Rowan Gibson is actually one of the world's most in-demand public speakers. In just the last two years alone, he has delivered keynote speeches and 2-3 day innovation masterclasses in over 50 countries across the globe.
He has addressed a long list of major organizations, including ABN AMRO Bank, Ahold, Bayer, CAP Gemini Ernst & Young, Carlson Wagonlit, Coca Cola, Cognis, Concours Group, Deloitte Consulting, ESOMAR, ESA (European Space Agency), Generali Group, Hay Group, Heineken, Henkel, IBM, Investec, Mars, Metro Group, Microsoft, Movenpick, NCR, NOKIA, OMV, Philips, Procter & Gamble, Rexam, Roche, Sara Lee, Siemens, Sonae Group, Steelcase, UPM-Kymmene and Volkswagen.
In his years on the public speaking circuit, Rowan has shared the stage with well-known celebrities like Neil Armstrong, Ken Blanchard, Deepak Chopra, Bill Clinton, Jim Collins, Newt Gingrich, Guy Kawasaki, Chan Kim, John Naisbitt, Bertrand Piccard, Jonas Ridderstrale, Alvin Toffler and Fons Trompenaars. His speaking engagements have often been arranged as follow-ups to high caliber speakers like Rudi Giuliani, Gary Hamel, Kjell Nordstrom and Tom Peters.
Rowan's big-picture insights, compelling observations, fresh business thinking and upbeat presentation style have impressed a wide range of audiences all over the world. He mixes insight, inspiration and information in a way that always leaves an audience feeling energized. Rowan's speeches, presentations and masterclasses are always tailor-made to fit each audience, industry sector and event format. He endeavors, wherever possible, to use business cases and examples that are relevant to the specific audience. He is constantly updating his slides with cutting-edge material and up-to-the-minute business news.
Over the last 5 years, Rowan's keynote speeches have been addressed to various companies directly in or associated with the technology industry including Nokia, Motorola, Imtech, IBM, Etisalat, as well as a string of forums and public events with participants from these industries. Rowan was also the opening keynote speaker at the CeBIT Business Forum in Istanbul, Turkey and the Technology Forum in Zug, Switzerland. He teaches them how to seize new growth opportunities, create new markets and even transform industries by recalibrating their whole organizational system around the paradigm of innovation. Rowan is used to addressing audiences all over the world, which gives him a very global perspective, and makes his speeches very relevant to international audiences.
Rowan Gibson's views on technology and change are thoughtful, intriguing and global. He has a great perspective on what's coming next.
- USA Today