VIVEK WADHWA

Academic, Author, Entrepreneur

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Convergence, Disruption, and Opportunity: How Existing Industries Will Be Disrupted and New Trillion-Dollar Industries Will Emerge
In the next five to ten years, this will affect practically every industry. Very few companies on today's Fortune 500 list will be on that list by the early 2020s. They will go the way of Blockbuster, Kodak, RIM, Compaq, and Nokia.

This is not all bad news, because disruption creates opportunities. New industries will emerge, and companies that lead the change will have the trillion-dollar market capitalizations.

About Vivek Wadhwa

Vivek Wadhwa is a Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School and Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering at Silicon Valley.

The author of The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future, he has been a globally syndicated columnist for The Washington Post and held appointments at Duke University, Stanford Law School, Emory University, and Singularity University.
Professor Wadhwa is based in Silicon Valley and researches exponentially advancing technologies that are soon going to change our world.

Wadhwa holds a B.A. in Computing Studies from the University of Canberra, in Australia, and an MBA from New York University. He is founding president of the Carolinas chapter of The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TIE), a non-profit global network intended to foster entrepreneurship. He has been featured in thousands of articles in publications world wide, including the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Forbes magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, and Science Magazine, and has made many appearances on U.S. and international TV stations, including CBS/60 Minutes, PBS, CNN, ABC, NBC, CNBC, and the BBC.