Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorrow and best-selling author of ‘Futuretainment,’ is a leading authority on the digital future. A dynamic keynote speaker and experienced trends analyst, Mike has delivered close to a thousand keynote speeches around the world to companies in almost every industry.
A true global nomad, Mike travels over 300 days a year worldwide, researching trends, collecting innovation case studies and presenting on the future of business. He is an expert in the human factors behind strategic problems, why they exist and what it takes to fix them. A prolific writer and commentator, Mike’s views have appeared in a wide range of international publications including BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal.
Mike’s clients include many of the global Fortune 500, and as a sought-after keynote speaker, he regularly shares the stage with world leaders and business icons alike.
Mike has devoted his career to all things digital. 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. He also served as board member and strategic adviser for Scandinavia’s biggest digital marketing group, The North Alliance (NoA). He helped NoA build their digital roadmap and global expansion plans and was heavily involved in the strategy of the group’s formation.
Mike’s best-selling book Futuretainment, published by Phaidon was the winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York. Mike’s latest book is The Dictionary Of Dangerous Ideas. Each week he interviews provocative thinkers, innovators and troublemakers on his weekly podcast, Between Worlds.
Much of his expertise is in explaining new patterns of consumer behaviour and disruptive technologies in emerging markets such as Japan, Korea, and China – that help prepare business leaders for what’s next. Mike has facilitated insight workshops and coached senior executives at some of the world’s leading companies
With a combination of high-impact visuals, unique consumer case studies and high-definition video – Mike’s presentations are a powerful catalyst for leadership transformation, strategic planning and brand inspiration.
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