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Richard Gatarski, Ph.D.


As a speaker Dr. Richard Gatarski is experimenting with new inspiring forms of presentations, by some referred to as digital storytelling. The results are thought-provoking illustrations of contemporary life. Richard bring togheter seemingly unrelated subjects, such as meaningfulness, schooling, business and computerization, into an emotionally touching sphere of thoughts. He achieve this by providing insightful demonstrations together with critical reflections. The audience meet issues such as kids as consumers, school branding, a post PC world with artificial market actors and customer conversations in online worlds.

Richards' aim is to offer the audience many and powerful aha-experiences that stimulate exciting discussions. Based on the situation and the customer requirements he talks around one or more of the following themes:

NEW and hot
Social media & Web 2.0
NEW and meaningful
School Related Marketing
Challenging views
Market Conversation
The computerized world
Ubiqutous computing
Overlooked implications
Artificial Market Actors
  • Blogging and podcasting
  • Customer generated marketing
  • Useful tools
  • Drivers & Implications
  • New possibilities
  • The meaning of life
  • The educational market
  • Edusumption
  • School marketing
  • Marketing to schools
  • Towards Conversations
  • M2M vs One-to-One
  • Online Worlds
  • Open Sources
  • Managing CC
  • From Descartes to Disney
  • Post PC
  • Wireless trends
  • Drivers
  • Strategic implications
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Soft and hard bots
  • Machines making deals
  • Drivers
  • Business challenges

The presentations are always based on:


English, Swedish

Richard Gatarski, brief bio

Richard Gatarski, an internationally recognized researcher has more than 20 years of experience with the use of computer technology. He is an author of several academic journal articles, conference papers, and contributions to the popular press. Besides that, since 1996, he has maintained his academic Web pages at Richard is also a consultant on e-media matters for companies and government agencies in Europe. He has testified before the Swedish government on issues involving digital technology, business, and everyday life. Richard is a much-appreciated speaker and is frequently interviewed in print, radio, and TV media.

Updated by Richard, 2006-09-01