Azeem Azhar - Keynote Speaker

Internet Entrepreneur & Investor

Azeem Azhar is on a mission to explain how our societies and ways of life will change under the force of exponential technologies. He is determined to bring together the two cultures of innovation and tech and of business, society and policy and help us understand the real implications of the changes we are witnessing; which he is able to do from the vantage point of a 25-year career as an entrepreneur, investor and analyst in the tech industry.

Azeem Azhar´s presentations are captivating, energetic and provide clear and invaluable perspectives on a variety of current topics. Azeem is a strategist, product entrepreneur and writer with a passion for all things technological. Azeem offers a knowledgeable insight into artificial intelligence bringing humour and in-depth understanding to this key topic.

Azeem is the writer behind Exponential View which explains how society and the political economy are changing under the force of technology. He brings a unique background to explain the intersection of breakthrough technologies and the economies and societies in which we live. Subscribers include investors, academics, and journalists around the world.

He runs the very popular newsletter on the societal implications of technology called Exponential View which has garnered more than 11k subscribers including investors, academics, and journalists around the world. Azeem has been an award-winning entrepreneur, backed by VC, with a successful exit; an investor in many tech startups, especially in the AI sector; held corporate strategy roles at Reuters and the BBC. The early part of Azeems career took him to journalism, where he covered technology at The Guardian and The Economist. Azeem has also had product strategy and innovation roles at the BBC and Thomson Reuters., Azeem has been an award-winning entrepreneur and an investor in many technology startups, especially in the Artificial Intelligence sector.

Furthermore, Azhar hosts the Exponential View podcast, distributed by Harvard Business Review. This is a top ten podcast in technology in the UK and top 50 in the US.

Popular topics: Artificial Intelligence | Technology | Business Models | Political Economy & Society | The Impact of Exponential Change that we are Facing and how to Adjust to it | Corporate Innovation vs Start-up Innovation

Azeem Azhar

Internet Entrepreneur & Investor

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    Attitude & Change | Creativity & Innovation | Digitalisation & Technology | Entrepreneurship | Growth & Development | Society & Future