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Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Strategic Business Consultant | Keynote Speaker | Author

Trend Mastery, Inc.

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a business futurist specializing in technology trends including big data, artificial intelligence, Fintech and blockchain. He’s the author of “Pandemic, Inc.: 8 Forces Driving Business Failure or Fortune in the Post-COVID-19 Economy” (2020, Authority Publishing) as well as five other books, and has lectured at numerous academic institutions including Purdue and Stanford Universities. He is also a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV, founder of Trend Mastery Inc., and host of the Strategic Business Insights video blog (with over 28,000 subscribers and six million views on YouTube). Patrick has spoken about business trends, technology and digital marketing at hundreds of conferences all around the world. Patrick discussed Learned Intuition at TEDx Sacramento.

Patrick’s previous books include Anarchy, Inc.: Profiting in a Decentralized World with Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain (2018, Authority Publishing), Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker (2016, Authority Publishing), Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), Webify Your Business: Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed (2009) and Make Yourself Useful: Marketing in the 21st Century (2008). Three of his books have won awards in their respective categories. He’s been featured by the New York Times, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Reader’s Digest, CNN Money, NPR, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, MONEY Magazine, and Forbes, among many others.
Patrick discussed Learned Intuition at TEDx Sacramento. Patrick’s previous books include Anarchy, Inc.: Profiting in a Decentralized World with Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain (2018, Authority Publishing), Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker (2016, Authority Publishing), Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), Webify Your Business: Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed (2009) and Make Yourself Useful: Marketing in the 21st Century (2008). Three of his books have won awards in their respective categories. He’s been featured by the New York Times, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Reader’s Digest, CNN Money, NPR, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, MONEY Magazine, and Forbes, among many others.

Monday KEYNOTE

Think Bigger

Build a culture of innovation! Build a team of leaders! These are exciting times, and the next ten years will be nothing like the last ten! Patrick will review technology developments at a strategic level and identify the trends tying them all together to get you thinking more expansively about modern technology as well as the leadership opportunities you have in exploiting it.

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Tuesday KEYNOTE

A Deep Dive into Big Data

The explosion of big data technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) have led to dramatic advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning. These technologies are fueling innovation in predictive analytics, autonomous driving, image recognition, virtual reality, and countless other fields.

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Hon Tanya R. Kennedy

Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy

Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, First Department

Wednesday Keynote

Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy

was appointed July 2020 as an Associate Justice of the Appellate Division. Prior to her appointment, she served as a Justice of the Supreme Court, New York County. ​

Justice Kennedy is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York City Bar Association. She is also Secretary of the Judicial Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA); Member at Large and an Executive Committee member of NYSBA’s Women in Law Section; member of the Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions of the Association of Supreme Court Justices of the State of New York; member of the Board of Overseers of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she received her law degree; and an Advisory Board Member of Penn State Law.​

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thursday KEYNOTE

G100 & G200 Wrap-Up

Do you wish you were a fly on the wall at the G100 and G200 sessions earlier in the week?
Don't miss this wrap-up to learn what technology and trends are on the minds of CIOs from G100 and G200 firms. Gina Buser will moderate this conversation with Britton Choi, John Kuttler, Jay Nogle, and Tony McKenna.

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