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Meet Alex Goryachev

Navigating the Future of Work with AI and Innovation

Alex Goryachev is a globally recognized authority on AI-driven workplace transformation and a highly sought-after keynote speaker. With an extensive background at leading global brands such as Cisco, IBM, Dell, and Amgen, Alex has honed his expertise in guiding organizations to harness AI and emerging technology for strategic advantage. As a former Managing Director of Global Innovation at Cisco, a $50B industry giant, Alex established Cisco’s Innovation Centers on five continents while designing and leading employee innovation programs.


The innovation programs and the adaptive strategies Alex designed led Cisco to be designated the “#1 Best Place to Work for Innovators” by Forbes. In his current role as an AI leader, Alex assists organizations in developing their own unique approach to AI transformation. ALex's presentations make it possible for everyone to keep up with the rapid pace of technological change, and his hands-on approach provides practical ways to pivot quickly as AI changes the business landscape and the ways we live our lives.


As a Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, Alex’s thought leadership also extends beyond the stage and the podium. His regular articles in Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Fast Company Magazine provide deep dives into the practical applications of AI and the essential strategies for fostering innovation within organizations.

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