Dave Lukas Chats with Kevin Surace
383: Unlocking the Future with Kevin Surace - AI, Curiosity, and Entrepreneurial Wisdom for Success
This week’s Misfit Entrepreneur is Kevin Surace. Where to start with Kevin? He is a Silicon Valley innovator, serial entrepreneur, CEO, keynote speaker and futurist. He has been named INC Magazines’ Entrepreneur of the Year, a CNBC top Innovator of the Decade, Chair of Silicon Valley Forum, Planet Forward Innovator of the Year nominee, just to name a few.
If that is not enough, he holds 94 worldwide patents lead pioneering work on the first cellular data smart phone and has contributed immensely to the growth in AI.
Kevin’s experience in tech and AI spans decades and I asked him to come on and talk to us about what is coming in the future and how we can maximize our future success in an AI driven world.
Kevin was born a poor child in upstate New York, but had a great family, family life and had great parents and they supported him well. He was the misfit child starting early taking apart radios and electronics and TVs and repairing them at a very young age to learn about. He was very excited about technology from a young age and generally curious.
He built most of his career around tech and has had many accomplishments as alluded to in the opening of the show.
Talk about the power of curiosity and how it plays a role in entrepreneurship and how do we leverage our curiosity to improve ourselves as entrepreneurs?
What is the state of the state on AI? Where are we right now?
Where are we on the road to AGI and ASI?
Is there a potential, even where we're at now, for these things to become, based on having this knowledge, malevolent in any way?
What is the impact we can expect at home and work as the advancement of AI continues?
How do we take advantage of what's out there today? What are things that we should do?
Is there a question or a topic surrounding AI that we haven't covered or that I should have asked about before we leave that subject?
Spending your life in Silicon Valley, what are some of the best lessons you've learned for success in business and life? Because you've seen it all.
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