Tag Archives: Big Data

Mike Walsh: Why big companies struggle to reinvent themselves

Mike Walsh

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 […]

Rasmus Ankersen: Using big data to drive decision-making at FC Midtjylland

Rasmus Ankersen talked about the utility of big data in decision-making at FC Midtjylland. Rasmus emphasizes that data is key because it helps Midtjylland get closer to the truth: “In football the stories we tell ourselves are often wrong,” he says. “Look what happens when a team goes through a bad set of results. The […]

Engage the digital speaker, Dr Mark van Rijmenam, to speak at your upcoming virtual event

Mark van Rijmenam

Dr Mark van Rijmenam thinks about how technology changes organisations and society. He is the digital speaker and the author of three best-selling management books on big data, blockchain and AI. His latest book – The Organisation of Tomorrow – details how AI, blockchain and analytics turn your business into a data organization. He is […]

Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), Joins Speakers Connect

Winston Ma

We are delighted to share that Winston Ma , former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), joins Speakers Connect. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals and practicing capital markets […]

Tanmay Bakshi – Next-generation technologies: developers to users and developers to developers

Tanmay Bakshi

Tanmay Bakshi, 16 years old then, opened the WeAreDevelopers Congress Vienna 2019 with his keynote on next-generation technologies and how developers are the drivers for change in technology. The audience learned how machine learning technology can make a difference in improving the lives of millions of people around the world. Bakshi’s heart ID application and […]

Chris Riddell – FUTURE/RESET 2030

Chris Riddell

Renowned futurist Chris Riddell believes that this is the time to reset, for your new future and asks an important question—-“What will be your next move?” Chris explains “This is not the new normal. This is constant change. This is a world moving faster than ever before. This is the beginning of an incredible, reimagined future. […]

Keynote on the Future of Work by Dr. Catriona Wallace, AI Expert

Dr Catriona Wallace

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Expert Dr Catriona Wallace ‘s keynote “The Future of Work: Human + Machine”  has been very much in demand, and for good reason. Here is an overview of the keynote presentation: AI is now the fastest growing technology sector globally, expanding in investment 12-fold over the next 5 years. AI is expected […]

Dr Mark van Rijmenam – The Digital Speaker

Dr Mark van Rijmenam

Due to the pandemic, suddenly everything is digital. Futurist Dr Mark van Rijmenam decided to reinvent himself to meet the trend. Clients can now book Dr Mark van Rijmenam for a (virtual) keynote as an avatar, hologram or a combination of both. Take a look at some snippets of The Digital Speaker below: Dr Mark […]

Mike Walsh: How AI will change the future

Mike Walsh

What if the next great leap in technology was not systems that ran faster and more efficiently, but we’re capable of anticipating our every need? We are just at the beginning of a radical transformation of life as we know it. The starting point, according to futurist Mike Walsh in this excerpt from one of […]

Matthew Brennan New Book – Attention Factory: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance

Matthew Brennan

We at Speakers Connect are excited to share that Matthew Brennan has just released a new book “Attention Factior: The Story of TikTok and China’s ByteDance” and it is already rising up the Amazon bestseller’s list! How did TikTok rise so fast? Who’s really behind China’s first truly global internet giant? In 2012, ByteDance was just […]

Dr Jordan Nguyen Publishes New Book A Human’s Guide to the Future

Dr Jordan Nguyen

Dr Jordan Nguyen releases new book “A Human’s Guide to the Future“, which zooms in on how humanity can thrive through our rapidly changing technological landscape. Technology is evolving at the fastest rate we’ve ever seen, but it may be the slowest rate we’ll ever see again! What does this mean for the future of the […]

Mike Walsh: AI Should Change What You Do — Not Just How You Do It

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh, futurist, in his recent Harvard Business Review article argues that AI should change what you do, not just how you do it. In the article, he quoted examples from Goldman Sachs and UBS on how the traditional banks harness the tremendous potential of artificial intelligence. The high unemployment numbers of the Covid-19 recession […]

Michael McQueen: The Post-Crisis Kickstart

Michael McQueen

Michael McQueen has a new keynote called “The Post-Crisis Kickstart”, geared towards organizations and businesses hoping to growth and thrive amidst the challenges brought about by COVID-19 pandemic. The Post-Crisis Kickstart The secret to accelerated growth and sustained momentum In the wake of any crisis, smart businesses and leaders recognise the importance of kickstarting their […]

Tanmay Bakshi – Culture and New Competences of the Future

Tanmay Bakshi

16 years old Tanmay Bakshi  spoke at the “Building The Future 2020” earlier this year sharing his insights on “Culture and New Competences of the Future”. One of his most notable quotes is: ‘Everyone needs to be a technologist’. And you need to bridge the gap between SMEs and developers, making them work trully together.” […]

Scott Amyx: Insights on Impact Investing

Scott Amyx

Global innovation speaker Scott Amyx talks about investing, its impacts and directions for the future in a series of videos in his show called “Innovating with Scott Amyx”. Here’s a brief background: As part of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, the UN General Assembly has set forth the 17 global sustainable development goals (SDGs) to […]

Chris Riddell’s Purposely Built Studio Upgrades Your Virtual Event Experience

Chris Riddell, leading futurist, has built a studio that would upgrade your virtual event experience tremendously. With the assistance from his production team, Chris is happy to deliver livestream keynote and also facilitate bigger-scale client events from his purposely built studio. Clients can also book him for to run live virtual Q&A sessions with their […]