David E Goldberg

President, BigBeacon & Threejoy

In 2010, Dave Goldberg resigned his tenure and distinguished professorship at the University of Illinois to help transform higher education in alignment with the creativity imperative of the 21st century. Author or co-author of over 400 publications (h=100), including a pioneering artificial intelligence text with over 72,000 citations, Dave traveled to Asia, South America, Europe, and back to North America to unlock the keys to authentic transformation and thereby unleash a new generation of faculty and students. Using his background as the co-founder of a Silicon Valley start-up, his experience in starting an educational incubator for new programs as well as a movement for transforming engineering education, and his training as a leadership coach, Dave travels around the world to speak to professional and academic audiences and work with transformative educational institutions and organizations. Dave’s most recent book, A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education, is available in hardcover and e-book formats (here). An engaging and thought-provoking speaker and interviewer, Dave engages with world-class thought leaders, movers, shakers, and transformers live every week from 1-2pm Eastern on Big Beacon Radio, Transforming Higher Education on the business channel.