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Quentin Hardy

Head of Editorial, Google Cloud; Former Deputy Technology Editor, The New York Times and Technology and Business Expert

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 Quentin Hardy Biography

Quentin Hardy is the Head of Editorial for Google Cloud, writing about business, behavior and technology, with a general focus on cloud computing.

He was formerly the deputy technology editor for The New York Times and an executive editor for Forbes Media.

Hardy began his career at The Wall Street Journal, and has written cover stories on such diverse topics as the Internet, Africa, Finance, Enterprise Hardware and Software, Management, Satellites, Energy and even the Marijuana Industry.

A frequent guest on CNBC's Kudlow & Company, Hardy speaks at over twenty events a year, ranging from CEO conferences and technology seminars, to Webcasts, luxury cruises and panels on national and international issues. Recent work includes running a full-day event at Google, moderating a nationally-broadcast panel on doing business in China and addressing 300 corporate leaders about the changes technology will bring to their companies and markets.

Hardy began his career as an international publisher, and has lived and worked in a dozen countries, including Japan, Singapore and the United Kingdom. A recipient of a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Business Journalism and an Overseas Press Club award, he lectures on technology and social change at the Information School of the University of California, Berkeley, and works with their Executive Education program.

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  • A Skilled Moderator or Host

    In addition to keynoting, Quentin Hardy often serves as discussion leader, moderator and/or emcee for senior executive events. He has covered topics as far-ranging as corporate reform; the global economy; catastrophe preparedness and lessons from Hurricane Katrina; innovation and the impact of social media. Versatile and skilled, Hardy has interviewed rising entrepreneurs, top CEOs and political leaders alike. He possesses the rare ability to ask the right questions and turn high-level ideas into critical information audiences can readily use.

  • The Way Ahead: Rebuilding Three Circles of Trust

    In todays business climate every business, institution and household faces the same problem: Whom should I trust and how do I get people to trust me? In the age of Bernie Madoff and the derivatives debacle, it seems like everyone on Wall Street is suspect. Meanwhile, good businesses cannot get loansthanks to the credit crunchwhile a culture of cynicism is fed by gotcha journalists and quick-hit bloggers. This should, can and will end. Quentin Hardy has reported on Japanese financial collapses, the dotcom bubble and todays financial woes. He shares: His perspective on the technological roots of the problem Insights on the universal practices of trust that must be re-invented How to build better management and business structures that avoid historical repetition

  • Community, Contagion and Capitalism: Technology and the Future of Society

    The communications revolution has not just sped up our lives; it has changed the way we think about politics, companies and even national power. If you are under the impression that this type of revolution is a new experience for humanity, think again. Comparisons with the distant past are important as we try to make sense of the ever-evolving role of technology in our lives and use communication tools and resources from Twitter, Facebook and Skype. Quentin Hardy shares: A comparative look at todays revolution with those of our past His take on what is happening today, drawn from his university lectures to late-night conversations with CEOs He readies audiences for the coming Concierge World where custom business relationships, consumer goods and entertainment dominate

  • Managing that Matters: Lessons from Planet Google

    Management guru Peter Drucker called the creation of the computer the birth of a new basic civilization in which managers would take on entirely new roles and work would be organized in unforeseen ways. His predictions are coming true as the organization and management of companies such as Google, Cisco and Yahoo! retool their structures aimed at achieving a new level of efficacy. After covering all the major technology players in globally and Silicon Valley, Quentin Hardy provides insights on: What efforts have worked and what has been a dead end Pointers on how communications technologies are used to market internally and externally, winning loyalty and inspiring people A look ahead to what management approaches to expect next from the technology leaders

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  • HOW TO BOOK Quentin Hardy?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Quentin Hardy 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 Quentin Hardy, 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 Quentin Hardy or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Quentin Hardy?

    Booking fees for Quentin Hardy, 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 Quentin Hardy, 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 Quentin Hardy?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Quentin Hardy 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 Quentin Hardy for your next private or corporate function.
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    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 Quentin Hardy or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Quentin Hardy 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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Quentin Hardy

Head of Editorial, Google Cloud; Former Deputy Technology Editor, The New York Times and Technology and Business Expert

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Quentin Hardy Biography

Quentin Hardy is the Head of Editorial for Google Cloud, writing about business, behavior and technology, with a general focus on cloud computing.

He was formerly the deputy technology editor for The New York Times and an executive editor for Forbes Media.

Hardy began his career at The Wall Street Journal, and has written cover stories on such diverse topics as the Internet, Africa, Finance, Enterprise Hardware and Software, Management, Satellites, Energy and even the Marijuana Industry.

A frequent guest on CNBC's Kudlow & Company, Hardy speaks at over twenty events a year, ranging from CEO conferences and technology seminars, to Webcasts, luxury cruises and panels on national and international issues. Recent work includes running a full-day event at Google, moderating a nationally-broadcast panel on doing business in China and addressing 300 corporate leaders about the changes technology will bring to their companies and markets.

Hardy began his career as an international publisher, and has lived and worked in a dozen countries, including Japan, Singapore and the United Kingdom. A recipient of a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Business Journalism and an Overseas Press Club award, he lectures on technology and social change at the Information School of the University of California, Berkeley, and works with their Executive Education program.

Quentin Hardy Videos

  • Quentin Hardy talk on the artwork of Joanna Salska - YouTube

Quentin Hardy Speaking Topics

  • A Skilled Moderator or Host

    In addition to keynoting, Quentin Hardy often serves as discussion leader, moderator and/or emcee for senior executive events. He has covered topics as far-ranging as corporate reform; the global economy; catastrophe preparedness and lessons from Hurricane Katrina; innovation and the impact of social media. Versatile and skilled, Hardy has interviewed rising entrepreneurs, top CEOs and political leaders alike. He possesses the rare ability to ask the right questions and turn high-level ideas into critical information audiences can readily use.

  • The Way Ahead: Rebuilding Three Circles of Trust

    In todays business climate every business, institution and household faces the same problem: Whom should I trust and how do I get people to trust me? In the age of Bernie Madoff and the derivatives debacle, it seems like everyone on Wall Street is suspect. Meanwhile, good businesses cannot get loansthanks to the credit crunchwhile a culture of cynicism is fed by gotcha journalists and quick-hit bloggers. This should, can and will end. Quentin Hardy has reported on Japanese financial collapses, the dotcom bubble and todays financial woes. He shares: His perspective on the technological roots of the problem Insights on the universal practices of trust that must be re-invented How to build better management and business structures that avoid historical repetition

  • Community, Contagion and Capitalism: Technology and the Future of Society

    The communications revolution has not just sped up our lives; it has changed the way we think about politics, companies and even national power. If you are under the impression that this type of revolution is a new experience for humanity, think again. Comparisons with the distant past are important as we try to make sense of the ever-evolving role of technology in our lives and use communication tools and resources from Twitter, Facebook and Skype. Quentin Hardy shares: A comparative look at todays revolution with those of our past His take on what is happening today, drawn from his university lectures to late-night conversations with CEOs He readies audiences for the coming Concierge World where custom business relationships, consumer goods and entertainment dominate

  • Managing that Matters: Lessons from Planet Google

    Management guru Peter Drucker called the creation of the computer the birth of a new basic civilization in which managers would take on entirely new roles and work would be organized in unforeseen ways. His predictions are coming true as the organization and management of companies such as Google, Cisco and Yahoo! retool their structures aimed at achieving a new level of efficacy. After covering all the major technology players in globally and Silicon Valley, Quentin Hardy provides insights on: What efforts have worked and what has been a dead end Pointers on how communications technologies are used to market internally and externally, winning loyalty and inspiring people A look ahead to what management approaches to expect next from the technology leaders

FAQs on booking Quentin Hardy

  • How to book Quentin Hardy?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Quentin Hardy 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 Quentin Hardy, 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 Quentin Hardy or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Quentin Hardy?

    Booking fees for Quentin Hardy, 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 Quentin Hardy, 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 Quentin Hardy?

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

Quentin Hardy is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Quentin Hardy for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Quentin Hardy 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 Michael Treacy, Erik Qualman, Josh Linkner, Geoff Colvin and Tim Sanders. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Quentin Hardy for an upcoming event.

Quentin Hardy Speaker Videos

  • Quentin Hardy talk on the artwork of Joanna Salska - YouTube

Quentin Hardy Speaking Topics

  • A Skilled Moderator or Host

    In addition to keynoting, Quentin Hardy often serves as discussion leader, moderator and/or emcee for senior executive events. He has covered topics as far-ranging as corporate reform; the global economy; catastrophe preparedness and lessons from Hurricane Katrina; innovation and the impact of social media. Versatile and skilled, Hardy has interviewed rising entrepreneurs, top CEOs and political leaders alike. He possesses the rare ability to ask the right questions and turn high-level ideas into critical information audiences can readily use.

  • The Way Ahead: Rebuilding Three Circles of Trust

    In todays business climate every business, institution and household faces the same problem: Whom should I trust and how do I get people to trust me? In the age of Bernie Madoff and the derivatives debacle, it seems like everyone on Wall Street is suspect. Meanwhile, good businesses cannot get loansthanks to the credit crunchwhile a culture of cynicism is fed by gotcha journalists and quick-hit bloggers. This should, can and will end. Quentin Hardy has reported on Japanese financial collapses, the dotcom bubble and todays financial woes. He shares: His perspective on the technological roots of the problem Insights on the universal practices of trust that must be re-invented How to build better management and business structures that avoid historical repetition

  • Community, Contagion and Capitalism: Technology and the Future of Society

    The communications revolution has not just sped up our lives; it has changed the way we think about politics, companies and even national power. If you are under the impression that this type of revolution is a new experience for humanity, think again. Comparisons with the distant past are important as we try to make sense of the ever-evolving role of technology in our lives and use communication tools and resources from Twitter, Facebook and Skype. Quentin Hardy shares: A comparative look at todays revolution with those of our past His take on what is happening today, drawn from his university lectures to late-night conversations with CEOs He readies audiences for the coming Concierge World where custom business relationships, consumer goods and entertainment dominate

  • Managing that Matters: Lessons from Planet Google

    Management guru Peter Drucker called the creation of the computer the birth of a new basic civilization in which managers would take on entirely new roles and work would be organized in unforeseen ways. His predictions are coming true as the organization and management of companies such as Google, Cisco and Yahoo! retool their structures aimed at achieving a new level of efficacy. After covering all the major technology players in globally and Silicon Valley, Quentin Hardy provides insights on: What efforts have worked and what has been a dead end Pointers on how communications technologies are used to market internally and externally, winning loyalty and inspiring people A look ahead to what management approaches to expect next from the technology leaders

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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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