Edgar Perez

  • New York, NY
  • Range USD 10,001 - 20,000

Tagline: Digital Innovation

Travels from: New York, NY

Edgar Perez is one the world’s few business and technology visionaries who can light up a room with insightful and inspiring presentations on the impact of cutting-edge technologies, from 5G to Quantum Computing and from Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity to Web3 and the Metaverse.

A published author and energetic keynote speaker, he is also an international consultant affiliated with Ponemon Institute, Gerson Lehrman Group and Guidepoint Global Advisors.

Edgar Perez is author of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets (2013), and The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, published in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011), 交易快手, published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), and Investasi Super Kilat, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia (2012). He contributes to The New York Times, Sina Finance and CGTN.

Mr. Perez has presented in front of thousands of top executives around the world through keynote speeches and both public and in-house corporate training programs in Beijing, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kiev, Kuala Lumpur, Lima, London, Miami, Naples Beach, New York, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Scott Air Force Base, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Stockholm, Taipei, Warsaw, Washington DC and Zhongshan, among other business metropolises.

He has been interviewed on CNN, CGTN, CNBC, FOX Business, Bloomberg TV, BNN Bloomberg, Channel NewsAsia, CNN en Español, Petersburg – Channel 5, Sina Finance, CCTV China, China Radio International, Bankier.pl, TheStreet.com and Leaderonomics.

Edgar Perez has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Institutional Investor’s CEO Roundtable (Berlin) and Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Cyber Security World Conference (New York), Inside Market Data (Chicago), Emerging Markets Investments Summit (Warsaw), CME Group‘s Global Financial Leadership Conference (Naples Beach) and more.

Edgar Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. Mr. Perez has an undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and an MBA from Columbia Business School, New York, majoring in Finance and Management (2002).

He is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer who gladly enjoys dancing with wife Olga, son Edgar Felipe and daughters Svetlana Sofia and Mary Olympia.

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KEYNOTE TOPICS

·         Is Web3 the Beginning of a New Internet or a Stroke of Marketing Genius?

Web3 keynote talk from Edgar Perez promises a better internet built on the blockchain, the distributed ledger systems that form the basis of cryptocurrencies. Backers promise it will cut out traditional middlemen, letting users transact directly and have a greater stake in the applications they use. Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter, for example, make their money through advertising; yet, they share zero of it.

·         Welcome to the Metaverse: The Next Evolution of the Internet

The Metaverse keynote from Edgar Perez is where our digital and physical lives will converge. It will include a virtual world interoperating with the physical world where we live, and generate a robust economy that spans entertainment, commerce, education and work, while transforming long-standing industries such as finance, retail, healthcare fitness, and more.

·         Bitcoin is dead. Long live Ethereum and CBDCs

The blockchain keynote talk from Edgar Perez has been declared as a big revolution in business technology; it is indeed a game-changer for a global financial system that needs an upgrade. A more exciting development has been the booming rise in speculative cryptocurrencies based on blockchain technology, from Bitcoin to Ether.

·         Achieving Digital Impact with “State-of-the-art” Deep Learning

Deep learning keynote from Edgar Perez, has enabled many practical applications of artificial intelligence in today’s digital organizations. Deep learning breaks down tasks in ways that makes all kinds of machine aids seem possible, even likely.

·         Is the Global Race to Achieve Quantum Supremacy Coming to an End?

Google recently announced that their most advanced quantum computer, a radically new design to manipulate and process information, has achieved “quantum supremacy” for the first time. The technology giant’s Sycamore quantum processor was able to perform an incredibly complex task in 200 seconds, a feat that would take the world’s fastest supercomputers 10,000 years to complete.

·         The Artificial Intelligence Breakthroughs that are Changing the Digital World

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been referred as the general ability of computers to perform tasks commonly associated with intelligent beings.

·         Advice for Global Organizations: Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste

A “black swan” event of the magnitude of COVID-19 will certainly trigger a radical change in the expectations of business stakeholders. Organizations that reinvent themselves and leverage Artificial Intelligence, 5G and Blockchain to make the most of better insight and foresight will disproportionally stand to succeed.

·         What the Boeing 737 Groundings can teach us about Technology and Automation

Only days after the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, the U.S. FAA grounded the Boeing 737 Max 8, joining airlines and governments worldwide in an effort to guarantee passenger safety, just months after the crash of Lion Air Flight 610 involved the same model.

·         Neuro what? Neuromorphic Computing and the Quest to Build an Artificial Brain

Neuromorphic Computing (NC) attempts to emulate the human brain’s neural structure and operation with the goal to match a human’s flexibility and ability to learn from unstructured stimuli with the energy efficiency displayed by our brain from Edgar Perez

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