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The Best Technology Speakers to Inspire and Educate

Technology is advancing quickly and revolutionising how we behave and operate, so staying updated with the latest trends and developments is a must.

Jo Foster
29 Sep 2023

Conferences and events with technology speakers are excellent ways to learn and stay informed as they can help you understand the latest trends, network, and get inspired. However, not all technology speakers are the same, and finding the best ones can take lots of research.

In this blog post, we have done the work for you and created a list of the best technology speakers at Evolve.

What makes a great technology speaker?

Great technology speakers have a combination of knowledge, experience, and storytelling skills. They must understand the current trends in their field, be able to explain complex topics in an easy-to-understand way and present their knowledge in a compelling and engaging manner.

Why book a technology speaker for your event?

Technology speakers should be booked for your event because they can engage the audience, inspire them with their stories and ideas, and help them stay up-to-date on the latest technological developments. These speakers can also provide valuable networking opportunities with their vast network of connections.

When to book a technology speaker for your event?

Technology speakers should be booked when there is a need to bring in an expert to provide valuable insights and advice on technology topics.

What events are the best for technology speakers?

Technology speakers can be used for a variety of events, depending on the type of technology topics that need to be discussed. Below are some of the most popular types of events that are great for booking a technology speaker.

  • Conferences and conventions
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Networking events
  • Live streams and webinars
  • Corporate events
  • University and college events

Our best technology speakers

Rory Cellan-Jones

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As a former reporter for the BBC, Rory Cellan-Jones has covered the latest developments in technology for over 30 years, making him a go-to source for all things tech. He has interviewed the likes of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs.

In addition, his popular blog, Dot. Rory has attracted a dedicated following, thanks to his ability to make complex tech topics accessible to those who may not be well-versed on the subject.

With his vast knowledge of the tech industry and engaging speaking style, Rory Cellan-Jones is without a doubt one of the top technology speakers around.

Gerd Leonhard

Gerd Leonhard

Gerd Leonhard is a globally recognised keynote speaker and futurist who provides insights into the future of technology, business, and humanity.

Gerd has spent 12 years as a composer and producer, having a natural affinity with technology. As the current CEO of The Futures Agency, he gives advice to Fortune 500 companies, and governments on the strategic implications of exponential technologies showcasing his expertise in the field. Additionally, Gerd is also the author of several books such as Technology vs Humanity, which provides great insight.

Gerd constantly adapts a cinematic approach when speaking on stage, and with his talks covering everything from future technology trends to business transformation and humanity, Gerd makes for an exceptional technology speaker.

Inma Martinez

Inma Martinez

Inma Martinez is a technology pioneer and AI scientist advisor to leaders in business and government on digital transformation for competitive advantage and societal progress.

She has been featured in various publications, including Fortune and Time Magazine as one of Europe’s best talents in social engagement through technology. Inma specialises in topics such as digital transformation, big data, blockchain, and more.

Inma is also a Director of the Master in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Loyola in Spain, growing the next generation of technologists. She has years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies and has been a keynote speaker for many conferences and events such as TEDx talks.

Her inspiring speeches make her an excellent choice for any event that needs a passionate technology speaker who can motivate attendees with her unique insights on the industry.

Stephen Attenborough

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Stephen Attenborough has garnered much recognition for his expertise and insights in the field of technology through his accomplishments in commercial space travel.

During his former role as Chief Customer Officer of Virgin Galactic, Stephen laid the commercial foundation for Virgin Galactic’s history-making trip to space through his guidance and leadership in the customer journey to experience flight in space.

Despite his departure from Virgin Galactic, Stephen has remained a member of the Virgin family as a Board member of the Virgin Unite due to his extensive experience in leading the development of the space tourism industry, his advocacy for sustainable space travel, and valuable insights.

He is truly an inspiring figure and his wealth of knowledge in space travel makes him a great voice for the future of technology.

Stephanie Hare

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At the forefront of technology, Stephanie Hare stands out as one of the best speakers in the field. With a wealth of experience as an author and commentator on technology, Hare’s expertise is undeniable.

Her impressive resume includes appearances on the BBC’s Expert Women programme, as well as contributions to the Financial Times and The Guardian. With a sharp mind and a deep understanding of technology, Hare is a captivating speaker who never fails to engage her audience.

Her insights into this rapidly-evolving field make her an essential voice in the tech world and a sought-after speaker for events and conferences worldwide.

Cristina Criddle

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Cristina Criddle is a well-known technology reporter and keynote speaker. Cristina was a technology reporter at the BBC where she produced the leading BBC 3 documentary, The Instagram Effect.

She has also provided unique insights regarding topics such as governments launching NFTs and failures in moderation at big tech companies, which demonstrates her knowledge in the technology field.

Currently, Cristina is a technology reporter at the Financial Times where she covers topics from NFTs to emerging technologies, making her more than qualified to speak at your next event.

Yuval Dvir

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As Google Cloud’s Head of Scaled Partnerships, Yuval Dvir has quickly become a leading figure in the industry, promoting innovative ideas and cutting-edge solutions.

Prior to joining Google, Dvir served as Global Director of Business Transformation at Microsoft, where he was responsible for driving digital transformation strategies across a wide range of industries. With a wealth of experience in business, technology, and leadership, Yuval Dvir has become a go-to speaker for conferences, events, and seminars around the world.

His dynamic presentations and unique insights have inspired countless professionals to rethink how they approach their work, making him a natural choice for our list of the best technology speakers.

Professor Lisa Short

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As a leading figure across many different topics such as frontier digital technology systems, blockchain, and transformational change to name a few, she is well-equipped with the experience and knowledge to speak at your next event.

Lisa has been recognised as one of the Top 100 B2B Thought Leaders You Should Follow, Top 20 Thought Leaders and Influencers in the World to Follow, and Top 150 Women B2N Thought Leaders in the World.

Lisa’s ability to speak in an enlightening and comprehensive way makes her a great speaker, which is why she is on our list of the best technology speakers.

Technology speakers can bring an edge to your event by helping attendees stay informed on the latest technology trends and providing insights from industry experts. We have outlined some of the best technology speakers in the world for you to consider booking for your next event.

With their vast knowledge, engaging presentation style, and unique perspectives, these speakers are sure to make your event successful so don’t hesitate to reach out to us

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