April 6-10 | The Venetian Resort Hotel & Spa | Las Vegas, NV
Business Leader, Social Technology & Trends Guru
Scott Klososky specializes in helping leaders see the world in new ways
through his speaking, consulting and books. He has used innovation, velocity,
and future vision to build his own companies and advise clients.
A former CEO of three successful tech startup companies and principal at
consulting firm Future Point of View, Scott specializes in seeing beyond the
horizon of how technology is changing the world.
His unique perspectives on technology, business culture, and the future
allow him to travel the globe as an international speaker, consultant, and
author, publishing three titles to date and working with senior execs in
organizations ranging from the Fortune 500 to universities, nonprofits, and
countless professional associations and coalitions. As a technology
entrepreneur, he also continually works in the trenches of building his own
Currently Scott is developing Crowdscribed, a new publishing model for a
range of publication types generated by crowdsourcing. Created by the crowd and
for the crowd, this new model of publishing reverses the process of traditional
publishing and produces titles that will guarantee readers—and revenue.
He is also the founder and part owner of Alkami Technology, a previous tech
startup that developed a 2nd generation online banking platform with innovative
features non-existent in current systems. The privately-owned software company
focuses on providing online account management solutions to the financial
Scott began his career hitting the ground fresh out of high school, where
his job as a delivery boy was a springboard into the world of technology. He
became division head of a computer sales division and then purchased it as his
own company. It was eventually built into a twelve-store operation in three
His next endeavor was as founder and CEO of Paragraph, Inc., a
Soviet/American joint venture founded in 1988, despite international tensions.
Half of the company was sold to Silicon Graphics, and the other half is still
expanding today (Parascript, Inc.)
Scott then collaborated with H.R. Haldeman to publish a diary of his years
as an aide to President Nixon, which was a bestseller (Putnam Publishing), and
involved Sony Interactive in the release of a book companion CD-ROM.
The evolving Internet ushered in a world of opportunity for inspiring
pioneers, and Scott was not left behind. He was founder and CEO of
webcasts.com, an early producer of webcasted media ranging from corporate and
government communications to sporting events and entertainment. He sold
webcasts.com in 1999 for $115 million. His expertise in leadership and his
creative approach to business direction inspired Critical Technologies to hire
him as a turnaround CEO, where he completely rebuilt the underlying products
and brought the company to profitability.
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