TIM BERNERS-LEE: Inventor of the World Wide Web; President, Open Data Institute
"Sir Tim was incredible and really well received ... he totally wowed the crowd. Our keynote theatre was far too small and we ended up streaming his session live to the 21 other theatres on the show floor."
-Imago Techmedia

"The feedback from participants has been overwhelmingly positive.. A number commented to me that it was the best EY event they had ever attended. That is a testament to your genius and interactive style."
-Ernst & Young
Sir Tim Berners-Lee has engaged audiences worldwide: 
  • Accenture, LLP
  • Conde Nast
  • The Champalimaud Foundation
  • Mastercard International
  • National Association of Pension Funds
  • NBC Universal
  • Standard Life Investments
  • Entourage Marketing & Events
  • PHD Media, Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
JIMMY WALES: Founder, Wikipedia, World's 5th Most Visited Website; Founder, Wikitribune, groundbreaking news platform

"We were all so thrilled with Jimmy. He was so open and dedicated to share with us... We were all inspired in such a fantastic way by his presence here."

-McCann/Thiess

"Jimmy Wales was wonderful...I would highly recommend him to any group, he was funny and engaging, and a total pleasure to be with. "

-Flexible Packaging Association
Jimmy Wales has wowed audiences worldwide: 
  • CATO Institute
  • McCann/Thiess
  • Stanford University
  • Flexible Packaging Association
  • NOTA-Danish National Library for Persons with Print Disabilities
  • International Women's Forum
  • Cristal Festival Network
  • CNA Nazionale
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Delivered keynote at the World Business Forum in Sydney for 2,000 business leaders across the globe on "Disruption", shedding light on the opportunities and threats for business leaders in a globally connected world, and how organizations can adapt to compete and take advantage of the next wave of business disruption. 
  • Set to keynote Synergy Global Forum on how businesses must adapt in the face of open-content technology. 
PHIL LIBIN: Co-Founder & CEO, All Turtles, AI Startup Studio; Founder and Former CEO of Evernote; Digital Entrepreneur & Venture Capital Investor

"We are very much satisfied with the work and the speeches of Phil Libin. He fulfilled our expectations fully and behaved very professionally throughout the whole conference. Especially the fireside chat was very inspiring for the audience."

- Swiss Economic Forum

A globally trusted expert on business digitization and an entrepreneur at the forefront of AI, Libin just made headlines in NewsweekTechCrunchBusiness Insider and more following the launch of his revolutionary new AI startup studio, All Turtles, which will foster the next wave of AI businesses and products.
 
APRIL RINNE: Global Authority on the New Economy, Disruptive Innovation and the Future of Work; Head of the Sharing Economy Working Group, World Economic Forum 

"I’ve seen some exceptional people who convey passion, who provide new-to-the-world insights, and who fully appreciate that it’s not about what they say but what their audience hears, feels, and relates to. April is all this and more!..."

-The Coca-Cola Company
 
A trusted expert on the human side of AI and automation, how emerging digital technologies impact businesses, and how industries can maximize the benefits of technological shifts, Rinne recently delivered a keynote at the the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit where she was hailed as "excellent" and a "highlight of the event."  
NICHOLAS CHRISTAKIS: Physician & Social Scientist in Healthcare and Social Networks; Co-Author of the Bestselling Book, Connected; Co-Director, Yale Institute for Network Science & Human Nature Lab

"Nicholas was absolutely terrific. The room was at capacity – 3,000+ or so and everyone was engaged, enlightened, enriched and entertained by his talk. No one left the room. A grand slam..."

-Heart Rhythm Society

Named by Foreign Policy as a “Top 100 Global Thinker,” Christakis' groundbreaking research on how AI can make human collaboration more effective— the subject of a study he co-authored in Nature—made headlines in The Scientific AmericanScience Magazineand The Verge
JERRY MICHALSKI: Futurist & Thought Leader on Transformative Business Models; Corporate Consultant and Technology Advisor; Founder, REX (Relationship Economy eXpedition)

"I never fail to learn new insights from his talks. First he intrigues, then he unfolds his insights and then he suggests new pathways ahead... And his use of presentational materials — his mind maps — always excites and illuminated...by the end of his talks I realize he is a true maestro orchestrating ideas, tools and concepts that stuns and excites me to action.” 
- Xerox PARC 

With 30 years’ experience as a technology analyst, much of it in what is now called Deep Learning, and his insights on automation utilized by the Pew Research Center, Michalski offers unique insight and useful perspectives on both the opportunities and threats of AI and technological developments. 

KEN GOLDBERG: Award-Winning Roboticist; Professor, Department Chair & William S. Floyd Jr. Distinguished Chair in Engineering, UC Berkeley; Renowned Pioneer in AI and Robotics

"Thank you for sharing your knowledge and expertise of the future of robotics with the Cisco research community. Your energy and engagement with the audience made it an exceptional experience for all involved!"
- Cisco

A renowned expert with research experience in robotics, automation, and new media, Ken's TedTalk on robot and human interaction has racked up hundreds of thousands of views. Having recently published a Wall Street Journal op-ed on "The Robot-Human Alliance," Ken has become a go-to expert on multiplicity: diverse groups of people and machines working together. 

GEOFFREY COLVIN: Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine; Bestselling Business Author

"Geoff was AMAZING. All the feedback that we have been receiving for the keynote and panel has been very positive."

-Omers Private Equity

Colvin's latest book, Humans are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will, reveals how the skills the economy values are shifting given break neck technological developments and how to thrive in this new digitized landscape. A trusted expert on the AI revolution, Colvin frequently writes on how business leaders can prepare for a tech future

KAIHAN KRIPPENDORF: Founder of Outthinker, Growth Strategy Consulting Firm; Bestselling Author of Four Business Strategy Books
 

"Kaihan delivers cutting edge business concepts with his own unique tools in a way that inspires leaders to think differently. His professional approach, innovative concepts and deep knowledge of strategy holds up against the most sophisticated and experienced audiences."

-GE

Having spent over a decade studying the patterns of disruption, Kaihan has applied his cutting-edge findings to help hundreds of businesses lean into change and thrive in tomorrows' fast-paced, digital, purpose-driven future. At the helm of a renowned global consulting firm, Kaihan knows what it takes to be the disruptor and not the disrupted. 

ANDERS SORMON-NILSSON: Founder, strategic think tank Thinque; Thought Leader on Disruptive Thinking, Change Management and Digital Adaptation

"I’ve never seen such positive feedback on our leadership meetings. People really left energized and engaged!"

-Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals
 
A valued strategist to Fortune 500s and ASX leaders, and frequently sought-out by outlets from The Huffington Post to Business Insider for his insights on AI and emerging medias, Sormon-Nilsson recently spoke at the Wealth Manager Conference & Awards, highlighting why wealth managers need to accommodate the rise of digital. 
VIVEK WADHWA: Distinguished Fellow, Singularity University; Director of Research at Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University

Hailed as "Silicon Valleys most provocative voice," Wadhwa is a tech pioneer who helps entrenched industries and businesses identify the disrupting factor in their space and develop initiatives to stay ahead of the game. Having recently spoken on how AI can benefit humanity at the Shift Forum, and at the World Business Forum on how to prepare for the technological future, Wadhwa is frequently sought-out to address the latest innovations and trends.  
MIKE WALSH: CEO, Tomorrow; Futurist & Bestselling Author

"Insightful and entertaining at the same time, I loved the way you structured it, with concrete suggested actions. Useful ideas regardless of the business... You are an excellent speaker!"
- Compuware
 
A trusted advisor on how to thrive in the era of disruptive technological change, Walsh has been heralded by companies from Microsoft to AT&T for bringing a research-driven approach and providing pragmatic, tangible solutions for every audience. The author of Futurtainment and The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas, Walsh breaks down the latest technological trends in his weekly podcast.
DAVE E. GOLDBERG: Pioneer in Artificial Intelligence; Bestselling Author of Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization, and Machine Learning

"... [Goldberg] asks deeply penetrating questions that are both hard to answer and that must be answered. He listens, mirrors, and connects the dots that increase self-awareness... If you want an effective coach who will help you reach your highest potential, Dave Goldberg is a vital resource every leader needs."
- Spectrum Solutions

An entrepreneur and artificial intelligence research, Goldberg is the co-founder and chief scientist of ShareThis, one of the most rapidly-growing companies in Silicon Valley, and an education though leader that is spearheading a revolution in how engineering is taught
 
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