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Mark van Rijmenam: How to Thrive in an Exponential World

Mark van Rijmenam delivered his keynote speech ‘The Collaboration Era – How to Thrive in an Exponential World’ at the Fujitsu Distinguished Engineers Conference. Jim Millen wrote highlights from Mark’s keynote in an article for Fujitsu:      Organisations move at the pace of technological change, which is now extremely fast. This means that it’s not enough to .. read more

Dr Andy Xie’s economic advice for India: Invest in Infrastructure

Dr Andy Xie recently shared insights with Times of India about economic strategies, possible stock market crash and more: I had said pass a land acquisition law for infrastructure. Mandatory acquisition of land that’s what China did almost 30 years ago. Without that you cannot do infrastructure. Without infrastructure, don’t talk about GDP rising, doesn’t make sense. .. read more

John Wood Published new book: Purpose, Incorporated: Turning Cause Into Your Competitive Advantage

Room to Read founder John Wood has just released a new book called “Purpose, Incorporated: Turning Cause Into Your Competitive Advantage”, which he co-wrote with Amalia McGibbon. In this latest publication, John and Amalia make use of more than 100 interviews with entrepreneurs, executives and front-line staff to make the case for why cause is not the enemy of .. read more

Sara Watson Discussed Whether the Drive for Innovation Degrades our Humanity

Sara Watson, Singapore-based technology critic joined a recent panel discussion with author Noam Cohen, and technology journalist Christina Couch, to discuss the rise of Silicon Valley and whether the drive for innovation degrades our humanity. Sara Watson is a technology critic, an affiliate with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, a .. read more

Fredrik Haren Got the Global Speaking Fellow Award and the International Ambassador Award!

Congratulations to Fredrik Haren for getting the Global Speaking Fellow Award and the International Ambassador Award at the Global Speakers Summit 2018. The International Ambassador Award has not been given out in the last 5 years, and it is not mandatory that there be a recipient every year! Fredrik has been contributing to the development of .. read more

President Xi Jinping Reading Augmented by Brett King & Grey Rhino by Michele Wucker

President Xi Jinping is reading books authored by our speakers, including “Augmented” by Brett King and also “Grey Rhino” by Michele Wucker. This article, gives a quick rundown of the books that can be seen on the president’s bookshelf during his annual New Year’s greeting from his office and two books from our speakers were .. read more

Michael McQueen’s New Keynote: Preparing Now for What’s Next

Michael McQueen, Futurist, has released his new keynote, “Preparing Now for What’s Next”. In this fast-paced and compelling keynote presentation, Michael will inspire you on: The 4 FORMS that disruption will take in the coming decade – The KEY TECHNOLOGY TRENDS that will shape the future including Artificial Intelligence, robotics and business automation – The .. read more

Speakers traveling to Asia in early 2018

Looking for engaging an international keynote speaker at your upcoming event in Asia? You may wish to consider engaging the following speakers who will be traveling in Asia in the first half of 2018. Contact us to check on their exact travel dates: Brett King: bestselling author, banking and finance expert Leroy Chiao: astronaut, performance .. read more

Brett King: Evolution of Currency – FinTech & Virtual Money

Renowned banking futurist, Brett King, spoke on the future of banking at his recent keynote in South Korea. He shared his insights on the evolution of currency, FinTech and virtual money at the event. Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Movenbank. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the .. read more

Inspiring Female Speakers

We at Speakers Connect are most blessed for the opportunity to work with so many inspiring female speakers! Here are some examples: Lauren Burns: Olympic gold medalist and inspirational speaker Mina Guli: global leader, founder and CEO of Thirst Lorraine Hahn: journalist, moderator and media trainer Haiyan Wang: global strategist, author and managing partner at .. read more