Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014
What impact will the "Internet of Things" have on your future? Verizon Wireless says, "Let's get together and talk about it." Starting on April 16th in Austin, TX., Verizon Wireless is kicking off their Connected to Technology Tour--Verizon will be hosting sixteen events across the US, ending in Detroit on June 17th. And global futurist Jack Uldrich will be featured as a keynote at eleven of those events.
Uldrich, whose speech, "Transforming Business with the Internet of Things" plans to build on Verizon's mission to teach participants how businesses and public agencies are leveraging the accelerated growth of connected devices to increase operational efficiencies, enhance safety, and security and in some cases even generate new revenue streams.
Sharing highlights from his recent book, "Foresight 20/20: A Futurist Explores the Transformational Trends of Tomorrow" (an excerpt from which can be found here;) his upcoming book, "Business as Unusual: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow's Trends Today;" and his recent article on the Internet of Things; Uldrich will discuss how technology, specifically machine to machine (M2M,) and social media are quickly merging to create a plethora of opportunities in the years to come.
Uldrich has served as an adviser to Fortune 1000 companies and has spoken to hundreds of businesses and organizations on future trends, emerging technologies, innovations, change management, leadership and unlearning. His most recent clients include Fiatech, The American Medical Association, TEXPERS, the 2014 ATEA Conference, The Allan P. Kirby Lecture Series at Wilkes University and The Million Dollar Round Table in Kuala Lumpur, Maylasia.
From health care, to energy and education Uldrich is known around the globe for his engaging style and thought provoking insights surrounding emerging technologies and their impact on each industry he addresses. Here's a look at his address to the European Association for International Education in Istanbul last summer.
In addition to his public speaking, Uldrich is also a consultant and author, his books include: "Unlearning 101: 101 Lessons in Thinking Outside the Box", "Higher Unlearning: 39 Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future," The Next Big Things is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business," and Jump the Curve: 50 Essential Strategies to Help Your Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technologies." He is also the author of "Green Investing: A Guide to Making Money Through Environment-Friendly Stocks."
Parties interested in learning more about Jack Uldrich, his books, his daily blog or his speaking ability are encouraged to visit his website at: http://www.jumpthecurve.net. Media wishing to know more about the event or interviewing Jack can contact Amy Tomczyk at (651) 343.0660.