Deborah Nas is a technology enthusiast, entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and thought leader in technology-based innovation. She has been an active participant in the tech innovation space for the last 25 years. From working with startups to serving as a consultant for companies looking to future-proof their innovation strategies, her experience has given her valuable insight into the factors behind the failure or success of new tech products. Nas is Professor of Strategic Design for Technology-Based Innovation at the Delft University of Technology, a visiting professor at Politecnico di Milano, and holds several board positions. She acts at the crossroads of technology, business and psychology. Her knowledge, experience, and ability to bridge academia and practice make her a thought leader in innovation.