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Ian Beacraft

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

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

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Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 06/18/2024.

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...
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  • 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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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.

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