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Patrick Schwerdtfeger      

Business Futurist & Author of "Anarchy Inc."

Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a leading authority on technology trends including big data, artificial intelligence and blockchain. He’s the founder of Trend Mastery and the host of the Strategic Business Insights video blog, with over 25,000 subscribers and five million views on YouTube. He discussed “Learned Intuition” at TEDx Sacramento. As a keynote speaker, he has headlined events for dozens of Fortune 500 companies in a wide variety of industries as well as government and association events all around the world. His programs focus on technology trends including big data, artificial intelligence, Fintech, blockchain, and digital marketing.

Schwerdtfeger is the author of "Anarchy, Inc.: Profiting in a Decentralized World with Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain," as well as the award-winning "Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker," "Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed," "Webify Your Business: Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed," and "Make Yourself Useful: Marketing in the 21st Century." He has been featured by the New York Times, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, CNN Money, Reader’s Digest, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, MONEY Magazine and Forbes, among others.

Schwerdtfeger has covered technology trends at corporate events, association and industry conferences, and government summits all around the world. While he lives in the USA, he regularly keynotes events in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He is best known for his keynote programs about technology, digital marketing, and global business trends, and their impact on consumer behavior and market leadership. His strategic perspectives make his programs inspiring and thought-provoking for attendees.

Born in Vancouver, Canada, Schwerdtfeger received his Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Finance) from Carleton University in Ottawa in 1993. At the age of 27, he moved to Los Angeles just six days after receiving his first American passport. Schwerdtfeger now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Speech Topics


Disruptive Innovation & Trends

Big Data & Artificial Intelligence

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

Think Bigger! (Leadership)

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