2018 Financial Research Administration Conference Keynote Presenter:
Eric C. Haseltine
Author, Long Fuse, Big Bang
Former CTO for the U.S. intelligence community
Former Executive Vice President, Walt Disney Imagineering
Our keynote presenter is Eric C. Haseltine. Throughout his career, Eric has been helping organizations harvest the future by developing far-sighted technological solutions that deliver near-term value. He is an expert on managing innovation processes, with deep experience in several industries. With a Ph. D. in physiological psychology, Eric applies neuroscience to new technologies, using how the human brain naturally wants to interact with that technology to improve performance through enhanced user experience. He is the author of Long Fuse, Big Bang: Achieving Long-Term Success through Daily Victories. Eric is President and Managing Partner, Haseltine Partners LLC. He was Director of Research at NSA and then Associate Director for Science and Technology for the Director of National Intelligence - essentially CTO for the entire U.S. intelligence community. Before entering government service in 2001, Eric was Executive Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering, in charge of all R&D for Walt Disney Company, and director of engineering for Hughes Aircraft. Eric has 15 patents in optics, special effects and electronic media, and more than 100 publications in science and technical journals, the web, and Discover Magazine.