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Gerd LeonhardFUTURIST & FUTURE STRATEGIST, HUMANIST AND AUTHOR


Ambiti Principali:
Future Trends, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data, Consumers

  • TECHNOLOGY VS HUMANITY
  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) AND THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY
  • HUMAN-MACHINE RELATIONSHIPS – ARE YOU ON TEAM HUMAN?
  • MAN AND MACHINE: IS IT HEAVEN OR IS IT HELL?
  • THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
  • THE MEGA SHIFTS – THE NEXT 7 YEARS IN TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
  • FROM DISRUPTION TO CONSTRUCTION: FUTURIZING YOUR BUSINESS
  • LEADING INTO THE FUTURE
  • FROM DISRUPTION TO CONSTRUCTION: FUTURIZING YOUR BUSINESS
 

 

 

Profilo Professionale:

Gerd Leonhard is a widely-known and top rated futurist, with over 1500 engagements in more than 50 countries since 2004. Gerd focuses on the near-future, "nowist" observations and actionable foresights in the sectors of humanity, society, business and commerce, media, technology and communications.

Gerd is also an influential author; a sought-after executive "future trainer" and a trustedstrategic advisor. His latest publication is 'Technology vs Humanity'.Technology vs. Humanity is a last-minute wake up call to take part in the most important conversation humanity may ever have. Will we blindly outsource and abdicate big chunks of our lives to the global technology companies – or will we take back our autonomy and demand a sustainable balance between technology and humanity? By supplying a Socratic and humanistic critique of the Megashifts currently recasting our world, Gerd Leonhard provides the prologue for this great debate.

He is the co-author of the best selling book "The Future of Music" and the author of 5 other books inclluding "The Humanity Challenge" (June 2016). Gerd is also the of the web-TV series; The FutureShow and the CEO of TheFutureAgency, a leading global futurists network. Gerd is considered a leading voice on a wide range of topics including digital transformation and opportunity-challenges of the coming exponential society, a sustainable business and cultural ecology, social media and communications, TV / film, radio and broadcasting futures, mobile content and commerce, innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship, ‘hard-future’ consumer trends, human-machine futures and AI, cognitive computing, the IoT, big data and automation, next-generation advertising, marketing and branding, as well as sustainability and related ‘green future’ topics. In 2006, The Wall Street Journal called Gerd ‘one of the leading Media Futurists in the World’. In 2015, Wired Magazine listed Gerd as #88 of the top 100 influencers in Europe. He’s #21 on the global list of futurists.

Gerd's keynotes, speeches and presentations are renowned for their hard-hitting and provocative yet inspiring, often humorous and always personal motivational style. Gerd is highly regarded as a global influencer and has advised many business leaders and government officials around the globe. His diverse client list of over 300 companies includes UBS, Mastercard, Unilever, Lloyds Bank, WWF, Nokia, The Guardian, Google, Sony, Telkom Indonesia, Siemens, RTL, ITV, BBC, France Telecom, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, MTN, The Financial Times, DDB, Ogilvy, Omnicom, IPG, The EU Commission, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, VISA, and many others.


GERD IS CONSIDERED A LEADING VOICE ON A WIDE RANGE OF TOPICS INCLUDING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND THE DISCOVERY OF DIGITALLY-NATIVE BUSINESS MODEL
Gerd's background is in the music business; in 1985 he won Berklee College’s 'Quincy Jones Award' and subsequently spent 12 years working as a professional guitarist, composer and producer. He then caught the Internet-bug and became a digital music & media entrepreneur, serving as Founder/CEO of several Internet startups, based in San Francisco. In 2002, following the .com meltdown and the 9/11 crisis, Gerd returned to Europe and discovered his new calling as a futurist.

He now travels around the globe to speak at leading conferences and events, company retreats, seminars and in-house trainings, and offering his unique FutureExperience.Gerd is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts (London) and a member of the World Future Society. A native German, Gerd resides in Basel, Switzerland, and maintains an office in San Francisco.

He presents both in English as well as in German.