Future/Trends Speakers

The future is just around the corner. Stay ahead of that curve. Ovations offers a chance to hear from the globe's futurists, helping plan and strategize our tomorrow. Pioneering intellectuals and industry experts range from business to web marketing, green futurists to staff development, as you will soon see, our range is vast. Any institution or enterprise can learn a lot from these renowned experts. Bring your team's potential to its full visionary capacity. Start here.

Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin and Larry Page invented Google: the technology, the company, the verb. How did their search business, relatively late to the game, come to rule the Web? The answer might be found in the personalities of the Google founders. Brin and Page met in grad school at Stanford in the mid-'90s, and started working on a search technology based on a new idea: that relevant results come from con ...

Siew Hoon Yeoh

Yeoh Siew Hoon is one of Asia's most respected travel editors and commentators. She's covered the travel industry for more than two decades and knows the ins and outs of the travel business, probably better than anyone else. In fact, chances are if you work in the travel business, she probably knows more about you than you yourself. Siew Hoon's career spans 25-years in travel trade publishing, du ...

Stephen Attenborough

After almost 20 years in senior business and client management roles for a top London finance company, Stephen Attenborough escaped a career in investment management and joined Virgin Galactic when the business was launched in 2004. He became the company's first full time employee, his remit to put in place the commercial foundations of the business, at the same time as becoming possibly the world ...

Stephen Heppell

Stephen Heppell is an English educator who specialises in the use of ICT in education. He is a Professor at Bournemouth University, Chair in New Media Environments, Emeritus Professor Anglia Ruskin University, Visiting Professor University of Wales, Newport. Heppell is best known for his work at Ultralab, part of Anglia Polytechnic University. There, he worked on education projects such as 'Learni ...

Stephen Ogden-Barnes

Steve Ogden Barnes is a retail marketing specialist with an extensive background in the profession and academia. He has delivered retail education programs, retail consultancy, seminars, lectures and conference, focusing on global retail trends, retail innovation, multi-channel retailing, retail strategy and sales promotion. Steve is a highly experienced speaker. He has delivered numerous in-com ...

Steve Wozniak

A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than 30 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, fea ...

Susan Greenfield

One of the UK's leading communicators of science, Professor Baroness Greenfield is a distinguished scientist, broadcaster, writer and best selling author of 'The Human Brain: A Guided Tour' and 'Brain Story' among others. She is a Professor of Pharmacology at Oxford, which she holds jointly with her position as Director of the Royal Institution of Great Britain. She has presented numerous TV and r ...

Terry Brock

Today's world is changing fast. Customers are demanding faster responses. Technology can assist you to serve them more. The key is for you to know what technology is available and how to use it. This session is presented by internationally recognised speaker, columnist and trainer, Terry Brock. He will feature several pertinent topics you can implement to prepare for your future. His dynami ...

Thomas Faranda

Few speakers know the global world as well as Thomas Faranda. His clients have included Siemen's Engineering Germany, IBM Europe, Siemens Medical South Africa, Thermo-King Japan, Ford Canada, GE (on five continents), Prudential Singapore, Creative Communications India, St. Thomas USVI and many other clients around the world. His American clients have included INTEL, Motorola, 3M, IBM, Honeywell an ...

Tim Berners-Lee

Inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee is a pioneer and advocate of the Internet age. Now with the Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), he directs the W3 Consortium, an open forum of companies and organisations whose objectives are to realise the full potential of the Web. Tim Berners-Lee graduated from Queen's College at Oxf ...

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