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Alastair Sweeny is a business historian and futurist based in Ottawa, Canada.

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Alastair Sweeny is a business historian and futurist based in Ottawa, Canada.In his recent books on the BlackBerry and oilsands energy, Alastair Sweeny looks at how technology is impacting our lives today and in the future.In ”Black Bonanza”, he argues that the trillion barrels of oil available in Canada’s oilsands will let us survive the coming peak oil crunch, avoid sending billions to dictatorial regimes and buy us time to make the “blue shift” toward a sustainable energy future.In ”BlackBerry Planet”, he talls the fascinating story of Research in Motion and how Mike Lazaridis developed the first practical mobile messenger. In his chapter, “The Rise of the TeleBrain”, he shows us what is coming down the pipe in the world of mobile technology.Alastair is currently writing ”WebWorld”, a book on the creation and development of the World Wide Web, and where it is taking us.Contact Alastair to discuss how he can tailor the talk to meet your speaker needs.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Alastair Sweeny and other top speakers and celebrities.

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