Tag Archives: trends

Anders Sorman-Nilsson: We are Living in the 4th Industrial Revolution

Anders Sormain-Nilsson

Futurist Anders Sorman-Nilsson believes that we are all living in the 4th industrial revolution and that every business is a tech company. In the video below, Anders discusses cyberphysical systems and interconnectivity, in relation to brands and consumer consumption: Anders Sorman-Nilsson is a reformed lawyer, and the founder and creative director of the Sydney and Stockholm […]

Congratulations to Tanmay Bakshi for Receiving the Life Mentor Award from the Creative Foundation

Tanmay Bakshi

We are most proud of our youngest speaker, 15 year old Tanmay Bakshi for receiving the Life Mentor Award from the Creative Foundation in Canada! Last September 18, Creative Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary and the Holiday Inn, Pembina and gave distinguished award to three outstanding Canadians, including Tanmay. The following day, Tanmay also conducted a […]

Dr Jordan Nguyen: Vietnam – Connecting East Africa

Dr Jordan Nguyen

Dr Jordan Nguyen joined forces with Discovery, in an one-off special program, revealed how East Africa is undergoing a digital revolution, with the help from Vietnam, and how Tanzania is about to see its high-speed internet access transform overnight. In 2018, the number of people accessing the internet pushed past 4 billion. People, businesses, and […]

Prof Anil Gupta: Under Globalization 4.0, Connectedness Strong And Getting Stronger

Prof Anil Gupta

Prof Anil Gupta shared his insights on “Globalization 4.0” – the good, the bad and the unavoidable. “What has happened is that global connectedness is not only strong, it’s getting stronger. It’s global connectedness by trade in physical goods that is slowing down. But economies are becoming increasingly connected by trade in services, by capital […]

Su-Yen Wong Moderated the panel discussion at Singapore PAP Women’s Wing Conference

Su-Yen Wong moderated the panel discussion at Singapore PAP Women’s Wing Conference. The panel discussed if more women could enter politics, and other issues such as the gender pay gap. Read more about it here. Su-Yen Wong is an internationally recognised thought leader, professional speaker, and board director, who helps audiences around the world navigate the […]

Jordan Nguyen: Beyond Superhuman – Technology for Humanity

Jordan Nguyen

Biomedical engineer Jordan Nguyen raises important points on being human in the midst of technological advances, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, 3D human scanning, neuroscience and more. Dr Nguyen raises questions on what it means to be human and what is a moral approach to the incredible things we can achieve today with the latest advancements in […]

Tanmay Bakshi Shared Insights on the Next Big Thing in Technology

Tanmay Bakshi

15 year old IBM champion and Google developer Tanmay Bakshi, was recently interviewed by Future Summits. Tanmay shared his view on AI, data augmentation, augmented reality, machine learning, quantum computing and more. Tanmay believes that “A computer’s power is not with natural language, it’s with math. A human is better at talking to people.” Learn about […]

Jack Sim Introduces Colorfeel Braille Painting Workshop

Jack Sim

Jack Sim, founder of the World Toilet Organisation, has recently launched a new project: Colorfeel Braille Painting Workshop. Participants of the workshop are blindfolded and guided to ‘feel’ colours with a “sighted partner”, to some amazing results. Take a look at some of the event photos below: Jack Sim, founder of World Toilet Organization, achieved financial […]

Michael McQueen: The Case for Character – Why trusted brands are more lucrative, loved and long-lasting

Michael McQueen

Acclaimed Australian futurist Michael McQueen ‘s latest keynote presentation “The Case for Character” posits that trust will be the most valuable commodity and source of competitive advantage in the years to come. Michael explores values-alignment and trustworthiness in relation to consumer behaviors and explains why it is essential for organizations and businesses to pay attention […]

Chris Riddell: Will Libra Be The Turning Point For Facebook?

Chris Riddell

Global Futurist Chris Riddell joins Channel 7 Australia to talk about Facebook’s recent announcement to move into the world of global banking. Facebook are the world’s biggest media organisation, and with almost 1.7 billion people on planet earth having no banking access – Who is the real target market for the new Libra currency? Watch […]

Fredrik Haren: Change in a Rapidly Developing World

Fredrik Haren

Fredrik Haren has spoken at over 2000 presentations in 65 countries on 6 continents. He has more than 20 years experience as a global keynote speaker, and has worked with hundreds of companies including VISA, HP, KPMG, BMW and IKEA. Here is his presentation on “Change in a Rapidly Developing World”: Singapore-based Swedish entrepreneur, author […]

Chris Skinner: AI is not a technology change but a cultural one

Chris Skinner

Chris Skinner believes that artificial intelligence (AI) is not a technology change but a cultural one. In his blog, The Finanser, Chris shared his insights in relation to an article published by Financial Times on how AI will change the way we deal with money. Here’s an excerpt from the FT article: If you are […]

Anders Indset, Business Philosopher, Speaking at the International Directors Summit 2019 in Malaysia

Anders Indset

Business philosopher Anders Indset will be speaking at the International Directors Summit 2019 in Kuala Lumpur next month. This summit is an event by the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM) and it brings together 30 local and international prominent personalities to share insights on emerging trends, diversity challenges, boardroom dilemmas, sustainable value creation, the digital revolution […]

Jason Sosa, Expert on AI, Singularity, The Future of Work, Available to Speak in Asia

Jason Sosa

We at Speakers Connect are proud to announce that AI and singularity expert Jason Sosa is now available to speak in Asia! Jason is the Managing Director of Innovation and Ventures at Singapore-based Vertech Capital. He is an entrepreneur, international speaker and lecturer at Singularity University Global Summit. Watch the videos below to learn more about […]

Retail expert Cate Trotter Joins Speakers Connect

Cate Trotter

We at Speakers Connect are proud to present retail expert Cate Trotter. To say that Cate Trotter is well-known in the retail industry is an understatement. Aside from working with the most massive brands, Cate has received several accolades such as beingnamed a Future 100 and Startup 100 entrepreneur, becoming a RetailWire BrainTrust expert, one […]

Brett King Ranked #2 in the Top 100 Fintech Influencers List

Brett King

Congratulations to Brett King ranked #2 in the Top 100 Fintech Influencers List of BuzzSumo! Read more about it here 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 Year in 2012, King initially achieved recognition for his bestselling book ‘BANK 2.0′, which […]