David Rowan

Emerging technologies expert, active startup investor and founding Editor-in-Chief of WIRED UK

David Rowan is one of the world’s best-known leaders in technology and business, helping leaders and organizations adapt to the impact of emerging technologies. With a background as a technology columnist for several prestigious publications, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the UK edition of WIRED magazine from 2008 to 2017. In addition to journalism, Rowan has demonstrated an eye for investment, backing more than 150 early-stage technology companies, including two billion-dollar “unicorns.” He has cultivated relationships with the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Spotify, Xiaomi, Twitter and numerous other ambitious startups. His Amazon #1 bestseller Don’t Bullshit Innovation: 17 Proven Ways to Transform How You Work , has garnered international acclaim for his strategies on business innovation in the face of disruptive technology.

Driving business transformation in the exponential technology landscape

  1. Navigate the powerful synergy of exponential technologies to drive business transformation – AI, quantum computing and more
  2. How technology-driven innovation transforms businesses and consumers, driving prosperity despite economic challenges
  3. Lessons from “The Non-Bullshit Innovators”: game-changing ideas from the world’s brightest minds
  4. The ten new rules of business: why it’s time to challenge technological monopolies