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David Evans    

Cisco Chief Futurist

As chief futurist for Cisco, Dave Evans is a visionary who takes a pragmatic approach to demonstrating the future through technology prototypes and pilots, as well as through his popular blogs, “The Internet of Everything” and “The Internet of Things.”

Dave scans the technology horizon, finding new ways to help Cisco’s customers transform their businesses through the innovative use of technology.

His uncanny ability to look past the wizardry and envision technological advances—for example, an augmented-reality car windshield that alerts drivers to unseen hazards—are not gimmicks but practical applications that can have a positive impact on an industry’s entire value chain.

His “Top 25 Technology Predictions,” published in 2009 by the Cisco Internet Solutions Group (IBSG), remains one of IBSG’s most popular Internet downloads.

Dave’s provocative predictions for the next 40 years are rooted in the fundamental notion that the rate of technology innovation is accelerating faster than most estimations.

Specifically, exponential growth in storage, bandwidth, information, and computing power will result in technological leaps that will enable unparalleled capabilities from “smart dust” that will connect everything to the Internet to “self-aware” computers.

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