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Scott Bales : Is Fear Holding Back Innovation?

One of the key barriers to innovation is fear. Fear of acceptance, viability, rules, and the list goes on. How do we overcome it? Futurist Scott Bales shares his insights. Scott Bales is a man on a mission to transform mainstream thought processing around conventional business practices. He is the global leader on Innovation, Design & Mobility .. read more

Mike Walsh: In the machine learning age, data is your competitive edge

Futurist Mike Walsh discusses how traditional companies with large amounts of data, stand to benefit if they can apply machine learning and algorithms to codify and unleash their intellectual property. Now that automation and algorithms can replace many of the repetitive, transactional parts of your business – how can you get the best from people, .. read more

Speakers on consumer behaviour in the digital age

Looking for experts who truly understand consumer behaviour in the digital age? We at Speakers Connect are ready to bring to you the best speakers in the area. Olivier Oullier – behavioral and brain scientist Michael Solomon – consumer behavior expert and author Mike Walsh – futurist and CEO of Tomorrow (global consultancy firm)  Ken Hughes – Europe’s .. read more

Cesar Harada: Technology is a part of human nature

Hong Kong-based environmentalist, inventor and entrepreneur Cesar Harada believes that letting people have access to technology, and tools, can help them improve their lives. In this video below, Cesar explains how, with his MakerBay, it is possible to do that. “How can we democratize the means of invention so that we can all contribute the nature and .. read more

Chris Riddell: What will the world look like in 2050?

Futurist Chris Riddell was interviewed by Channel 7 in Australia and they talked about the tech trends and patterns that will define and shape our world in the year 2050. AR, VR, AI, flying taxis, relationship with robots are all on their way….watch the video below to find out what else is coming up in tech: .. read more

Azran Osman-Rani – Courage: Action Under Uncertainty

A successful entrepreneur and triathlete like Azran Osman-Rani knows for sure that risk-taking is a big part of business and life as a whole. He believes that “Courage is that one vital ingredient that often time separates great people who take that risk from the others who are just stepping back, observing and being paralyzed with .. read more

Anders Sorman-Nilsson on Digital Disruption

Anders Sorman-Nilsson‘s unique global perspectives can sometimes be tagged as ‘misfits’ but they’re precisely what has been helping leaders, teams, and business owners in the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia make sense of disruptive trends. Digital Disruption has been impacting every industry, from retail to financial services to professional services, leading to industry convergence and new .. read more

Dhairya Dand: Where to find disruptive ideas

Dhairya Dand, award-winning researcher, inventor and futurist technologist believes that human well-being can be achieved by an interaction of mindful design, innovative engineering, and radical paradigms. In the video below, Dhairya shares insights on where disruptive ideas can be found. What does disruption mean to you? Would you rather say it’s a disturbance or problems that .. read more

Mark van Rijmenam: The Top 7 Technology Trends for 2018

Mark van Rijmenam, expert on big data, blockchain and AI, shared his insights on the seven technology trends that will dominate 2018 in his latest article. 1. Artificial Intelligence Will Take a Leap Forward, without Human Data The combination of an AI arms race and developments where artificial intelligence can be trained without human data will .. read more

Vijay Vaitheeswaran in Asia in Early Jan 2018 Available for Speaking Engagements

Vijay Vaitheeswaran will be travelling to Asia early next month. Contact us to engage him for your January 2018 event! Vijay is an award-winning senior correspondent for the Economist, an author and renowned speaker on the topics of business and finance, science, technology and innovation. Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran is an award-winning senior correspondent for the Economist.  He joined the editorial staff .. read more