Lori H. Schwartz is a nationally recognized technology catalyst (‘Tech Cat’). As a leading advisor and speaker in marketing and tech innovation, Lori collaborates with top creative and strategic executives of multiple brands, tech, and content companies to ensure their understanding of emerging business models while designing unique experiences to create engagement. Her podcast, The Tech Cat Show, is a weekly fixture on VoiceAmerica and iTunes, often resourced by technology, business, and cultural media.
Lori is a CNN Technology Contributor and a frequent speaker at major industry events. She also helps private companies facilitate conversations around new business models and technology innovation. She sits on the Board of Governors for the Television Academy’s Interactive Media Peer Group, driving thought leadership for the future of interactive media.
Lori’s StoryTech initiative facilitates communication between storytellers and technology companies. The trend briefings, curation, and tour products have become well known globally through their work @CES, @NAB, @NATPE, and @AdTech. She is frequently curating large trade show plenaries and hosting events to help drive conversations around the latest marketing and advertising technology as well as the latest content business models.
Originally from New York, Lori is a long-time resident of the Los Angeles area. She is joined in her life journey by her nine-year-old daughter, whose near-instant grasp of new technologies underscores Lori’s quest to help listeners and readers navigate, enjoy, and grow from the technologies increasingly defining our lives.