As managing director of A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council, Erik Peterson stands at the intersection of business and policy. “We’re in the midst of simultaneous and systemic change at a number of levels—geopolitical, social, economic, technology—all of which are critical to the future of business,” Erik says. “Especially now, we’re all in a race to a highly uncertain and tumultuous future filled with profound opportunities and threats.”
These technology speakers have been hand selected by Robinson Speakers, because they all deliver keynote speeches that are outstanding. Listed in this category are the best technology speakers, writers and thinkers on the market, and we are proud to have them in our roster. We recommend all of these speakers to deliver a speech about technology trends, innovation, and how to transform your leadership. If you are looking for a technology speaker, look no further.
Geoffrey Moore : Disruptive Innovation
Geoffrey Moore is an author, speaker, and advisor who splits his consulting time between start-up companies in the Mohr Davidow and Wildcat Venture Partners portfolios and established high-tech enterprises, most recently including Salesforce, Microsoft, Autodesk, F5Networks, Gainsight, Google, and Splunk.
Jonas Kjellberg : Co-Creator of Skype
Jonas Kjellberg is an engaging digital transformation speaker, co-creator of Skype, author, and investor.
Gwynne Shotwell : President & COO of SpaceX
Gwynne Shotwell joined SpaceX in 2002 as vice president of business development and built the Falcon vehicle family manifest to more than 70 launches, representing more than $10 billion in business. Shotwell is a member of the SpaceX Board of Directors.
Gregory Stock : Life Science
Dr. Gregory Stock, a biotech entrepreneur, bioethicist, best-selling author and public communicator is a leading authority on the broad impacts of genomic and other advanced technologies in the life sciences.
Tiffany Shlain : Filmmaker & Founder of the Webby Awards
Named one of Newsweek’s “Women Shaping the 21st Century,” and selected by the Albert Einstein Foundation for their new book: Genius: 100 Visions for the Future, Tiffany Shlain is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, founder of the Webby Awards, and dynamic speaker known for her visually stimulating, big picture, provocative, inspiring, and engaging keynotes.
Niklas Zennström : Founder & CEO of Skype
Considered one of the most successful internet entrepreneurs, Niklas Zennström is best known for co-founding Skype, an online communications platform which was designed to reduce the cost of telephone calls to businesses and individuals in an increasingly global community.
Jack Dorsey : CEO of Square; Co-founder of Twitter
Jack Dorsey is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur who is co-founder and CEO of Twitter, and founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company.
Erik Qualman : #1 Bestselling Author
Called a “Digital Dale Carnegie” and “the Tony Robbins of Tech,” Erik Qualman helps organizations understand the implications of social media on our daily lives—and how businesses can tap the power of social media to increase their sales, cut their marketing costs, and reach consumers directly.
Chris Barton : Shazam Co-Founder and Board Director
Chris Barton is an entrepreneur speaker, co-founder and Board Director of Shazam, and expert in mobile applications. At Shazam, he helped guide the music discovery company from idea to profit as co-founder and Board Director.
Elizabeth Diller : Founding Partner of Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Liz Diller might just be the first post-wall architect. From a mid-lake rotunda made of fog to a gallery that destroys itself with a robotic drill, her brainy takes on the essence of buildings are mind-bending and rebellious.
Byron Reese : Publisher of Gigaom; Author & Futurist
Byron Reese is the CEO and publisher of Gigaom, an industry-leading technology research company. In addition, he is an award-winning author and speaker, as well as futurist with a strong conviction that technology will help bring about a new golden age of humanity.
Miko Matsumura: Blockchain, Crypto Currency & Metaverse Expert
Miko Matsumura founded crypto exchange Evercoin, is a Venture Partner with BitBull Capital, a cryptocurrency fund-of-funds. He is a token holder in FileCoin, Brave, CIVIC, Propy, Polymath and an investor in Lyft.
Sophia : A. I.
Sophia is a social humanoid robot developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics. Sophia was activated on April 19, 2015 and made her first public appearance at South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in mid-March 2016 in Austin, Texas, United States. She is able to display more than 50 facial expressions.
Carly Fiorina : Presidential Candidate
Carly Fiorina is a tested leader and excellent speaker on politics, business, and global affairs. As CEO of HP, she was the first woman to lead a Fortune 50 business and the first outsider to lead HP. She campaigned to be President of the United States in 2016.
Parag Khanna : Global Strategist
Parag Khanna: a global strategist, CNN Contributor, managing partner of Hybrid Reality, a boutique geo-strategic advisory firm, and Co-Founder of a leading content branding agency.
Robert Safian: Fast Company
Robert Safian is editor and managing director of the award-winning monthly business magazine Fast Company. He is also an entrepreneur, innovator, and wonderful business speaker.
Gus Balbontin: World Traveler
Gus Balbontin is the former Executive Director and CTO of Lonely Planet. He lead a large global restructure that put Lonely Planet financially back on track and positioned the company to tackle further disruption and digital transformation. His experience with these issues make him an ideal business speaker.
Adam Cheyer: Viv Labs
Adam Cheyer is co-Founder and VP Engineering of Viv Labs, a startup simplifying the world by providing an intelligent interface to everything. Previously, Adam Cheyer was co-Founder and VP Engineering at Siri, Inc. His experience working with innovative technology have made him a great futurist speaker.
Ben Casnocha: Comcate Founder
Ben Casnocha a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur, author, and executive. He regularly delivers keynote speeches on business topics. He has spoken in a dozen countries in front of tens of thousands of people. He has also appeared on the CBS Early Show, CNN, Charlie Rose, and other media outlets.