Steve Wozniak is a Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist. He helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II and influenced the popular Macintosh. Essentially he was the electrical engineer behind Apple, and was partners with Steve Jobs.
Ray Kurzweil has been described as “the restless genius” by The Wall Street Journal, and “the ultimate thinking machine” by Forbes. Inc. magazine ranked him #8 among entrepreneurs in the United States, calling him the “rightful heir to Thomas Edison.”
Irene Aldridge is an investment consultant, published author, a portfolio manager and a recognized expert on the subjects of quantitative investing and high-frequency trading. Her latest research on market fairness in the presence of high-frequency traders has just been published in the Journal of Trading.
Daniel Burrus is considered one of the world’s leading technology speakers and business strategists. He is the founder and CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements in technology driven trends to help clients understand how technological, social and business forces are converging to create enormous untapped opportunities.
Erik Brynjolfsson is the Schussel Family Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, the Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Brynjolfsson is on the academic advisory board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and Time Magazine’s Board of Economists. He is co-principal investigator on several grants by the National Science Foundation to study Information Technology, Organizational Transformation and Productivity.
Chris Brogan is a sought-after keynote speaker who has addressed crowds of thousands, been on the Dr Phil show, and once presented to a princess. Chris has consulted with companies you know like Disney, Microsoft, Coke, Titleist, Pepsico, Google, Motorola, and many more.
Jack Uldrich speaks to business, nonprofit and educational audiences about future trends, emerging technologies, innovation, change, management and leadership.