SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 - SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - Constellation Research, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based disruptive technology research and advisory firm, announced its keynote speaker lineup for Connected Enterprise 2017. Kim Scott, Marco Tempest and Tricia Wang will take the main stage, setting the tone for this year’s theme of digital business in an AI-driven world. This exclusive conference for innovation and digital transformation leaders will take place October 24-27, 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, Calif.


  • Kim Scott, author of the best-selling book "Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity," will share how to successfully lead without killing innovation, stifling growth or increasing costs.
  • Marco Tempest is a techno-illusionist who uses technology, including AI and drones, to create illusions and have captivated audiences at TEDGlobal and the World Economic Forum.
  • Tricia Wang is a global technology ethnographer and co-founder of Constellate Data, a consultancy that helps companies understand people with data.

“CCE is our favorite time of year. It’s when the most innovative leaders, tech revolutionaries, and futurists gather to break paradigms and generate the seeds of ideas that will become some of the big innovations in enterprise tech in 2018 and beyond. I’m greatly looking forward to the conversations with change agents a major element for which the conference is known,” said R “Ray” Wang, founder and CEO at Constellation Research. “It’s our flagship event, our clients get to spend quality face time with Constellation analysts. They get to learn from each other and craft the art of the possible for their organizations.”

Connected Enterprise is an immersive three-day summit that features interactive panels, 1:1 interviews with visionary market makers, executive exchanges, fireside chats and disruptive technology demos. Executives from across the globe, including leaders from Arby's Restaurant Group, CBRE, Estée Lauder, Spotify, Symmons Industries, The University of Texas System, and the U.S. government, attend the conference and leave with the knowledge and network to instill a culture of innovation and transformation for their organizations.

More than 20 sponsors support Constellation’s flagship conference, including Universe-level sponsor (Wipro), Galactic-level sponsors (Aera Technology, Capgemini, Marketo, Microsoft, Salesforce and SAP), Solar System-level sponsors (Adobe, FinancialForce, IFS, Intel, Kinaxis, Oracle NetSuite, Persistent Systems, Qlik, Teradata, Ultimate Software and Workday).

During the event, Constellation Research will announce the winners of the 2017 SuperNova Awards on Thursday, October 26, recognize the executives named to the Business Transformation 150, and celebrate the firm’s seventh anniversary with its celebratory Cosmic Feast. For more information on Connected Enterprise, visit