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Rachel Botsman: The Great Trust Shift

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From government to business, banks to the media, it would seem that public trust in our institutions is at an all-time low. And yet this isn’t an age of distrust – far from it. Rachel Botsman, author of Who Can You Trust? , debated whether we are moving to a new era, in which we trust institutions […]

Rachel Botsman Publishes New Book: Who Can You Trust?

Rachel Botsman

Rachel Botsman releases new book Who Can You Trust, which delves into the intricacies of the age of “distributed trust”. “If you can’t trust those in charge, who can you trust? From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions is at an all-time low. But this isn’t the age of distrust — far from it. […]

Rachel Botsman Received Thinker50 Breakthrough Idea Award

Rachel Botsman

We are delighted to share that Rachel Botsman, futurist, innovator and keynote speaker has just received the Thinkers 50 Breakthrough Idea Award. The T50 Breakthrough Idea Award is dedicated to the legacy of CK Prahalad and is given to changemakers whose ideas have great potential to push the boundaries of business and management. Rachel Botsman, a visiting […]

Rachel Botsman Nominated for Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award

We’re proud to announce that Rachel Botsman, collaborative economy expert, is on the Thinkers50 “Breakthrough Idea Award” shortlist. The T50 Breakthrough Idea Award celebrates a Eureka moment in management. It is given to a radical idea which has the potential to change the way we think about business forever. From Taylorism to the Fortune at the […]

Rachel Botsman: Collaborative Consumption Will Define the 21st Century

Rachel Botsman, leading futurist, thinks that if the 20th century was defined by hyper consumption, the 21st century will be defined by collaborative consumption. Botsman defines collaborative consumption as being about “reputation, community and shared access” as opposed to “credit, advertising and individual ownership”. It is about connecting to each other and sharing and exchanging […]

Futurist Rachel Botsman on "The Personal Internet" and Big Data

Futurist Rachel Botsman shared her insights on “The Personal Internet” and Big Data in her recent article… We hear it in today’s lexicon, how consumers refer to “my Facebook page”, “my iTunes account” or “my smartphone”. Quite quickly, these services and products become highly curated and personalised, and have given exciting new vitality to very […]

Top-notch Keynote Speakers in Asia

Looking for inspiring and high-energy top-notch keynote speakers to open or close your upcoming conference in Asia Pacific? We at Speakers Connect have some great Asia Pacific conference speakers for you: Mike Walsh – Leading Asia Futurist Fredrik Haren – Innovation Joe Zhang – China Banking & Economy Nils Vesk – Innovation Architect Andy Xie […]

Rachel Botsman on the Reputation Economy

Rachel Botsman talked about ‘The Reputation Economy: Savvy Use of Personal Data for Financial Services Innovation’ during the Amplify Festival 2013. Watch the video below… Rachel Botsman, author of What’s Mine is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is Changing the Way We Live, has quickly become a leading international expert on social innovation and futurism as […]

Rachel Botsman – Connected Communities: The Institutions Of The 21st Century?

Rachel Botsman explores why the shift from pyramid institutions in the 20th century to connected communities in the 21st century tie together Bitcoin, Airbnb, Coursera, Kickstarter and many more examples to create the growing collaborative economy. Rachel Botsman, author of What’s Mine is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is Changing the Way We Live, has quickly […]

Asia Pacific Conference Speakers

Looking for an inspiring and high-energy keynote speaker to open or close your upcoming conference in Asia Pacific? We at Speakers Connect have some great Asia Pacific conference speakers for you: Mike Walsh – Leading Asia Futurist Fredrik Haren – Innovation Joe Zhang – China Banking & Economy Nils Vesk – Innovation Architect Andy Xie […]

Speakers on Big Data

Would you like to know how big data can help your business? We at Speakers Connect are most proud to represent  so many leading big data speakers… Mike Walsh – our most in demand Futurist speaker, What’s Next in Business Robert Plant – Big Data Expert Graeme Codrington – expert on Generational Interactions and the […]

Futurists and Trends Speakers

We at Speakers Connect are most thrilled to represent so many leading futurists and business trends speakers for the Asia market… Mike Walsh – our most in demand Futurist speaker, What’s Next in Business Graeme Codrington – expert on Generational Interactions and the Future of Work  Brett King – renowned Banking Futurist, and best-selling author of […]

Rachel Botsman: The Currency of the New Economy is Trust

Rachel Botsman  talked at TEDx about trust, reputation and influence, which she considers to be the currency of the new economy.  For instance, collaborative consumption – web-facilitated sharing of cars, apartments, skills – is powered by the participants’ reputation and trust. Rachel Botsman, author of What’s Mine is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is Changing the […]