A recognized futurist and technologist with deep experience as a emerging experiences/technology, UX Design, technology trends focused on AR/VR, wearable's, AI, Cloud and other key major trends as well as a published author. David's specialty is to bring compelling new technologies to market in dynamic, evolving environments with a particular emphasis on the user experience focused engineering.
David is a futurist who has a unique ability to discern emergent trends in technology and identify meaningful use cases that not only deliver commercial benefit but improve the total User Experience. David was one of the very first to recognize the potentiality of Cloud Services, IoT and how Augmented Reality and VR would significantly improve how people experience cutting edge technology.
Through his tech insight and deft design skill, David has worked directly with industry leaders including Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, and Ray Ozzie to bring the most decisive technologies from ideation to market. He is thrilled to bring more than twenty years of Microsoft experience to everything that he does.
The EFTF Conferences first event in San Francisco. Lots of Lightning Rounds by industry luminaries, and local technologists on the future of technology. Profits from the conference will be donated to a Non-Profit focused using technology to help humanity through the use of new and emerging technology. This conference is about the future of technology, networking and how we can help each other with a holistic approach. Come join the conversation and the futurist trends and technology. There will be an after party but the location is still TBD (tickets for the party are separate then general admission).
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We are excited to welcome our newest sponsor Vulcan Technology to the Extreme Futures Tech Fest. Look for them at the next event May 14th in Seattle.
Vulcan Technology is developing solutions to address some of the world’s toughest challenges – from protecting Africa’s elephants to preserving fisheries to bringing reliable power and connectivity to under served areas.
We focus on disruptive solutions that push the boundaries of the state of the art, as well as ideas that implement technology to move philanthropic efforts forward.
Exploring the Future of space based solar power and wireless power tranmission from travel to other large scale applications in the future. From the Extreme Futures Technology Fest Winter 2016 – Session 2 on Wireless Power Adair Daniels speaking from his book “Future of Business”
* hero image used from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space-based_solar_power
“The burning desire to press forward in the face of all opposition, limitless curiosity for learning, the ability to adapt, and the will to shape the world for the better— these are the essential traits of the entrepreneur.
In our age of hype this core has been replaced with venture capital rounds, social media vanity, and a lot more talking about the journey than actually living it.”
The first presentation after the keynote done by Evan West – The Informed Futurist talking about ad attitude adjustment in how we think of death. Even’s talk on Death and how we can look at it differently talks about the true, where we are and where we might go in terms of thoughts on death and about what we can do now to make a difference.