Co-founder and CEO, Transformation Group
Shel Israel, co-founder and CEO, has enjoyed a long and successful career as a business technology consultant and writer. He has authored seven books and contributed to Forbes, Fast Company, Business Insider and other publications.
As Transformation Group’s driving force, he’s responsible for products, services and building the firm’s diverse and talented network of AR experts. As head of Transformation Education Group, he develops curricula and serves as primary instructor for both public and private training programs.
Israel, a frequent keynote speaker on the topic of how technology will impact business and culture, has spoken on all continents not currently covered by ice.
He is also editor of AR Business World, a subscription-based executive newsletter.
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Editor-In-Chief, Wired Magazine
Nicholas Thompson is an American journalist and editor, currently the editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine. Before that, Thompson was a journalist at The New Yorker magazine, where he was the editor of newyorker.com.
Chief Technology Officer of the United States
Aneesh Paul Chopra is an American executive who served as the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States. He was appointed in 2009 by President Barack Obama and was at the White House through 2012.
Founder & CEO, Girls Who Code
Reshma Saujani is an American lawyer and politician. She is the founder of the tech organization Girls Who Code. She was previously the Deputy Public Advocate at the Office of the New York City Public Advocate.
President & CEO, PTC
Jim Heppelmann is the president and chief executive officer of PTC, responsible for driving the company’s global business strategy and operations. He also serves on PTC’s Board of Directors.
Bestselling Author and Director at MIT
Erik Brynjolfsson is Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Professor at MIT Sloan School, and Research Associate at NBER. His research examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and performance, digital commerce, and intangible assets.