Calum Chace, popularly known as “The AI guy”, is the Co-Founder of the Economic Singularity Foundation think tank. A best-selling author today, Calum’s fascination with AI rose from reading science fiction book over the years. A highly sought-after speaker, Calum speaks on the opportunities and threats posed by AI to our world.
The University of Oxford graduate, Calum, has a successful career to his name, in the fields of business strategy, marketing and journalism. He started his career as a Journalist at BBC World Service before he served as a Sales and Marketing manager at BP, UAE. After seven years of being a Director at AMR International, he joined as a Director at KPMG. A competent leader, in 2009 he assumed the role of CEO at Weeding Technologies Limited.
A seasoned keynote speaker, Calum has delivered over 120 speeches in over 18 countries and is a leading voice on AI and technology. He has written best-selling books like “The Internet Start-up Bible”, “Surviving AI”, “The Economic Singularity” amongst several others, and wrote a techno-thriller about the first superintelligence, “Pandora’s Brain”. His blog “Pandora’s Brain” and books all delve into the impact AI could have on society.
Co-host of The London Futurist podcast, Calum is of the firm opinion that the first machine with human-level cognition will be created in the next few decades. His unique perspective is celebrated in his field, and he was included in 360Thinker’s Top 25 Thought Leaders list, as well as the Top 10 Thought Leaders regarding Autonomous Vehicles list. A master at packaging his vast knowledge into digestible bits of information, whilst making it entertaining and interesting, Calum is an excellent speaker. He is now available to speak at a wide range of events on surviving AI, the philosophy of AI, the impact of AI on jobs and the promise of AI. Hire Calum Chace today!
Calum Chace is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:
“I invited Calum to London Business School to give a talk about about artificial intelligence, and its consequences for the business world. The presentation was really engaging, including not only possible impacts on the economy, but also potential solutions. Calum is a great speaker and has a deep understanding of AI, which allows him to present the matter in a completely new light.”
“Calum stands out as one of the most insightful and entertaining speakers we have ever hosted. His presentation prompted many enthusiastic and meaningful discussions long after the event was over, which was exactly what we were aiming for!”
”Your keynote has been one of the highlights of our conference. It has helped our audience to make sense of AI in a practical way. It was particularly helpful to make a controversial and complex topic easy to comprehend for a diverse audience. Thank you, Calum! We look forward to working together in the near future.”