Byron Reese, GigaOm CEO and Publisher
As the CEO and publisher of GigaOm, Byron Reese leads the company in our mission to help business leaders understand the implications of emerging technologies and their impacts on business, media, and society. Byron produces and hosts GigaOm’s podcasts Voices in AI and The AI Minute and is also the author of Infinite Progress: How Technology and the Internet Will End Ignorance, Disease, Hunger, Poverty, and War and The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity with the latter recently described as “entertaining and engaging” by the New York Times.
Byron possesses a diverse body of patented work and has launched websites which have together received over a billion visitors. Byron enjoys exploring the intersection of technology, history and the future to both technical and non-technical audiences and uses his experience as a technologist, his passion for history, and his proven business acumen to illuminate how today’s technology can solve many of our biggest global challenges.
As a lifelong entrepreneur with multiple IPOs and successful exits under his belt, Byron also frequently speaks to business audiences on how to excel in the world of tomorrow, and how to deploy technology successfully.