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Entrepreneur, writer, and technophile, John Biggs, is a highly respected source of fact and information on digital tech, artificial intelligence, internet culture, and the possibilities and risks of technology in the society of tomorrow.
He writes for Wired, the New York Times, InSync, Linux Journal, Popular Science, Sync and The Stir to name just a few titles. John was Editor-At-Large for TechCrunch.com on the East Coast and is News Editor at CoinDesk. A former CEO of fintech startup Freemit.com, He has a practical background in hardware startups and in the technology of 3D printing. Recently he has written and spoken with authority on blockchain and cryptocurrencies and on the technological and social future of money including financial markets, fintech, hardware, software, and the consequences for unbanked individuals and communities. John is an investor who has made AI and generative research part of his own portfolio. And he built the worlds first AI-powered journalist!
John has written three non-fiction books. His first was Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age. It was followed by Bloggers Boot Camp, written with co-author Charlie White – a recipe book on how to build, write, and run a successful blog site. In 2014 John published Marie Antoinette’s Watch, a story of royalty, revolutionaries, smugglers, thieves, and the great tech engineering of Abraham-Louis Breguet. William Gibson, author of Neuromancer described it as “a wonderful book”.
Today John consults with startups regarding blockchain-based products and security. He is a topical, dynamic, and compelling speaker on digital culture, potential, innovation and risk. His world is captivating and fascinating, offering insights and perspectives on our digital present and possible futures.
John lives in Brooklyn, New York, and is available for for virtual webcast presentations and for future in-person keynote, expert, and panel-based speaking engagements around the world.
For speaking enquiries or to book John Biggs contact a Specialist Speakers agent on 01455 633289 or email Specialist Speakers