Vinnie Mirchandani
Founder and Author
Deal Architect

Vinnie Mirchandani has been called "The King of Wow" for his keen eye for technology-enabled innovation. His blog, New Florence. New Renaissance. has cataloged over 5,000 posts of innovative products, projects, and people in work, life, and play. His books, Silicon Collar, The New Technology Elite, The New Polymath and The Digital Enterprise (written for Karl Heinz Streibich) have been widely praised as an "innovation firehoses". His other books, SAP Nation and SAP Nation 2.0, are more investigative but carries his trademark style, which is case study-heavy. His books draw on the breadth of his blogs, extensive research and a global perspective from his travels to over 50 countries.

He is President of Deal Architect Inc, a technology advisory firm. The firm helps clients take advantage of disruptive trends like cloud computing and business process outsourcing (BPO) before they go mainstream. Between this firm and previous role at the technology research firm, Gartner he has helped clients evaluate and negotiate over $10 billion in technology contracts.