One of the world’s most respected and sought-after futurists will be the keynote speaker at the Thames Valley Tech Awards in May.
Peter Cochrane will speak on technology, change and the future effects of change on corporations, individuals and society. His reputation as a ‘thought-leader’ and thinking ‘out of the box’ will ensure guests at this prestigious awards night will take home valuable insights on the world of tech.
Cochrane, the former head of research at British Telecommunications plc, the UK’s largest telecommunications company, is on the board of TTI/Vanguard, a group of renowned innovators (including Nicholas Negroponte) based in Santa Monica, California, who continually scan the frontiers of technology and give early warnings about breakthrough and potentially disruptive technologies.
Cochrane produces a monthly blog for TechRepublic.com, one of the leading information sites for the technology industry. He is the author of over 1,000 blogs, articles and scientific papers, numerous books on the future, technology, business, management, and living with rapid change. Cochrane writes for publications such as the Economist, the Daily Telegraph, Wired, the Financial Times, Financial Directorand the South China Morning Star, and examines subjects such as the future of communications technology, banking and payment systems, how our cities will develop, government, healthcare, manufacturing, the environment, nanotechnology and biotechnology.