The George Colony keynote speeches focus on the importance of having a technologically savvy workforce. He uses the term business technology as opposed to information technology due to the fact that companies rely so heavily on it nowadays, as without it innovation would not be possible.
Colony is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of the Forrester Research Company. Due to his vast experience and expertise, he is one of the most influential leaders in the technology and business world. He graduated from the University of Harvard in 1973, and his company was founded in 1983. Since then, it has become a successful global research and advisory firm, as recognized and awarded by Fortune and Forbes Magazine. Colony spends most of his time advising chief executives of Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 organizations.
When it comes to technological business decisions for his firm, George is always on the cutting edge in terms of making wise choices. For example, his decision to implement the birth of client/server computing and transitioning from Information Technology to Business Technology has made huge impacts on his company. With the surge of social media, he is currently focused on aiding CEO’s to efficiently transition into utilizing social technologies.
Colony’s analysis has been featured in editorials such as the New York Times, The Economist and The Wall Street Journal. In 2006 he was awarded with the Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year Award." The George Colony keynote speeches are beneficial to business executives who are looking to stay up-to-date with the ever changing technological world.