Tech innovator, researcher and entrepreneur for hire Vivek Wadhwa is one of the most respected members of the tech community. Vivek is also regarded as a top keynote speaker for hire touching on topics including the current state of the tech space and its impact on innovation, industry disruption, and social change. Many companies and organizations also hire Vivek to help their employees and clients develop a strategy for navigating technological advancements in this face-paced age of innovation. In 2018, Vivek was named Silicon Valley Forum’s 2018 Visionary Award Winner, following in the footsteps of the likes of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, Reed Hastings, Anne Wojcicki, and Reid Hoffman.
Vivek is a Distinguished Fellow of Harvard Law School and at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering. Most recently, he worked as a Director of Research at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering and as the VP of Innovation and Research at Singularity University. Vivek has held as many as 6 simultaneous appointments at top universities at once! His research is based primarily around advancements in AI, robotics, synthetic biology, 3D printing, medicine, and nanomaterials. He studies how these advances are creating disruptive changes for our society, individual companies and industries as well as the government.
Vivek began his career in tech as a software developer before becoming the VP of Information Services at investment banking powerhouse CS First Boston. While with CSFB, Vivek helped create computer-aided software-writing systems that became the basis for the startup, Seer Technologies. As the Executive VP and CTO of Seer, Vivek helped the startup grow into a $118 million publicly traded company.
Outside of his research and development, Vivek is an accomplished author of several books including Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology, and The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future. His most recent book released in June 2018 is titled Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain–and How to Fight Back.
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