Anders Sorman Nilsson
Anders Sörman-Nilsson (LLB / EMBA) is a global futurist and innovation strategist who helps leaders decode trends, decipher what’s next and turn provocative questions into proactive strategies. His presentations are meticulously researched, highly energetic and always fascinating
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Testimonials for Anders Sorman Nilsson
“I've never seen such positive feedback on our leadership meetings. People really left energised and engaged!”
President of Business Unit, Fortune 500 - Pharmaceutical Company
At the US event, after two solid days, Ander has the entire audience on their feet and a room full of 130 people plus were more engaged than I have ever seen. His knowledge around trends in innovations, communication, and generations is unparalleled and the research he does into adapting his style cross-culturally was incredible. If you haven't heard one of his keynotes yet, add it to your bucket list!"
Eli Lilly, America
"Anders' delivery was schmick! He had a room full of Real Estate Agents in stitches & engaged throughout his presentation. Cheers!"
Ausnet Real Estate Services
“On both occasions that we have hired Anders to speak, Anders’ message has been diverse, clear, interactive whilst delivering great meaning which all attendees have obtained and subsequently implemented within their individual environments. We will continue to incorporate Anders into our future seminar calendar due to numerous and impressive feedback received and would recommend Anders to any company wishing to inspire “funky” thought processes to their target market.”
National Sales Manager, Schwarzkopf / Henkel
“Anders' style is as entertaining and engaging as it is upbeat and informative. From the audience feedback, I know the attendees appreciated your unique take on forces at play in our global business environment and the personal transformations we must all undergo to remain compatible, effective and relevant!”
CEO & President of Fortune 500 Company, Fortune Magazine's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, Transport and Defence Industry
“Anders adapted to the unique demographics of our audience. His informative and energetic style was a huge hit with our attendees!”
Marketing Manager, Fortune 500, Cisco
“Anders provided an engaging and energetic presentation of real and relevant information to the business that could be used in all areas across the business both now and moving into the future!”
Head of Regional Portfolio Management Asia, Fortune 500, Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company
Fee Range: $10001 to $15000
Anders Sorman Nilsson's Biography
Anders Sörman-Nilsson (LLB / EMBA) is a global futurist and innovation strategist who helps leaders decode trends, decipher what’s next and turn provocative questions into proactive strategies.
With an average of 240 international travel days a year, Anders’ view is that the future and the now are converging in a city or start-up near you, giving the curious, the creative and the courageous a competitive and sustainable edge. At the same time, that same future contains fearsome forecasts for futurephobes.
This Swedish-Australian futurist has shared stage with Hillary Clinton, Nobel Laureates, and European and Australian heads of state. He is an active member of TEDGlobal, has keynoted at TEDx in the United States and Australia, was nominated to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders in 2015, and was the keynote speaker at the G20’s Y20 Summit in Australia.
His presentations are meticulously researched, highly energetic and always fascinating with content tailored to the audience, which is why clients like Apple, Cisco, Mercedes Benz, Hilton, SAP, Gartner and Macquarie Bank have turned to Anders over the years to help them turn research into foresight and business impact.
His thought leadership has been featured in international media like Monocle, Business Insider, Sky News Business, Financial Review, CIO Magazine and Boss. He is the author of the books Seamless: a hero's journey of digital disruption, adaptation and human transformation (Wiley, 2017), Digilogue: how to win the digital minds and analogue hearts of tomorrow's customers (Wiley, 2013) and Thinque Funky: Upgrade Your Thinking (Thinque, 2009).
Speaking Topics Include
If digital disruption was the dress rehearsal for your business model’s transformation, COVID19 became the burning platform. By now, we know that this virus has wreaked havoc on lives and livelihoods. None of us, professional, essential worker or otherwise, has been immune to either type of future shock.
But what does the world beyond the pandemic look like? And how do we as humans prepare ourselves for it?
Will we be going back to the status quo after lockdowns ease, or will we be forever transformed? What will we value, and how will we be spending our disposable income? What technologies are here to stay? Will we be migrating back into cities for work, or stay at home? Will the physical and virtual continue to blend? Will frugality be the new norm? What consumer behaviour will shape the commerce of tomorrow?
SEAMLESS - Digital adaptation and human transformation
How do you design frictionless customer experiences where customers can seamlessly navigate between digital and analogue touchpoints?
This is the main question Anders explores in this thought-provoking keynote. Emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and the Internet of Things are enabling more and more brands to become truly ’seamless’.
This presentation will provide you with fascinating case studies and best practices from smart brands that understand how intelligent technologies can amplify customer service, create compelling customer experiences, remove friction and transform our lives.
THIS BESPOKE TAILORED PRESENTATION WILL PROVIDE:
A futurephile’s guide to creating seamlessness for your brand and organization
DIGILOGUE - How to win the digital minds and analogue hearts of tomorrow's customers.
As some organisations careen recklessly into the digital future and others are left behind by remaining steeped in the ways of old, thought leaders are coming to realise there is an important middle ground. Most often that’s where your customers and clients want you to be, the place where digital and analogue converge - the ‘digilogue’. In the digilogue it is understood that digital satisfies a customer’s mind while analogue soothes the heart.
KNOWING WHERE THIS PLACE IS DEMANDS:
An understanding of the parts of your business that simply cannot be allowed to go digital
An intimate knowledge of the customer experience, of the touch points that thrill them, that speak to their hearts and not their heads
An understanding of how your organisation tells its story to its public
A recognition of the artisanal skill, or customer service, that keeps customers coming back
Every business must know where its middle ground lies, where the old-school artisan meets the efficiency and power of the future. This customised presentation will help your people find where that place is.
WAVES OF CHANGE - GLOBAL TRENDS THAT WILL DISRUPT YOUR EXISTENCE.
Waves of change are rolling towards us and you’d better be prepared. But how do you spot the waves, or identify what’s going on in the market? How do you sense the direction of the currents, or establish what it means for your business? And how do you best position yourself so you’re not washed away, or choose a market position and ride the wave?
The WAVES OF CHANGE THREATENING EVERY BUSINESS ARE:
Digital Disruption – managing the tension between the analogue and digital touch points
Media Madness – realising that every company must think like a media company
Data Driven Dominance – working out how to turn data into competitive knowledge
THIS KEYNOTE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE FOLLOWING FORESIGHTS:
Which new markets you should target, and how to identify and engage them
How to step back and deconstruct your own business model to identify new, non-traditional partnerships
How to sort through the data storm to turn customer insight into intelligent and strategic business assets
How to build innovation strategy that disrupts your competitors