Ross Dawson

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Ross Dawson

Ross Dawson is globally recognized as a leading futurist, keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and authority on business strategy. He is the Founding Chairman of four companies including leading future think-tank Future Exploration Network, and the bestselling author of books including Living Networks. Strong global demand has seen him deliver keynote speeches on six continents, while frequent media appearances include CNN, Bloomberg TV, SkyNews, ABC TV, Today and Sunrise shows, Washington Post and many others.

Ross Dawson is globally recognized as a leading futurist, keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and authority on business strategy. He is Founding Chairman of four companies: international consulting and ventures firm Advanced Human Technologies, futures think-tank Future Exploration Network, leading events firm The Insight Exchange, and online start-up Repyoot.

Strong demand for Ross’s expertise has seen him deliver keynote speeches across six continents and consult to leading organizations worldwide such as Ernst & Young, Macquarie Bank, Microsoft, News Corporation, Procter & Gamble and many others.

He is author of the Amazon.com bestseller Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships, now out in its second edition, and the acclaimed book Living Networks, which foresaw the social networking revolution. He also writes the highly influential Trends in the Living Networks blog, has written White Papers for organizations including SAP and Microsoft, and has published over 100 articles in leading publications worldwide.

Ross’s frequent media appearances include CNN, Bloomberg TV, SkyNews, ABC TV, Today and Sunrise shows, New York Times, The Guardian, and many others.

Ross has run executive education programs and lectured at numerous top-tier academic institutions around the world, including Australian Graduate School of Management, Institute of Banking & Finance, and the University of Virginia.

Previously Ross worked in senior positions in London, Tokyo and Sydney with organizations including Merrill Lynch, NCR and most recently Thomson Financial as Global Director – Capital Markets. He holds a B.Sc (Hons) from Bristol University and a Grad.Dip in Applied Finance from Macquarie University, and is certified as a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). He has extensive international business experience, and speaks five languages.

He is author of the Amazon.com bestseller Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships, now out in its second edition, and the acclaimed book Living Networks, which foresaw the social networking revolution. He also writes the highly influential Trends in the Living Networks blog, has written White Papers for organizations including SAP and Microsoft, and has published over 100 articles in leading publications worldwide.

The Next 25 Years

Wow your audience with a rollicking ride through the incredible possibilities ahead of us and how we can use technology to create a better future.

Profiting from Technology Trends

Ross Dawson takes an entertaining and insightful look at the latest in technology and how to apply these trends to create business value.

Harnessing the Power of Innovation

In this insightful keynote, futurist Ross Dawson inspires his audience with the new frontiers of effective innovation, and offers practical advice on how to innovate faster, better, and more effectively.

Business in the Age of AI

Practical, powerful insights on how businesses can understand and respond to the implications and opportunities of the rapid rise of Artificial Intelligence.

Leadership for Radical Times

Keynote speaker and futurist Ross Dawson describes the leaders of today and tomorrow, and how they are turning radical change into massive opportunity.

Embracing the Future

Globally recognized futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson explores how to embrace the future and seize the enormous opportunities ahead.

Creating the Future of Business

In this compelling keynote, futurist Ross Dawson shows what is shaping the future of business in your industry, and the steps you can take to succeed in exciting new ways.

Social Media and the Future

Social media expert and keynote speaker Ross Dawson shares how to make social media a driving force for your business success.

Competing in the Global Economy

In this powerful keynote, futurist Ross Dawson explains the MegaTrends of the global economy, the implications of a networked world based on talent and innovation, and the challenges and opportunities of generational change.

Tapping Personal Networks to Drive Business Success

In this engaging and highly interactive address, business networking expert and keynote speaker Ross Dawson shows how to tap the power of personal networks to drive business success.

Platform Strategy: Creating Exponential Value in a Connected World

Platforms are at the heart of value creation today, not just for technology companies and startups, but every organization. This keynote provides powerful insights into how to tap the value of platforms and build fully scalable value creation.

Building Exceptional Client Relationships

Ross Dawson, keynote speaker and the world-renowned author of Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships, shares his expertise on client relationship management.

Thriving on Information Overload

In a world of extraordinary information overload, there is a clear set of habits, approaches and technologies that can help us to master the tide and keep on top of it all. Those who learn to thrive on overload will be true masters of the information age, says futurist Ross Dawson.

Future of the Enterprise

What will the future hold for the structure and inner workings of the enterprise? Consult the expertise of business speaker Ross Dawson to discover crucial trends and research on the enterprise.

The Power of Social Media

Futurist Ross Dawson explores three major perspectives on social media: Engagement, Organizations, and Individuals, and shares his insights on why effective Leadership is essential for value creation from social media.

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Technology Leadership in an Accelerating World

Business and technology futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson provides insights into the landscape of emerging technologies and the strategies required to keep ahead amid rapid change.

Creating the Future of Media

Media futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson explains the driving forces in the media landscape, and how to profit from these shifts.

The Future of Financial Services

What steps should the financial services industry take to survive and thrive in the future? Building on his background in financial services, keynote speaker and futurist Ross Dawson examines how the sector can manage the future with confidence.  

Leadership in Professional Services

Keynote speaker and business futurist Ross Dawson points to the new ways of working that professionals must embrace to succeed in the challenging times ahead.

The Future of Government

The role of government is being rapidly reshaped as citizens are connected and new opportunities emerge to create prosperous socieities efficiently and effectively.

Creating the Future of PR

PR and marketing expert Ross Dawson lays out the massive opportunity for PR and communication professionals to move to the center of value creation in a rapidly changing, intensely networked world.

The Future of Associations

In a connected world traditional models for associations need to change. Futurist Ross Dawson provides compelling and inspiring perspectives on how associations can flourish by create immense and unique value for their members.

Creating the Future of News

In our extraordinarily fast-moving world, the quality of our news will shape the future of society. Even amid powerful challenges, we have the opportunity to create a highly positive future for news and the news industry.

Creating the Future of Retail

Leading futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson examines the latest trends in retail and the extraordinary future for those willing to create and shape a new era for the industry.

Creating the Future of Travel

Leading futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson looks at the dramatic forces shaping the retail travel or business travel industries, and highlight the innovation creating amazing opportunities and the leadership that will create the future of travel.

The Future of Project Management

Ross Dawson shows how effective project leadership in an uncertain world is not only transforming traditional project management, but also showing the path forward for organizations to become agile and successfully create the future.

Creating the Future of Learning

Keynote speaker Ross Dawson examines the forces changing business, society, and work, the implications for learning and education at the center of our world, and the paths we must follow to ensure that the quality of learning through every stage of our lives meets the demands of an extraordinarily-fast changing world.

The Future of Food

Futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson uncovers the many forces shaping the future of food and inspires action by business, governments and NGOs to create a positive future for society.

The Future of the CIO

Keynote speaker and technology expert Ross Dawson shows the opportunities for Chief Information Officers to lead the transformation of enterprise technology and their organizations.

Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Powerful driving forces are shaping the future of healthcare, with massive opportunities for individuals, society, and healthcare providers for those ready to seize them.

The Future of Mutuals and Cooperatives

There are a wealth of opportunities for the mutual and cooperative sector, given shifting social attitudes, aligned values, and the massive potential of community business models.

The Future of Executive Search

The future of executive search in a connected world will be driven by creating new layers of value and seizing the opportunity to create the executive talent platforms of tomorrow.

The Future of the Home

The homes of the future will be connected, responsive, safe, will keep us healthy and happy, and will increasingly draw on exciting new construction technologies.

The Future of Universities and Education

In this keynote address, futurist Ross Dawson provides powerful insights into the disruption underway in tertiary education, and how both incumbents and new entrants can seize the emerging opportunities.

Opportunities for the Future of Life Insurance

Ross Dawson points to the emerging reconfiguration of the life insurance industry – driven by rising customer expectations and supported by technologies including sensors, mobile, AI, and blockchain – and describes how to seize the resulting opportunities.

Influence is the Future of Marketing and PR

How is the concept of influence transforming the world of marketing and PR? In this exciting keynote, marketing speaker and thought leader Ross Dawson shares the latest trends, insights, and opportunities for these industries.

The Future of Work and Organizations

In this stimulating address, leading futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson investigates how to maintain a competitive organizational structure by harnessing the key forces driving the future of work and organizations.

The Global Health Economy: Today and Tomorrow

What will the future of health hold? And what actions today could drive a healthier society tomorrow? Hear the thoughts of leading futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson.

How Technology is Transforming Aged Care

World-renowned futurist and author Ross Dawson discusses emerging IT trends and how best to take advantage of the resulting opportunities.

The Future of Local Retail

Business futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson examines how business is changing and the impact on local retail, communities, and suburban main streets.

The Future of Libraries and Museums

Futurist and keynote speaker Ross Dawson offers insights into the future of libraries and museums and the opportunities these institutions have to energize communities.

The Future of Sales is Social

Social media futurist Ross Dawson informs sales teams how they can best use social media to successfully engage with their clients and prospects.

A Future of Crowds: Implications for Government and Society

In this compelling keynote, futurist Ross Dawson describes the underlying tenets of crowdsourcing and examines how they can be applied successfully in government.

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