David Shrier is a globally recognised author and expert on technology-driven innovation. He is a Professor of Practice in AI and Innovation with Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London, and also holds an appointment at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. He advises public companies, private enterprise and more than 100 governments on fields such as artificial intelligence, data analytics and financial technology.
An educational pioneer, David personally helped revolutionise how online executive training is delivered by the top universities in the world, stimulating entrepreneurial action across more than 150 countries working with over fifteen thousand entrepreneurs and corporate innovators via classes at Oxford and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
David spends considerable time translating academic theory into business practice, as a public company CEO, co-founder of four AI-enabled spinouts from MIT, and advisor to multiple 'unicorn' technology companies on new business opportunities.
He has published five books, Basic Blockchain, Trusted Data, New Solutions for Cyber Security, Trust::Data and Frontiers of Financial Technology. His book Global Fintech is forthcoming from MIT Press.
David lives in London.