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Ian Beacraft

Artificial Intelligence & Future of Work Expert; CEO and Chief Futurist at Signal and Cipher

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Ian Beacraft Biography

Considered one of the top voices in AI and the future of work, Ian Beacraft is a trusted advisor to the world's most innovative companies. The Founder, CEO and Chief Futurist of Signal and Cipher, Beacraft leads a strategic foresight and development agency guiding companies through the rapidly changing technology landscape to find meaningful routes to innovation that impact the bottom line, inspire cultural change, and create new products and services.

Previously responsible for P&L’s and innovation departments at the largest agencies in the world, Beacraft is known for making bleeding-edge technology understandable and monetizable. Brands he has advised include Samsung, Intel, Coca-Cola, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Symantec, Universal Pictures, and dozens more.

He’s known as a Gonzo Futurist, actively experimenting with new and emerging technologies before they leave the research lab to understand the implications and applications for the future of work and society at large. Beacraft has pioneered a digitally immersive presentation style that brings artificial intelligence and extended reality to life so audiences can understand the future of technology in actionable ways. For four consecutive years, he has spoken at SXSW on the intersection of technology and culture; additional keynote engagements include Masters and Robots, Febraban, CES, and Immersed Global Summit. Beacraft is also the co-owner of a production studio designing virtual worlds. Beacraft is the first person ever to host a news segment as a synthetic human, the Future Report on Defiance Media, streaming to over 100 million devices around the world.

A classically trained musician, Beacraft understands the magnitude of AI's coming impact on human creativity. As a strategist and speaker, he strives to educate stakeholders on the real- world implications of emerging technologies so they can make informed decisions that positively shape our world and advance humanity. In a rapidly evolving world that some consider dystopian, Beacraft remains a steadfast optimist and offers what everyone needs now: hope.

Speaking Topics
  • Creative Machines: AI and a Generative Future

    Generative AI is digitizing skillsets, making them programmable and upgradeable. As a result, a new class of Generalists will dominate the era of generative AI. As expertise and experience are no longer needed to perform with proficiency in new fields, those with a breadth of experience and passionate curiosity will rise to the top. With AI, individual creators can become armies of one.

    This new paradigm will flip the corporate world on its head, shake up entire industries, and completely transform our relationship with work. What does a world look like when everything we do is enhanced by artificial intelligence?

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

    Speaking fees for Ian Beacraft, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Ian Beacraft 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 Ian Beacraft, 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 Ian Beacraft?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ian Beacraft 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 Ian Beacraft for your next private or corporate function.
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Artificial Intelligence & Future of Work Expert; CEO and Chief Futurist at Signal and Cipher

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Ian Beacraft Biography

Considered one of the top voices in AI and the future of work, Ian Beacraft is a trusted advisor to the world's most innovative companies. The Founder, CEO and Chief Futurist of Signal and Cipher, Beacraft leads a strategic foresight and development agency guiding companies through the rapidly changing technology landscape to find meaningful routes to innovation that impact the bottom line, inspire cultural change, and create new products and services.

Previously responsible for P&L’s and innovation departments at the largest agencies in the world, Beacraft is known for making bleeding-edge technology understandable and monetizable. Brands he has advised include Samsung, Intel, Coca-Cola, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Symantec, Universal Pictures, and dozens more.

He’s known as a Gonzo Futurist, actively experimenting with new and emerging technologies before they leave the research lab to understand the implications and applications for the future of work and society at large. Beacraft has pioneered a digitally immersive presentation style that brings artificial intelligence and extended reality to life so audiences can understand the future of technology in actionable ways. For four consecutive years, he has spoken at SXSW on the intersection of technology and culture; additional keynote engagements include Masters and Robots, Febraban, CES, and Immersed Global Summit. Beacraft is also the co-owner of a production studio designing virtual worlds. Beacraft is the first person ever to host a news segment as a synthetic human, the Future Report on Defiance Media, streaming to over 100 million devices around the world.

A classically trained musician, Beacraft understands the magnitude of AI's coming impact on human creativity. As a strategist and speaker, he strives to educate stakeholders on the real- world implications of emerging technologies so they can make informed decisions that positively shape our world and advance humanity. In a rapidly evolving world that some consider dystopian, Beacraft remains a steadfast optimist and offers what everyone needs now: hope.

Ian Beacraft Speaking Topics

  • Creative Machines: AI and a Generative Future

    Generative AI is digitizing skillsets, making them programmable and upgradeable. As a result, a new class of Generalists will dominate the era of generative AI. As expertise and experience are no longer needed to perform with proficiency in new fields, those with a breadth of experience and passionate curiosity will rise to the top. With AI, individual creators can become armies of one.

    This new paradigm will flip the corporate world on its head, shake up entire industries, and completely transform our relationship with work. What does a world look like when everything we do is enhanced by artificial intelligence?

Ian Beacraft Videos

  • The Near Future of AI - Intema.AI WinMENA Summit '23
    With the release of ChatGPT and generative models like Stable Diffusion, AI has gripped the public imagination and made us all aware of what those...
  • Ian Beacraft Keynote
  • SXSW 2021: Creative Machines - The future of AI and Content Creation
    The technology that brought us Deepfakes is permanently reshaping the way we create content of all kinds - from movies and music to apps and...

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  • How to book Ian Beacraft?

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

    Speaking fees for Ian Beacraft, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Ian Beacraft 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 Ian Beacraft, 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 Ian Beacraft?

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

Ian Beacraft is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Creative Machines: AI and a Generative Future. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ian Beacraft for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Ian Beacraft generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Zack Kass, Mutale Nkonde, Karen Palmer, Andrew Busch and Ayesha Khanna. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ian Beacraft for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Ian Beacraft Speaking Topics

  • Creative Machines: AI and a Generative Future

    Generative AI is digitizing skillsets, making them programmable and upgradeable. As a result, a new class of Generalists will dominate the era of generative AI. As expertise and experience are no longer needed to perform with proficiency in new fields, those with a breadth of experience and passionate curiosity will rise to the top. With AI, individual creators can become armies of one.

    This new paradigm will flip the corporate world on its head, shake up entire industries, and completely transform our relationship with work. What does a world look like when everything we do is enhanced by artificial intelligence?

Ian Beacraft Speaker Videos

  • The Near Future of AI - Intema.AI WinMENA Summit '23
    With the release of ChatGPT and generative models like Stable Diffusion, AI has gripped the public imagination and made us all aware of what those invested in AI and machine learning over the...
    Ian Beacraft Keynote
  • SXSW 2021: Creative Machines - The future of AI and Content Creation
    The technology that brought us Deepfakes is permanently reshaping the way we create content of all kinds - from movies and music to apps and websites. The idea of applying algorithms to manipulate or...
    SXSW 2022: Foundations of the Metaverse - Ian Beacraft
  • Rewriting ourselves through technology | Ian Beacraft | TEDx
    This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Digital media have changed the way we tell our stories and form identity. At first glance, it seems they...

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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.

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