Keynote Nancy Giordano

Described as endlessly optimistic, Nancy is a strategic futurist with a drive to help enterprise organizations and bold leaders transform to meet the escalating expectations ahead. Recognized as one of the world’s top female futurists, she has spent her career building, shaping and evolving a portfolio of $50 billion worth of major global brands, as well as helped shape important conversations on the future of tech, business and society.   

Nancy started a formidable career at several of the most influential ad agencies and for more than fifteen years she has been the founder/CEO of Play Big Inc., a strategic inspiration company, applying her broad understanding of the intense cultural and technological shifts we’re facing. She was the world’s first TEDx licensee creating more than ten events for adults and teens, built a conference to help C-suite leaders better understand seven of the most disruptive technologies, and recently conceptualized and produced the first Career Fair For the Future for college and high school students eager to better design the future of their work.

Focused on building a safe, inclusive and vibrant future, Nancy is also a champion for emerging peer-to-peer web solutions, is on the advisory council for Retail Tomorrow and has helped build two artificial startups. A mother of three, she speaks around the world about her new economy observations and is a frequent Singularity University guest lecturer.

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