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Scott Steinberg

Technology Expert & Futurist

Among today’s top business keynote guest speakers, technology expert and futurist Scott Steinberg specializes in crafting keynote guest speaking presentations for corporations, associations, organizations, meeting planners and trade events of all sizes. He’s a veteran motivational speaker and proven entrepreneur renowned for his ability to excite and engage a speaking audience with presentations, workshops, interviews and custom keynotes.

St Louis, Missouri, USA


Technology for Teachers: Electronic Education High-tech learning made simple via classroom strategies that teachers, educators and instructors for every age group (kids, teens, college, etc.) can use to engage and excite children. Embracing Change: Creating a Culture of Innovation Give your business the knowledge it needs to succeed in tomorrow’s ever-changing global economy via new approaches to leadership, technology and time management. Leading by Example: Strategies That Excite and Motivate Improve job performance, increase ROI, and enhance communications with coworkers and customers alike using the results-driven methods that today’s industry leaders embrace. Make Social Media Work for You From blogs to social networks and beyond, the secret to making social media services like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ work for you – and, from a business standpoint, how to truly measure what they’re worth. Marketing 2.0: The Future of Online Advertising Proven, cost-effective ways to instantly capture consumers’ attention, increase brand awareness and boost the performance of any campaign overnight. Failure: The Secret to Success Why, contrary to common wisdom, it pays for today’s top thought leaders and business executives to fail fast and often, and the invaluable lessons that they can only learn from their mistakes.


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  • Tremendously entertaining and insightful, Scott’s keynote speaking presentations consistently keep audiences on the edge of their seat. Among the most popular speakers at our events and workshops, trade associations, organizations, and meeting planners would do well to keep his number on hand.

    - Washington Interactive Network
  • Not only is Scott a knowledgeable, go-to tech guru, but he is also a PR pro’s jack-of-all-trades! Thanks to his assistance, we were able to conduct a very productive and incredibly valuable consumer event for my client. I look forward to working with him again soon!

    - Account Supervisor, Ogilvy Public Relations
  • Scott was phenomenal: We were very impressed by not only his content but also his presentation style. The session was fantastic - I suspect his speech will be a frequently downloaded presentation in our webinar archives.

    - Consumer Electronics Association
  • A polished and professional speaker, Scott’s ability to captivate investors and corporate leaders while making complex concepts simple has been of marked benefit to our programs.

    - Coleman Research Group
  • Scott was a great chairman for our Cloud Conference and led the audience through a highly insightful and relevant discussion throughout the two-day agenda. He’s professional, accurate and a real pleasure to work with.

    - FC Business Intelligence
  • Scott is an engaging, knowledgeable speaker who brings a wealth of experience and insider expertise.

    - PromaxBDA Marketing Association

Summary Profile

#1-Ranked Business Strategist and Trend Forecaster

  • World-famous for 10+ years of accurately predicting business, consumer and technology trends
  • Bestselling business, marketing and youth author featured in 600+ outlets from NPR to USA Today
  • Google’s #1-ranked technology expert – seen by 1 billion+ worldwide
  • Strategic advisor to Fortune 500 businesses and brands
  • Expert columnist on change and innovation for CNN, Rolling Stone and The Huffington Post
  • Noted entrepreneur who’s built and sold startups and divisions

Scott Steinberg is one of the world’s best-known business strategists and strategic innovation consultants, and the CEO of TechSavvy Global, a management consulting and market research firm which helps clients create value and cultivate competitive advantage on the back of emerging innovations and trends. A strategic advisor to Fortune 500 firms, non-profits, schools and startups, he aids partners with identifying emerging opportunities and developing powerful leadership, marketing and content strategies designed to capitalize on rising business, social and technology trends. The world’s largest enterprises and brands describe him as both a “defining figure in business” and “top trendsetter to follow.” Among today’s most-quoted keynote speakers and technology analysts, he’s consulted on dozens of market-leading products and services, and authored nine books including international best sellers The Crowdfunding Bible and The Modern Parent’s Guide, and the critically-acclaimed Business Expert’s Guidebook. Partners include the globe’s largest businesses, brands, book/eBook/webinar/video providers, media companies, airlines and more. His motivational speeches, leadership seminars and training workshops show executives and educators how to become more effective – and make both they and their businesses indispensable in an increasingly disposable world.

Innovation Consultant and Futurist

As an industry consultant, Steinberg has helped top corporations from Microsoft, Sony and Intel to ESPN and MTV adapt to changing consumer, high-tech and social trends. Hailed as a top technology futurist by leading media outlets including NPR, Newsweek, TIME, BusinessWeek and The Wall St. Journal, his advisory work enables clients to identify emerging cultural and technological forces and create powerful business strategies that meet changing market needs. This eye for business analysis has led to his work as a strategic insider for 600+ publications from CNN to The New York Times and Fast Company, and pioneer in the field of digital publishing. A nationally-syndicated columnist who routinely explores topics including change, innovation and connecting generations, he’s also the creator and host of Gear Up, Rolling Stone’s first dedicated blog and video series devoted to consumer technology. A regular guest on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, he serves as a featured expert for Fast Company, Inc., Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post and more.

Motivational Speaker for Meetings & Events

A dynamic keynote speaker for business, consumer and youth events, Scott provides custom speeches and seminars for corporations, associations, schools and professional organizations worldwide. Tailored options are available for both domestic and international programs, including motivational speaking presentations and training workshops, which clients say are “engaging,” “phenomenal” and “consistently keep audiences on the edge of their seat.” Blending expert commentary with timely insights, analysis and humor, his key note speeches provide practical advice and actionable strategy that viewers can immediately execute upon. Experience includes guiding meetings, panels, conferences, tradeshows, seminars, executive summits and corporate retreats.

Trends Expert: Business, Consumer, Technology & Youth

As a noted entrepreneur and market researcher who’s successfully founded and sold multiple high-tech and consumer-facing businesses, Steinberg’s work combines data-driven analysis with practical experience and expert qualitative insight. Able to skillfully apply insights gained in years operating on the commercial world’s front lines to research findings, he readily translates business intelligence into real-world solutions. Whether transforming the shape of underperforming businesses or re-imagining household-name products and brands, he actively works to educate, elevate and empower tomorrow’s leaders and management teams.