Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger explains technology’s role in changing the face of everything from product development and scientific discovery, to human learning and health care, transportation, retail, finance and marketing. Audiences will discover why more attention must be given to data flows through the value chain, and how this is increasingly forcing changes in some business models (like for car manufacturers and their suppliers).

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, co-author of the international bestseller Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think, is an acknowledged thought leader in the ways that the Fourth Industrial Revolution is reshaping the world of business by making it ever more integrated through data, and thus also more automated.

Viktor explains technology’s role in changing the face of everything from product development and scientific discovery, to human learning and health care, transportation, retail, finance and marketing, He explains why more attention must be given to data flows through the value chain, and how this is increasingly forcing changes in some business models (like for car manufacturers and their suppliers).

An internationally acclaimed keynote speaker on Big Data and Industry 4.0, Viktor has addressed a wide spectrum of audiences, from high-level corporate board retreats to large audience conventions, including such companies as IBM, SAP, Microsoft, Roche, Haier, Huawei, Continental, Bosch, and Liebherr.

With a media presence that straddles the international print media, such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Guardian, Die Zeit, Der Spiegel, El Pais, or Le Monde, international broadcast media such as CNN, BCC, PBS or CCTV, and online media such as Ars Technica, Daily Kos, and Wired, Viktor brings special recognition to events where he speaks.

Big Data and Industry 4.0 are not Mayer-Schönberger’s only area of expertise. The author of the path-breaking book Delete – The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age, Viktor has also talked about the role of human remembering when capturing and storing digital memory, and the related issues of user trust and information privacy. More generally, he has spoken about the evolution of the information economy, and how our work and our lives change because of our digital tools and networks.

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