Edgar Perez

Author of "The AI Breakthrough" & AI specialist

  • Former Vice President for Citi
  • Former Consultant at IBM and McKinsey
  • Advisor to companies who want to implement disruptive technologies like AI, quantum computing, fintech, and the metaverse in their operations
  • Author of “The AI Breakthrough”, “Knightmare on Wall Street” and “The Speed Traders”

Discover Edgar Perez’s biography of published work below.

The Speed Traders
The Speed Traders
Knightmare On Wall Street
Knightmare on Wall Street

When Edgar Perez is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

“State-of-the-art” Deep Learning
Welcome to the Metaverse
Bitcoin is Dead
Managing the Upcoming Tsunami of Unstructured Data with AI
The Artificial Intelligence Breakthroughs that are Changing the Digital World
Generative AI and the Future of Artificial Intelligence
The Human Element in ChatGPT

Edgar Perez is an influential keynote speaker who specializes in topics such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, metaverse, NFTs, deep learning, and Web 3 amongst other things. A Council Member at the Gerson Lehrman Group, Edgar has worked in a myriad of key roles including that of Vice President for Citi. A seasoned speaker, Edgar is a popular choice for events on AI, deep learning, quantum computing, and cybersecurity.

Today the author of “The AI Breakthrough”, “Knightmare on Wall Street”, and “The Speed Traders”, Edgar received a rarefied education, earning a dual MBA in Finance and Management from Columbia University.  Having worked as a Consultant for IBM and McKinsey, Edgar assumed the role of Advisor for Golden Networking – a premier networking community for entrepreneurs and business executives. Edgar is now a revered advisor to companies who want to improve their businesses by adopting disruptive technologies like AI, quantum computing, fintech, and the metaverse to their operations.

With the kind of expertise Edgar possesses, it comes as no surprise that leading news outlets and channels want to hear more of his views. As a result, Edgar is a regular on channels like CNN, CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg TV. Moreover, Edgar offers his advisory services to several top business executives and often conducts corporate training programmes. Internationally revered, Edgar has been invited to share his expertise all over the world, including China, Germany, the USA, Singapore, South Korea, the UK, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Ukraine, and Chile.

Invited to speak at the Cyber Security World Conference, MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference, and Harvard Business School’s Venture Capital & Private Conference, few are as primed as Edgar when it comes to speaking to large audiences. Now you too can book Edgar Perez as a speaker for your event, where is he adept at discussing Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, FinTech, the Metaverse, NFTs, and several other related topics. Don’t miss out on hiring the ever-so-magnanimous, Edgar Perez!

In August 2023 we sat down virtually with Edgar Perez and discussed the major challenges businesses face when incorporating disruptive technologies like AI. Watch our exclusive interview with Edgar Perez.

A respected authority on emerging technologies, Edgar Perez was officially inducted to the world’s top voted 20 keynote speakers on AI.

Official Testimonials

Edgar Perez is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

“Thank you very much for your participation in Berlin at the European Institute CEO Roundtable. Your presentation was fascinating, a really informative session. The delegates seemed to hang off your every word! We greatly appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to join us for the event and look forward to working with you again in the near future.”

Karen, European Institute

“We were much honored to host you at our annual conference held at our Washington DC headquarters. The Market Abuse Unit investigates large-scale market abuses and complex manipulation schemes by institutional traders, market professionals and others. As such, we were focused on the discussion of these topics in your book The Speed Traders, copies of which we purchased for each of our unit supervisors. We really appreciated your first-hand impressions of the current trading world as well as your thoughts on how trading practices will evolve in the future.”

David, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

“Edgar’ speech gave us a lot of inspiration. We can see how young entrepreneurs have big dreams. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and ByteDance’s Zhang Yiming really displayed long-term thinking, and now they are the biggest competitors in the world. I enjoyed his speech a lot!”

Rupert, Hurun Report

“I have been fascinated with the presentation, Mr. Perez. We all hear a lot about the Metaverse. I thank you very much for having enlightened us; I think it’s been a fascinating subject. Honestly, you have left me very impressed.”

Roque, Buenaventura Mining

“We loved the enlightening way in which you conducted your presentation on the Metaverse. Thanks to this approach, we are aware of the impact that social networks and video games have today on the advancement of virtual worlds. All attendees were very interested in the subject, which was evidenced in the questions asked at the end of the presentation. We would really love to have your participation in a future opportunity.


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