WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer engineer and innovation mastermind Steve Wozniak, best known as co-founder of Apple, Inc., is headed to Washington, DC on November 2nd to share his vision for the future of technology with leaders from local and international business, government, and social sectors.
Wozniak hopes to prepare decision makers across industries with the insights necessary to harness the power of today's fastest evolving technologies such as big data, the Internet of Things, machine learning, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and more.
"The development of new technology is moving at a rapid pace, faster than ever before," says Wozniak. "If I can inspire key players in systems that affect all of us—like healthcare, business, and education—to take advantage of these shifts sooner, that's what I am going to do."
Wozniak will be a headliner at the highly-anticipated Future of Technology Summit (FTS 2017), where he'll be joined by other tech innovators of global acclaim, including Martin Eberhard, co-founder of Tesla Motors; Prof. Mary "Missy" Cummings, Associate professor, mechanical engineering and material sciences at Duke university; Randi Zuckerberg, founder of Zuckerberg Media; and Chris Kemp, Former CTO at NASA founder of Stealth Space Company and co-founder of OpenStack and Nebula, among others.
Hosted by global tech and business consulting firm Rishi Media, FTS 2017 features trailblazing pioneers who have capitalized big on predicting tech trends. Together with leaders from across public and private sectors, FTS 2017 will explore how technology is on track to fundamentally change how we live, work, learn, and connect with each other—and what decision makers can do now to prepare.
"Steve embodies the spirit of what we are trying to achieve with FTS 2017," says Shaji Nair, Executive Director of the Summit. "He has stood at the forefront of the most significant tech frontiers over the past four decades, and people look to him to know what's coming next. His voice is vital at this event."
In addition to co-founding Apple, Steve Wozniak has been an innovator, philanthropist, and Silicon Valley icon for many years, focusing special attention on leveraging technology for education. Today, Wozniak is the Chief Scientist at Primary Data and the author of his New York Times best-selling autobiography, iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon.
To hear from "the Woz" yourself, reserve your spot now for FTS 2017: www.fts2017.com
About FTS 2017
FTS 2017 is a must-attend conference for leaders and executives in industries that rely on technology to grow and thrive. From healthcare to manufacturing, government to consulting firms and IT companies, these leaders share one thing in common: the desire to know what's coming next. This meeting of minds is brought to you in our nation's capital by Rishi Media, a global technology and consulting firm delivering innovation to education systems, governments, healthcare, and other industries in North America and Asia with partner company Literatu, Literatu (www.literatu.com) is the assessment platform teachers use to support their instinct with data-informed insights.
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For more information about the Future of Technology Summit, please contact Shaji Nair at 240-416-3359 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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