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World-Class AI & Innovation Expertise: Elevate Your Event with Alex Goryachev

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SHORT BIO & STAGE INTRODUCTION

FROM NAPSTER TO IBM, CISCO AND OLYMPICS:
A JOURNEY OF INNOVATION EXCELLENCE

Alex Goryachev is a globally acknowledged technology and innovation strategist, renowned for embedding a continuous culture of innovation in digital transformation, particularly while advancing the commercialization of cutting-edge emerging technologies like AI and IoT.

With over two decades of expertise, he has notably served as the General Manager of Global Innovation Centers at the $50B tech giant, Cisco, and prior to that held key transformational roles with Napster, IBM and Pfizer.

Beyond his significant roles in the corporate sphere, Alex is a Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of "Fearless Innovation: Going Beyond the Buzzword to Continuously Drive Growth, Improve the Bottom Line, and Enact Change" and has been pivotal in fostering innovation at grand events like the Olympics.

As a dynamic speaker, expert and adviser he's shared his insights in over 250 engagements worldwide, further establishing himself as a leading voice in tech innovation, with regular contributions to major publications such as Forbes and Entrepreneur.

SPEAKING AND WORKSHOP TOPICS
EMBRACING THE AI REVOLUTION:

REAL-WORLD INSIGHTS FROM A GLOBAL TECH LEADER

From understanding the fundamentals of AI to navigating the complex landscape of digital transformation, these engaging and insightful sessions have resonated with audiences worldwide, offering a glimpse into the future and reflecting a universal interest in the transformative power of technology and innovation.

  • Byte into AI: A Lunch & Learn for Hungry Minds:  A digestible overview of AI, serving up essential pragmatic insights for teams eager to navigate this change
     

  • Mastering AI: What Every Leader Needs to Thrive: A Leader's Guide to Thriving in the Dynamic World of AI Innovation
     

  • The Next Decade of Innovation: How AI and Emerging Technologies will change the world
     

  • Embracing the AI Revolution: Separating Fact from Fiction and Preparing for What's to Come
     

  • The Robots Are Coming! Are You Prepared for the Future of Work?: How AI and Automation Are Changing the Workforce
     

  • AI-Powered Business Transformation: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Operational Excellence & Growth
     

  • Demystifying AI: Practical Applications for Non-Technical Professionals
     

  • AI Risk Management:  Strategies for Mitigating Risks and Maximizing Value for Your Organization
     

  • Cutting through the AI hype: A No-nonsense Approach For Your Business
     

  • Innovation Wants to Be Free: Build a Culture of Innovation and Empower Your Employees to Drive Real Change
     

  • From Steam Engines to Intelligent Machines: Understanding the Fourth Industrial Revolution and AI's Impact on Business and Society
     

  • Navigating the Digital Landscape: Innovation Lessons from Fortune 100 Companies

WHY ALEX
​EXPERIENCE MATTERS
FROM TECH PIONEER TO BESTSELLING AUTHOR 

Alex Goryachev is a rare kind of expert with extensive multidomain experience, spanning over two decades in the tech and innovation sectors. Working with Fortune 500 companies across four continents, his insights have reached 62 countries. Known for his multidisciplinary knowledge that transcends technology, Alex's unique perspective empowers organizations to foster innovation, making him a globally respected voice in the industry.

  • Global Perspective on AI: Insights derived from practical experience working with Fortune 500 companies and delivering digital transformation across 4 continents.
     

  • Real-world Experience: Over two decades in the tech and innovation sectors leading to the launch of dozens of new digital solutions
     

  • Worldwide Recognition: A voice that's respected on a global scale and heard in 62 countries.
     

  • Fresh Perspectives: Delivers content that questions traditional thinking, showcased at global platforms such as the Olympics and the World Economic Forum.
     

  • Custom Cutting-Edge Content: Always updated with the industry-relevant information and latest in business, tech and innovation. 
     

  • Crystal-Clear Clarity: Recognized for clearly explaining complicated concepts like AI and injecting humor to make complex topics both entertaining and memorable.
     

  • Multidisciplinary Knowledge: Beyond his tech expertise, Alex's insights into multiple industries and organizational dynamics empower organizations to not just adopt innovation but also foster environments where innovation thrives.

DOMAIN EXPERTISE
BRIDGING INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY,
AND GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

With over two decades of multi-domain experience, Alex's insights resonate across various industries, business areas, and geographies, making him a trusted leader and advisor in the ever-evolving business and technological landscape.

  • Strategic Themes: Alex's passions revolve around the following cutting-edge areas: Artificial Intelligence, Agile and Adaptive Business Models, Digital Transformation, Innovation Culture, Ecosystem Development, Future of Life and Work, Emerging Technologies and Disruptive Innovation, Talent Development and Workforce Transformation, Strategic Partnerships and Collaborative Innovation.
     

  • Audiences and Stakeholders: Alex's extensive expertise and dynamic approach resonate with a diverse array of industry leaders, including: C-Level Executives and Managers, Association and Professional Group Leaders and Members,  Entrepreneurs, and Business Owners, Sales and Business Development  Operations and HR Professionals, Technology Teams, Policy Makers and Government Officials.
     

  • Business Areas: Alex's perspective is backed by practical experience working in Corporate Strategy, Engineering and IT, Finance, Global Government Affairs, HR, Talent Management and Learning and Development, Marketing and Communications, Global Operations and Planning, Research and Development, Risk Management and Compliance, Sales and Business Development teams.
     

  • Industries:  Alex's expertise spans a diverse range of industries, including: Agriculture, Education, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality and Tourism, Insurance, Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment, Pharmaceutical, Public Sector and Government, Retail, Technology and Communications sectors,
     

  • Geographies: With extensive global knowledge, Alex has led teams in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States.

ALEX’S SPEAKER DEMO REEL

Watch Alex in action, engaging with a wide variety of audiences from C-Level Executives to HR Professionals.

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21+

Years Digital Transformation Experience

219+

Innovation Ventures Launched

470+

Clients Advised

163+

Keynotes Delivered

250+

Workshops Conducted

74K

Employees Empowered

85+

Startups Mentored

62

Countries Visited

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