Philip Emeagwali — war survivor, supercomputer pioneer, and according to readers of London-based New African magazine, history's 35th greatest person of African descent — has been described by President Bill Clinton as "one of the great minds of the Information Age," as well as "the Bill Gates of Africa." He has been called "a father of the Internet" by CNN and Time. Emeagwali won the 1989 Gordon Bell Prize, the Nobel Prize of supercomputing. Philip Emeagwali's high-content presentations will be customized to fit with your event theme. Regardless of the type of event, you can count on Emeagwali to use his unique skills of creativity, metaphor and innovation, and the hard-won lessons learned from them, to align his presentation closely with your goals. He will also assist listeners as they learn how to create innovative strategies for success in life. Emeagwali brings abstract ideas to life with his energy, emotion and passion. His lectures on incisive contemporary, technological and futuristic issues that affect the African Diaspora receive standing ovations and have a sense of longevity that finds expression in newspaper headlines and rave reviews on thousands of Web sites long after they are delivered.
Please check out "An Unsung Hero" by TIME magazine.
TOPICS include: creativity, innovation, diversity, globalization, futurism, internet and technology, the brain drain, intellectual capital, poverty alleviation, youth motivation; available for assemblies, black history, Martin Luther King Day; and of course, he can talk about Africa.
Contact the lecture bureau to schedule Philip Emeagwali for your next event.
the lecture bureau 7 Crescent Street Cambridge, MA 02138