Jack Shaw Profile

Jack Shaw is a global thought leader and emerging technology strategist with over 30 years of experience in gauging the significance of emerging technologies for business. He was voted one of the top five Technology Futurists in the world in a poll conducted by

Jack keeps a pulse on shifts in technology, providing him the foresight to help industry leaders understand how emerging technologies impact their digital ecosystem – and how these technologies are practically applied both today and tomorrow. From small and mid-sized businesses to such Fortune 500 organizations as Mercedes Benz USA, GE, Coca-Cola, IBM, Oracle, and SAP, he has advised executives informing them regarding critical business needs.

Jack is well-versed to speak on other progressive topics including Digital Transformation; eCommerce, Mobile Commerce, and Omni Commerce; eProcurement and Supply Chain Management; and the Future of Manufacturing and Distribution.

A prominent global voice and author of three books on emerging technologies, Jack has delivered over 1,000 keynote presentations and executive forums in 26 countries and every state across the U.S. He is a Yale University graduate and holds a Kellogg MBA degree specializing in Finance and Marketing.

He is highly-regarded for his expertise in the strategic business impact of such emerging technologies as: Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Internet of Things and 3D Printing

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The Blockchain Transformation
How blockchain-enabled ​digital transformation​ will evolve your business, your industry, and the world. Jack uncovers the origins of Blockchain, how it works, the impact it has on business (today and tomorrow), and the legal and financial implications as well as opportunities to design a future-proof plan that enables continued success across corporate ecosystems.

Extracting Real Value from Artificial Intelligence
AI is already transforming business, society, and the world, but so far it has only scratched the surface. As we move from self-driving vehicles to self-optimizing systems to self-configuring business landscapes, we’ll see changes that dwarf what we’ve experienced to date. Jack shares real-world examples and company wins revealing how cutting-edge businesses’ AI implementations will reduce costs, improve service, and spark innovation.

IoT is the Future of Everything
From connected cars to smart cities, the Internet of Things has a life of its own beyond computers and standard mobile devices. As IoT transforms, is your business fine-tuned to truly use this technology effectively? Are you aware of how IoT in 2025 will impact your business?

3D Printing: Revolutionizing Industries
As the newest, most powerful manufacturing technique, 3D printing is driving the next industrial revolution. When integrated with other emerging technologies, it makes a huge economic impact – and not just on manufacturers. Explore its role in the digital economy and where it is headed across society as a whole in the next decade of digital transformation.

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    Air Transport Assoc.
    Analytical & Life Science Systems Assoc.
    American Petroleum Institute
    American Resort Developers Assoc.
    American Supply & Machinery Manufacturers′ Assoc.
    American Trucking Assoc.
    Associated Equipment Distributors
    Association of High Technology Distributors
    Ceramic Tile Distributors Assoc.
    Credit Union Executives Society
    Farm Equipment Manufacturers Assoc.
    Floor Installation Assoc.
    Florida Bankers Assoc.
    Health Industry Distributors Assoc.
    Industrial Distribution Assoc.
    Laboratory Products Assoc.
    Meeting Professionals International
    Mid-America Payment Exchange
    National Alcohol and Beverage Commission Assoc.
    National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers
    National Beer and Wine Wholesalers Assoc.
    National Funeral Directors Assoc.
    National Golf Course Owners Assoc.
    National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
    Plumbing Manufacturers Institute
    Rigid Plastic Packaging Institute
    Tag & Label Assoc.
    Tile Council of America
    U.S. Cutting Tool Institute
    Utility Purchasing Managers Group
    Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America

    Georgia Power
    Pacific Bell
    PP&L (Pennsylvania Power & Light)
    Southwestern Bell

    PanCanadian Petroleum

    Arthur Andersen
    Thomas Group
    Finance and Insurance
    Crawford & Company
    CUNA Mutual Insurance Group
    Farm Credit Council
    Northern Trust
    Seabury and Smith

    Government and Related Agencies
    California Dept. of General Services
    Cobb County Georgia Chamber of Commerce
    Department of Defense Fuel Supply Center
    Federal Aviation Administration
    U.S. Department of the Treasury
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Allied Signal Aerospace
    Alcan Cable
    B.F. Goodrich Aerospace (Rohr)
    Coca-Cola USA
    Georgia Pacific
    Greenlee Textron
    Johnson & Johnson
    Kaiser Aluminum
    Motorola (Europe)
    Quaker Oats
    Sonoco Products
    Textron Aerospace Fasteners

    Information Technology
    Computers Unlimited
    GE Information Services
    Navision Software
    Other Corporations
    Morrison Homes

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