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Dean van Leeuwen

The Moonshot Futurist

Dean van Leeuwen believes in challenging people to use the power of business to innovate and do remarkable things. He believes that the most amazing innovations of the 21st century are yet to be invented. But a remarkable century will not just happen, we have to create it. So, Dean is on a quest to challenge audiences to unlearn and relearn, mobilising them to forge innovative solutions for the new Age of Discovery.

​Dean is a cancer slayer, TEDx speaker, futurist and moonshot provocateur working with leading businesses such as John Lewis Partnership, GSK, M&S and Deloitte. He is also an associate fellow at the Säid Oxford, Henley Business Schools and the Centre for European Executive Leadership  Development at Fontainebleau Paris. He is the author of the book Quest: Competitive Advantage and the Art of Leadership in the 21st Century.

Dean is co-founder and chief exploration officer of TomorrowToday International, explores how the world is changing and how leaders can innovate and adapt.

To learn more about Dean, listen to his podcast

Dean van Leeuwen is a regular guest lecturer at Säid Oxford Business School, Henley Business School and the prestigious Centre for European Leadership Development located on the INSEAD campus near Paris.

Dean van Leeuwen

Dean speaks to audiences about:

    • Global Megatrends
    • Entrepreneurship / Intrapreneurship
    • Innovation
    • Leadership during Change
    • Strategy and change
    • People and talent engagement

In his book Quest: Competitive Advantage and the Art of Leadership in the 21st Century, Dean van Leeuwen asks; how do organisations achieve more productivity, more innovation, more growth and more competitive advantage? These are good questions, aren’t they?  Quest answers these important questions by placing organisations and leaders who have achieved. Dean is releasing two new books in 2018 – Achieve Remarkable Things & Megaquests of the 21st Century.

His deeply researched insights, engaging style and powerful combination of storytelling, multimedia and gentle parody, move audiences to look at a disrupted world differently, embrace change, innovate and do mighty things.

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Moonshots in my talks are audacious adventures where people use the power of business to achieve something quiet remarkable. It requires radical thinking, tackling big problems and harnessing breakthrough or exponential technology to have 10x the impact compared to your peers. Moonshots are about looking at your customers big problems and asking the question: is there a better way?

Achieve Remarkable Things

Gain more productivity, more fulfilment, more agility, more competitiveness. A strategic leadership and inspirational look at the importance of thinking big, taking moon shots, building an entrepreneurial culture and being successful in the New Age of Discovery.

Tides of Change/Tomorrow's World Today

The disruptive forces shaping the world and how we should respond. Understanding the disruptive forces of change and what it will take to be competitive in tomorrow’s world.

Mind the Gap

Understanding and getting the most from different generations. An exciting and motivational exploration of how to engage people across different generations.

MegaQuests of the 21st Century

A provocative look at where the future winners will make their fortunes. This presentation challenges the audience to consider and identify where future business opportunities will come from. We are living in revolutionary times, the winners of the future need to consider now the opportunities that will arise.

Dean. You are a legend…Do I need to say anymore? I will. Thank you for an awesome presentation and sense of humour. You really engaged the staff so much so that they are using the idea back at work. I am not sure what you have started but I know it’s going to run for a while. So thank you Dean for your time, commitment and passion. We really appreciate it!

Department for Transport

The presentation was exceptional. The fascinating subject matter was made truly inspirational by Dean’s very professional, entertaining and slick presentation.

Salford University

Heard a number of Futurists as Vistage Chair over the years. Dean's was head and shoulders above and beyond. If you want to understand the future you MUST work with Dean.


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Quest: Competitive Advantage and the Art of Leadership in the 21st Century

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