Dr. David Chalk is a Technology Futurist who has been accurately predicting the interaction of humans and computers and their impact on Industry for over 30 years. Awarded a Doctorate Degree in technology by the University of the Fraser Valley, David started his entrepreneurial journey building and selling computers in his basement.
He has since been called upon by Stanford University and USA Homeland Security for his knowledge and consultation on Cyber Security. And founded more than 15 companies including Doppler Computer Superstores, Chalk Media, Decision-Zone Cyber Defence Technology, Trees Matter, Terra Sol Civil Construction, New Century Video Streaming and CalmWear™ Compression Clothing for Autism to name a few.
Many will recognize David from his TV show where for 12 years, he helped Canadians learn how to use all the new technology and gadgets. He has won numerous awards on retail innovation, retail marketing and leadership including Top Marketer in Canada from the Retail Council of Canada.
What is most inspiring about David Chalk’s story is that he was born with cognitive damage – a blue baby. He has no short term memory, is ADHD and Dyslexic, something he only discovered in his 40’s. He has lived with mental health challenges including anxiety and depression using coping skills and by focusing on what he could do. David Chalk inspires audiences with what he has overcome and achieved in his incredibly wide ranging career.
In May 2020, David published a chapter in Brian Tracey’s new book “THINK BIG: In both Business and Life” David’s chapter is the “Genesis Hack” , how to make it possible for computers to be 100% immune to any virus. It’s revolutionary and a must read!
Please contact us for more information or to book David Chalk for your next event.
- Future Technology Trends
In this keynote David shares the top ten future technology trends you need to know!
- Robots in the Workplace
This fully customized keynote is about how new technology innovations will impact your organization and your industry. David Chalk shares a realistic look at the future of Robots and AI in the workplace.
- Dyslexic and Determined
This Inspiring keynote is about how David Chalk overcame all odds to become one of Canada’s most successful business entrepreneurs. Born a blue baby, he suffers from no short term memory, mental health challenges including anxiety and depression, was diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia (at the age of 40!) discarded by the school system and labelled “retarded”. It is difficult not to be inspired by hearing what David Chalk has overcome and achieved in his incredibly wide ranging career. He shares his coping skills and how anyone can overcome adversity with the right attitude.