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Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Keynote Speakers

AI isn’t the new internet—it’s the new electricity, poised to change everything about the way we experience the world. These AI keynote speakers provide CEOs, business owners and non-tech professionals with clear, actionable guides on how to understand, adapt, and seize the potential of this radical new world.  

Ajay Agrawal is the author of Prediction Machines—the game-changing book on the economics of AI. Founder of The Creative Destruction Lab, which is home to the greatest concentration of AI start-ups in the world, he illuminates the once-in-a-lifetime potential of machine learning and artificial intelligence. 


AI Keynote Speaker Ajay Agrawal: How Your Company Can (and Must) Develop an AI Strategy



Amber Mac, a writer, podcaster, entrepreneur and digital maverick, takes audiences to the year 2025, breaking down the way that AI is going to change the way we live, work, and play just a few short years from now.   


Futurist and Innovation Speaker Amber Mac: The Future of Work: Jobs Will Change, Not Disappear



Martin Ford is one of the world’s leading AI speakers. The bestselling author of Rise of the Robots, his keynotes break down some of the key tech underlying this revolution for non-tech audiences, and explains exactly what it means for everyone’s future.  


How we'll earn money in a future without jobs | Martin Ford



The story of science and tech changing our lives is one of the most important in the world. And no one’s more equipped to tell it than Nicholas Thompson. As the editor-in-chief of Wired, he is the first person to know—and investigate—the technological and ethical developments unfolding in Silicon Valley. 


Technology Keynote Speaker Nicholas Thompson: The Wired Future



Disruptive technologies are permanently changing the way we conceive, design, manufacture, and sell products. To veteran innovator Tom Wujec—Autodesk’s former ‘Chief Disruptor’—this revolution isn’t intimidating, but an exciting opportunity. And Wujec is the perfect guide.  


Tom Wujec: The Future of Design (2016 WORLD.MINDS Annual Symposium)



What if we brought the exponential power of AI together with the benevolent intention of social causes? DataKind founder Jake Porway connects nonprofits, NGOs, and other social change organizations with AI engineers to solve social, environmental, and community problems. 


Technology & AI Keynote Speaker Jake Porway: Using AI as a Force for Good



Whatever your field, be it marketing, social enterprise, education, or government, David Rose, MIT instructor and author, argues that everyone can and should prototype a multiplicity of futures using AI—before someone else does it for you. 


David Rose (Warby Parker) on the History and future of eyes | TNW Conference 2018



World-renowned scientist Jessica Green combines microbiome technology with AI so that we can uncover invisible patterns across objects, materials, and places and track how things move around the world. A highly-scalable solution, her work will help create a fairer, more equitable supply chain. 


Jessica Green: Good germs make healthy buildings



As AI transforms the next economic era Marc L. Busch—Georgetown professor and consultant for the likes of McKinsey & Company and the World Bank—is the unflappable expert on all things trade, and one of our most vital interpreters of the global market.  


Marc Busch at The Common Good



How is the economy adapting to AI? How is it redefining the nature of work? Annie Lowrey is an Atlantic contributor and author of the book Give People Money, which uses the topic of a universal basic income to explore the future of work, business, the economy and the world. 


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