Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus

Founder and CEO
Burrus Research

Daniel Burrusis considered one of the world's leading technology forecasters and business strategists, and is the founder and CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements in technology driven trends to help clients better understand how technological, social and business forces are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities. He is the author of six books, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal best seller Flash Foresight:  How To See the Invisible and Do the Impossible as well as the highly acclaimed Technotrends.

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Tom Koulopoulos

Tom Koulopoulos

Founder
Delphi Group

Tom Koulopoulos is the author of eight books and founder of Delphi Group, a 20-year-old Boston-based think tank, which was named one of the fastest growing private companies in the US by Inc. Magazine.  He is also an Executive in Residence at Bentley University, the past Executive Director of the Babson College Center for Business Innovation, and past Executive Director of the Perot Systems Innovation Lab, which was acquired in 2009 by Dell Computer.

Named one of the industry's most influential consultants by InformationWeek magazine, his articles and market insights appear frequently in national and international print and broadcast media such as BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Economist, CNBC, CNN and NPR.  Forbes.com named him one of its Business Visionaries with “an incisive view of world trade.”  His work has been praised by luminaries such as Peter Drucker and Tom Peters who called his writing “a brilliant vision of where we must take our enterprises to survive and thrive”.  And according to the late Peter Drucker, his writing “makes you question not only the way you run your business but the way you run yourself”.  Tom’s eight books include The Innovation Zone, Corporate Instinct, and his most recent, Cloud Surfing.

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Simon Wardley

Simon Wardley

Researcher
Leading Edge Forum

Simon Wardley, based in the UK, is a Researcher for the Leading Edge Forum and his focus is on the intersection of IT strategy and new technologies.  Simon's most recent published research (November 2013) is entitled The Future is More Predictable Than You Think - A Workbook for Value Chain Mapping.   His previous published research covers topics including Beware of Geeks Bearing Gifts: Strategies for an Increasingly Open Economy, Learning from Web 2.0 and A Lifecycle Approach to Cloud Computing.

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