Have you ever wondered about the story behind Apple, the most iconic brand in the world? Or what the future holds for technology – like wearables, human machines and nanobots, and smart homes and cars? Have you ever wanted to learn how to innovate from a creative genius who literally changed the world with his own disruptive inventions? In this riveting Keynote, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Wozniak will discuss the secrets of being a successful entrepreneur, the value of creativity in the office and how to drive it, and how he thinks technology will affect our lives in years to come. Drawing on his more than 50 years in the high-tech industry, his business accomplishments and his unparalleled access to some of the world’s greatest minds, Wozniak will give you a preview of the next big things in technology, business and more. A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than 30 years, he’s helped shape the computer, tablet and smartphone industries – and kept multiple generations of consumers loyal.
During this one-of-a-kind conversation with Wozniak, you’ll discover:
How to drive extreme innovation and creativity within your organization
How to drive brand loyalty and keep customers for life
The keys to successful entrepreneurship – and thinking like an entrepreneur within a larger company
Exciting, behind-the-scenes stories about the founding of Apple Inc.
His personal vision on the future of technology, including the Internet of “things,” singularity, no-touch interfaces and natural language processing, and how it will change our personal and professional lives
The importance of encouraging hands-on learning and creativity in educational settings and in on-the-job training.
Steve Wozniak A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II and influenced the popular Macintosh. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer. The following year, he introduced his Apple II personal computer, featuring a central processing unit, a keyboard, color graphics and a floppy disk drive. The Apple II was integral in launching the personal computer industry.
For his achievements at Apple, Wozniak was awarded the National Medal of Technology by the President of the United States in 1985, the highest honor bestowed on America’s leading innovators.
In 2000, he was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame and was awarded the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment for single-handedly designing the first personal computer and for then redirecting his lifelong passion for mathematics and electronics toward lighting the fires of excitement for education in grade school students and their teachers.
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