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Technology and Alternate Technology keynote speakers are adept at accurately predicting business, strategic management, consumer and technology trends. Our top technology and alternative technology keynote speakers provide unparalleled insight into the shape of rising trends and innovations, reveal the ever-changing landscape of technology advances to come, and the ability to create marketplace success and competitive advantage. Contact GDA today!


Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 7

Simon J. Anderson

Futurist | International Keynote Speaker & Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Simon J. Anderson uses his "3A Thinking" approach to help leaders be more future resilient. He shows them how to pay Attention to how fast the world is changing, Anticipate some of the possibilities these changes might create, and lastly, take Action to turn those possibilities into opportunities.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Stacy Arruda

Executive Director FL-ISAO, Former FBI Cyber and National Security Expert, Social Media SME

During her 22-career, Stacy Arruda held a wide range of operational and leadership roles in the Field and at FBI Headquarters. She is credited with drafting the FBI’s response to electronic attack in the International arena, as well as boosting the FBI’s computer crime and cybersecurity investigative capabilities.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Scott Bales

Technology Guru

Scott is the global leader on Innovation in Financial Services and Mobility. A globally recognized thought leader on the intersection between cultural and behavioral changes with the technology innovations.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Steve Blank

Father of Modern Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur-turned-educator Steve Blank is credited with launching the Lean Startup movement. He’s changed how startups are built; how entrepreneurship is taught; how science is commercialized, and how companies and the government innovate.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Guion Bluford

First African American Astronaut

Dr. Guion “Guy” Bluford, Jr. (Colonel, USAF, Ret.) was the first African American to fly in space in 1983, and the first African American to return to space for a second, third, and fourth time. He logged over 688 hours and he is now president of the Aerospace Technology Group. 

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 6

Leonard Brody

Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Best-selling Author and a 2 Time Emmy Nominated Media Visionary

Leonard Brody has been hailed as "a controversial leader of the new world order." He has helped in raising millions of dollars for start-up companies, been through one of the largest Internet IPOs in history, and involved in the building, financing, and/or sale of five companies to date.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Larry Burns

Former General Motors VP of R&D, Mobility Consultant for Google Inc.

Lawrence D. "Larry" Burns is the former corporate vice president of Research and Development for General Motors. Burns oversaw GM's advanced technology, innovation programs, and corporate strategy. Within GM, he personally championed vehicle electrification, “connected” vehicles, fuelcells, bio-fuels, advanced batteries, autonomous driving, and a series of innovative concept vehicles.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Jeff Butler

Helping Organizations Retain & Engage Their Millenial Workforce

Internationally respected speaker and consultant, Jeff Butler helps bridge generational gaps between Millennials and companies looking for their talent and patronage. Butler is a third-generational Silicon Valley entrepreneur and has founded three companies at the age of 27.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 11

Jim Carroll

Global Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Innovation Expert

Jim is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts with a massive global blue chip client list. He has a track record of inspiring organizations to re-frame the opportunity for innovation in the context of significant, trans-formative change.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Adam Cheyer

Co-Founder and VP Engineering at Siri, Inc., Co-Founder and VP Engineering of Viv Labs

Adam Cheyer is a top technology speaker and AI expert. He co-founded Siri, which was acquired by Apple, and later co-founded Viv, which became the basis of the digital voice assistant Bixby for Samsung phones.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Randy Dean

Time Management & Technology Expert

Randy Dean, MBA, teaches people how to better manage their time, e-mail, Outlook, Google apps, smart phones, and tablets in a fun and engaging way, giving immediately usable tips that starts enhancing attendees productivity immediately. And he has an amazing repeat client rate, showing clients love his stuff!

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Seth Earley

CEO at Earley Information Science, Artificial Intelligence Speaker, Writer and Influencer

Seth Earley is passionate about the crucial role that information management will play in a world hurtling toward digital transformation. He provides challenging insights to executives who are tasked with leading their organizations forward in an age in which the digital experience offered to customers determines the winner.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Brian Fanzo

Technology Evangelist, Social Media

His passion for change and people is evident as he delivers keynotes on topics ranging from employee advocacy to social selling to personal branding to his personal social philosophy which he calls #ShowUcare.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Dr. Adam Gazzaley

Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, Founder & Executive Director of Neuroscape.

Dr. Adam Gazzaley obtained an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience. He is now Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco and the Founder & Executive Director of Neuroscape, a translational neuroscience center engaged in technology creation and scientific research. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Robert Herjavec

Dynamic Entrepreneur, Shark, and Cyber-Security Expert

Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. A dynamic entrepreneur, Robert has built and sold several IT companies to major players such as AT&T. He shares his expertise with other entrepreneurs each week as a leading Shark on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit Shark Tank.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Bob Hirschfeld

Business Satirist

Business satirist Bob Hirschfeld lampoons all aspects of business and technology with creative presentations, customized for your audience, to provide appropriate comic relief that relates to their work experiences.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 16 Videos: 3

Dr. Gregory Jantz

Best Selling Author, Founder of The Center • A Place of HOPE

Dr. Jantz is a best-selling author of 37 books. He is a go-to media source expert for a range of behavioral-based afflictions, as well as drug and alcohol addictions.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Nataly Kogan

Happiness Expert, Venture Capitalist and Successful Tech Entrepreneur

Nataly found that after reaching the highest corporate levels, she still wasn’t happy. Chasing achievement left her proud but unfulfilled, so she became inspired to figure out how to live a fuller, happier life. In the process, she found the answers each person needs to unlock maximum potential.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 8

Elliot Kotek

Content Chief & Co-Founder of Not Impossible, Executive Director - The Not Impossible Foundation

Elliot is a social innovator with degrees in Law, Science and Storytelling. His particular obsession is collaborating on harnessing technology and science to produce low-cost solutions for our most vulnerable populations then utilizing the power of film and the strength of brands to amplify those stories for true reach.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Katie Linendoll

Tech Contributor, Today Show

An Emmy Award winning tech expert and journalist who travels the world seeking exclusive stories on science, technology and innovation. A tech contributor on the TODAY Show, you can also find Katie as a weekly regular on Fox News, Sports Illustrated, Popular Science and other outlets.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Josh Linkner

Five-time Tech Entrepreneur; Bestselling Author; Professional Jazz Guitarist

Five-time tech entrepreneur, hyper-growth CEO, NY Times bestselling author, venture capitalist, professional jazz guitarist, and keynote speaker on a mission to drive creativity, innovation, and reinvention.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Pippa Malmgren

Co-founder of H Robotics and former Bush Economic Advisor

Dr. Malmgren regularly visits with leading policy-makers among the offices of heads of government, the boards of central banks and elected and appointed officials among the G7 countries in order to discern how the political and policy environment influences prices in financial markets.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 8

Mike Massimino

Astronaut, Columbia Professor, Author, Media Personality

An astronaut, the first person to tweet from space, a recurring character on The Big Bang Theory, and a New York Times bestselling author, Mike is currently a Columbia University professor, an Intrepid Museum advisor, a television host, and frequent guest on morning shows, news programs, and late night television.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Blake Michelle Morgan

Customer Experience Futurist, Keynote Speaker, Author

Blake Morgan is a leader in customer experience. She is a keynote speaker and customer experience futurist and author of two books on customer experience. Her second book is called “The Customer Of The Future: 10 Guiding Principles For Winning Tomorrow’s Business” (HarperCollins).

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 12

Dambisa Moyo

International Economist & Author who Analyzes the Macroeconomy and Global Affairs

Dr. Moyo's work examines the interplay of international business and the global economy, while highlighting the key opportunities for investment; capitalizing on her rare ability to translate trends in markets, politics, regulatory matters and economics into their likely impact on global business.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Miles O'Brien

Emmy-Award Winning Reporter, Science & Tech Expert

Veteran journalist, news anchor and correspondent covering science, technology and aerospace. He is a speaker and a very capable host/moderator and MC.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Eric O'Neill

Cyber-Security Expert, Inspiration for film "Breach."

Eric is an accomplished public speaker and security expert that lectures internationally about espionage and national security, cybersecurity, fraud, corporate diligence and defense, hacking, pursuing ones dreams and surviving Hollywood.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 6

David Polinchock

Accomplished Innovator in Media, Technology and Experience

David has been involved in a wide range of experiential advertising programs, the introduction of virtual reality as a marketing tool and city festivals. He was even a Disney performer. He brings all of those experiences to his speaking engagements, which allow him bring his presentations to life.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 4

Erik Qualman

Top Technology and Motivational Speaker, #1 Bestselling Author & Futurist

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie, Erik Qualman is the author of multiple bestsellers including Socialnomics: How social media transforms the way we live and do business. He is the producer of the "Social Media Revolution" videos, the most-watched social media video series in the world.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Marc Randolph

Netflix Co-Founder, Executive Mentor, and Angel Investor.

Founder of Netflix. An inspiring and experienced speaker. Draws from nearly 4 decade as an entrepreneur, in order to inspire and entertain audiences ranging from Fortune 500 CEOs to students. Focuses on Innovation, Creativity, Disruption, and Entrepreneurship.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Richard Resnick

TED Speaker on the Impact of Genomics on Absolutely Everything, Serial Entrepreneur, and CEO

The Genomic Revolution - a whirlwind journey through our deepening understanding of the genome and its dizzying applications in medicine, agriculture, society, and in defining the very nature of what it means to be human. And beyond human.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Dr. David Ricketts

Innovator, Scholar and Harvard Innovation Fellow

Engaging audiences across the globe on innovation, science and technology, Dr. Ricketts guides and teaches executives, leadership teams and innovators. He helps leaders to understand the untapped value in their market and discover and solve high-impact problems, in order to outperform their competition.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Michael Rogers

The Practical Futurist

There are lots of futurists. Michael is a practical futurist with deep business and technology skills who is also a dynamic and entertaining speaker.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 21 Videos: 8

Jason Schenker

Leading Futurist and Top-Ranked Financial Forecaster and Economist

Best-selling author and expert on economics, markets, elections, trade, blockchain, crypto, robots, and automation. Global economic, financial, and fururist thought leader. Bloomberg ranked #1 forecaster in 25 categories: oil and natural gas prices, industrial metals and gold prices, agricultural prices, U.S. jobs and Home Sales, the Euro, Pound, Ruble.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Greg Schwem

Business Humorist/Corporate Host

Greg Schwem is more than a comedian. He is a motivational business humorist. That means he will make your audience laugh at themselves while also delivering business tips and insights guaranteed to send an audience away motivated and feeling good about themselves and their profession.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Futurist Leading Authority on Technology Trends

As a leading expert in technology trends and a recognized authority on global business trends, Patrick Schwerdtfeger's work focuses on providing insights into the technological forces driving the transformation of businesses around the world.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 5 Videos: 3

John Sileo

Cyber Security, Identity Theft & Human Hacking Expert

Are you familiar with the Anthem, Target and OPM data breaches? John Sileo's mission is to keep you from becoming the next disastrous cyber breach headline. John specializes in making security engaging and non-technical, so that it works.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 6 Videos: 4

P.W. Singer

Futurist, Cybersecurity, Technology and National Security Expert

Described in the Wall Street Journal as "the premier futurist in the national-security environment," Dr. Singer is considered one of the world's leading experts on changes in 21st century warfare, and bestselling author of books on technology and cybersecurity. "Info-tainment" style

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Michael Tchong

Trends+Innovation Speaker, Adjunct Professor Univ. of San Francisco and UC Berkeley

Michael has founded four startups and is a highly rated speaker who created Ubertrends to map the future and shows how leveraging these tectonic shifts can propel innovation and change trajectories.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 5 Videos: 3

Vivek Wadhwa

Renowned Technology Entrepreneur & Academic

Called “Silicon Valley’s most provocative voice” for his ideas on technology trends, globalization, U.S. competitiveness, and the future, Vivek Wadhwa’s work puts him at the heart of where innovations are being developed that will change the very way in which we work and live.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Rachel Wilson

Director of Cybersecurity, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Former NSA Senior Executive

In April of 2017, Rachel became the first Head of Cybersecurity for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management after 15 years at the NSA. Between 2008 and 2010, Rachel ran NSA’s counterterrorism operations. From 2012-2017, Rachel ran NSA's cyber exploitation mission, hacking into the networks and devices of our adversaries. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Gabe Zichermann

Technology Strategist: Employee and Customer Engagement, Tech-Life Balance

GABE ZICHERMANN is the world’s foremost expert and public speaker on the subject of gamification, user engagement and behavioral design and the Co-Founder of the behavior change software startup, Onward. Gabe recently was featured on 60 Minutes on the topic digital distractions vs productivity.

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