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.

Liesl Yearsley

Liesl's strongest interest is in emerging trends, new forms of connectivity/technology interface between people, and how that impacts society and commerce. She pays particular attention to the impact of technology on the relationship that businesses have with customers. Liesl Capper is co-founder of MyCyberTwin.com and a dynamic and proficient speaker. Winner of the 2012 ICT Woman of the Year h ...

Maddy Dychtwald

Maddy Dychtwald is a leading authority on generational marketing and demographics.
The Coming Boomer Trends: As co-founder and senior vice president of the premier think-tank Age Wave, Inc. and the author of Cycles: How We Will Live, Work and Buy, Maddy Dychtwald analyzes and forecasts trends related to the baby boomer and over-50 populations, providing audiences with a thumbnail sketch of wha ...

Malcolm Gladwell

Detective of fads and emerging subcultures, chronicler of jobs-you-never-knew-existed, Malcolm Gladwell's work is toppling the popular understanding of bias, crime, food, marketing, race, consumers and intelligence. He's become so successful at this that, in 2005, Time Magazine named Malcolm one of its 100 Most Influential People. He was recently chosen as number 19 on Foreign Policy's Top 100 G ...

Mark Britt

Mark Britt recently took the helm of the ninemsn group of companies. Mark runs all ninemsn activities across Australia and New Zealand including; ninemsn, Windows Live, Bing, Cudo and investments in iSelect and RateCity. Mark has a wealth of executive and commercial experience in online, advertising and consumer technology fields and the Australian, European and Asia-Pacific markets. He is an esta ...

Mark Holden

Mark is a prominent business author, speaker and executive coach based in Sydney, Australia. While Mark spends most of his time in Australia he is also in demand as an international presenter. In this presentation Mark challenges the thinking of managers at all levels to experience the results that being an exceptional leader can bring. He provides practical leadership tools and techniques that ca ...

Mark Jones

Mark Jones is Chief Storyteller + CEO at Filtered Media, one of Australia’s fastest growing content marketing agencies. Just three years young, Filtered Media works with iconic brands including Coca-Cola, Telstra, Adobe, ANZ, Hitachi, Vitamix and Nant. It was a finalist in the Content Marketing Agency of the Year Award at BEfest 2014. Mark’s professional experience includes senior roles ...

Mark McCrindle

Mark is an award-winning social researcher, best-selling author, and influential thought leader, and is regularly commissioned to deliver strategy and advice to the boards and executive committees of some of Australia’s leading organisations. Mark’s understanding of the key social trends as well as his engaging communication style places him in high demand in the press, on radio and ...

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is the founder of Facebook, a networking tool used by college students to meet people, reconnect with old friends and arrange events. The company just redesigned its Web site and received venture capital. Founded as Thefacebook in February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Hughes, and Dustin Moskovitz at Harvard, the website spread across campus and, within a few weeks, over half ...

Matt Newell

Matt Newell is a customer experience innovator who works with companies like Shoes of Prey. He is the recent recipient of two major awards ‘Store Design of the Year’ at the World Retail Awards in Paris and ‘Emerging Agency of the Year’. Matt’s keynotes and workshops on retail strategy, innovation, trends, human insights and marketing are interactive, insightful and entertaining. He speaks with a depth of knowledge that empowers his audience to revisit their way of thinking and challenge their current assumptions.

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