Brad Templeton

Futurist speaker, developer and commentator on Google's self-driving cars, founder of ClariNet and Director & Chairman of EFF. Professor of Networks and Computing at Singularity University.

Brad Templeton is the consultant and software architect on Google's self-driving cars. He is also the founder of ClariNet, the world's first internet-based business and the Professor of Networks and Computing at Singularity University.

Videos of Brad Templeton

Brad Templeton speaker, talks about "How Self Driving Cars Disrupt The World" | TNW Conference, May 2017
Brad Templeton speaker, talks about Robocars: The coming revolution of cars that drive themselves | USI 2016
Brad Templeton speaker, talks about "Changing the world with robocars." | InnoTown Conference 2016

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About Brad Templeton

Brad Templeton is a software architect and consultant on Google's self-driving cars, as well as an internet entrepreneur and futurist speaker.

He is also the founder of ClariNet Communications Corp. which became the world's first electronic newspaper internet-based business in the 1990s. Since 1979, Brad has been active in the computer network community and was instrumental in building the growth of USENET since it's start-up days. In 1987 Brad founded and edited a unique USENET conference that was dedicated to comedy.

He is the chair and Professor of Networks and Computing at Singularity University, which is a multi-disciplanary school that teaches it's students about how rapidly changing technologies will impact the future of our world.

Brad is also on the board of directors of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and longstanding cyberspace blogger. He is a director of the futurist Foresight Nanotech Insitute which is a think tank and public interest organisation focused on transformative future technologies.

He is currently a software design advisor to BitTorrent Inc and was also a former board member. Brad also provides advice to startup businesses including NewAer, Quanergy and RePost.

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