Werner Goertz advises product marketers with disruptive and emerging technologies, across markets and roles: Artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and new device categories such as robotics, AI-enabled smart speakers and autonomous vehicles. Mr. Goertz covers the evolution of the human-machine interface (HMI) and multimodal I/O technologies: voice/speech processing and recognition, facial recognition and eye tracking, biometrics, and motion/gesture control. Technology product managers benefit from his advice on how to develop ecosystems and revenue streams from service offerings and cloud business models. With a deep background in semiconductor processing and storage technologies, a strong business acumen, and a global mindset and international work experience, his advice is appreciated by global mega vendors as well as SMB and startups.
Alongside his passion for technology, Werner has had a lifelong interest in the arts. Prior to joining the Pacific MusicWorks board, he served on the board of Cal Shakes (California Shakespeare Company).