Mike Walsh, futurist, author and CEO will a plenary speaker at the 2016 TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition and Conference. Mike is an obvious excellent choice for this year’s TFWA Asia Pacific Conference themed “Navigating through change” As a global expert on the subject of disruptive change, Mike will be answering the burning question “What will tomorrow look like for the duty free & travel retail industry?” and giving advise on how business leaders can continue to thrive despite these volatile times.
TFWA is the world’s biggest duty free and travel retail association. Since their foundation in 1984, TFWA has been the leader in providing the industry with high-quality exhibitions, conferences and workshops, and in-depth market research. As a non-profit organization, TFWA keeps to its motto– by the trade for the trade and continues to bring together over 500 member companies, suppliers, operators and members of the industry closer into the goal of continued development.
Mike Walsh is part of the first plenary which happens on May 09, 2016 from 9:00-11:00am at the Main Ballroom, Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, level 5. Mike will be sharing the stage with Erik Juul-Mortensen (President, Tax Free World Association), Jaya Singh (President, Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association) and author and diplomat Kishore Mahbubani. John Rimmer will be the plenary session moderator.
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Mike 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.Using the anthropological approach, Mike is able to translate changes in human behavior and emerging technologies into pragmatic plans that can transform businesses of today.
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 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.