In his recent keynote, futurist Mike Walsh discusses why transformation is so hard for big organizations.
Why is transformation so hard for big organizations? It is not about their size. One of the most dangerous traps for corporations is to consume the idea of disruption, without actually internalizing it. They redesign their offices and add more open plan spaces, they upgrade their technology and give their employees new collaboration tools, they sponsor a startup accelerator and create an innovation division in a separate office. Fast forward a few years, and nothing has really changed. Why?
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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.
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 renowned 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.
Mike’s keynotes are:
- The Algorithmic Leader
- Designing your business for the 21st century
- Digital Transformation
- Human-centric Innovation