Internet innovation is advancing rapidly and profoundly reshaping our individual and collective futures, often without our fully understanding its impact. Networks are increasingly interconnected. The Internet of Things is bringing many more aspects of everyday life online. Innovations that challenged the human imagination just a decade ago are becoming reality.

Three decades of experience in high tech have given Rod Beckstrom a thorough understanding of the developments and trends that will define tomorrow’s Internet. As Vice Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on the Future of the Internet, former CEO of ICANN and a successful entrepreneur, he has uncommon insights into transformative new technologies and social networking trends that will affect the future direction of the Internet. He is uniquely placed to understand the coming changes and translate them into strategic counsel at the Board and C-suite level to help companies anticipate and plan for how these developments will affect their business, maximizing opportunity while minimizing risk.