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Sara Watson Discussed Whether the Drive for Innovation Degrades our Humanity

Sara Watson, Singapore-based technology critic joined a recent panel discussion with author Noam Cohen, and technology journalist Christina Couch, to discuss the rise of Silicon Valley and whether the drive for innovation degrades our humanity. Sara Watson is a technology critic, an affiliate with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, a .. read more

Fredrik Haren Got the Global Speaking Fellow Award and the International Ambassador Award!

Congratulations to Fredrik Haren for getting the Global Speaking Fellow Award and the International Ambassador Award at the Global Speakers Summit 2018. The International Ambassador Award has not been given out in the last 5 years, and it is not mandatory that there be a recipient every year! Fredrik has been contributing to the development of .. read more

President Xi Jinping Reading Augmented by Brett King & Grey Rhino by Michele Wucker

President Xi Jinping is reading books authored by our speakers, including “Augmented” by Brett King and also “Grey Rhino” by Michele Wucker. This article, gives a quick rundown of the books that can be seen on the president’s bookshelf during his annual New Year’s greeting from his office and two books from our speakers were .. read more

Michael McQueen’s New Keynote: Preparing Now for What’s Next

Michael McQueen, Futurist, has released his new keynote, “Preparing Now for What’s Next”. In this fast-paced and compelling keynote presentation, Michael will inspire you on: The 4 FORMS that disruption will take in the coming decade – The KEY TECHNOLOGY TRENDS that will shape the future including Artificial Intelligence, robotics and business automation – The .. read more

Speakers traveling to Asia in early 2018

Looking for engaging an international keynote speaker at your upcoming event in Asia? You may wish to consider engaging the following speakers who will be traveling in Asia in the first half of 2018. Contact us to check on their exact travel dates: Brett King: bestselling author, banking and finance expert Leroy Chiao: astronaut, performance .. read more

Brett King: Evolution of Currency – FinTech & Virtual Money

Renowned banking futurist, Brett King, spoke on the future of banking at his recent keynote in South Korea. He shared his insights on the evolution of currency, FinTech and virtual money at the event. Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Movenbank. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the .. read more

Inspiring Female Speakers

We at Speakers Connect are most blessed for the opportunity to work with so many inspiring female speakers! Here are some examples: Lauren Burns: Olympic gold medalist and inspirational speaker Mina Guli: global leader, founder and CEO of Thirst Lorraine Hahn: journalist, moderator and media trainer Haiyan Wang: global strategist, author and managing partner at .. read more

Michele Wucker Spoke on the Future of Education in Korea

Michele Wucker shared her insights on the future of education in Korea, as part of a special EBS broadcast. Click the image below to watch Michele’s remarks that start at 12:19: Michele Wucker is an award-wining global thought leader who draws on three decades of experience in media and non-profit management and policy development. Michele is .. read more

Sara Watson: Making Data Work – Taking Personalization Personally

Technology critic Sara Watson believes that when it comes to making data work, the line between personalization and discrimination can be a blurry one. In her keynote for Strata + Hadoop World, Sara makes the case for personalization signals that give context to personalization and expose levers of control to users and asserts that more interactive .. read more

Rachel Botsman: The Great Trust Shift

From government to business, banks to the media, it would seem that public trust in our institutions is at an all-time low. And yet this isn’t an age of distrust – far from it. Rachel Botsman, author of Who Can You Trust? , debated whether we are moving to a new era, in which we trust institutions .. read more