FUZEnation’s keynotes speaker will include Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, Twitter and Jelly Co-Founder Biz Stone, and Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian.
“FUZEnation 2016 will provide our region, which is rich in technology companies, the opportunity to build businesses and build brands, in a unique technology and music expo that fosters meaningful connections and the cross-pollination of two industries,” says Waterloo Mayor Berry Vrbanovic.
“FUZEnation will offer an inspiring and stimulating environment filled with cutting edge technology and brilliant minds from around the globe,” adds Rebecca (Lambrecht) Warfield, co-executive producer and co-founder, FUZEnation. “We will facilitate fascinating keynote addresses, as well as dialogue and debates about how emerging technologies will impact the world at large. We will ultimately celebrate the divine intersection of technology and music.”
“FUZEnation will bring technology luminaries, innovative exhibitors and an amazing line-up of electronic music to the ‘Silicon Valley of the North’,” says Michael Rapino, CEO, Live Nation Entertainment. “From industry icon and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to KYGO, one of the leading EDM artists, the summit will celebrate the intersection of technology and music and highlight the cutting edge technology work that is being done in Waterloo, Canada.”
FUZEnation will culminate with a large outdoor concert headlined by Norwegian DJ KYGO. Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, a.k.a. KYGO, has quickly become one of the most hyped electronic artists in the world. He garnered international attention with his singles “Firestone” and “Stole the Show”, which blew up with over 400 million plays on Spotify.
Also performing will be A-TRAK, legendary turntablist, record producer and founder of celebrated record label Fool’s Gold. Rolling Stone named one A-TRAK of the 50 Most Important People in EDM.
FUZEnation will announce further speakers, event programming, exhibitors, and musical guests over the coming weeks at www.fuze-nation.com.