Mike Walsh, “21st century business designer”, author and CEO of Tomorrow recently spoke at the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference on disruptive change and how companies thrive in volatile times. Mike talked about how data will reshape the way companies engage with consumers as marketing and advertising become more tailored to individuals’ needs.
TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference gathers the region’s entire duty free and travel retail industry in one convenient location, providing the ideal environment for networking, sharing knowledge and doing business. TFWA Conference director had great words to say about Mike Walsh’s presentation:
Just a quick note to say a sincere thank you for your help in facilitating Mike’s presentation at our conference on Monday. He did an absolutely great job and the feedback we have had has been universally positive. We very much appreciated his thoroughness before the event, which ensured he made a very relevant and engaging contribution. Please pass on our thanks and I hope he enjoyed his time with us.
Conference, Research and Corporate Affairs Director
Directeur des Conférences, de la Recherche et des Relations Corporate
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 (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.