The author of Smartphones and beyond is David Wood.
David Wood has 25 years experience envisioning, architecting, designing, implementing, and avidly using smart mobile devices. He was co-founder of Symbian, the creator of the world’s first successful smartphone operating system, and served on the leadership team of Psion Software and Symbian from 1996-2009. Subsequently he was Technology Planning Lead / CTO of Accenture Mobility, and now acts as independent consultant and writer.
He has extensive experience in platform creation, large-scale software development, ecosystem management, writing and presenting, and facilitation of leadership teams. He has an MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University and an honorary doctorate in science from the University of Westminster. In 2009 he was included in T3 magazine’s list of “100 most influential people in technology”. For more details, see LinkedIn.
Outside of work he is chair of London Futurists, a meetup of over 2,000 people, dedicated to serious analysis of radical scenarios for the next 3-40 years. He is also chair of the forthcoming conference Anticipating 2025.
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