"What kind of clown am I claiming that I know what can make you think better? ... This is not the time to be modest. I have done seminal research in the theory of distributed and concurrent systems for which i won the turning award. You can stop the video now and look me up on the web. <long pause>..."
Achievement of the highest professional accolade for the very stuff that he plans to discuss is literally prima facie evidence in support of that claim.