Renowned roboticist and autonomous systems visionary, Raffaello D’Andrea is Professor of Dynamic Systems and Control at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, where his research redefines what autonomous systems are capable of.
Mark is a dynamic speaker and facilitator of executive conversations, who makes the most of his wide corporate and academic experience to help organisations to better engage with their people, particularly in times of great change. He is he driving force behind the Change Capability Consulting Ltd, where he works with leading organisations on developing a clear line of sight between the strategic goals of the business and the people activities the organisation pursues. Aligning talent and business strategy to successfully transform the organisation’s results is the prime focus for his consulting work.
Graeme Codrington is an expert on the future world of work and the disruptive forces that are shaping it. As an author and researcher, his insights and analysis are sought after by leadership teams and business schools around the world. He is co-founder of TomorrowToday, a global firm of futurists and business strategists. As a keynote presenter and facilitator, he uses multimedia, intelligent wit and engaging style to make his insights accessible, engaging and inspirational to audiences large and small across the globe.
Alan O’Neill is an international business speaker and consultant working with blue-chip organisations across the spectrum of industry…in Financial Services, FMCG, Industrial, Motor, Retail, Hospitality, Telcos, IT, Tourism, Travel and others. Coupled with his own 30+ years of front line board level experience – he has lots of no-nonsense expertise to share with his corporate audiences.
Associate Professor of Management at Columbia Business School and a fellow of the Strategic Management Society (an honour given to those who have had a significant impact on the field), Rita McGrath is a globally recognized management thinker and one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and growth in uncertain and volatile business environments. She is renowned for her ability to help organisations achieve transformational growth in uncertain and volatile times. The author of The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business and Discovery Driven Growth: A Breakthrough Process to Reduce Risk and Seize Opportunity, audiences value her unique ability to connect cutting edge research to practical business problems. She offers a bold new set of principles for succeeding in our rapidly changing world and presents a fresh strategy playbook. In presentations, she outlines this framework and shares diagnostic tools for organizations looking to identify their next effective strategy and create a fluid and dynamic business environment. McGrath also uses great visuals and interactive exercises during her presentations to illustrate her points.
‘Nothing is shaped more by the present than prophecies about the future. That is the starting point for Magnus Lindkvist’.
A graduate of Stockholm School of Economics and UCLA School of Film, Television and Theatre, Magnus Lindkvist has made a career out of fusing the measurability and tangibility of the business world with the imaginative storytelling of Hollywood. With a background as a management consultant and brand strategist, he founded his company Pattern Recognition in 2005 to help companies make sense (and money) out of the future.
Daniel Silke is a Political Analyst, Author and Keynote Speaker specializing in South African and International politics. He has a specialist interest in political parties and the political economy and is a renowned Futurist lecturing widely on issues surrounding global change, volatility and the future of the world. He is the Director of the Political Futures Consultancy based in Cape Town and is regarded within South Africa as one of the country’s leading political commentators and most passionate public speakers.