futurist • inventor

author, educator, and broadcaster

Mark’s Bio

Mark Pesce is a leading futurist, author, entrepreneur and innovator. He has been at the forefront of the digital revolution for thirty-five years and is a sought-after keynote speaker for major conferences and leadership gatherings. Bringing clarity, understanding and insight. From virtual reality to education, finance, manufacturing, transportation and communication, Mark gives individuals and organisations the tools they need to think effectively about the future, its opportunities, and its disruptions.

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“Does your podcast have ‘Landing Pads’?

Recent interview for the Australian Podcast Awards about the lessons I've learned in my years podcasting.  Read it here.
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RNZ Nine to Noon: “Is the Internet Broken?”

In my regular chat with RNZ's Nine to Noon programme, we discuss how a few years ago the Internet fell...
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Article: “How automation will drive property prices”

Excerpt from a recent presentation for a client in commercial real estate investment - about how autonomous vehicles change property...
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Democratising Technology: The Square Revolution with Jim McKelvey

At Sydney Town Hall on the evening of the 22nd of May 2018, I was delighted to serve as MC,...
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“Best Technical or Scientific Podcast” awarded to “The Next Billion Seconds”

We were very chuffed (and surprised) to be awarded "Best Technical and Scientific Podcast" for "The Next Billion Seconds" at...
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RNZ “Nine to Noon” on Facebook’s API changes

RNZ "Nine to Noon" host Kathryn Ryan spoke to me about recent changes in Facebook's API policies that look good...
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Best Columnist winner at the ACS IT Journalism Awards

I was humbled and frankly quite surprised to be awarded 'Best Columnist' at the 2018 ACS IT Journalism Awards. Entries...
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“User data collection just ‘how Facebook works'” – ABCTV ‘The World’

This week has seen a flurry of stories about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica - a topic explored at length in...
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“Is the future of autonomous vehicles looking shaky?” on The Project

After an autonomous vehicle killed a pedestrian in Tucson, Arizona - the first such fatality - I went onto The Project...
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Radio National: “Data analysis firm harvested information from over 50 million Facebook profiles”

My chat with Patricia Karvelas about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and neurotargeting of election campaign advertising in 2016.
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“Mark’s capacity to visualise our world beyond the horizon is second to none. There is not one better at identifying new trends and explaining where they could go.  He is captivating presenter.”

Clarity. Insight. Inspiration. Audiences always circle back to these points when describing a Mark Pesce’s gifts as a speaker, storyteller, and explainer. With more than twenty years of experience as a public speaker, educator, and broadcaster, Mark has both the skills to connect with an audience, and the capacity to take that audience on a journey they’ll never forget. Learn more …



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