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Bruno Bowden

TED Speaker on Innovation; Specializes on Autonomous Vehicles

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 Bruno Bowden Biography

Bruno Bowden is an engineer, entrepreneur and venture investor in technology startups. He was an Engineering Manager at Aurora Innovation and also was an Equity Partner at Data Collective Venture Capital, where he invested in the latest generation of technology startups. His personal angel investments include 25 companies ranging from big data to travel, mobile advertising, peer-to-peer car sharing and Bitcoin. Previously he worked at Google for seven years, holding engineering leadership roles in Enterprise Gmail and Google Earth. Scaling Enterprise Gmail to a $1B business and scaling Google Earth to over 1 billion installs. He also ran Google’s Santa Tracker, allowing tens of millions of children to follow Santa as he traveled around the world.

Bowden has had the honor of presenting twice at the TED conference on Blindfolded Origami and Santa Tracker. The videos from his TED talks have been watched more than 300,000 times. His more fun jobs have included stints working as a travel writer and the animated film "Ice Age" (nominated for an Academy Award). He received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Cambridge University.

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  • Google Santa Tracker

    NORAD is tasked with nuclear defence of North America. Since 1955 it has run the "NORAD Tracks Santa" program. To bring the service online, they collaborated with Google
    • a company whose culture could not be more different. Bruno lead the team to navigate the cultural chasm to foster an intensely collaborative and trusting partnership. The result allowed tens of millions of children to enjoy Santa's journey around the world.

  • Blindfold Origami

    Bruno's first TED talk, with Al Gore and other dignataries in attendance. Being blindfolded, a single mistake meant certain disaster. After 3 months of practice and 3 minutes of stage fright, the result worked perfectly. The original violinist model is by Robert Lang. The cellist is Rufus Cappadocia.

  • How Marketplaces Win

    We’re all a part of marketplaces that need to perform well, from Manufacturers and Distributors to Buyers and Sellers. Silicon Valley has a unique history on fostering new marketplaces, from creating the Internet to Google Android which took 80% market share within 7 years of launch. Learn how Silicon Valley does this by relying on openness, trust and standards. The ultimate answer being to create your own marketplace by creating an ecosystem around it.

  • Serving a Billion Customers

    A new class of companies have emerged with over a billion customers. Bruno lead engineering on one of those: Google Earth, which has over 1 billion installs. WhatsApp, for example, served 600 million customers with 60 employees, selling for $18 billion to Facebook. Bruno will explain how software allows you to scale and serve these markets. How it can personalize the experience and grow through “virality" and what this means for marketing and growth in any industry.

  • Peak Performance

    From reaching $1 billion annual revenue on Enterprise Gmail to 1 billion installs on Google Earth, Bruno has enjoyed setting high goals and accomplishing them. Behind every success though is a great deal of failure and lessons learned. Silicon Valley thrives on "failing fast" and learning from it. Most importantly is how you respond to failure... Do you give up? Or persevere against long odds until you succeed?

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Bruno Bowden?

    Booking fees for Bruno Bowden, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bruno Bowden, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Bruno Bowden?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bruno Bowden for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bruno Bowden for your next private or corporate function.
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Bruno Bowden

TED Speaker on Innovation; Specializes on Autonomous Vehicles

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Bruno Bowden Biography

Bruno Bowden is an engineer, entrepreneur and venture investor in technology startups. He was an Engineering Manager at Aurora Innovation and also was an Equity Partner at Data Collective Venture Capital, where he invested in the latest generation of technology startups. His personal angel investments include 25 companies ranging from big data to travel, mobile advertising, peer-to-peer car sharing and Bitcoin. Previously he worked at Google for seven years, holding engineering leadership roles in Enterprise Gmail and Google Earth. Scaling Enterprise Gmail to a $1B business and scaling Google Earth to over 1 billion installs. He also ran Google’s Santa Tracker, allowing tens of millions of children to follow Santa as he traveled around the world.

Bowden has had the honor of presenting twice at the TED conference on Blindfolded Origami and Santa Tracker. The videos from his TED talks have been watched more than 300,000 times. His more fun jobs have included stints working as a travel writer and the animated film "Ice Age" (nominated for an Academy Award). He received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Cambridge University.

Bruno Bowden Videos

  • Bruno Bowden: Google's Santa Tracker
    At TEDActive, Bruno Bowden shares the story of NORAD's Santa tracker -- and how Google is continuing the traditional holiday fun.
  • Bruno Bowden & Rufus Cappadocia: Origami, blindfolded and to
    http://www.ted.com After Robert Lang's talk on origami at TED2008, Bruno Bowden stepped onstage with a challenge -- he would fold one of Lang's...
  • Bruno Bowden - Model S Distance Record: The Untold Story ...

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Bruno Bowden Speaking Topics

  • Google Santa Tracker

    NORAD is tasked with nuclear defence of North America. Since 1955 it has run the "NORAD Tracks Santa" program. To bring the service online, they collaborated with Google
    • a company whose culture could not be more different. Bruno lead the team to navigate the cultural chasm to foster an intensely collaborative and trusting partnership. The result allowed tens of millions of children to enjoy Santa's journey around the world.

  • Blindfold Origami

    Bruno's first TED talk, with Al Gore and other dignataries in attendance. Being blindfolded, a single mistake meant certain disaster. After 3 months of practice and 3 minutes of stage fright, the result worked perfectly. The original violinist model is by Robert Lang. The cellist is Rufus Cappadocia.

  • How Marketplaces Win

    We’re all a part of marketplaces that need to perform well, from Manufacturers and Distributors to Buyers and Sellers. Silicon Valley has a unique history on fostering new marketplaces, from creating the Internet to Google Android which took 80% market share within 7 years of launch. Learn how Silicon Valley does this by relying on openness, trust and standards. The ultimate answer being to create your own marketplace by creating an ecosystem around it.

  • Serving a Billion Customers

    A new class of companies have emerged with over a billion customers. Bruno lead engineering on one of those: Google Earth, which has over 1 billion installs. WhatsApp, for example, served 600 million customers with 60 employees, selling for $18 billion to Facebook. Bruno will explain how software allows you to scale and serve these markets. How it can personalize the experience and grow through “virality" and what this means for marketing and growth in any industry.

  • Peak Performance

    From reaching $1 billion annual revenue on Enterprise Gmail to 1 billion installs on Google Earth, Bruno has enjoyed setting high goals and accomplishing them. Behind every success though is a great deal of failure and lessons learned. Silicon Valley thrives on "failing fast" and learning from it. Most importantly is how you respond to failure... Do you give up? Or persevere against long odds until you succeed?

FAQs on booking Bruno Bowden

  • How to book Bruno Bowden?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bruno Bowden for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bruno Bowden, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bruno Bowden or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bruno Bowden?

    Booking fees for Bruno Bowden, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bruno Bowden, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bruno Bowden?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bruno Bowden for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bruno Bowden for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bruno Bowden or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bruno Bowden or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bruno Bowden is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bruno Bowden for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Bruno Bowden generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Moira Gunn, Leila Janah, Jack Shaw, Kara Swisher and Josh Linkner. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bruno Bowden for an upcoming event.

Bruno Bowden Speaker Videos

  • Bruno Bowden: Google's Santa Tracker
    At TEDActive, Bruno Bowden shares the story of NORAD's Santa tracker -- and how Google is continuing the traditional holiday fun.
    Bruno Bowden & Rufus Cappadocia: Origami, blindfolded and to
    http://www.ted.com After Robert Lang's talk on origami at TED2008, Bruno Bowden stepped onstage with a challenge -- he would fold one of Lang's astonishingly complicated origami figures, blindfolded,...
  • Bruno Bowden - Model S Distance Record: The Untold Story ...
    Bruno Bowden TCWEEK | Tech Cocktail Sessions | Jan 2014 ...
  • Bruno Bowden: Google's Santa Tracker - YouTube

Bruno Bowden Speaking Topics

  • Google Santa Tracker

    NORAD is tasked with nuclear defence of North America. Since 1955 it has run the "NORAD Tracks Santa" program. To bring the service online, they collaborated with Google
    • a company whose culture could not be more different. Bruno lead the team to navigate the cultural chasm to foster an intensely collaborative and trusting partnership. The result allowed tens of millions of children to enjoy Santa's journey around the world.

  • Blindfold Origami

    Bruno's first TED talk, with Al Gore and other dignataries in attendance. Being blindfolded, a single mistake meant certain disaster. After 3 months of practice and 3 minutes of stage fright, the result worked perfectly. The original violinist model is by Robert Lang. The cellist is Rufus Cappadocia.

  • How Marketplaces Win

    We’re all a part of marketplaces that need to perform well, from Manufacturers and Distributors to Buyers and Sellers. Silicon Valley has a unique history on fostering new marketplaces, from creating the Internet to Google Android which took 80% market share within 7 years of launch. Learn how Silicon Valley does this by relying on openness, trust and standards. The ultimate answer being to create your own marketplace by creating an ecosystem around it.

  • Serving a Billion Customers

    A new class of companies have emerged with over a billion customers. Bruno lead engineering on one of those: Google Earth, which has over 1 billion installs. WhatsApp, for example, served 600 million customers with 60 employees, selling for $18 billion to Facebook. Bruno will explain how software allows you to scale and serve these markets. How it can personalize the experience and grow through “virality" and what this means for marketing and growth in any industry.

  • Peak Performance

    From reaching $1 billion annual revenue on Enterprise Gmail to 1 billion installs on Google Earth, Bruno has enjoyed setting high goals and accomplishing them. Behind every success though is a great deal of failure and lessons learned. Silicon Valley thrives on "failing fast" and learning from it. Most importantly is how you respond to failure... Do you give up? Or persevere against long odds until you succeed?

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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