Future Keynote Speakers

Futurists and futurologists have become increasingly important consultants for all organisations. With digital changing the future of business, work and daily life so rapidly, insights into the future are invaluable. These keynote speakers provide the most cutting edge glimpses into what the future could look like.

Professor of Economics, London Business School and Fellow, All Souls, Oxford
Expert in Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities and Fintech
Global Digital Leader
Futurist, Expert on Global Trends, Innovation and on Thriving in Uncertainty
Best-selling writer on artificial intelligence
Pioneer of the digital revolution and an expert in omni-channel retail and digital retail
Roboticist & Medical Science Futurist
Co-Founder and former Chief Executive Officer of YouTube
Author, The Social Media MBA and How to Sell Online
Former MD of GOOGLE Germany & Green-Tech expert
LSE Innovation and Co-Creation Lab
Co-author Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance
Author, Futurist and Leader in Emerging Digital Technologies
The pain-free way of boosting economic growth
FinTech Entrepreneur and former Managing Director Google UK and Ireland
Network security expert and former WikiLeaks spokesperson in Germany
Emmy-award-winning producer, educator, and an internationally recognised architectural designer
Founding editor-in-chief of WIRED's UK edition
Futurist specialising in corporate sustainable development
Renowned political commentator, futurist and author
François Bourdoncle, a pioneer of Big Data and Search technologies, is currently CEO of FB&Cie
Award-Winning Designer, Professor & Founder of iGNITIATE
Expert on Innovation. Former Chief Technologist IBM
Facebook Superstar
Director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory
Director of UCL Institute for Human Health and Performance
Former Vice President and Head of Policy, World Bank, former policy advisor to Nelson Mandela
Considered by FORTUNE and TIME as one of the world's leading digital media strategists
International Education Thought Leader, Trend Spotter, Innovator and Marketing Entrepreneur
Former Digital President of Condé Nast
Making revolutionary science understandable
Founder of Glasses Direct and current Industry Head of Retail at Google
Global Authority on Branding
Executive Editor, WIRED Magazine UK
Silicon Valley Entrepreneur
One of Europe's most influential futurists
Founder, Superhuman Ltd - Exploring the Human Aspects of Technology
Expert on Banking and Payment
Digital Health Futurist
Chief Technology Officer National Geographic
Europe’s No 1 Futurist
Co-founder of lastminute.com, UK Digital Champion. Non-executive Director of Marks and Spencer
Most influential futurist in the German-speaking world
Author, Scientist and Futurist
Mayor of Oklahoma City
Food Futurologist
Visual Artist
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Oxford University and founding Director of Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute
Tech investor and futurist
World-renowned Hacker, Inventor and Technology Futurist
The Inventor of Chirp. Chirp was the #1 download on iOS in six countries including the UK and China
Technology entrepreneur, lecturer and author
Europe's most experienced, most successful and most widely published futurologist
Director of Engineering, Machine Intelligence, Google
Director AI at Accenture
Award-winning Futurist, Europe's Top 30 Women in Digital
Founder the Good Country and Independent Policy Advisor
CEO & Co-founder of online investment platform BnkToTheFuture.com
Global Technology Futurist
Futurist and author focused on disruptive technologies, behavioural change and next generation leadership
Co-founder of Apple Computers
One of the UK's leading experts on the physiology of the brain and Human Mind
An acclaimed futurist and innovation designer, 'the new European guru of innovation', according to The Financial Times
Described by the convenors of Australia Top 16 as The World's youngest and most impressive public speaker
Assistant Professor in Information Systems and Digital Innovation, London School of Economics
Director and CEO of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Professor of Computer Science at Saarland Univ