DWAYNE MATTHEWS

CHIEF INNOVATION EVANGELIST AND EDUCATION STRATEGIST

Dwayne Matthews is an innovation evangelist and future education consultant for GlobalDWS, an international systems integrator and provider of service robotic systems and innovative technologies, including artificial intelligence, IOT, and mixed reality. He converges and shares knowledge on the future of education, disruptive technology, and the evolution of work. Dwayne is the former president of NeuroEdX, a company that uses neurotechnology to prepare students for the exponential growth of the 4th industrial revolution.

Matthews also served as the Senior Education Lead for the Faubert Applied Research Centre, which brings together researchers and experts in cognitive human performance from industry, government, and academia to bridge the gap between research and unmet real life applications. Matthews recently addressed the UN on issues and opportunities around digital literacy, cognitive abilities and the 54 countries of Africa.

In addition, Matthews was the Canadian Executive Director of an intelligence firm and focused on finding disruptive and future looking technologies for the Fortune 500. Some of his clients included senior and executive leaders from Barrick Gold, Suncor, P&G, GSK, Magna and DuPont. Before that, Matthews was an international educator at one of the top 5 private schools in South America and the junior chairperson at a TDSB school in Toronto, Canada. He was also a member of the core strategic planning team at The FDR International School, in Lima, Peru.

Dwayne works to review future trends in education that are driven by technological advancement. Dwayne’s career path over almost two decades has afforded him an incredibly unique perspective on future technologies and its fundamental impact on education and work.