Mike Walsh

Futurist Speaker Mike

Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Innovation Coach
Leading authority on the digital future & emerging markets
Bestselling author of Futuretainment and CEO of Tomorrow
Advised the CEOs of companies such as BBC Worldwide, Fujifilm, MSN, HSBC...
Based in New York & available to speak at events worldwide

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Mike, bestselling author of FUTURETAINMENT and CEO of innovation research lab Tomorrow, is a leading authority on the digital future and emerging markets.  Constantly travelling the world for the best ideas, Mike curates the most relevant insights into high impact keynotes that allow audiences to not only understand, but also influence the future direction of their industry. Mike helps to prepare business leaders for what's next. Rather than focusing on the distant future, Mike takes an anthropological approach - scanning the near horizon for disruptive technologies and consumer innovations on the verge of hitting critical mass, and then translating these into usable business strategies.

Mike's expertise is explaining new patterns of consumer behaviour and disruptive technologies in emerging markets. His advisory work and keynote presentations provide unique insights into the growing influence of new markets on breakthrough innovation and business transformation.

Mike is an expert on emerging markets. Mike's new book The Divergence, charts the rise of online consumers in the fast growth BRIC markets. His central contention is that tomorrow's Web will be radically different to conventional Western models and will require entirely new engagement strategies.

In his current role at Tomorrow, Mike has advised the CEOs and senior management teams of companies such as BBC Worldwide, Fujifilm, Richemont, MSN, Star TV, Televisa, Globe Telecom, Philips, Merck Pharmaceuticals and HSBC. Prior to this he ran the market leading consumer insights house Jupiter Research in the Asia Pacific, and held senior strategy roles at News Corporation in both the Australian and Asian markets.

Mike is a dynamic and high energy presenter, blending a multimedia feast of video, high impact visuals and mind blowing case studies of innovation from his personal experiences in cutting edge global markets. Whether a conference, strategy offsite or an intimate boardroom discussion - Mike's presentations act as a powerful catalyst for innovation, strategic planning and brand inspiration.

Speaker Topics:
Futuretainment - Winning the War for Tomorrow's Consumer;
Flex - Business Re-imagined;
World Next - Your Roadmap to the Global Future;
The Big Data Revolution

Topic Keywords: Future Trends > Technology > Social Media > Emerging Markets > Change Management > Big Data > Intergenerational Issues > Consumerism > The Cloud > Disruptive Innovation

  • Foxtel
  • Fujifilm Australia
  • FOX
  • Grey Group Asia Pacific
  • ABC TV
  • Walt Disney Home Entertainment
  • Disney ABC Television Group
  • ad:tech
  • XYZ Music Channels
  • UKTV
  • nineMSN
  • Fairfax
  • NYCTV/ NYC Media Group

" Thank you for contributing to FOXTEL's success! "

Peter Tonagh, Chief Financial Officer - FOXTEL

" I would highly recommend Mike Walsh to any company who wants to get a clearer understanding of not what might be, but what is very likely to be "

Dave Marshall, Managing Director - Fujifilm Australia

" Fascinating! You should also write books on presenting technology topics to non-technology people. It’s a skill very few technologists have "

Nick Nero, Director of New Technology Strategy, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

" Dynamic, highly relevant and stimulating, with fresh and unique insights. "

Nirvik Singh, Chairman & CEO - Grey Group Asia Pacific