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"Hands down, he’s the best speaker I've hired in many years -- and the best kept secret in the world of speaking."

- Ellen Michaels Presents

I love speaking! Each year, I present keynote talks at about 50 conferences, trade shows, and companies. I also conduct onstage interviews and frequently serve as master of ceremonies for events. (I was the emcee for the last two years’ Technical Emmy Awards, for example, and the IBM’s 2014 Pulse convention.)

Maybe the word “talk” doesn’t quite describe it. I usually finish by sitting down at the piano and performing a couple of my tech-industry song parodies (like “Don’t Cry For Me, Cupertino” and “I Got YouTube”).

David Pogue at TED Example: David's TED talk, "Simplicity Sells"
(Link will take you to ted.com)
David Pogue Speaking
David Pogue Speaking
David Pogue Speaking

Speech Topics

Here are some of the talks I've presented recently. I'm always happy to adapt them to suit the occasion. Click on a title to learn more about the talk.

See details Disruptive Tech: The Unrecognizable New World of Tech and Culture

See details Science, Schmience: Why America’s Failing Science—& How We Can Turn It Around

See details The Digital Generation Comes Of Age

See details Should Science Be Allowed to be Interesting? One Man's Insane Journey through a TV Career on PBS

See details Why Products Fail

See details David Pogue’s Tech Update 2015 (2016, 2017…)

See details Dave’s Mobile Show-and-Tell

See details The Power of Simplicity


David is a non-stop show with laughs, music (he writes and performs) and common sense advice. He wowed the crowd!

- Saga Communications

Want Me to Speak at Your Event?

For information on fees and availability, please fill out the form to contact my agent, Jan Tavitian at American Program Bureau. She keeps my master calendar, she knows the ropes, and she’s great to deal with.


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