I recently gave a speech at the annual PDS Conference (Milwaukee, WI) on the topic of Enabling Innovation: A Strength In Any Economy. In the speech, I challenged the audience (CIOs, CTOs and other technology leaders) that every group within an organization needed to take ownership of the innovation
I was recently interviewed by Rich Karlgaard, Publisher of Forbes on the role of the CTO and how it balances the near term needs of the organization while also making sure that there is a robust pipeline of ideas to meet the future needs of customers. Rich also gets me to talk about what devices […
Its that time of year again where SXSW posts the ideas for this years speaker/panel topics and asks for people to vote on the best proposal. The panel that have been proposed for me to talk to is: Can you predict what the future will look like in 5 to 10 years? Hacking the future requires the abili
Last week, I gave a keynote speech at Edelman’s Leadership event in Chicago. The company brings together the top ~100 executives from around the world once a year. Richard Edelman asked me to present a talk at lunch about the “future of technology”. I took some liberty with the topic and focused on
The video of the “Hacking The Future” speech I gave at Maker Faire 2010 has been posted over at Fora.tv. The foundation for the speech is the precept that the world in changing at an ever increasing pace. To ensure we, as a civilization, are prepared for this changing future, we need to spend […]
A few weeks back, I was in London for press interviews and customer meetings. The press interviews were with The Daily Telegraph, The Inquirer, Computing, Reuters and a podcast with The Guardian.