Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a business futurist specializing in technology trends including big data, artificial intelligence, fintech, and blockchain. He is the author of “Anarchy, Inc.: Profiting in a Decentralized World with Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain”, as well as four other books, and has lectured at numerous academic institutions including Purdue and Stanford Universities. He is also a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV, founder of Trend Mastery Inc., and host of the Strategic Business Insights video blog (with over 25,000 subscribers and 5 million views on YouTube). Schwerdtfeger has spoken about business trends, technology, and digital marketing at hundreds of conferences all around the world.
His previous books include “Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker” (2016, Authority Publishing), “Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed” (2011, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), “Webify Your Business: Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed” (2009) and “Make Yourself Useful: Marketing in the 21st Century” (2008). Three of his books have won awards in their respective categories. He has been featured by the New York Times, L.A. Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Reader’s Digest, CNN Money, NPR, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, Money Magazine, and Forbes, among many others.
Monday, May 20
8:00 AM – 9:45 AM