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Annie Hardy

2023 Speaker

Learning Stage

ANNIE HARDY  is a strategist, futurist, entrepreneur, and startup advisor. As senior visioneer at Cisco, Hardy established a practice called visioneering, which projects out the future of human-machine interaction and reverse-engineers that future into meaningful projects and pilots. Prior to joining Cisco, Hardy founded zeet insights, an Austin-based market and design research firm that delivered insights across tech sectors, from enterprise hardware to AI and smart mobility. Her professional passions are helping people, building communities, and advocating for compassionate futures. Hardy has a BA in Communication Arts and Spanish from Austin College in Sherman, Texas.