Keynote Speakers

Read more about the keynote speakers from the 2019 IGI Conference and Expo below.

See our video recap of the 2019 IGI Conference and Expo to hear from some of our speakers.

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Brad Keywell
CEO, Uptake Technologies, an Industrial AI software platform

Brad Keywell is a lifelong entrepreneur and co-founder of seven technology companies, a cultural curator of innovation platforms and a philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Uptake Technologies, an Industrial AI software platform harnessing predictive analytics to deliver outcomes of increased productivity, reliability, safety and cybersecurity to global industry. Uptake was named “Startup of the Year” in 2015 by Forbes, was No. 5 in the 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50, and was named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

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Diana Kander
Author, Entrepreneur and Innovation Consultant

Diana is the New York Times best-selling author of "All In Startup," a novel outlining lessons for launching successful products through the story of a struggling entrepreneur competing in the World Series of Poker. Diana Kander and her family escaped from the Soviet Union when she was 8 years old. By the time she was an American citizen, she had perfected her skills as an entrepreneur—selling flea market goods to grade school classmates at a markup. Diana is a serial entrepreneur and former professor of entrepreneurship in the MBA program at the University of Missouri.

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Mark Maybury
Chief Technology Officer, Stanley Black and Decker

Mark Maybury is Stanley Black & Decker’s first Chief Technology Officer. In this position, Mark manages a team across the company's businesses and functions and advises on technological threats and opportunities, as well as provides access to all elements of the global technology ecosystem. Prior to joining Stanley Black & Decker, Mark spent 27 years at The MITRE Corporation, where he held a variety of strategic technology roles.