Aaron Dignan

Aaron Dignan

Culture is changing rapidly at the intersection of people and technology. Author and digital strategist Aaron Dignan translates disruptive innovations at the fringe of the digital space and the world of gaming into meaningful lessons for the mainstream.

Dignan dressed up as a super hero for 180 straight days of the first grade, which marked the beginning of his life as an iconoclast, observer, theorist, and performer. Now, as a founding partner of the digital strategy firm Undercurrent based in New York, he advises global brands and complex organizations like GE, PepsiCo, Ford, and Disney on their future in an increasingly technophilic world. Read more

Alexander Blass

Alexander Blass

One of today’s most acclaimed social entrepreneurs and innovators, Alexander Blass is a visionary who has improved and inspired countless lives across the globe. He invented and launched person-to-person charitable giving on the Internet, a revolutionary technology adopted in dozens of countries around the world. Blass is most famous for is leaving a high ranking position at a venture capital firm to make a real difference in our world and the lives of other people. After getting tired of seeing countless stories in the news of good people in need, he decided to do something about it. Read more

Brett King

Brett King

Often referred to as The Disruptor, Brett King is known in financial circles as a Bank Futurist. Recently named Read more

Chip Bell

Chip Bell

Chip Bell has helped many Fortune 100 companies dramatically enhance their bottom lines and marketplace reputation through innovative customer-centric strategies that address the needs of today’s picky, fickle, vocal and “all about me” customers. Dr. Bell reveals the best practices from the organizations leading the customer loyalty charge, giving audiences powerful cutting-edge ideas and unique strategies they can put into practice the minute they leave his keynote. Bell’s impact on audiences is nothing short of extraordinary: over 80% of the groups who hear him bring him back. Read more

Cory Ondrejka

Cory Ondrejka

The world’s preeminent authority on the economic and technological impact of virtual worlds, Cory Ondrejka offers an exciting look at what’s ahead and how it will affect business and society. Currently the director of mobile engineering at Facebook and as co-founder and CTO of Linden Lab, Cory Ondrejka has long been an evangelist for the power of virtual worlds. A relentless innovator, he led the team that collaborated in unprecedented ways to solve impossible problems—taking the power of the virtual world to an extreme by co-opting the real and the virtual. Read more

Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus

Considered one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and business strategists, over the past quarter century Read more

Dan Janal

Dan Janal

Do you need to teach your staff how to use the Internet for marketing? Or just plain improve their marketing and public relations in the real world so your company can make more money in both business to business (b2b), or business to consumer (b2c)? Do need to promote your company through media appearances or public seminars and need to engage the right person who can be a corporate spokesman? Then you need to learn from the best presenter available! You need the person who has been there at the beginning of the Internet and who has worked with companies like IBM, Reader’s Digest and Sun. You need Dan Janal. Janal is an internationally-recognized speaker, Internet marketer and best-selling author who demystifies technology and makes marketing on the Internet seem easy to accomplish. He delivers interactive, hands-on seminars that help people create individualized marketing tools that can be implemented as soon as they get back to the office. Each of his customized keynotes and workshop seminars is rich with specific examples and case studies, and is provocative, results-oriented, and highly motivational. Read more

David Leinweber

David Leinweber

David Leinweber, author of “Nerds on Wall Street: Math, Machines and Wired Markets“, was recently named one of the Top Ten Innovators of the Decade by Advanced Trading magazine. As founder of two financial technology firms, and as manager of multi-billon dollar quantitative equity portfolios, he brings a practical approach to innovation. He is now principal of Leinweber & Co., and in a public service role, co-founder of the Center for Innovative Financial Technology at Lawrence Berkeley Lab. Read more

David Zach

David Zach

One of the few professionally trained futurists in the US, David Zach – through his company, Innovative Futures – works with businesses, universities, and associations to help them understand how to think about the future, change, and continuity – and how to make choices about them. He gathers his information and ideas through extensive research, and a daily study of books, magazines, discussions, and online explorations. In his thought-provoking presentations, he takes his audiences on a tour of key trends and current issues in technology, business, education, and society. Read more

Geoffrey Moore

Geoffrey Moore

Geoffrey Moore is a best-selling author, a managing director at TCG Advisors, and a venture partner at MDV. Read more