Futurist, economist scheduled as keynotes at ESX 2016

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas—Nicholas Webb, business futurist and innovation thought leader, will be the opening keynote speaker at ESX 2016.

Webb is the author “Innovation Playbook” and “The Digital Innovational Playbook.” Also an inventor, he holds more than 45 patents, ranging from one of the world’s smallest medical implants to consumer and industrial products. He provides business and innovation strategy consulting to clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

The closing keynote speaker, back for the second year in a row, will be Alan Beaulieu, president of ITR Economics.

Beaulieu, recently voted one of Meeting & Convention Magazine’s “Planners’ Favorite Speakers,” recognized alongside Bill Clinton and Anderson Cooper, offers a humorous and straightforward approach on how to forecast, plan and increase profits. He has co-authored books and written numerous articles on economic analysis.

ESX will be held here June 8-10. Additional speakers will be announced this month.