Vivek Wadhwa is a globally respected voice on advancing technologies and innovation. He was just named “Silicon Valley Forum's 2018 Visionary Award Winner” - past
honorees include Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and similar Thought Leaders. As a renown technology & innovation futurist,
academic, and award-winning author and columnist, his research is focused on
the critical advances in robotics, artificial intelligence, computing,
synthetic biology, 3D printing, medicine, and nanomaterials, and how these
advances are creating disruptive changes for companies, industries,
governments, and the culture at large.
Mr. Wadhwa recently rejoined
Harvard as a Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Law School, Labor and Worklife
Program, where he will help lead a critical 3-year research project on the
effects of technology on future employment and work. He is also currently a Distinguished
Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering, where he teaches
about the latest exponential technologies; technology convergence and
industry disruption; risks and regulation; and the new rules of
Vivek's syndicated column
for The Washington Post is one
of the world's most popular columns on all things technology and innovation. In June he will release his highly
anticipated new book, Your Happiness Was
Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain - and How to Fight
Back. His other books include the
award-winning, The Driver in the
Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future and The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing
the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent, which was named by The Economist as a “Book of the Year” in 2012, and many other best-sellers.
In 2012, the U.S. Government
awarded Mr. Wadhwa distinguished recognition as an "OutstandingAmerican by
Choice". In 2012, he was named
one of the world's "Top 100 Global
Thinkers" by Foreign Policy
magazine and in 2013 he was on TIME magazine’s
list of "Tech 40", as one
of forty of the most influential minds in tech.
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