8 Technology Speakers To Help Us Embrace New Opportunities

23 November 2018

It's incredibly difficult to keep up with the exponential rate of technological advancement, let alone find the time to think about how it could impact your business.

The rate of change is incredibly exciting, but only for those who don't stand still. And now, more than ever before, is the time to look into the future  and embrace the opportunities.

Fortunately we have many experts who we can call on, so here's a selection of  technology speakers  who can help explain just what tomorrow might look like for your business.

Tim Berners-Lee

Tim is an MIT professor who is credited with inventing the World Wide Web. In 2017 Tim was awarded the A.M Turing Award, computing's version of the Nobel Prize. Tim's story of changing the world is unique and inspirational, and he speaks on the past, present and future of the Web.

Samantha Payne

Samantha is a WIRED Innovation Fellow and the Co Founder of Open Bionics - an award-winning robotics company which turns children with limb differences into bionic superheroes by working with companies like Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Walt Disney Animation. The company has won multiple awards for engineering and innovation including the James Dyson Award, two British Engineering Excellence awards, and Fast Company's Innovation award.

Tobias Ahlin

Tobias is the Lead Experience Designer for Minecraft and industry leader at the digital business school Hyper Island. He was also one of the first designers at Spotify, and a product designer and developer at GitHub. He shows how future trends will affect different industries and uses stories, mixed with empirical data and proven techniques, to explain how best to confront the challenges of a rapidly transforming digital landscape.

LJ Rich

Best known for presenting BBC tech show 'Click', LJ Rich is also an inventor and creator. She's an influential voice in technology with a deep understanding of the unexpected ways that trends and innovations are changing established markets.

Peter Diamandis

Peter is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation and commercial space. He is Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, best known for its $10 million Ansari X PRIZE for private spaceflight. He's also the Co-Founder of Human Longevity Inc., a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy human lifespan.

Henrietta Kekalainen

Founder and chair of the board at mehackit.org, Henrietta aims for a lasting and positive change by sharing her knowledge on how to create the tech necessary to solve the great global problems of today. She's a humanist in techie disguise with a clear business orientation.

Ray Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, has received honors from Presidents Clinton, Reagan and Johnson, and has become well known for predicting the future of artificial intelligence and the human race.

Gemma Milne

Gemma is a science and technology writer and podcaster, and an inspiring keynote speaker sharing insights into biotech, health, advanced computing, space, energy and innovation in academia. Gemma brings this fascinating world to corporate environments, translating its seemingly indecipherable code into tech wonders we can all experience.

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