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Artificial Intelligence Professional Speaker

Looking for an AI expert to speak at your next event? Our widely renowned thought leaders are experts in the field, with a talent for communicating in a way that sparks enthusiasm, inspires action, and meaningfully educates.

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Shail Khiyara
Founder & CEO of Plutoshift AI & VOCAL, Current Board Advisor for Workato,, smartRPA

Based in Silicon Valley, Shail Khiyara is a distinguished thought leader and operational executive in Intelligent Automation and AI. He has served as a CMO & Chief Customer Officer at three leading intelligent automation firms and serves on the board of several automation and AI companies. He brings a unique combination of global CEO level operational experience with a blend of strategy, sales, marketing, customer success & product domain expertise.Shail is also the founder of VOCAL, a global initiative that unites over 90 leading brands worldwide, fostering collaboration among automation and AI leaders.

Caroline Yap 
Google Cloud Global Managing Director,
AI Business & Applied Engineering

Caroline serves as the Managing Director, Global AI Business at Google Cloud. Caroline leads a team of AI leaders focused on creating business value for Enterprise Clients and Customers using AI/ML technologies to extract insights from their data estates as well as helping them think about how to approach AI including AI strategy creation. The team also ensures a cohesive feedback loop with various AI and Machine Learning engineering teams at Google. Caroline has an extensive and diverse background in applied infrastructure across networking, security and cloud. She also advises government, policy makers, and think tanks on responsible innovation with AI.

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Linda Bernardi
Digital Disruption Strategist,
Former IBM Innovation Officer, and Watson Co-Lead

Linda Bernardi is a high-tech entrepreneur and pioneer of IoT and keynote speaker who discusses the benefits of adopting emerging technologies in today’s consumer-driven economy. With an enthusiastic outlook, Linda explains how AI, IoT, blockchain, and NLP can change a company's trajectory. She is a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company and was previously Chief Innovation Officer at IBM. She’s also held executive positions in AI, Blockchain, and crypto-currency companies.

Shawn Kanungo
Innovation Strategist, named Forbes "Best Virtual Keynote Speaker I've Ever Seen"

Shawn Kanungo is a globally recognized innovation strategist and bestselling author. He previously spent 12 years at Deloitte working closely with leaders to better plan for the opportunities associated with disruptive innovation. He’s been recognized as Edify's Top 40 Under 40. In 2021, he was named in Forbes as the “Best Virtual Keynote Speaker I’ve Ever Seen”. Kanungo is the first innovation expert to have a streaming special, released on Apple TV and Prime Video in August 2023 based on his bestselling debut book, The Bold Ones.

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Nikolas Badminton
Chief Futurist, #1 Best Seller + J.P. Morgan's "Next Gen Pick" 2023, Top-50 Business Book for The Next Big Idea Club

Nikolas Badminton is a world-renowned AI + futurist speaker and Chief Futurist that has worked with over 400 clients at impactful companies and the highest levels of government to create bold visions by exploring desirable futures, anticipating opportunities and risks, and strengthening strategic planning. His essential thinking can be seen in his best-selling book ‘Facing Our Futures’ which was selected as JP Morgan’s “Next Gen Pick” for their 2023 Summer reading list, and by The Next Big Idea Club as being one of their Top-50 Business Books of 2023.

Peter Leyden
Strategic foresight advisor,
former WIRED editor & serial entrepreneur

Peter Leyden is a senior advisor on strategic foresight with his firm Reinvent Futures, working with a range of companies. Leyden was managing editor of WIRED magazine working with the founders in the early digital revolution. He subsequently founded two of his own media startups focused on the future. Leyden worked at the pioneering strategic foresight firm Global Business Network and is the coauthor of two influential books on the future, including
The Long Boom.

Theresa Payton
Co-founder Dark3 & Fortalice Solutions
Named Cybersecurity Crusader of the Year

Theresa is a top cybersecurity keynote speaker, veteran cybercrime fighter, and visionary in the digital world, leading the way as an inventor of new security designs with an approved US patent. She identifies emerging trends and techniques to combat cyber threats, and is a key resource that organizations turn to for discreet help during data breaches. She co-founded Dark3 and Fortalice Solutions and has been named one of the 25 Most Influential People by Security Magazine, a Top 50 Cybersecurity Leader by Business Insider, and Cybersecurity Crusader of the Year by CISO Magazine. Theresa has also authored several publications on IT strategy and cybersecurity.

Edgar Perez
Fortune 500 Thought Leader for Gen AI, Quantum, BCIs, and Metaverse; Top AI Voice on LinkedIn

Edgar Perez is a world-renowned keynote speaker and author who combines his deep expertise in technology and business to deliver captivating and insightful presentations. He has written books in English, Chinese and Bahasa Indonesia. He has also been a corporate trainer and business consultant on innovation, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and the metaverse for governments, companies and investments funds. With his extensive experience and knowledge, Edgar has been recognized as a Top Artificial Intelligence (AI) Voice and Top Public Speaking Voice on LinkedIn. He has also been invited to headline major global conferences in over 25 countries, such as GITEX (Dubai), GFLC (Naples, Florida), AIM Congress (Abu Dhabi), WAIC (Shanghai), and TIM (Istanbul). His previous roles include vice president at Citigroup and consultant at IBM and McKinsey.

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Richard Yonck
Best-selling Author on the Future of AI & Emerging Technologies, TED and TEDx speaker

Richard Yonck is a futurist, author and speaker who helps businesses, readers and audiences prepare for tomorrow's world. Richard explores short to long-range futures with an eye to how this knowledge can help prepare for potential eventualities and promote preferred futures. He’s the author of two best-selling books on the future of AI, a widely published feature and cover story writer (published in Fast Company, The Futurist, Geekwire, interviewed and quoted in NYT, WSJ, Forbes, BBC News), and a global keynote speaker on future technologies and developments, including their implications for society.  

Pascal Bornet 
Forbes Tech Council, LinkedIn Top Voice
in AI & Tech, Best-selling Author

Pascal Bornet is a pioneer in Intelligent Automation (IA) and the author of the best-seller book “Intelligent Automation.” He is regularly ranked as one of the top 10 global experts in AI and Automation. He is a member of the Forbes Technology Council and the founder and former leader of the “AI and Automation” practices at McKinsey and Ernst & Young (EY). Bornet performs more than 100 keynotes annually for events, covering topics like future of work, tech for good, AI, intelligent automation, skills for the future, people and tech, future tech trends and more. 

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Daniel Hulme 
CEO at SATALIA, Chief AI Officer at WPP, Speaker at TEDx & SingularityU

Daniel Hulme (PhD) is a globally recognized expert in AI and investor in Emerging Technologies. He's the CEO of Satalia and the Chief AI Officer at WPP. He is co-Founder of Faculty AI as well as advisor to responsible AI and AI assurance startups such as Holistic AI. Passionate about how technology can be used to govern organizations and bring positive social impact, Daniel is a popular keynote speaker specializing in the topics of AI, ethics, metaverse, emerging technology, innovation, decentralization and organizational design. He is a serial speaker for Google and TEDx, holds an international Kauffman Global Entrepreneur Scholarship, and is a faculty member of Singularity University.

Katie King
Voted Leading AI Strategist &
Top 10 AI Influencer 2023 | APPG AI 

Katie King is a published Author, Keynote Speaker and Consultant on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Generative AI and business transformation. Voted the leading AI strategist and ‘Top 10 influencer in AI’ in 2023, Katie has over 30 years of consulting experience across a range of sectors, with a major focus on technology.  She is the author of two books and an Editorial Board Member for the AI and Ethics Journal (Springer Nature – global publisher). In 2020, she launched a school AI program in London, the Leaders of Tomorrow, to close the skills gap in education and show young people, especially girls, how STEM and AI will reshape their future careers.

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Shawn Dubravac
NYT Best Seller of Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate; President of Avrio Institute 

Dr. DuBravac is an internationally-recognized thought leader and top-rated keynote speaker, delivering pragmatic and provocative insights on the trends, technologies and paradigms transforming the globe. His research focuses on the forces shaping tomorrow that are percolating on the peripheral of society and business today. By providing an elevated view of developing trends, DuBravac empowers leaders and their organizations to improve strategic decision-making capabilities by identifying and understanding the changing landscape and opportunities that lie ahead. Today DuBravac is president of Avrio Institute with clients including Fortune 100 and Global 1000 companies, scrappy start-ups, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Grounded in economics, DuBravac served for over a dozen years as chief economist for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer tech companies and owner and producer of CES.

Matt Britton
Gen Z, AI & New Consumer Expert

Matt Britton is a world-renowned expert on the impact of tomorrow’s consumer on the leading brands of today. Over the past two decades, he has provided invaluable consultation to more than half of the Fortune 500 on the influence and impact of Millennials and Gen Z. Currently at the helm of Suzy, a pioneering consumer intelligence platform, Matt has facilitated a radical transformation in how brands garner real-time feedback.

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Hira Dangol
Bank of America Vice President, AI/ML & Automation

Hira Dangol comes from a design, build, and operator-focused architecture and engineering leadership background across infrastructure-led hardware, software, and cloud products. Industry experience in AI/ML, engineering, architecture and executive roles in leading technology companies, service providers and Silicon Valley leading organizations. Currently focusing on innovation, disruption, and cutting-edge technologies through startups and technology-driven corporation in solving the pressing problems of industry and world.

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