Peter Bihr explores how emerging technologies change the world we live in, and helps spread the insights of innovators. He does this in various roles: As an independent advisor, he helps organizations excel in an environment shaped by digitization, connectedness and rapid change. As Program Director for the conference NEXT Berlin, he highlights the macro trends that shape digital businesses in years to come. By initiating and chairing independent events like ThingsCon, UIKonf, Cognitive Cities Conference, Ignite Berlin or TEDxKreuzberg, he fosters communities of innovation and the exchange ideas. Peter studied Communications, Media and Political Science at Freie Universität Berlin and University of Sydney and holds masters degrees from both universities. Peter is based in Berlin, Germany. He blogs at www.thewavingcat.com. Peter is also a guest author for the Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog.