Introducing... the digitalNow 2011 keynote team!
If you've been waiting for our keynote announcement before registering for digitalNow 2011, wait no longer. (And we mean it - seats are going fast!)
This year's keynotes are:
- Tomi Ahonen, a six-time bestselling author, independent consultant and motivational speaker in the converging areas of mobile telecoms, internet, media, advertising, credit and banking, social networking and virtual reality. Tomi will present and describe the nearly incomprehensible impact that Mobile has and will continue to have for associations, and will explore and examine the ways in which mobile technologies and Mobile culture are influencing business models up and down the people chain.
- Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and author of the New York Times Bestsellers Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions and The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home. Dan will help association leaders develop targeted strategies based on what motivates the behavior of their boards, volunteer leaders, and members in our ever-changing Mobile world.
- Karen Cator, Director of the Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education. In her past work with Apple Inc., Karen directed leadership and advocacy in education, with a focus on the intersection of education policy, research, and emerging technologies. As part of her keynote presentation, Cator will update the association profession on her current work to develop a nationwide database of technologies that are influencing how we deliver education and training in a Mobile world. Her scope includes secondary education, vocational training, and adult training and education within the professional and non-profit sectors.
- Dr. James Canton, renowned global futurist, social scientist, keynote presenter, author, and visionary business advisor. For over 30 years, he has been insightfully predicting the key trends that have shaped our world. He is a leading authority on future trends in innovation. Dr. Canton is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. He is also known for the depth of his knowledge of associations and the challenges they face.
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