Keynotes

I am available for bookings as a keynote speaker, panel session member or MC for corporate and media events.

My talks focus on the macro and micro trends set to change consumers, businesses and economies – and the way they interact with each other – in the future.

My keynote presentations include:

With Flux Trends

Who Needs a Bank Anyway? The Fragmented Future of Finance: This keynote address explains why bankers, stock brokers and accountants are an endangered species and what needs to change in the financial industry, if bankers do not want to go the same way as the dinosaurs (and newspaper publishers).

The Blockchain Effect: How the technology behind the crypto-craze is re-defining the Internet, the global economy and the next wave of digital disruption.

For booking inquiries for these presentation, please contact Flux Trends here.

With What the Future Now

How to Train Your Cyborg – The Manager’s Guide to the Rise of the Machines: What does it mean to be a man (or a woman, or a womyn or a womxn) in the midst of the rise of the machines? This presentation looks at the effect of big data, bio rights, robot rights, cyborgs, AI, The Singularity and “Transhumanism” on us humans, and on the businesses that employ and sell to us.

But Wait… There’s More… This presentation unpacks the lessons all marketers and business leaders need to know about how to close the sale and make the deal using the secrets of the newsletter men who can (in some cases literally) sell ice to eskimos. We look at examples and case studies from the distant past, and from the imminent future to help you and your businesses discover what you are really doing, so you can keep on doing it for a whole lot of tomorrows.

Confirmation Bias – How the Trinet (that is Facebook, Amazon and Google) has changed our brains through advertising and algorithms. This presentation looks at the issues of confirmation bias in human societies and businesses organisations, and unpacks the importance of curation and surprise in our content-mad world.

Space Elevators and Other Magic – The secrets of maximum effect for minimum effort. How you can “game” the system and why it is perfectly OK to take (some) shortcuts using lessons from Eddie the Eagle, the Four Hour Work Week, and the world of science fiction.

The Long Game – The average lifespan of a Fortune 500 company today has dropped to just 10 years. What is going on? And how can you build a survivor business amidst all that carnage?

Chaos Theory – How to embrace change and become comfortable with chaos. This presentation will help you businesses to survive and thrive in a chaotic, uncertain world. It will help you spot the simple patterns hidden in plain site.

What the Future Now? – This presentation looks at the strangest technologies and societal shifts humanity is about to encounter. Let me be your tour guide to the near and distant future – a world where education is optional, innovation is essential and chaos is guaranteed… You’re in for one amazing ride.

For speaking inquiries, please make contact here.

Businesses that have booked me as a keynote speaker include:

ABSA, African Sales (ASCO), Alexander Forbes, Blackline Retail Interiors, Bryte Insurance, Creative Shop, Flux Trends, FSPInvest, Investec, Mr Price, Nedbank, OK Foods, The Peermont Group, The South African Sugar Association, T-Systems, Save Hyper, Visa, and the University of Johannesburg.

Click here for what my clients are saying about my talks.

 

 

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