Aug 16 2017

Anders Indset

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Business Philosopher & Investor

Anders IndsetAnders Indset is a Norwegian-born business philosopher and investor. He is a visiting guest lecturer at leading international business schools and involved with various tech start-ups and is the co-founder of the management “THINK-TANK” shapingwork, and author of ‘Wild Knowledge – Outthink The Revolution’.

“Our Leaders of today need the philosophy of the past, paired with the scientific knowledge and technology of tomorrow.”


In detail

Anders borrows from his broad industry experience, which includes ten years as a consultant and numerous ventures. His expertise was further sharpened by co-founding a creative communication agency in 2004 that worked with a larger number of DAX-Companies and “Hidden Champions.” In 2013, Anders sold his shares in this highly successful company and moved on to other ventures which have included initiating and investing in start-ups for cloud-based software tools, eCommerce applications, and an “online print house.”


What he offers you

Known for his unconventional thoughts, provoking theses and rock star attitude Anders is a much sought-after international keynote speaker on leadership, change, technology branding and creativity, he also gives an in-depth understanding of the trends of tomorrow and how leaders can handle the current speed of change and develop a digital mind-set.


How he presents

Anders Indset is an experienced speaker and seminar leader on platforms around the globe and an effective performer with a clear and valuable message.

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Aug 14 2017

Rama Bijapurkar

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Expert on India’s Market Strategy & Consumer Economy

Rama BijapurkarRama Bijapurkar is India’s most respected thought leader on market strategy and India’s consumer economy. She has an independent consulting practice and works across sectors and organization types, describing her mission as ‘bringing market and customer focus to business strategy’.

“Leading Indian Market Specialist”


In detail

Ms.Bijapurkar holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Physics from Delhi University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (equivalent to an MBA) from IIM, Ahmedabad. Prior to setting up her own consulting practice, Rama has worked for over two decades in leading market research and management consulting companies. In addition to her consulting practice, Rama has served as an independent director on the boards of several of India’s blue chip companies. She also serves on the Governing Councils of the Banking Codes and Standards Board of India, the Insurance Information Board and is a member of the Eminent Persons Advisory Group of the Competition Commission of India.


What she offers you

Ms.Bijapurkar is a dominant voice in the media on business and policy issues in her areas of interest and work. Few can analyse the psychology and spending patterns of the Indian consumer with as much rigour and detail as Rama.


How she presents

Her extensive experience in the Indian economic and consumer scenario make Rama a sought-after commentator at prestigious conferences around the globe.

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Aug 11 2017

Justin Hughes

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MD of Mission Excellence and Former Red Arrow & RAF Jet Fighter Pilot

Justin HughesJustin Hughes founded Mission Excellence on leaving the RAF in 2002. Mission Excellence is an organisational performance consultancy focused on the development of outstanding leadership, teamwork and execution skills in corporate teams.

“Justin cuts through the noise to transform the plan into reality through empowerment and organisational agility”


In detail

In Mission Excellence a variety of tools and techniques are used, all based on concepts proven in both training and operational roles in the unforgiving world of military fast-jet aviation. Justin served as an Army Officer before gaining a degree in physics. He then joined the RAF and was awarded the Wilkinson Sword for Outstanding Leadership during officer training. For 6 years, Justin flew the Tornado F3 and was subsequently selected for the Red Arrows, serving for 3 years on the Team performing over 250 displays worldwide. He was the Deputy Team Leader and Executive Officer.


What he offers you

Justin is a highly effective and compelling speaker, who gives his audiences the tools, techniques and winning behaviours that can easily be applied by the delegates in their day jobs. Justin’s invaluable insights into briefing, planning, execution and debriefing offer new, effective ways of working.


How he presents

In his speeches, Justin inspires delegates by giving them an exciting insight, from his experience as a fighter pilot, into what high performance teamwork actually means in practice. Based on real-life operational experience and training, Justin brings a unique perspective and approach to achieving excellence in areas such as performance under pressure, teamwork and leadership. His interactive, multimedia presentations include high impact in-cockpit video footage and great air to air images.

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Aug 09 2017

Alexander Nix

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SCL Group & Cambridge Analytica

Alexander NixAlexander Nix is the CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the market leader in the provision of data analytics and behavioural communications for political campaigns, issue groups and commercial enterprises. Alexander has been responsible for the company’s expansion into global markets.

“25 Geniuses Who Are Creating the Future of Business”Wired


In detail

Alexander Nix was educated at Eton College and Manchester University. He began his career as a financial analyst with Baring Securities in Mexico and thereafter in the UK with Robert Fraser & Partners LLP, a boutique Corporate Finance and tax advisory firm. In 2003 Alexander left finance to join the SCL Group as a Director, where his responsibilities included growing SCL internationally, together with opening new markets for SCL’s many behavioural products and services. In 2007 he directed his efforts to developing the elections division, including opening new offices in Washington DC and Delhi and growing the global staff to over 300 employees.


What he offers you

Over the past nine years, Alexander has worked on more than 40 political campaigns in the US,Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. The data science used in political elections is no different from data science and interpretations in the public sector. The difference is how that data is interpreted. What was missed by experienced pollsters in the presidential election is precisely what many companies may be missing when targeting their products for various audiences.


How he presents

Alexander highlights the technical aspects of their targeting strategies, psychographics and how they mesh research on behaviour and psychology with data modelling and analytics to create ‘a workable model of persuasion’ to effectively reach their target groups.

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Aug 07 2017

Hannah Fry

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Mathematician & Science Presenter

Hannah FryDr Hannah Fry is a lecturer in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL. She works alongside a unique mix of physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, architects and geographers to study the patterns in human behaviour – particularly in an urban setting.


“There’s a mathematical angle to almost anything”


In detail

Hannah’s mathematical expertise has led to the development of several BBC documentaries including Climate Change By Numbers, Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing (BBC4) and Horizon: How to Find Love Online(BBC2), City in the Sky(BBC2) and The Joy of Data(BBC4). Hannah regularly appears on radio in the UK including on her long running show The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry (BBC R4) and Music By Numbers(BBC R1). Online, her YouTube videos have clocked up over 5 million views, including her popular TED talk, ‘The Mathematics of Love’.


What she offers you

Hannah is an experienced public speaker and currently serves as an EPSRC public engagement fellow. Hannah delivers fascinating talks across the country successfully motivating interest in maths among her audience and has inspired younger generations into celebrating women in mathematics.


How she presents

Hannah’s diverse and universal subject matter has earned her recognition on an international stage and demand for her talks has seen Hannah address audiences all over the world.

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Aug 04 2017

Brandon Johnson

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Leadership and Service Industry Expert and Award Winning Author

Brandon JohnsonBrandon W Johnson is a leadership and service industry speaker, trainer, and consultant.He has been voted the Nº1 Global Guru of the Hospitality Industry in 2017. In 2015 (#28) and 2016 (#18),he was named a Top 30 Global Guru for the Hospitality Industry.

“Renowned as the Positive Energy Guy”


In detail

Brandon’s diverse background in operations and leadership in the restaurant and hospitality industry, non-profits, and higher education has led him to believe strongly that success in business and life is about 2 main things:It’s all about Positive Energy. It’s all about HEART.He has also been named an “Emerging Leader” by Twin Cities Business Magazine and his book was named“Business Book of the Year” by the Midwest Book Awards. He has more than twenty years of experience in operations and leadership positions in the hospitality industry, non-profits, training organisations, entrepreneurship and higher education. He holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality and tourism and a master’s degree in management technology.


What he offers you

Brandon delivers a critical message for business professionals about how to create and develop a winning attitude and culture that creates a place where employees love to work and your guests/customers love to come again, again and again.


How he presents

Brandon’s message of positive energy and heart has a lasting positive impact on any organisation and culture. He is engaging, energeticand has an awesome humorous style.

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Aug 02 2017

Will Francis

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Creative Director and Founder @ Vandal London

Will FrancisWill Francis is a digital and social media specialist who’s been creating swipe-stopping content and innovative digital campaigns ever since his days as Editor of MySpace in the noughties. He has now started his own advertising agency, winning clients from Samsung to Penguin.

“A Specialist in digital design and innovation”


In detail

Will has worked in the world of social media for longer than the term has been widely used. He has worked with a vast spectrum of artists from Justin Bieber and Russell Brand through to pub bands and film students. With first-hand experience of how technology dramatically affects culture he is developing documentaries on this subject of a constantly changing cultural landscape. Will’s decades of experience in digital and deep understanding of the latest consumer technologies allow him to unlock opportunities for clients through well-informed creative thinking and strategy. Whether the objective is to drive innovation, or use existing platforms to grow core business metrics he delivers pragmatic and results-focussed work that moves the needle.


What he offers you

Will’s career is largely built on his ability to explain complex concepts in simple and compelling ways. This comes out best in his live work, helping professionals to gain new insight and knowledge in an entertaining and memorable format.


How he presents

Will deliversin a friendly style, he uses presentations on a screen where possible, utilising imagery and diagrams as needed but never reading bullet points off slides. To Will, presentations are merely a backdrop to a well delivered talk.

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Jul 31 2017

Jamie Bartlett

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Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos

Jamie BartlettJamie Bartlett is the author of ‘The Dark Net’, an examination of the hidden corners of the internet, its strange subcultures, and the protagonists that inhabit it – from trolls, Bitcoin miners, political extremists and members of the hacktivist group Anonymous, computer scientists and neo-Nazis.

“A lot of people say extreme, offensive, threatening stuff online. A tiny slither really mean it” Jamie Bartlett


In detail

As the director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos, a leading UK think tank, Jamie is currently involved in projects on crypto-currencies, surveillance and counter-surveillance methods and ISIS’s use of social media for propaganda and recruitment. Previously, Jamie conducted field research in Pakistan and Bangladesh. He is a vocal columnistand commentator. Jamie also writes on technology for the Telegraph and for several other publications on how the internet is changing politics and society.Jamie’s next book ‘Radicals’ explores in the last few years how the world has changed in unexpected ways. The power of radical ideas and groups is growing. What was once considered extreme is now the mainstream. But what is life like on the political fringes? What is the real power of radicals?


What he offers you

Jamie offers knowledge beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabitwhere a vast network of sites, communities and cultures lies; where freedom is pushed to its limits. A world that is as creative and complex as it is dangerous and disturbing.


How he presents

Jamie’s tailored presentations are filled with a wealth of useful information delivered in an engaging and well thought out style guaranteed to inspire audiences.

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Jul 28 2017

Rolf Buschmann

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Leading Expert on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development

Rolf BuschmannRolf Buschmann is an expert on sustainable development and renewable energy. Since 2007, he has been the Associate Professor at the Hanyang University Seoul, South-Korea, in environment-friendly and sustainable construction. He is the owner of an engineering firm for construction, which emphasises on integrative planning activities and co-ordination which are already in the conception phase of the project.

“Freiburg’s Green City Renewable Energy Expert”


In detail

Since 1998, Professor Buschmann was the Professor at the Universidad de las Villas in Santa Clara, Cuba, of the following subjects, energy-optimized architecture, integral planning and applied research. Professor Buschmann was the initiator, planner and project developer for the Solar Info Centre, the first office complex in Germany to be heated emission-free.


What he offers you

Professor Buschmann offers audiences the benefit of his considerable expertise and shows organisations ways in which they can balance economic growth and help to maintain a healthy environment.


How he presents

A charismatic and engaging speaker, Professor Buschmann’s presentations are immaculately prepared and filled with far-reaching insights.

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Jul 26 2017

Daniel Burrus

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Professional Speaker, Bestselling Author & Technology Futurist

Daniel BurrusDaniel Burrus is one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and business strategists, and is the author of six books, including the highly acclaimed Technotrends, which has been translated into more than a dozen languages. He is the founder and CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements in science and technology-driven trends. The New York Times has referred to Daniel as one of Americas top three business “gurus” in the highest demand as a speaker.

“Established Industry Expert, Innovative Seminar Leader & Keynote Speaker”


In detail

In 1983, Daniel Burrus became the first and only futurist to accurately identify the twenty technologies that would become the driving forces of business and economic change for decades to come. His interest in research became apparent in his third year of college, when he became one of the first undergraduates in the nation to direct a federal research grant. He has established a worldwide reputation for his exceptional record of predicting the future of technological change and its direct impact on the business world. He has founded and managed five businesses, two of which were national leaders in their first year. He has been the featured subject of a PBS Special, has appeared on programs such as Larry King, CNN, and Bloomberg, and is quoted in a variety of publications.


What he offers you

Daniel Burrus helps audiences better understand how technological, social and business forces are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities. He has helped hundreds of clients identify new opportunities and develop successful competitive strategies based on the creative application of leading-edge technologies, and has delivered more han 2,400 keynote speeches to corporations, associations, and professional organizations worldwide. As a highly successful entrepreneur, he knows how to translate research findings into practical business advantages.


How he presents

In his presentations, Daniel Burrus blends timely and provocative knowledge with just the right amount of humour and motivation. He is a master at tailoring his presentations to his audiences as he addresses relevant trends and offers powerful, practical guidance for turning rapid change into a competitive advantage.

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