TIM BERNERS-LEEInventor 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
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JIMMY WALESFounder, 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."


"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
  • Just 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 
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PHIL LIBIN: 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 Newsweek, TechCrunch, Business 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 emerging digital technologies and their impact on business, 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."  
PETER DIAMANDIS: Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation; Bestselling Author of Abundance and Bold

"Diamandis' enthusiasm, vision and message is extremely powerful. He has motivated my company to change the way we think about the future and how we will drive innovation...He is that truly exceptional visionary who turns big ideas into action. I can't recommend him highly enough."

-Frank Sullivan, Chairman & CEO, RPM, Inc.

Named one of "The World's 50 Greatest Leaders" by Fortune Magazine and consistently praised for his insightful explanations of new technologies and their power to transform society, Diamandis is set to deliver a speech entitled "Future Tech: Exponential Change, Infinite Possibilities" at the prestigious Richmond Forum and keynote the inaugural SingularityU Canada Summit
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.
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.  
AI and digital disruption are more than just buzzwords, they are at the core of radical transformations that impact businesses and organizations of every industry. These HWA Speakers are expert innovators, entrepreneurs and investors who are at the vanguard of technological developments. Able to take complex ideas and translate them into actionable takeaways, they provide invaluable insights for those looking to maximize on the benefits of the future of tech.