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Keynote Speaker

Steve Brown

THE BALD FUTURIST, AND CEO OF POSSIBILITY & PURPOSE

Steve Brown is an energetic speaker, author, strategist, and advisor with over 30 years of experience in high tech. He is the former futurist and chief evangelist at Intel Corporation.

Speaking at events all over the world, Steve helps his audiences to understand the business and societal impacts of new technologies and how they will shape the future five, ten, and fifteen years from now.

Steve is passionate about helping people to imagine and build a better future. Whether talking about the future of work in a post-automation world, doing a deep dive on artificial intelligence, or discussing the future of flying cars, Steve inspires his audiences to think beyond the current status quo and to reimagine their businesses, and their lives, for the better.

Steve speaks and writes in plain language on how continued advances in computing will intersect business, cultural and human trends to create both new opportunities and new challenges. His new book, Hacking Reality, will be published later this year. Steve has been featured on BBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, ABC News, Wired, WSJ:Digits, CBS, and many other media outlets.

Steve works with a broad spectrum of companies from small non-profits to Fortune 100s, spanning almost every industrial sector, including manufacturing, transportation, retail, hospitality, government, education, healthcare, agriculture, media and entertainment.

Steve holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in Micro-Electronic Systems Engineering from Manchester University. He was born in the U.K. and became a U.S. citizen in 2008. He lives with his wife in Portland, Oregon.