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Alex Salkever

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Futurist, Author of "The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future"

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 Alex Salkever Biography

Alex Salkever is the best-selling author of “The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Shape the Future,” a finalist for the 2017 Financial Times / McKinsey Book of the Year Award. In that book with co-author Vivek Wadhwa examines existential questions such as: Will AI and robots take all our jobs? Will our children have genetically altered babies? And will people no longer be allowed to drive cars. In this book, and throughout his life, Salkever examines the impacts and consequences rapidly advancing technology development has on our lives, our relationships and our jobs.

Salkever is a lively public speaker and a natural storyteller who loves talking to people. He has an eclectic history as writer, journalist, technology executive, futurist and public intellectual. He has written articles and opinion pieces in dozens of publications including Wired, The Washington Post, Inc. Magazine, TechCrunch, The Christian Science Monitor, and Salon. He started his career as a freelance writer living in Hawaii, where he covered the islands and the Pacific - a once in a lifetime adventure that allowed him to surf giant waves, climb misty isolated mountains in search of endangered species, peer at the stars from the giant telescopes atop Mauna Kea, and eat vast quantities of sushi. He then became the technology editor of BusinessWeek.com, covering the Dot-Com Boom and subsequent bust. He later worked as a senior marketing executive at a broad variety of technology companies, most recently at Mozilla, the maker of the Firefox browser where he served as Vice President of Marketing. His first book with Wadhwa, “The Immigrant Exodus” was named by The Economist to the as one of the Business Books of the Year in 2012. His most recent book, "Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning The War To Control Your Brain And How To Fight Back", was also praised by a variety of top publications including Wired Magazine, and by leading figures, including happiness expert Gretchen Rubin and prominent wellness expert Dean Ornish.

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Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain--and How to Fight Back

Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain--and How to Fight Back

The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future

The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future

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Alex Salkever

5 out of 5

Futurist, Author of "The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future"

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Alex Salkever Biography

Alex Salkever is the best-selling author of “The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Shape the Future,” a finalist for the 2017 Financial Times / McKinsey Book of the Year Award. In that book with co-author Vivek Wadhwa examines existential questions such as: Will AI and robots take all our jobs? Will our children have genetically altered babies? And will people no longer be allowed to drive cars. In this book, and throughout his life, Salkever examines the impacts and consequences rapidly advancing technology development has on our lives, our relationships and our jobs.

Salkever is a lively public speaker and a natural storyteller who loves talking to people. He has an eclectic history as writer, journalist, technology executive, futurist and public intellectual. He has written articles and opinion pieces in dozens of publications including Wired, The Washington Post, Inc. Magazine, TechCrunch, The Christian Science Monitor, and Salon. He started his career as a freelance writer living in Hawaii, where he covered the islands and the Pacific - a once in a lifetime adventure that allowed him to surf giant waves, climb misty isolated mountains in search of endangered species, peer at the stars from the giant telescopes atop Mauna Kea, and eat vast quantities of sushi. He then became the technology editor of BusinessWeek.com, covering the Dot-Com Boom and subsequent bust. He later worked as a senior marketing executive at a broad variety of technology companies, most recently at Mozilla, the maker of the Firefox browser where he served as Vice President of Marketing. His first book with Wadhwa, “The Immigrant Exodus” was named by The Economist to the as one of the Business Books of the Year in 2012. His most recent book, "Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning The War To Control Your Brain And How To Fight Back", was also praised by a variety of top publications including Wired Magazine, and by leading figures, including happiness expert Gretchen Rubin and prominent wellness expert Dean Ornish.

Alex Salkever Videos

  • Hacking Back Our Happiness | Alex Salkever | TEDxSonomaCounty ...
    Alex Salkever shares how a near-death experience led him to reconsider his toxic relationship with technology and to examine how tech is ...
  • Your Happiness Was Hacked: Alex Salkever
    Speaker: Alex Salkever, Consultant/Product and Product Marketing; Author Topic :Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning the Battle ...
  • Alex Salkever Keynote - AI, Communications and You
    This is a section of a keynote speech that Alex Salkever gave at the Syracuse University Newhouse School of Communications. This section ...

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  • How to book Alex Salkever?

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  • How much does it cost to book Alex Salkever?

    Booking fees for Alex Salkever, 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 Alex Salkever, 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 Alex Salkever?

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

Alex Salkever is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Alex Salkever for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Alex Salkever 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 Jack Shaw, R "Ray" Wang, Chris Messina, Josh Linkner and Erik Qualman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alex Salkever for an upcoming event.

Alex Salkever Speaker Videos

  • Hacking Back Our Happiness | Alex Salkever | TEDxSonomaCounty ...
    Alex Salkever shares how a near-death experience led him to reconsider his toxic relationship with technology and to examine how tech is ...
    Your Happiness Was Hacked: Alex Salkever
    Speaker: Alex Salkever, Consultant/Product and Product Marketing; Author Topic :Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning the Battle ...
  • Alex Salkever Keynote - AI, Communications and You
    This is a section of a keynote speech that Alex Salkever gave at the Syracuse University Newhouse School of Communications. This section ...
    Alex Salkever - Interview - Startup Turkey 2018
    Alex Salkever Co-Author of “The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Can Change the Future” Alex Salkever is a writer, ...
  • Podcast Interview: Alex Salkever - How to be a Futurist

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