About The Speaker
"Peter Scott is a futurist, coach, and technology expert helping people master technological disruption. After receiving a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Cambridge University, he moved to California to work for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, starting in the navigation section, which maneuvers spacecraft to targets a billion miles away. He now contracts to them on enterprise architecture. Peter raises awareness about artificial intelligence. He has appeared on radio and television, given university courses and numerous appearances to highly diverse audiences in several countries. In February 2020 he spoke before an all-party parliamentary group on the future of AI in Britain’s House of Lords, and delivered a TEDx talk to a thousand people in British Columbia, Canada. Peter has a parallel career in human development, including certifications in coaching and Neuro- linguistic programming. His book “Crisis of Control: How Artificial SuperIntelligences May Destroy or Save the Human Race” explores this topic. He has founded the Next Wave Institute, an international educational organization teaching how to understand and leverage AI to thrive through technological disruption. His podcast, “Artificial Intelligence and You” has over 60 episodes, and every week tackles three questions: What is AI? Why will it affect you? How do you and your business survive and thrive through the AI Revolution? He lives on Vancouver Island and is a skydiver and certified scuba diver.