Portland (Oregon), USA
Amber Case is an entrepreneur and researcher helping Fortune 500 companies design, build, and think about connected devices. She is the former co-founder and CEO of Geoloqi, a location-based software company acquired by Esri in 2012. She spoke about the future of the interface for SXSW 2012’s keynote address, and her TED talk “We are all cyborgs now” has been viewed over a million times. Named one of National Geographic’s Emerging Explorers, she’s been listed among Inc Magazine’s 30 under 30 and featured among Fast Company’s Most Influential Women in Technology.
Case is the author of Calm Technology and An Illustrated Dictionary of Cyborg Anthropology from O’Reilly Books. She is a passionate advocate of privacy and the future of data ownership, and is interested in furthering the ideas of calm technology, wearable computing, and the future of the interface. Amber lives and works in Portland, Oregon; you can follow her on Twitter @caseorganic and learn more at caseorganic.com.