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.

Frank Jensen

Frank Jensen is a respected business authority in the intersections of strategic vision, innovation and market development. Frank is currently the business manager CSIRO Futures where he is leading market oriented innovation to both Government and Industry via the use of network based innovation, innovation system collaboration, co-design, open innovation, trend analysis, crowdsourcing and busines ...

Gary Hamel

Gary Hamel is Visiting Professor of Strategic and International Management at the London Business School, Chairman of Strategos and Director of the Woodside Institute. The Economist labels Prof. Hamel "the world's reigning strategy guru." Peter Senge of MIT describes him as "the most influential thinker on strategy in the Western world." As the author of concepts such as "strategic intent," "core ...

Geoff Colvin

Geoff Colvin is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today's most significant trends in business. As FORTUNE's Senior Editor-at-Large, he has become one of America's sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, globalization, wealth creation, the infotech revolution, and related issues. As anchor of Wall Street Week with FORTUNE on PBS, he spoke each week to the ...

George Friedman

Geopolitical Trends Businesses Cannot Afford To Ignore Dr. George Friedman Founder and Chairman of STRATFOR and Speaker on Geopolitics A well-known keynote speaker on the future of international politics and economics, Dr. George Friedman is the chairman and founder of STRATFOR. Since 1996, Dr. Friedman has driven the strategic vision guiding STRATFOR to global prominence in private geopolitic ...

Graeme Wood

Graeme Wood Founder and Executive Director for Wotif revolutionised the travel industry in Australia in 2000. From his simple and innovative idea, Graeme has grown Wotif Holdings into a global company with a team of over 145 employees worldwide. Graeme's background is in information technology, with more than 30 years experience in the field of information systems and software development, beg ...

Graham Pearman

Award Winning Scientist and Environmentalist. Dr Graeme Pearman, highly awarded scientist, passionate environmentalist and advisor to former US Vice President Al Gore on environmental issues and controversial documentary An Inconvenient Truth. Internationally regarded for his work, Dr Pearman is an influencer in media, governmental and industry body circles and is instrumental in bringing clima ...

Hamish McRae

A noted global Economist, Author and Futurist. Hamish McRae is one of Europe's leading futurists. He is the author of the acclaimed work on the future "The World in 2020: Power, Culture and Prosperity". Hamish McRae was named Business and Finance Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards. He is the principal economic commentator of 'The Independent' and 'The Independent on Sunday'. He ...

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