Speakers

We are grateful for the speakers who have contributed to making the Post-Industrial Forum a unique venue for discussions and connections that have a real impact.

Julie Albright
Digital Sociologist
USC

Grant Allen
General Partner
SE Ventures

David Ross Beatty
David Ross Beatty, CEO, Beatinvest Ltd.

Anne Boysen
Founder and CEO
After the Millennials

Andrew Bright
Managing Director
Woodside Capital

0Dr. Yaron Brook
Chairman
Ayn Rand Institute

Denyse Cardozo
Fmr. CEO
Silicon Valley Forum

Kumardev Chatterjee
Founder
Unmanned Life

Steve Ciesinski, Past President and Senior Advisor, SRI International

Jason Crawford
Author
The Roots of Progress

Tim M. Crawford
CIO, Strategy Advisor
AVOA

Helen Disney
Founder and CEO UnblockedEvents

Clara Durodié
AI Strategist & Board Director
Cognitive Finance

Nick Elverston
Partner
Ashurst 

Yossi Feinberg
Prof. of Management and Economics
Stanford GSB

Shawn Fitzgerald
Research Director
IDC

Ken Gatz
Founder & CEO
Proseeder Technologies

Dr. Amber Ghaddar
Founder
AllianceBlock

Nick Giannakakis
CIO
Motor Oil (Hellas) SA

Rei Goffer
Co-Founder/CSO
Tomorrow.io

Dr. Suran Goonatilake
Visiting Professor
Computer Science
Univ. College London

Alan Grogan
Executive Partner
IBM Global Business Services

Dr. Daniel Yar Hamidi
Prof., Entrepreneurship
University of Borås

Amar Hanspal
CEO
Bright Machines

Barbara Holzapfel
VP Education
Microsoft

Alexandra Johnson
Managing Director
HEED Capital

Eythor Ivar Jonsson
VP of Research
Post-Industrial Institute

Rimas Kapeskas
Operating Partner
Cambridge Capital

Laureen Knudsen
Chief Transformation Officer
Broadcom

Yosuke Kogure
Executive Director
Future Innovation Group
Nomura Holding America

Àrmann Kojic
CEO
Nanom

Manish Kothari
Past President, SRI
Founding Partner
First Spark Ventures

Chris Kunstadter
Global Head of Space
AXA XL

Mark LaCour
Editor-in-Chief
Oil & Gas Global Network

Alan Laubsch
CEO
Generation Blue

Genevieve Leveille
Founder and CEO
AgriLedger

Jonathan Levi
CEO
HACERA 

Toby Lewis
CEO
Novum Insights

Dr. Ulf Lindqvist
Senior Technical Director
Computer Science Lab.
SRI Internatinoal

Dr. Edwin Locke
Dean’s Professor Emer. 
Leadership & Motivation
University of Maryland

Peter Löfgren
SVP Global Startup Collaborations
ABB

Deborah Magid
Director of Strategy
IBM Ventures

Utpal Mangla
VP and Senior Partner
IBM Global Business Services

Robert Massoudi
Founder and CEO
Nu Axiom

Blaine Mathieu
CEO
Pratexo

Sergei Mitrofanov
CMO
Post-Industrial Institute

Dr. C. Moha
Fellow
IBM Research

Sam Nagar
SVP Factory Automation
Siemens

Jill Nephew
CEO
Inqwire

Frode Odegard
Chairman and CEO
Post-Industrial Institute

Clay Phillips
Executive Advisor
SRI International

James J. Piacentino
Global VP, Digital Industry Solutions
SAP

Taavi Rõivas
Fmr. Prime Minister
Estonia

Dr. Cristián Saracco
Founding Partner
Allegro 234

Dr. Evangelos Simoudis
Managing Director
Synapse Partners

Dr. Jim Spohrer
Director of Cognitive Open Technologies
IBM

Patrick Suel
President
Diamond Edge Ventures

John Suh
VP & Founding Director
New Horizons Studio
Hyundai Motor Group

Pete Swabey
Editorial Director, EMEA
The Economist Intelligence Unit

Fred Thiel
Chairman and CEO
Marathon Digital Holdings

Dr. Hans van Ees
Prof., Corp. Governance and Institutions
University of Groningen

Keith Weiner
CEO
Monetary Metals

Scott Williams
Program Director, Space
SRI International