Invited Speaker

(Partial List, comprehensive list is 400+ events):

Dan has been an invited speaker at well over 400 conferences and events. To request Dan as a keynote speaker, please click here.

A partial list of speaking events is shown below:

Financial Times Live (FT), FT Investing for Good Asia, New Opportunities for Regional Transformation, Hong Kong, April 2019, “Moving Markets with Real-time Continuous Analytics for ESG- The Climate Challenge.”

CyberCrime 2018 Symposium: The Future of Privacy and Security, Keynote, Portland, Nov. 2018, "DECENTRALIZED ARCHITECTURES AND CYBER SECURITY: BLOCKCHAIN AND THE PARADOX OF THE CLOUD"

O'Reily Strata Data Conference Keynote: NYC Javits Center, Sept. 2018, "Building Trust into Future Distributed Big Data, Small Data, and IoT-Enabled Systems- Methods and Technologies to Build Decentralized Trust" 

Emerging Automotive Technologies Conference: @Foley & Lardner, Boston, MA, May 2018, "The Digital Transformation of Mobility, Convergence of the Digital Thread" 

International Systems Security Association, Boston, MA, May 2018, "A View on Blockchain in the Enterprise, A Tool for Interconnected Trust"

MIT Enterprise Forum, Cambridge, MA/April 2018, Connected Things Conference "The Future of IoT is Now, Can IoT Security Catch Up?"

MIT Media Lab, MITLegal Forum (, October 30, 2017, "A Framework for an 'On-Demand' Solar Microgrid Utilizing blockchain technologies"

MIT Sloan School, Entrepreneurs without Borders/October 2017, "Providing Data Veracity for Blockchain-based Systems"

MIT Media Lab, 2017 Graduate Seminar at the MIT Media Lab: 2017, "On a general verification protocol to establish and prove information"

MIT Enterprise Forum, Cambridge, MA/September 2017, "Emerging Applications of Blockchain for Supply Chains"

Insinger de Beaufort Private Bank, Amsterdam/March 2017, Keynote for Private Equity Event, "Accelerating Innovation: Navigating Change"

MIT Enterprise Forum, Cambridge, MA/December 2016, "Transparency in Music- Powered by Blockchain"

OECD/i4J Innovation for Jobs Summit/Google/Mountain View, CA/February 2015
"Pentalytics: A Big Data Platform to Describe & Prescribe Innovation, Policy, and Outcomes"

How to Prototype New Urban Systems/MIT Media Lab/Cambridge, MA/October 2014, "Urban Innovation Dynamics using Big data & Network graph Pentahelix modeling"

MIT/KIT Internet Trust 2014 Kerberos & Internet Trust Conference/MIT, Social Machines Building Logistics Networks, Cambridge, MA/September 2014, "Innovation as an Economic Social Machine: Descriptive & Predictive Models"- Visualization to Support the Future Supply Chains of Identity, Trust, & Data

Ecology of Digital Assets: Identity, Trust & Data/MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA/July 2014, "Making Big Data Open: Embedded Identity & Trust"

Beyond Smart Cities/MIT Media Lab/Cambridge, MA/June 2014
"Urban Innovation Clusters in Smart Cities: Modeling Approaches"

Open Data: EU/Nationaal Congress/Eindhoven, Netherlands/February 2014
"Taking Open Data Mainstream, Evolution of a Digital Ecology"

High Performance Computing in Multidisciplinary Research/University ITMO/Saint Petersburg, Russia/November 2013, "Global Innovation Clusters: Descriptive & Predictive Analytics using Pentalytics Methods"

Intel IT Technical Leadership Conference 2013/Folsom, CA/October 2013
"A New Lens on Innovation: Big Data/Network Graph Analytics"

OECD Paris i4j Innovation for Jobs Summit/Embassy of the United States/Paris, France/September 2013, "A New Global Lens on Innovation: Pentalytics Cluster Metrics to Better Describe/Prescribe Innovation"

Keynote, EUROFORUM Conference: Smart Cities 2013/Amsterrdam, NL/May 2013, "Sustainable Innovation: Extending the Triple Helix to the Penta Helix"

Keynote, 140conf, 92nd Street Y, NYC, April 2010,- "The Real time Web: Evolution of Locations and Places"-

Commencement Address, August 2000- Marlboro College Graduate School