Future Trends Speakers

Angus Geddes

Angus Geddes is the founder and CEO of Fat Prophets. He has a wealth of experience acquired over more than two decades in both domestic and international financial markets. Aside from running the Fat Prophets group. Angus has broad investment responsibilities within the Funds Management division, which manages close to $100 million. Angus's investment track record began in 1982 at the young ...

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Anil Gupta

Anil K. Gupta is widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on strategy and globalisation. He is the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Strategy and Organisation at the Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland at College Park. Professor Gupta is the author of over seventy papers and four books: The Quest for Global Dominance, Smart Globalization, and Global Strategy and Organisatio ...

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Anne Lise Kjaer

Anne Lise Kjaer specialises in future trends and their impact on tomorrow's consumer behaviour and needs. She is renowned as a motivational keynote speaker and her inspiring presentations communicate concepts in a stimulating and engaging format. In Anne Lise's view, the future is about vision, not just some place we go. To create scenarios we must understand the mindsets and values of the people ...

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Austan Goolsbee

As debt, the deficit and reigniting the global economic engine dominate conversations around the world, Austan Goolsbee—who served as one of President Obama's key economic advisers—delivers a thoughtful look at where the economy is heading and what solutions are necessary to keep businesses competitive. Goolsbee is a distinguished scholar who has been an advocate for letting the market ...

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Bernard Salt

Perhaps the best way to describe Bernard is that he is one of Australia's best communicators. Bernard has established an international reputation as a trend forecaster for business and government. Bernard is also a well known futurist in the marketing arena, looking at client profiles and the effect of social change on customer behaviour. His views are regularly sought by the business community and by the general media. He appears regularly on radio and television programs including Sunrise, Today Tonight, A Current Affair and 60 Minutes.

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Billy Tucker

Billy Tucker is the past CEO of Cudo Australia and was the Chairman of Cudo New Zealand. Previously Billy worked for Microsoft where he helped launch the Xbox business in London, before leading the Bing Search business across Asia. Most recently he ran Consumer strategy and Business Development for Microsoft here in Australia. Billy served on the Board of the Internet Industry Association from 3 y ...

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Bob Pritchard

You can instantly tell when someone speaks through the lens of experience. International Business guru Bob Pritchard is one of those voices. Behind the list of achievements, campaigns, launches, ventures and client recommendations you will find a passionate individual. An Australian who has impacted thousands of individuals and businesses around the globe. Bob has an incredible willingness and ...

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Brett King

Brett King, author of Bank 2.0, is also the founder of the International Academy of Financial Management, one of the fastest growing professional associations and training institutes in the world. A regular speaker at the top global conferences for financial services, King is an acknowledged expert on wealth management, customer experience and retail channel distribution strategy. Brett's book ...

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Brian Walker

With a comprehensive retail & franchise speaking background behind him, Brian Walker will make a house call to your next event and leave your audience enlightened, entertained and motivated. Brian's presentations are highly motivational, information-rich and very entertaining. His wealth of retail business knowledge is teamed up with his down-to-earth communication style to deliver a 'best in bu ...

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Catriona Wallace

Catriona only ever wanted to be a farmer. But instead became a Police Officer, Beauty Consultant, Night Club Owner and Academic. Once she had stopped rebelling, Catriona emerged as one of world's most influential commentators on the future of customer experience, business and entrepreneurialism. Catriona is a highly experienced globally-renowned speaker on the topic When Customers Take Charge. ...

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