About the Book
Shift 2020 gives you an understanding how technology is going to influence, shape and impact your daily life in the near future. Many different areas of how we will communicate, work and do business together in the immediate future are covered in depth. It's a collaborative book including foresights (quotes, paragraphs and essays) by some of the world's leading experts, including Douglas Rushkoff, Shannon Spanhake, Ken Banks, David Wood, Ariane Van de Ven, Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Mike North, Simon White, Kate Darling, Robert Rice, Russell Buckley, Gerd Leonhard, Tricia Wang, Neelie Kroes, Salim Ismail, Robin Wauters, Inmaculada Martinez, Will Page, Raj Singh, Ed Maklouf, Nicolas Nova, Louisa Heinrich, Erik Hersman, C. Enrique Ortiz, Andy Abramson, Raimo van der Klein, Redg Snodgrass, Andrew Berglund, Russ McGuire, Maarten Lens-FitzGerald, Georgie Benardete, Laurent Haug, Eze Vidra, Gianfranco Chicco, Harald Neidhardt, Fabien Girardin, Mark A.M. Kramer, Tony Fish, Delia Dumitrescu, Alan Moore, Aape Pohjavirta, Hans-Holger Albrecht, Daniel Appelquist, Kosta Peric, Glen Hiemstra, Scott Jenson, Ajit Jaokar, Dr. Peter Cochrane, Andrew Bud, Martin Duval, Dr. James Canton, Carlos Domingo, Raina Kumra, David Risher, Chris Luomanen, Martin Recke, Paul Berney, Tariq Krim, Sena Gbeckor-Kove, Timothy Kotin, Sunny Bates, Kelly Goto, David Rowan, Jessica Colacço, Yuri Van Geest, Priya Prakash, Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, Michael J. O'Farrell, Saul Klein, Tomi Ahonen, Jonathan MacDonald, Christian Lindholm, Andrew Hessel and Aubrey de Grey. Topics include 3D Printing, AI, Apps, Biotech, Cloud, Connected Living, Consumers, Context, Crowdfunding, Data, Education, Entrepreneurship, Enterprise, Fashion, GreenTech, Health, Hyperconnectivity, IoT / IoE, M2M, Maker Movement, Media, P2P Money, Retail, Robotics, Sensors, Smart Cities, Social Media, Society, Surveillance, Transport, Wearables with global input as well as focused on emerging markets such as BRIC and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Rudy is a Creative Entrepreneur, Mobile and Innovation Strategist, Author, Speaker and Curator with nearly 20 years of experience in Internet technology, specialising in mobile innovation and start ups since 1999. He assists global brands, startups, companies and organisations with cutting edge open innovation strategy on how to mobilise business and products through projects, research, strategy, presentations, workshops and brainstorms.