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!
In 2021 David participated in John Corcoran’s ” the teacher who could not read” documentary https://www.johncorcoranfoundation.org/and in his teachings. After years of living with severe Dyslexia, David learned to read perfectly!! Today his purpose is to share the “how” everyone with dyslexia can read, with as many audiences as possible.
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- Your Post Pandemic Future
In this keynote David shares the top ten technology trends that will impact your industry in the post pandemic future.
- Cyber Security and Ransomware - are you protected?
Nobody knows about Cyber, Technology, Computer security better than David Chalk. He understands that the solution to security requires a 180 degree shift in approach. He shares the solution and the how not just the why you need to stay protected.
This keynote can also include a 101 on Blockchain, crypto currency and why this financial trend will impact us all personally and professionally just like the Internet did but times 10!
- Why is Dyslexia a Super Power?
In this inspiring keynote, David shares his incredible journey of success despite suffering from severe dyslexia. Undiagnosed until he was in his early 40’s, how did David Chalk become a leading Canadian entrepreneur and success story when he could not read?
- Technology and Workplace Safety
Workplace safety is being enhanced with the introduction of new technologies.
Sharing the latest safety technologies from wearables to augmented realities, this keynote is an exciting look at what technology trends will help you keep everyone safe.