World-renowned author, thought leader, speaker, educator and entrepreneur, Tony Seba, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at Freightwaves’ Transparency18 conference in Atlanta, Georgia, next May. Transparency18 will bring thought leaders, transportation industry participants, technology start-ups, and private equity together at the cutting edge of freight-tech. Highlights of the conference include a Hackathon, innovative product demos, and exciting breakout conversations around finance, technology, and commercial applications.
Seba is the author of the #1 Amazon best-selling book “Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation – How Silicon Valley Will Make Oil, Nuclear, Natural Gas, Coal, Electric Utilities and Conventional Cars Obsolete by 2030”, “Solar Trillions” and “Winners Take All.” Seba is also a co-founder of RethinkX, a think tank that focuses on technology disruption and its implications for society and co-author of “Rethinking Transportation 2020-2030."
He is an instructor at Stanford University’s Continuing Studies Program, where he has taught entrepreneurship, disruption, and clean energy. He has created and taught the following courses: “Understanding and Leading Market Disruption”, “Clean Energy and Transportation – Market and Investment Opportunities“, “Strategic Marketing of High Tech and Cleantech“, “Finance for Marketing, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs“ and “Business and Revenue Models Innovation“, He has also taught at top business school around the world such as The Auckland University (New Zealand) Business School, at Singularity University, and in-company at some of the world’s top high tech companies such as Google, Inc.
Tony Seba brings 20+ years of solid operating experience in fast-growth high tech and clean technology companies. He was the founder and CEO of PrintNation.com a B2B ecommerce site which he established as the undisputed leader in its market segment, winning such top industry awards as the Upside Hot 100 and the Forbes.com B2B ‘Best of the Web’. Seba led two venture capital rounds raising more than $31 million in funding from well-known venture funds, hired a complete management team, 100+ employees, and managed the development of strategic partnerships with some of the world’s top companies.
Seba was an early employee at Internet powerhouse Cisco Systems and RSA Data Security where he worked in business development and strategic planning. He developed strategic relationships with leading companies including Microsoft, Visa, Netscape, and Sun Microsystems. Seba has been responsible for the architecture, development, and commercialization of more than two dozen products and services, many of them disruptive, including Java security, electronic payment technology, sales force automation, computer-aided software engineering and ecommerce infrastructure.
In the spirit of the holidays, BiTA is offering members whose payments are received on or before December 22, 2017, $1,500 off registration for Transparency18. Don't fall behind, the future of freight is here and it's guaranteed to disrupt the industry. Act fast to take advantage of this special offer. Limited to the first 200 members only.