Entrepreneur, academic and keynote speaker Vivek Wadhwa is a vibrant communicator and futurist. He has conducted research on the critical advances in robotics, artificial intelligence, computing, synthetic biology, 3D printing, medicine, and nanomaterials, and how these advances are creating disruptive changes for companies, industries, governments and culture at large.
“Leader of Tomorrow” – Forbes.com
“Top 100 Global Thinkers“- Foreign Policy magazine
One of forty of the most influential minds in tech, the “Tech 40” – TIME
#2 of “ten men worth emulating” – Financial Times.
Speaker Vivek Wadhwa’s expertise is highly sought after. He has held as many as six simultaneous appointments at top universities. Currently, he is a Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School, Labor, and Worklife Program. Where he studies the effects of technology on future employment and work. Additionally, he is Distinguished Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering. Where he teaches about the latest exponential technologies; technology convergence and industry disruption; risks and regulation; and the new rules of innovation.
When he isn’t researching and educating, he’s writing one of the world’s most popular columns on all things technology and innovation… His syndicated column for The Washington Post.
In addition, his newest bestselling book is “Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain–and How to Fight Back”. Previous books include the award-winning “The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future”. He also wrote “The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent”, which was named by The Economist as a Book of the Year of 2012. As well as “Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology”.
Vivek is a truly great speaker who effectively makes the complexities of global technological advancements easy to understand. Giving more than 100 talks every year, speaker Vivek Wadhwa is sought after by the most prestigious and powerful audiences. Including world leaders, CEOs, industry organizations, universities, entrepreneurship groups, and a multitude of national science and engineering academies.
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