Jonathan Zittrain is a professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School of Government, professor of Computer Science at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Previously, he was professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University and a principal of the Oxford Internet Institute. He was also a visiting professor at the New York University School of Law and Stanford Law School.
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.
Gary Kovacs is AVG’s recently appointed chief executive officer and a managing director of our management board. Prior to joining AVG, Mr. Kovacs served as chief executive officer of Mozilla Corporation, where he led the overall direction of the organization and the Firefox web browser.
John Deutch is an Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has been a member of the MIT faculty since 1970, serving as Chairman of the Department of Chemistry, Dean of Science and Provost. Mr. Deutch has published over 140 technical publications in physical chemistry, as well as numerous publications on technology, energy, international security and public policy issues.
Watts Wacker is founder and director of FirstMatter LLC, a new kind of think tank. He is the author of The 500 Year Delta, was an international bestseller, translated into ten languages and an “Editor’s Choice” top five selection on the Amazon.com book list. His second book, The Visionary’s Handbook, has become required reading at many of the world’s best business schools.
Robert Rebhan is an internationally renowned expert, writer, speaker and consultant on the subjects of financial crime, cyber threats and data breaches. He has personally given over 2000 presentations, encouraging his audiences to use best practices for the avoidance of financial crime. While serving as a Detective Sergeant with the Los Angeles Police Department, Mr. Rebhan was selected by the American Express Company to help develop and direct a fraud prevention training program.
Nicholas Negroponte is a new media pioneer, and the driving force behind One Laptop per Child (OLPC), a non-profit that seeks to provide children around the world with new opportunities to explore, experiment, and express themselves via computers. After earning two professional degrees in Architecture from MIT, Negroponte joined its faculty in 1966. Based on his extensive research in computer graphics, computer aided design and human computer interface; he founded MIT’s Architecture Machine Group, a combination lab and think tank, which studied new approaches to human-computer interaction.
Scott is a thought leader that specializes in helping leaders see the world in new ways. He has used innovation, velocity, and future vision to build his own companies, and to advise clients. He speaks to audiences across the market spectrum and never fails to send them home with at least three new ideas that can be applied right away. Scott is one of very few people that can translate where technology and trends are going with a high level of flair.
Josh Linkner is one of the most successful tech entrepreneurs out there. But now he’s given himself a new mission: help businesses discover their creative mojo.
Once one of the FBI’s Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide.
Mikko Hypponen is the Chief Research Officer for F-Secure. He has worked with F-Secure in Finland since 1991.
Mr. Hypponen has led his team through the largest outbreaks in history. His team took down the world-wide network used by the Sobig.F worm. He was the first to warn the world about the Sasser outbreak, he named the infamous Storm Worm and he has done classified briefings on the operation of the Stuxnet worm.
Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel, Keren Elazari is a security expert, an international sought speaker and a key member of the Israeli Cyber Security industry. For the past 14 years, Keren has worked with leading Israeli security groups, government organizations, Big 4 firms and Fortune 500 companies, such as the IDF, AT&T, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Verint Systems. In 2012, Keren held the position of Teaching Fellow for Security with Singularity University, a private think tank, founded by acclaimed futurist Dr. Ray Kurzweil and supported by Google & NASA amongst other organizations.
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.
Dr. Michio Kaku — theoretical physicist, bestselling author, acclaimed public speaker, renowned futurist, and popularizer of science. As co-founder of String Field Theory, Dr. Kaku carries on Einstein’s quest to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into a single grand unified theory of everything.
Kenneth Y. Goldberg (born 1961) is an American artist, writer, inventor, and researcher in the field of robotics and automation. He is the craigslist Distinguished Professor of New Media and Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR), with joint appointments in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Art Practice, and the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley. Goldberg also holds an appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco.
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.
Acclaimed author, keynote speaker and serial entrepreneur Peter Hinssen is one of Europe’s thought leaders on disruptive innovation. He has moved on from a deep passion for all things technology to believing that digital is ‘merely’ a spark, an enabler and that networks are the true drivers of progress. Peter collaborates with organizations that want to understand and leverage how digital has disrupted entire industries and business models. Through disruptive, organizational and digital inspiration, he helps them to survive the fast flowing network our environment has become. And shows them how they can thrive in it.
Magnus Lindkvist is Director for Trendspotting and Future Thinking at Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, and an active member of TED – the world’s leading trends forum. He also heads an influential Swedish agency.
Dr. James Canton is a renowned global futurist, social scientist, author, and visionary business advisor. As a former Apple Computer executive and high tech entrepreneur, he has been insightfully forecasting the key trends and technologies that have shaped our world. The Economist recognizes him as one of the leading global futurists. He has advised three White House Administrations and over 100 companies.
Marc Benioff is chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. He founded the company in 1999 with a vision to create an on-demand information management service that would replace traditional enterprise software technology. Benioff is now regarded as one of the pioneers of cloud computing and has been instrumental in driving businesses to transform into customer companies by embracing social and mobile cloud technologies to connect with customers, partners, employees and even products in new ways.
David McCandless is a London-based author, data-journalist and information designer, working across print, advertising, TV and web. His information design work has appeared in over forty publications internationally including The Guardian, Wired and Die Zeit.