Founder of Travelocity.com & Founding Chairman of Kayak.com
Best known for founding Travelocity.com and serving as founding Chairman of Kayak.com, Terry Jones has become a powerful voice in the world of entrepreneurship through his numerous speaking engagements and the publication of his book, ON Innovation. His career path has established him as a thought leader on innovation in our increasingly digital world. Read More >
Foundations of AI
Who Will Win the AI Battle
Innovation & Disruption: Two Sides of the Same Coin
The AI Edge
Those that Innovate Survive!
Make Better Decisions: Escape the Corporate Pinball Machine
The Dopeler Effect
Every business needs to innovate, but where do you start? In this presentation, Terry Jones explores the fundamentals of innovation and gives leaders simple but powerful ideas they can use to create a more innovative organization. Drawing from his experiences as the founder of Travelocity.com and founding Chairman of Kayak.com, and now his new venture Wayblazer.com, Jones helps audiences turn innovation from an academic exercise into an everyday skill. The stories from his career and personal experiences not only provide well-chosen real world illustrations of how challenging, and ultimately rewarding it can be to gather a team and establish a culture that is open to change, he gives audiences step-by-step plans to create it. Read More >
In addition to this presentation 45 - 60 minute presentation, Terry can also do a breakout session to follow it up. This innovation breakout session builds on the key points of his speech. The group splits into round tables and each selects an innovation topic on which to focus (topics such as; Culture, Team, idea generation, idea selection, idea implementation... these can be any of the 73 topics in Terry's book). They spend 20-30 minutes discussing how Terry's key points apply to their industry and their specific businesses. Terry will circulate and spend time with each team coaching. Then each team (if there is time) or a selection of teams, present their findings to the entire group and Terry facilitates this discussion. Terry's book, ON Innovation is also available as a room gift or for use in book signings. Books can be customized with a company logo or meeting logo on the front with a special message on the back cover for your attendees Read Less ^
Terry Jones, whose name is synonymous with ecommerce and travel has started a new business based on artificial intelligence. Having spent the last three years investigating and implementing AI based solutions he offers his unique perspectives on AI and why it is so important to 21st century businesses. Read More >
Terry will show your audience 'why now'. AI has been being constructed since the 1950s so is today another AI bubble or it today the time that all work will be changed by the power of artificial intelligence.
Terry's talk explores:
Perhaps most importantly, Terry will explain the coming 'battle for the edge'. How the most innovative companies are battling to make it easier and easier for customers to shop and buy anytime using AI. He will take audiences through examples like Google's Predective Suggestions, Amazon's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana and IBM's Watson, and how each is striving to be the most powerful AI platform.
The battle for the edge will reshape how business and consumers shop and buy and will topple businesses unprepared for its implications.
Using real world examples, Terry shows audiences how AI is already in use and inspires them to create a place for it in their future. Read Less ^
Leaders are worried. Businesses are being disrupted at an ever increasing pace and technological advances are converging to create unprecedented dislocation. Identify what these are and how you can turn them to your advantage. Terry reviews the to 10 technical forces of disruption and more importantly shows the new business models that result. Read More >
Utilizing technical forces of disruption, Terry shows our current business models that are created from disruption and how startups are shedding old concepts to create simple models that "own the edge". The Edge - where the customer is - where we HAVE to be. (IE AirBNB, Uber, Nest)
As Terry says, "My innovation is YOUR disruption. It is only a disruption because YOU didn't do it!" Drawing from his experiences with several start ups and as the founder of Travelocity.com, founding Chairman of Kayak.com and Chairman of Wayblazer, Jones helps audiences turn disruption into innovation.
This fast paced presentation can help you avoid disruption and become the innovator!
Terry can also address the implications of these technologies on the work force and the future of work. Additionally, they can also be combined with his ON Innovation speech and Disruption topic. Read Less ^
How will your customer contact you today? In the store, via the phone, on your web site, read a tweet, friend you on Facebook? There is no way to know. In this presentation, e-commerce pioneer Terry Jones gives your audience the keys to unlock the mystery of how to deal with today's omni channel customer. Read More >
While face-to-face contact isn't going away, companies that lack an effective online relationship strategy are being left behind. Jones vast online experience can educate your audience in all phases of the digital conversation from search to social media, using real-world examples in creating Travelocity, Kayak and helping dozens of other companies.
Keeping up with today's omni channel customer is a daunting task. Terry's long experience in the on line world (Travelocity, Kayak, Wayblazer and the boards of ten digital companies) can show your audience how to succeed in this complex digital world. From search to social, mobile to big data, local to logistics, Terry will cover what you need to know now to keep 21st century customers satisfied.
These ideas can also be combined with his ON Innovation speech and Disruption topic. Read Less ^
Robots caring for our elderly? Printing ears that hear? IBM’s Watson diagnosing our maladies? What are the impacts of AI and other technologies in our healthcare and how can we take these disruptions and use them to innovate to our advantage? Terry Jones is an expert on disruption. He disrupted travel with Travelocity. Disrupted Travelocity with Kayak. And now he’s disrupting travel again with Wayblazer.ai. Read More >
An expert on AI and the future of technology, Jones has consulted with health care and other industries worldwide on disruption and change. He encourages them to take risks testing new business models and that to change the world disruptions don’t have to change everything, many times it’s just one thing. UBER and Travelocity didn’t change a product, just how you purchase it.
In a highly customized presentation for your audience, Jones will show audiences the technologies and new business models that are likely to disrupt them, and most importantly, what do to about it. As Terry says, “Disruption and Innovation are just two sides of the same coin. You only call it a disruption because you didn’t do it!”
Jones has spoken to healthcare organizations such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, e-Health, Express-Scripts, Intalere, LeadingAge, National Association of Home Health Care, Novartis, Pfizer, Siemans, Spectrum Health, Wellpoint/Anthem. You can be the next! Read Less ^
"You challenged me more in 50 minutes that I’ve been challenged in the last 20 years."
“I think the most meaningful part can be summed up in the following: Inspire. Engage, Convert. It is relevant for us to use AI to determine customer intent to help them make a decision more quickly. Much better conversion.”
His willingness to share his knowledge and his ability to open the minds of our audience and focus on their future in the online world was remarkable.
"You offered real promise and hope for these struggling companies because of your success."
"Part motivation speech, part stand-up comedy routine, Jones’ address to several hundred community and business leaders wove together statistics, anecdotes, and jokes in a slick video presentation."
“I loved it! He was entertaining and engaging and really shed light on how AI will be the future. It was a very well articulated explanation of AI’s relevant history and why and how it’s important to the future of our business.”
"Terry Jones really delivered. His presentation was highly rated and was right on target for an audience of diverse business types and sizes. Well done."
"Your speech exceeded even the highest expectations that I had for you. The substance of your speech was thoughtful, provocative, challenging, inspiring and comprehensive. Not only did you have a lot to say, but you said it very extraordinarily well. Your delivery was fabulous."
"I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for one of the most interesting, funny and yet very informative speeches I have heard in almost two years."
“Very excellent and would be a GREAT speaker for ALC! What a great story/presentation. Greatly appreciate the opportunity afforded to me to attend this awesome summit, thank you!”
"I enjoyed your presentation tremendously! I admire your ingenuity and your natural ability to present so much in so little time! You were definitely "speedy" and made it "convenient" to follow your presentation...I never even peeked at my Blackberry once during your presentation!"