Strategic Planning Speaker Series
Thursday, May 24 – 1:00 to 3:30 PM – L1-02, Progress Campus
Deloitte TMT Predictions and the Future of Education
Duncan will discuss the 2018 Deloitte TMT Predictions that are most relevant for the education space in 2019 and beyond. Key areas of focus include new technologies like VR and AR and 3D printing, but also tools like computers and smartphones and tablets. The biggest topic will change in machine learning, but we will also talk about 5G telecommunication networks.
About Duncan Stewart
Duncan is the Director of TMT Research for Deloitte Canada, and is a globally recognized expert on the forecasting of consumer and enterprise technology, media and entertainment & telecommunications trends. He presents regularly at conferences and to companies on marketing, consumer trends, and the longer term TMT outlook. He also works with individual clients (across all industries) in assessing the impact of technological, demographic, and regulatory changes on their business strategies.
He is a member of Deloitte’s national TMT executive team, and has been co-author of Deloitte Global Research’s annual Predictions report on trends in TMT since 2008. He is also conducting cross industry research for Deloitte in South East Asia and the Nordics in 2018.
Duncan has 29 years of experience in the TMT industry. As an analyst and portfolio manager, he provided research or made investments in the entire Canadian technology and telecommunications sector, and won the Canadian Technology Fund Manager of the Year award in its inaugural year. In his time as an investor he deployed a cumulative $2 billion of capital into global TMT markets, in public and private companies.
Duncan has a high profile media presence and is frequently interviewed on technology, media and telecommunications issues. In the past, he was a technology columnist for the Globe and Mail, CBC Radio and the National Post.
He is a CFA® charterholder and also holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of British Columbia.