Future/Trends Speakers

The future is just around the corner. Stay ahead of that curve. Ovations offers a chance to hear from the globe's futurists, helping plan and strategize our tomorrow. Pioneering intellectuals and industry experts range from business to web marketing, green futurists to staff development, as you will soon see, our range is vast. Any institution or enterprise can learn a lot from these renowned experts. Bring your team's potential to its full visionary capacity. Start here.

A.C. Ping

Alistair runs 'Insight Works' and is one of the most highly respected futurist in Australia, his experience comes from a number of trend based roles around the world. He is also a successful authors of books such as 'The Second Coming of Capitalism - and the secret to business success in the third millennium'. On a recent trip to the US Alistair conducted research into how US companies are address ...

Adam Franklin

Adam Franklin is the author of Web Marketing That Works. Plus he's an international social media speaker and marketing manager of a web marketing firm he co-founded in 2005. His Media blog has been named in Australia's Top 20 Business Blogs for the last 4 years. He is a regular blogger for Startup Smart and occasionally writes for Smart Company and the Sydney Morning Herald, and he has be ...

Alain de Botton

Acclaimed author, journalist, broadcaster and speaker, Alain de Botton's works tackles questions of everyday life and refer both to his own experiences and ideas – and those of artists, philosophers and thinkers of the past. His work has been described as a 'philosophy of everyday life.' With a philosophical eye and his characteristic combination of wit and wisdom, Alain de Botton's humorous ...

Alex Steffen

Writer Alex Steffen, known as one of the world's leading green futurists and a pioneering thinker on global sustainability, is also that rare kind of speaker who can lead his specialized field, yet explain his ideas to the rest of us in accessible, fun and inspiring ways. Steffen's optimistic, solutions-focused talks have wowed hundreds of audiences around the world with their combination of pract ...

Amanda Johnstone

As one of Australia's most globally acknowledged AI technologists and technology communicators, Amanda's contributions have been celebrated by TIME as a Next Generation Leader and by The CEO Magazine with the Start-up Executive of the Year award. In 2023, LinkedIn awarded her as a Top Voice in Artificial Intelligence.

Recognised as a subject matter expert in both emerging technology and modern leadership, Amanda lends her insights to organisations including YPO, Zoom, The Australian Digital Health Agency, Allianz, Kellogg's, Universal, Stanford, Optus, ADMA and Google Cloud.

Andrew Grant

Andrew has been in high demand as a keynote speaker and facilitator in over 14 countries, and has succesfully worked with over 30 different nationalities. An ability to transcend across cultural and cross functional barrier and address audiences with a message relevant to executives and their teams alike makes Andrew's session valuable to all participants. His stimulating and often humorous and en ...

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