Emerging Tech SIG: Gadget Night with Fred Davis
Topic: Gadget Night with Fred Davis
Presenter: Fred Davis, award winning tech journalist, entrepreneur and gadget enthusiast
Abstract: The Holidays are Coming. Award winning tech journalist Fred Davis will present "Gadget Night". Fred is a fabulous speaker, and well known journalist and entrepreneur. He will show us some of the latest tech gadgets, and will add his insights into the significant trends in consumer and business technology.
Bio: Fred was on the founding teams of a number of startups including Wired, CNET and Ask Jeeves. Prior to that Fred was a top executive at Ziff-Davis Publishing where he served as editor of PC Magazine, PC Week, MacUser, and A+, as well as running and leading the industry-leading product testing laboratories at those publications. Fred has been named one of the most influential people in the industry by several publications in both the U. S. and Japan, and is listed in Who's Who in America. He has been widely quoted in publications such as Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, and the Atlantic Monthly, and has appeared on many radio and television programs, including NPR's "All Things Considered," "CBS Evening News," and "ABC News." Fred may be reached by fred at grabbit dot net.
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments / Pizza
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Presentation