KEYNOTE: GoodTrust -- What Happens to Our Digital Memories and Stories after We Die?


Daniel Sieberg
GoodTrust, co-founder & Chief Storyteller

Daniel Sieberg is a co-founder of GoodTrust and Chief Storyteller. He previously spent six years as an executive at Google and 12 years in news across ABC News, CBS News and CNN as an Emmy-nominated science and technology correspondent. Daniel is the author of The Digital Diet: the four-step plan to break your tech addiction and regain balance in your life (Three Rivers, 2011) and co-author of Digital Legacy: Take Control of Your Online Afterlife (Stonesong, 2020)


As we all spend upwards of 7 hours per day connected to the internet the reality is that we're all creating the bulk of our memories and stories online. Whether it's photos and videos or emails and texts or social media or financial accounts and assets - and the reality is that most people have no idea what happens to it all after we're dead. How should anyone tackle this increasingly important issue? What can companies do to help? What is the scale of this global challenge? How do new technologies like AI and VR/AR fit into the idea of digital legacy? Learn what it all means in this talk about digital legacy and the future of our online afterlife.