At 1:15pm On 11/16/16 I attended the Opening Keynote: presented by Al Madrigal at the 2016 Internet Summit located at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC.
Al Madrigal- Internet Summit 2016 – Opening Keynote
A correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart since 2011, Al Madrigal has been named Best Stand-Up Comedian by the HBO/U.S. Comedy Arts Festival and his material dubbed “dynamic” by The New York Times. His unique, spontaneous and fast-paced lyrical storytelling style has made him a regular on television with numerous appearances on Comedy Central including his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents Special and appeances on John Oliver’s New York Stand-up Show and Pretend Time with Nick Swardson. Al has also appeared with Conan O’Brien (as one of the first 20 guests during his stint as host of The Tonight Show, and on Conan on TBS) as well as multiple appearances on Lopez Tonight, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Using comedy as a methaphor and explaining option, Al walked us through some of the intricacies of working with technology in the environment. It was a funny and humorous way of interacting with tech and seeing our interdependence. He was a fine MC