Mike Walsh: Why leaders should stop doing work, and start designing it

21st century leaders need to adjust to a world of algorithms, automation and AI. According to futurist Mike Walsh, the algorithmic leader of the future will have two key qualities – the ability to understand human behavior, and a flair for computational thinking.

“In the future, it’s going to be activities not occupations that will be automated” says Mike Walsh.  Watch the brief video below to learn more about his insights:

Mike WalshMike Walsh is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing business for the 21st century. His expertise is giving leaders advise on how to thrive in this era of disruptive technological change. Mikes travels the world over 300 days a year, interviewing innovators, entrepreneurs and corporate revolutionaries to give his clients and audiences the freshest and best vision of tomorrow’s opportunities.

Mike has delivered close to a thousand keynote speeches to companies in almost every industry around the globe. In 2014, Mike was invited to be a main stage keynote speaker at the renowed Million Dollar Round Table where his customized presentation reached more than 8,000 people.

Aside from being a favored speaker to several global Fortune 500 companies, Mike is also a prolific writer. His international publications include articles in BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of the best-selling book FUTURETAINMENT (published by Phaidon and winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York) and The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas.

Mike was the founder of Jupiter Research (Australia), was a senior strategist at News Corporation (Asia Pacific Region). He is currently a board member and strategic investor in the North Alliance, Scandinavia’s leading digital marketing group.

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