Jim Harris is a leading expert on disruptive technology and digital transformation. Outspoken about generative AI, including ChatGPT, he advises internationally renowned organisations on leveraging technology for innovation and competitive advantage. Boasting leading clients, such as Deloitte, the UK Cabinet Office, Johnson & Johnson, Mastercard and SAP, he was named one of North America’s Top 10 Speakers by Association Magazine. Regularly speaking at prestigious conferences and corporate events, Jim eloquently talks about digital transformation, AI, IoT, Web 3.0 and Blockchain.
Educated at Queen’s University, Canada, Jim holds a BA in English and Politics. An exceptional writer and columnist, Jim spent nine years as a Technology Columnist for Backbone Magazine. He has also contributed articles to the National Post and is the author of the Huffington Post Canada’s best-performing blog, which became the number one story on Twitter and received over 20k likes in two days. Jim is the best-selling author of The Learning Paradox and Blindsided, number one on the Financial Times of London’s European Edition of Best Business Books.
Over the course of his career, Jim has held several distinguished roles, including Faculty for the Schulich Executive Education Centre and Program Director for the Schulich School of Business. Jim also served on the National Advisory Board for Fair Vote Canada and the Advisory Board for Green Living Enterprises. Currently, he is a Disruptive Innovation, Blockchain Columnist for EZ Exchange and a Columnist for Disruption Magazine Canada. Jim was awarded Canada’s Clean 50 for his thought leadership articles on sustainability.
An eminent writer and consultant, he has established himself as an authority on emerging technology and digital innovation. With 20 years of experience as a professional speaker, he is highly sought-after, delivering over 40 presentations annually. Helping Fortune 500 organisations drive profitability and innovation, in his speaking presentations, Jim captivates audiences with his cutting-edge knowledge of generative AI applications for business growth. He also shares his expertise on digital disruption, Blockchain, Web 3.0 and IoT.