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Edgar Perez Technology and Business Author and Strategy Consultant: AI, Web3, Metaverse and Quantum

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  • The Future of Work: How to Adapt and Thrive in the Age of Automation and AI
  • Unleashing the Power of Innovation with The xG Factor
  • How to Foster a Culture of Innovation in Your Organization
  • How to Innovate and Disrupt with Technology: Creating New Value Propositions for Your Customers
  • The Human Element in ChatGPT
  • Generative AI and the Future of Artificial Intelligence
  • Is Web3 the Beginning of a New Internet or a Stroke of Marketing Genius?
  • Welcome to the Metaverse: The Next Evolution of the Internet
  • Bitcoin is dead. Long live Ethereum and CBDCs
  • Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet and… your company?
  • Is the Global Race to Achieve Quantum Supremacy Coming to an End?
  • The Artificial Intelligence Breakthroughs that are Changing the World
  • Meet the Blockchain's Newest Hype Machine: NFTs
  • Social Engineering: The “Weakest Human Link” in Cybersecurity
  • The Importance of the Cybersecurity Framework for Directors and CEOs
  • Establishing or Improving a Cybersecurity Program
  • Managing the Upcoming Tsunami of Unstructured Data with Artificial Intelligence
  • Achieving Deep Impact with “State-of-the-art” Deep Learning
  • The Ultimate Business Disruptor: Quantum Computing
  • Neuro what? Neuromorphic Computing and the Quest to Build an Artificial Brain

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  • 2012 Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets
  • 2012 Investasi Super Kilat
  • 2011 The Speed Traders: An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Phenomenon That Is Transforming the Investing World

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Edgar Perez is a global leader and visionary in business and technology. He delivers captivating and insightful presentations on how to spark innovation and leverage technology, from Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing to 5G and the Metaverse. A published author and former McKinsey consultant, he is a global strategist affiliated with the Ponemon Institute, Gerson Lehrman Group, and Guidepoint Global Advisors.

Edgar is author of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, and The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, published in English by McGraw-Hill, Jiaoyi Kuaishou, published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House, and Investasi Super Kilat, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia. He has contributed to The New York Times, W Radio, Sina Finance, Al Bayan and CGTN.

Edgar has presented in front of thousands of top executives around the world through in-person and online keynote speeches and both public and in-house corporate training programs in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jakarta, Kyiv, Kuala Lumpur, Lake Louise, Lima, London, Miami, Naples Beach, New York, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Scott Air Force Base, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Stockholm, Taipei, Toronto, Warsaw, Washington DC, Weifang, Zhongshan, and Zibo. He has been featured on CNN, CGTN, CNBC, FOX Business, Bloomberg TV, BNN, Channel NewsAsia, CNN en Español, Sina Finance, CCTV China, China Radio International, Habertürk TV,, TV Perú, The Korea Herald, Valor Econômico, The Star, Caixin, China Daily, South China Morning Post, SPUTNIK Mundo and The Wall Street Journal.

Notably, Edgar has presented for the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Council on Foreign Relations, APEC SME Service Alliance, Beijing Municipal People's Government, China Securities Regulatory Commission, China’ State Administration of Foreign Exchange, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China’s Ministry of Science and Technology, European American Chamber of Commerce, Quant Investment Summit APAC, CFA Shenzhen, CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Columbia University, New York University, Hult Business School, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University, Fudan University, Peking University, University of International Business and Economics and Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos.

Edgar has spoken at a number of global conferences, including World Artificial Intelligence Conference (Shanghai), GITEX GLOBAL (Dubai), Turkiye Innovation Week (Istanbul), Institutional Investor’s CEO Roundtable (Berlin) and Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Cyber Security World Conference (New York), Inside Market Data (Chicago), Emerging Markets Investments Summit (Warsaw), Harvard Business School‘s Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Global InsurTech Leaders (Beijing), Fixed Income & FX Leaders Summit APAC and TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul), and forums organized by global corporations such as Broadcom, CME Group, Dell, Franklin Templeton, Huawei, Microsoft, Pure Storage, Rackspace, Symantec, and Tencent, among others.

Edgar was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey. Edgar has an undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru, a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru, and an MBA from Columbia Business School, New York, majoring in Finance and Management. Edgar is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.

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