What are the seven most unusual jobs of the future? What’s in store for workplace and educational learning, and why is ‘augmented commerce’ the next wave for online retail? Which discoveries about our brains could help us ward off toxic stress or even guide how we earn and learn?
These are merely a few of the scores of advances from digital, psychology and neuroscience that Forecaster and four-time awardee Shivvy Jervis breaks down in her broadcasts and keynotes to captivated audiences of thousands. Indeed, she is trusted by the likes of the United Nations, the office of the Mayor of London, the BBC and Microsoft.
Recently named one of ten most trailblazing entrepreneurs of Asian origin as the Founder of ambitious social innovation advisory FutureScape 248, Shivvy has proven herself to be one of the most illuminating Futurists of her time.
The Director of the World Economic Forum cites her as “a thought leader beyond compare” and the Global Curator of TED Talks lauds Shivvy’s “remarkable capacity to make complex concepts palatable”.
A former contributor to CNN Asia and Reuters, Shivvy Jervis has notched up over 12 years of broadcasting experience and 400+ hours of programming. She was invited by Discovery Channel to present a two-part documentary on our future cities and hosted 12-part interview series NextTech Insider. Shivvy also previously created and fronted two streaming video series’ that drew a 14 million-strong audience during its run.
Shivvy’s insights have earned an astounding 24 pieces of recognition – highlights include receiving a Britain’s Asian Women of Achievement award and named one of Europe’s female Role Models of the Year for 2020. She is known for her unique ability to zero in on only the most remarkable innovations that will advance both business and mankind, and to be one of a tiny handful of women in her field.
Shivvy Jervis champions a move from our current phase of ‘Industry 4.0’ to a more human-centred reality – one she calls Humanity 5.0. She examines in equal measure the future of our business and economy on the one hand and how we’ll live, get around, relate and behave on the other.
The in-demand speaker and presenter is currently engrossed in developing a factual TV series hunting down the most riveting breakthroughs that will elevate what she considers the most crucial asset of society – our human potential.
"Shivvy really knows how to take a crowd by storm."
Christoffer Omberg, Founder, Oslo Business Forum
"Shivvy is so authentic and engaging - her personality and professionalism when chairing a live panel of top company executives was outstanding."
Stella Medlicott, CMO and Head of Corporate Relations, Ericsson
"An electric presentation and fantastic response from our audience."
C-Suite team at Inmarsat
"I was very inspired by Shivvy’s ability to connect so quickly with the audience and share her unique knowledge."
"One of very few speakers who customised her talk so fully for our fitness industry."
IHRSA European Congress
"Shivvy is one of the most accomplished keynotes we've ever signed up and the feedback we had from attendees was unreal."
Dan Brain, Founder, MAD//Fest
"We were very much taken with a recent speech by Shivvy where she absolutely nailed the brief and demonstrated how organisations can maximise opportunities of the future."
Kevin Ryan, APAC Head, Enterprise Ireland
"Shivvy exhibits a remarkable capacity to make complex concepts easy to understand; to analyse the social and economic impacts of new technologies and to uncouple the relevant from the mere buzz."
Bruno Giussani, Global curator, Ted Talk
"Shivvy’s invaluable insights elevated the E-Nation stage into a prestigious innovation discourse. She proved to be a much needed intellectual feed to help us navigate through the new norm.”
Dzuleira Abu Bakar, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre
"Shivvy has the unique ability to address complex topics in a meaningful and human-centred manner. Her warmth and expertise make her a leader beyond compare."
William Hoffman, Director of Data, World Economic Forum
"Shivvy delivered an excellent presentation for us – she was the highlight of the event and everyone loved her insight and content."
"Shivvy’s talk at our Innovation Nation events was everyone’s favourite session; both because of the content and also the sheer energy of her delivery."
Harry Gaskell, Chief Innovation Officer, EY UK&I
"Shivvy is a true expert with great charisma. She is an extraordinary and rare combination of an intelligent writer and vivacious presenter."
Ed Vaizey, Former Digital Minister for Britain
"Focusing not just on technology, Shivvy uncovered the most meaningful breakthroughs from science, psychology and sociology in our latest Hager Forum talk. It was fantastic."
“Shivvy’s session enraptured the thousands in our virtual audience, making them rethink their business models. She headlined our event alongside the likes of Formula 1 Legend David Coulthard and her session stood out instantly. Transporting a message virtually is an art – Shivvy nailed it & enlightened customers from multiple nationalities, markets & time zones”
Dominic Fischer, Global Manager Events & Sponsorship at Dematic
"An incredible keynote from Shivvy speaking about hunting down human-centred advancements. Truly insightful – she helped make our event a huge success."
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