A global quest for successful examples of corporate innovation in the face of technology-led disruption.
David Rowan has taken 125 flights in the past year to investigate the companies and entrepreneurs changing our world, and has spent time with the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Didi, Spotify, Xiaomi, Nest, Twitter and countless other ambitious startups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen. Searching for bold corporate innovation.
From augmented reality, artificial intelligence and cyber security to drones, nanotechnology and the genomic revolution, David Rowan is one of the world’s foremost experts on how technology is re-shaping the world around us.
David Rowan is founding Editor-in-chief of WIRED’s UK edition (2008-2017). He has interviewed influencers ranging from will.i.am to James Murdoch, Zaha Hadid to David Cameron. He has keynoted on technology, business and innovation themes from Melbourne to Monaco, and has chaired and moderated high-profile events for the UK and French governments, for Google Zeitgeist and TED Global, and for international banks and Fortune 100 businesses.
He’s an early-stage investor in 40 tech companies and co-founder of FlowJourneys.com, a non-profit taking amazing people for weekend adventures in the world’s most extraordinary locations.