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John Biggs

Former Editor of Gizmodo & TechCrunch, Blockchain Entrepreneur

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John Biggs Biography

John Biggs is entrepreneur, writer, and technophile. He is a highly-respected source on digital technology, cryptocurrency, token sales (ICOS), internet culture, and the possibilities and risks of technology in the society of tomorrow.

For the past two decades he has been an influential editor at Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch. He also wrote for Wired, the New York Times, InSync, Linux Journal, Popular Science, Sync, The Stir, and more and has appeared on television and in documentaries where he’s commented on technology and the future. He is currently a blockchain entrepreneur and was former CEO of fintech startup Freemit.com. He has a practical background in hardware startups, fintech, cryptocurrency and in the technology of 3D printing. Recently he has written and spoken with authority on blockchain and cryptocurrencies and on the technological and social future of money including Bitcoin, financial markets, fintech, hardware, software, and the consequences for unbanked individuals and communities.

Combine that with over ten years of international experience in tech journalism, on- and offline, and John has an extraordinary understanding of both the long-term trends in technology and the cutting edge at any moment.

A dynamic speaker with palpable personal enthusiasm, John speaks to specialist and general audiences about the full range of tech subjects. He is in high demand for his always up-to-date presentations on the next big thing, whether that's big data or the rise of DIY manufacturing. His experience as a journalist and blogger makes him an authoritative speaker on online media and how they are transforming news.

He is the co-creator and host of the weekly podcast Technotopia. In the podcast, he talks with the greatest minds in tech, history, philosophy, and art about why the future won’t be awful.

He’s also written five books including Marie Antoinette's Watch, a history that explores the relationship between technology, individuals, and history through the story of one priceless 18th-century watch. Tracing its creation, its mysterious disappearance, and its recovery in 2008, Marie Antoinette's Watch is a testament to the power of technology on our lives and the remarkable feelings that personal electronics can inspires. He believes that modern technology tells equally fascinating stories.

Speaking Topics
  • Hardware Startups

    The Next Industrial Revolution I’ve been following hardware startups for nearly a decade and, with the rise of new manufacturing methods and funding sources, the space has exploded. I can share what I learned visiting the little guys (Makerbot, Adafruit Industries) and the big guys (Foxconn, Apple).

  • Computer Security From A Human Perspective

    Because I come into contact with a number of end users of security, I’m able to make assessments that go beyond wonky security talks.

  • The Future

    As a technophile, I come into contact with multiple new technologies. This talk is usually best for an audience looking for the next big thing. I help them find it.

  • Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

    This nascent field is quite compelling and one of the hottest new technologies in many sectors. I have access to interesting data and information regarding the space thanks to my role as CEO at a blockchain startup.

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FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK John Biggs?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like John Biggs for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for John Biggs, 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 John Biggs or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK John Biggs?

    Speaking fees for John Biggs, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that John Biggs charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The 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 John Biggs, 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 John Biggs?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like John Biggs 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 John Biggs 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 John Biggs or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for John Biggs 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.
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John Biggs Biography

John Biggs is entrepreneur, writer, and technophile. He is a highly-respected source on digital technology, cryptocurrency, token sales (ICOS), internet culture, and the possibilities and risks of technology in the society of tomorrow.

For the past two decades he has been an influential editor at Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch. He also wrote for Wired, the New York Times, InSync, Linux Journal, Popular Science, Sync, The Stir, and more and has appeared on television and in documentaries where he’s commented on technology and the future. He is currently a blockchain entrepreneur and was former CEO of fintech startup Freemit.com. He has a practical background in hardware startups, fintech, cryptocurrency and in the technology of 3D printing. Recently he has written and spoken with authority on blockchain and cryptocurrencies and on the technological and social future of money including Bitcoin, financial markets, fintech, hardware, software, and the consequences for unbanked individuals and communities.

Combine that with over ten years of international experience in tech journalism, on- and offline, and John has an extraordinary understanding of both the long-term trends in technology and the cutting edge at any moment.

A dynamic speaker with palpable personal enthusiasm, John speaks to specialist and general audiences about the full range of tech subjects. He is in high demand for his always up-to-date presentations on the next big thing, whether that's big data or the rise of DIY manufacturing. His experience as a journalist and blogger makes him an authoritative speaker on online media and how they are transforming news.

He is the co-creator and host of the weekly podcast Technotopia. In the podcast, he talks with the greatest minds in tech, history, philosophy, and art about why the future won’t be awful.

He’s also written five books including Marie Antoinette's Watch, a history that explores the relationship between technology, individuals, and history through the story of one priceless 18th-century watch. Tracing its creation, its mysterious disappearance, and its recovery in 2008, Marie Antoinette's Watch is a testament to the power of technology on our lives and the remarkable feelings that personal electronics can inspires. He believes that modern technology tells equally fascinating stories.

John Biggs Speaking Topics

  • Hardware Startups

    The Next Industrial Revolution I’ve been following hardware startups for nearly a decade and, with the rise of new manufacturing methods and funding sources, the space has exploded. I can share what I learned visiting the little guys (Makerbot, Adafruit Industries) and the big guys (Foxconn, Apple).

  • Computer Security From A Human Perspective

    Because I come into contact with a number of end users of security, I’m able to make assessments that go beyond wonky security talks.

  • The Future

    As a technophile, I come into contact with multiple new technologies. This talk is usually best for an audience looking for the next big thing. I help them find it.

  • Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

    This nascent field is quite compelling and one of the hottest new technologies in many sectors. I have access to interesting data and information regarding the space thanks to my role as CEO at a blockchain startup.

John Biggs Videos

  • John Biggs (Techcrunch) - What is a Startup?
    John Biggs, Writer at TechCrunch
  • John Biggs, TechCrunch: The Future Abridged - Pioneers Festival 2013
  • #SXLB: John Biggs, East Coast Editor, TechCrunch

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FAQs on booking John Biggs

  • How to book John Biggs?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like John Biggs for both live and virtual events for over 20 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for John Biggs, 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 John Biggs or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book John Biggs?

    Speaking fees for John Biggs, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that John Biggs charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The 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 John Biggs, 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 John Biggs?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like John Biggs for clients worldwide for more than 20 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 John Biggs 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 John Biggs or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for John Biggs 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.

John Biggs is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Hardware Startups, Computer Security From A Human Perspective, The Future and Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. The estimated speaking fee range to book John Biggs for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. John Biggs generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jimmy Song, Zach Piester, Jalak Jobanputra, Perianne Boring and Viola Llewellyn. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling John Biggs for an upcoming live or virtual event.

John Biggs Speaking Topics

  • Hardware Startups

    The Next Industrial Revolution I’ve been following hardware startups for nearly a decade and, with the rise of new manufacturing methods and funding sources, the space has exploded. I can share what I learned visiting the little guys (Makerbot, Adafruit Industries) and the big guys (Foxconn, Apple).

  • Computer Security From A Human Perspective

    Because I come into contact with a number of end users of security, I’m able to make assessments that go beyond wonky security talks.

  • The Future

    As a technophile, I come into contact with multiple new technologies. This talk is usually best for an audience looking for the next big thing. I help them find it.

  • Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

    This nascent field is quite compelling and one of the hottest new technologies in many sectors. I have access to interesting data and information regarding the space thanks to my role as CEO at a blockchain startup.

John Biggs Speaker Videos

  • John Biggs (Techcrunch) - What is a Startup?
    John Biggs, Writer at TechCrunch
    John Biggs, TechCrunch: The Future Abridged - Pioneers Festival 2013
  • #SXLB: John Biggs, East Coast Editor, TechCrunch
    John Biggs Interviews Karolina Boladz | CES 2015
  • Startup Alley at Disrupt SF 2016 with John Biggs
    Impact'16 #startup - John Biggs (TechCrunch) "This is fine"

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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 a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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