Would technology and social media phase out offices, travelling and meetings? Futurist Mike Walsh thinks the opposite… The answer as to why may have as much to do with emerging ideas about innovation as an economic theory from the 19th century – Jevon’s Paradox.
Footage sourced from Cassidy Turley’s State Of Real Estate 2013
A leading authority on new media and the digital future, Mike Walsh ran the market leading consumer insights house Jupiter Research in the Asia Pacific, and held senior strategy roles at News Corporation in both the Australian and Asian markets. Over the last few years, Mike has advised some of the world’s leading brands and corporations. He has facilitated insight workshops and coached senior executives at companies such as Star TV, the ABC, Fujifilm, DMG Radio, Foxtel and NineMSN.
Mike’s unique approach is to scan the near horizon for what’s happening right now, then translate these movements into usable trends. Constantly travelling the world for the best ideas, consumer innovations and disruptive technologies – Mike distills the most relevant insights into tailored keynotes that allow any audience (including technophobes) to not only understand, but also start to influence the future direction of their industry.