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Ken Rutkowski is an ideation, innovation, and collaboration catalyst; the connective tissue between change agents; and a community architect for doers shaping our future. He does this across multiple channels, including his syndicated radio show ‘Voice of Disruption’ that is the insider’s guide to the global disruptive leaders; his weekly, METal (Media, Entertainment and Technology Alpha Leaders) events that showcase the smartest thinkers to the bravest innovators throughout the world; and his tireless strategizing, networking and mentoring of strategic business partnerships remaking the digital economy. As a thought leader, networker and influencer across multiple industries, Ken has been profiled in The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, BBC, Wired, Business Week, Asahi Shinbun, Bangkok Times, Finland Helsingin Sanomat, and dozens of other publications worldwide. He has been a featured presenter, speaker and moderator at technology and media conferences including Milken Institute Global Conference, The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), The National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB), CTIA, National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE), Digital Hollywood, Internet World, LA Games Conference, XMediaLab, GadgetFest, and Future of Television Conference. He has also spoken at the many of the most prestigious U.S. universities including Northwestern, Illinois, MIT, Stanford, USC, and UCLA, preparing the brightest minds for brilliant careers. Connected, collaborative and catalytic, Ken moves effortlessly between industries, technologies and relationships, perfecting the human factor of the technology equation that daily defines our future. Specialties: The Ultimate Super Connector Professional Speaker Broadcaster Moderator Corporate Relationships Analytical Media Measurement Custom Research To inquire about Speaking Engagements or Appearances for Ken, please contact: Chris Lee CAL Entertainment chris@calentertainment.com 877-300-1888 x 101

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Ken Rutkowski is an ideation, innovation, and collaboration catalyst; the connective tissue between change agents; and a community architect for doers shaping our future. He does this across multiple channels, including his syndicated radio show ‘Voice of Disruption’ that is the insider’s guide to the global disruptive leaders; his weekly, METal (Media, Entertainment and Technology Alpha Leaders) events that showcase the smartest thinkers to the bravest innovators throughout the world; and his tireless strategizing, networking and mentoring of strategic business partnerships remaking the digital economy. As a thought leader, networker and influencer across multiple industries, Ken has been profiled in The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, BBC, Wired, Business Week, Asahi Shinbun, Bangkok Times, Finland Helsingin Sanomat, and dozens of other publications worldwide. He has been a featured presenter, speaker and moderator at technology and media conferences including Milken Institute Global Conference, The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), The National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB), CTIA, National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE), Digital Hollywood, Internet World, LA Games Conference, XMediaLab, GadgetFest, and Future of Television Conference. He has also spoken at the many of the most prestigious U.S. universities including Northwestern, Illinois, MIT, Stanford, USC, and UCLA, preparing the brightest minds for brilliant careers. Connected, collaborative and catalytic, Ken moves effortlessly between industries, technologies and relationships, perfecting the human factor of the technology equation that daily defines our future. Specialties: The Ultimate Super Connector Professional Speaker Broadcaster Moderator Corporate Relationships Analytical Media Measurement Custom Research To inquire about Speaking Engagements or Appearances for Ken, please contact: Chris Lee CAL Entertainment chris@calentertainment.com 877-300-1888 x 101

REGULAR PRICE : $50
REGULAR PRICE : $40-$100
Bachelor of Arts (BA, AB, BS, BSc, SB, ScB)

Experience

Global Ambassador, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Inc.

January 2017 - Present (2 years 2 months)

Brand awareness & education. How & Why will Hyperloop Transportation Technologies enhance the planet for transport to next generation energy sources. Working directly with governments and world leaders.

Owner / Host, Voice of Disruption

August 2016 - Present (2 years 7 months)

Show (TV / Radio / Digital) that focuses on disruption, from people to business. The break-thought thinking that makes moonshots happen.

Co Founder - Partner at Business Rockstars, Business Rockstars

February 2012 - Present (7 years 1 month)

Business Rockstars is a Daily two hour radio show on over 185 radio station & 35 million TV households - helping people become entrepreneur themselves.

Intelligence Analyst, Oprah Winfrey Network

October 2009 - Present (9 years 5 months)

Responsible for generating regular research analysis focused on identifying and providing updates on people, companies, trends, technologies, events and conferences relevant to the mission of the Oprah Winfrey Network. Specific focus includes research on: - People: innovators, leaders, motivators, philanthropists, educator and experts. - Companies: leaders in multimedia, interactive entertainment, online learning and other digital media. - Events: cutting edge events and conferences in the fields of personal growth, health, fitness, positive thinking, human potential, innovation, creativity, self expression, and collaboration. - Trends: television, digital media, and real-world charitable activities and causes.

Board Member, TEDx San Franciso

September 2009 - Present (9 years 6 months)

http://www.tedxsf.org/

Board Member, Opportunity Green

July 2009 - Present (9 years 8 months)

Opportunity Green is the leading edge event addressing the innovation opportunities for businesses at the intersection of profit and sustainability. Over 700 business executives, designers, award winning entrepreneurs and investors gathered for OG'09 putting the power of innovation to work through R&D, communication, technology, business models, and philosophies of collective intelligence. OG leverages the true power of what’s been built to create the common ground for a coherent response to today’s challenges. To achieve this, OG brings together a smart, powerful network on the cutting edge of progress and with culture of education, exchange and openness – the fundamental ingredients for building sustainable profitable enterprises. http://www.opportunitygreen.com/

Founder and CEO of Metal International , METal International

January 2003 - Present (16 years 2 months)

METal's Mission is to maintain a ‘top-of-mind’ resource concerning issues and challenges spanning the media, entertainment and technology space. Through shared connections and meaningful exchange, we aim for growth, opportunity and enduring friendship. With over 1,600 active members from across the planet, averaging several hundred members gather every week. Great leaders & speakers come talk at METal.. Here is a small list of past speakers: Here is a list of past speakers: Larry King, Talk Show Host Stan Lee, Co-Founder Marvel Comics Akon, Awarding Performer / Producer Peter Guber, CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group John Paul Dejoria, Founder of Paul Mitchell & Patrón Spirits Michio Kaku, Theoretical physicist & top selling author Paul Maritz, Chair of The Grameen Foundation Martin Sheen, Actor Gene Simmons, Rock Band KISS Mark Victor Hansen, Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul Lee Myung-bak, Former President South Korea Scott Flanders, CEO Playboy Tony Horton, Founder & Creator of P90x Henrik Fisker, Founder of Fisker Automotive Peter Diamandis, Founder of the XPrize Tim Ferriss, Author, Four Hour Work Week / Four Hour Body Louie Psihoyos, Director of The Cove Peter Vesterbacka, CEO of Rovio, creators of Angry Birds Thom Beers, reality CEO Fremantle Media, Deadliest Catch, Ice Road Truckers

Los Angeles Local Partner, Founder Institute

January 2010 - January 2012 (2 years)

The Founder Institute is a four month training program for both new and seasoned entrepreneurs. The Institute prepares founders to lead the next generation of world-class technology companies across a wide range of industries, from the biotech to the internet. Weekly company-building sessions are guided by experienced CEOs, and they are held in the evening to allow participants to keep their day job or develop their companies during business hours. All of the program stakeholders, from the participating founders to the experienced CEO Mentors, share in the upside generated by the companies formed during the program. Participants also enjoy free services from three dozen Institute Partners, fundraising opportunities at fair market value, and a teamwork-oriented environment to build a company.

Partner, Innovation and Social Media Analyst, FreeFrom

January 2010 - November 2011 (1 year 11 months)

FreeForm is a media and purpose-driven company in the service of ideas that change culture. Our goal is to be a catalyst to action by translating potent thinking into stories that move people. We do this through film, design and new media. Our clients are thought leaders and innovators in the areas of product development and design, policy, social responsibility, science, technology, entertainment and new media. More information at http://www.free-form.tv

Genral Partner, n- Zyme

January 2006 - December 2007 (1 year 11 months)

Business Innovation Brainstorming and innovating breakthrough business models and strategies Market Maneuvers Out-flanking competitors by redefining market criteria, dynamics and positioning Narrative Strategies Crafting brand messaging strategies that are credible, concise and compelling Capital Acquisition Bullet-proofing investor pitches/business plans and raising capital Relationship Marketing Connecting with the people that matter

President, MENTal

January 2000 - December 2007 (7 years 11 months)

METal's Mission is to maintain a ‘top-of-mind’ resource concerning issues and challenges spanning the media, entertainment and technology space. Through shared connections and meaningful exchange, we aim for growth, opportunity and enduring friendship. With over 1,600 active members from across the planet, averaging several hundred members gather every week. Great leaders & speakers come talk at METal.. Here is a small list of past speakers: Here is a list of past speakers: Larry King, Talk Show Host Stan Lee, Co-Founder Marvel Comics Akon, Awarding Performer / Producer Peter Guber, CEO of Mandalay Entertainment Group John Paul Dejoria, Founder of Paul Mitchell & Patrón Spirits Michio Kaku, Theoretical physicist & top selling author Paul Maritz, Chair of The Grameen Foundation Martin Sheen, Actor Gene Simmons, Rock Band KISS Mark Victor Hansen, Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul Lee Myung-bak, Former President South Korea Scott Flanders, CEO Playboy Tony Horton, Founder & Creator of P90x Henrik Fisker, Founder of Fisker Automotive Peter Diamandis, Founder of the XPrize Tim Ferriss, Author, Four Hour Work Week / Four Hour Body Louie Psihoyos, Director of The Cove Peter Vesterbacka, CEO of Rovio, creators of Angry Birds Thom Beers, reality CEO Fremantle Media, Deadliest Catch, Ice Road Truckers

Owner, KenRadio Broadcasting

March 1990 - April 2012 (22 years 2 months)

Ken Rutkowski is one of most broadly-informed and connected people in the media, entertainment and technology (MET) market. A true industry insider, Ken’s relationships span senior managers of leading technology companies to studio executives; from small software companies innovating the next generation of MET products/services to IT outsourcers and consultants.

Education

Western Illinois University

Bachelor of Arts (BA, AB, BS, BSc, SB, ScB)

1984 - 1987