanity.
Scott Klososky | Technology and Trends Guru
Technology is not just the IT’s business anymore. Technology has become so vital and ingrained into every facet of an organization that it is now everyone’s business. Scott Klososky’s presentations explain how technology has become integrated into our daily lives and business and how organizations can leverage this to increase their bottom line. Scott is particularly adept at addressing those in leadership positions, illustrating the importance of the “technology infused leader.” Scott’s strategies and unique perspective on technology, trends, innovation, and leadership make his keynotes memorable and applicable in every industry.
Robert Scoble | Futurist for Rackspace, Expert on Trends and Technology
Robert Scoble’s vast knowledge and analysis of all things tech allows him to advise organizations in almost every sector whether to adopt or dismiss specific tech trends and how they may impact certain businesses as they evolve. His knowledge of the emergence of wearable technology has made him a highly sought after speaker in the tech industry – his knowledge and research is so extensive that he is a tech expert for tech experts. Although he is popular within the technology industry itself, his uncomplicated keynotes are a hit at any and all industry events.
Mike Walsh | Bestselling Author of FUTURETAINMENT, Speaker on Technology and Innovation
Mike Walsh analyses fast approaching emerging technologies and their possible disruptive shifts – investigating what they could mean for local and global businesses. Rather than looking into the distant future, Mike looks to the near future and develops efficient and pragmatic plans for organizations to implement today – effectively bringing companies into the 21st Century.
Richard Worzel | Leading Futurist and Best-selling Author
Richard Worzel’s presentations cover a vast array of potential sectors and how technology can seriously impact the future of specific industries. By exploring the future of technology, geopolitics, environmental issues, and shifting demographics, Richard’s forecasts allow audiences to clearly see where the business world is going, but also how to capitalize on the potential for innovation through these emerging tech opportunities.
Steve Wozniak | Co-Founder of Apple Computers, Inc. and Chief Scientist at Primary Data
As the co-founder of Apple and the recipient of the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, Steve Wozniak knows a thing or two about innovative technologies and staying relevant and ahead of the curve. His presentations are highly focussed and customized, yet conversational, allowing audience members to participate in the discourse. He can speak to an audience about anything from the founding of Apple to Big Data and the future of wearables. Steve is a highly entertaining and sought after technology speaker whose expertise can be put to use in any industry.
*Speakers are listed in alphabetical order