Senior Advisor – Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a leading authority on technology trends including big data, artificial intelligence and the social media revolution. He has lectured at numerous academic institutions including Purdue and Stanford Universities, and is a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. Patrick is the founder of Trend Mastery Inc. and host of the Strategic Business Insights video blog (with over 17,000 subscribers and three million views on YouTube). He has spoken about business trends, technology and digital marketing at hundreds of conferences in dozens of cities around the world.

Patrick is the author of the award-winning books, including: (1) Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). (2) Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker (2016, Authority Publishing), (3) Webify Your Business: Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed (2009), and (4) Make Yourself Useful: Marketing in the 21st Century (2008). He has been featured by the New York Times, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Reader’s Digest, CNN Money, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, MONEY Magazine and Forbes, among many others.

Watch Patrick’s speech to the students of Speak to Lead: