Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Innovation. The New York Times has referred to him as one of the top three business gurus in the highest demand as a speaker.
He has delivered over 2,800 keynote speeches worldwide, and is a strategic advisor to executives from Fortune 500 companies, helping them to develop game-changing strategies based on his proven methodologies for capitalizing on technology innovations and their future impact. His client list includes companies such as Microsoft, GE, American Express, Google, Deloitte, Procter & Gamble, Honda, and IBM.
He is the author of seven books, including The New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller Flash Foresight, as well as the international best-seller Technotrends.
His latest book, The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Disruption and Change Into Opportunity and Advantage (2017), is an Amazon #1 Hot New Release for Business.
Burrus is also a featured writer with millions of monthly readers on the topics of innovation, change and the future for CNBC, Huffington Post, and Wired Magazine to name a few.
He has been the featured subject of several PBS television specials and has appeared on programs such as CNN, Fox Business, and Bloomberg, and is quoted in a variety of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Fortune, and Forbes.
Burrus is an innovative entrepreneur who has founded six businesses, four of which were national leaders in the United States in the first year. He is the CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements in technology driven trends to help clients profit from technological, social and business forces that are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities.
His accurate predictions date back to the early 1980s where he became the first and only futurist to accurately identify the twenty technologies that would become the driving force of business and economic change for decades to come. Since then, he has continued to establish a worldwide reputation for his exceptional record of predicting the future of technology driven change and its direct impact on the business world.
In his keynote presentations, Mr. Burrus is a master at tailoring his message to each individual audience as he addresses relevant trends and offers powerful, practical guidance for turning rapid technology-driven change into a competitive advantage. His captivating style blends timely and provocative insights and actionable knowledge with just the right amount of humor and motivation.
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The Anticipatory Organization: A Proven Model To Predict Change & Create Extraordinary Results
Based on decades of research and experience applying his Hard Trend methodology to leading companies worldwide, Daniel has identi ed the missing competency: Anticipation.
With his Anticipatory Organization Model, Burrus enables business leaders to separate Hard Trends from Soft Trends. When you learn to analyze and perceive trends this way, it is possible to tap into what Burrus calls Everyday Innovation, solving challenges faster, and recognizing previously invisible opportunities.
Mastering these capabilities will position your organization to be the disruptor instead of being the disrupted – thus creating competitive advantage, and reducing risk.
This eye-opening and motivating presentation will teach attendees the key components of the new core competency-anticipation-and show them how to apply it to their work and life, which will accelerate both their organization’s growth and their personal success. Other notable deliverables include:
- Identify the Hard Trends that will happen, predict disruptions before they disrupt, and capitalize on emerging opportunities.
- Separate Hard Trends-trends that will happen-from Soft Trends-trends that might happen
- Learn the bene ts of Everyday Innovation, solving challenges faster, and recognizing previously invisible opportunities.
- Accelerate your organization’s growth and your employee’s personal success.
Accelerating Growth: Leading with Strategic Foresight and Certainty
Accelerating growth requires a new way of thinking about overcoming obstacles and acting on new opportunities. All too often, change comes from the outside in, forcing us to react by slipping into a crisis management mode, and putting out res. This presentation is about opportunity management, identifying the driving forces of predictable change, driving growth strategies from the inside out, and taking control of our future.
This eye-opening and motivating presentation will teach attendees how to be prepared to capitalize on the next wave of technological change and:
How to overcome obstacles and act on new opportunities
Avoid change being driven by a crisis management mode & “putting out res”
Develop the ability to identify the driving forces of predictable change
Drive growth strategies from the inside out
Business Process Transformation: The Big Ideas That Are Changing Everything
Daniel Burrus takes the concept of looking into the future and transforms it into a new paradigm for running an Anticipatory Organization using the new tools of innovation for driving business process transformation. The Cloud, Virtualization, Mobility, and Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2M) are the great enablers allowing organizations to transform every business process in ways that were impossible just a few years ago to dramatically reduce costs and drive new revenue streams.
In his transformative presentation, Daniel Burrus teaches how to anticipate the revolution
of dematerialization, advanced virtualization, cloud services, mobility, IoT and a host of other game-changing technologies using his proven Hard Trend Methodology. Additional actionable insights…
- Accelerate growth by gaining new levels of agility and speed
- The power of data-infused internal processes
- Identifying cutting-edge utilities to transform functionality
- Transform the underlying business processes of how you sell, market, communicate, collaborate, innovate, train and educate.
- If you don’t do it, someone else will.
Leading With Strategic Foresight and Certainty
Agility and adaptability are no longer enough! Accurately anticipating customers changing needs and technological change, provides the biggest advantage. In times of unprecedented change and uncertainty, we need to ask ourselves what are we certain about? Strategies based on uncertainty equal high levels of risk. Strategies based on certainty dramatically reduce risk and produce superior results.
Strategic foresight is based on the new Science of Certainty that will take your vision to a new actionable level by identifying the events that will happen in the future. Mastering these capabilities will position your organization to be the disruptor instead of being the disrupted.
- Accurately anticipating customers changing needs, as well as technological changes
- Strategies based on certainty dramatically reduce risk and produce superior results
- Learn how to use the new tools and rules of leadership to accelerate pro table growth
Accelerating Innovation: Using Hard Trends and Exponential Technology
Technology is continually changing the rules of competition, rendering many traditional business strategies and processes obsolete. Emerging technologies provide opportunities for creating new, high margin products and services, as well as enable companies to gain new levels of speed, agility and cost savings. In addition, they allow us to de-commoditize current products and services.
Identifying and understanding the challenges and opportunities that new technologies create has become a key business imperative, however, this can prove a daunting task in the modern marketplace.
In this eye-opening presentation, New York Times bestselling author Daniel Burrus identi es speci c technologies that will directly impact you and your industry. He will share how dematerialization, virtualization, advanced mobility, product intelligence, advanced networking, interactivity, globalization and convergence can be used to drive innovation and advantage as you develop new products, services and customer experiences. Additional deliverables include…
Identifying emerging technologies relevant to your business/industry
How to leverage these technologies to sustain long-term growth
How to transform decision-making to incorporate innovation
Using Hard Trends to Turn Disruption and Change Into Opportunity and Advantage
Technology-driven exponential change has created a unique tipping point, one lled with disruptive problems as well as amazing new opportunities. There are many new tools and strategies that can be used to transform the customer experience, grow brand loyalty in amazing new ways, increase consumer engagement, and accelerate the results.
By learning to separate the Hard Trends that will happen from the Soft Trends that might happen, you can accurately anticipate technology-driven disruptions before they disrupt, problems before they happen so that you can pre-solve them, customers’ needs before they express them, and game-changing opportunities before the competition. Mastering these capabilities will position your organization to turn digital disruption and change into an advantage.
- How to overcome organizational obstacles and act on new opportunities
- How to position your organization to turn digital disruption and change into an advantage.
- Identify problems before they happen so that you can pre-solve them, customers’ needs before they express them, and game-changing opportunities before the competition.
- Develop the ability to identify the driving forces of predictable change
Transforming Retail with Strategic Foresight and Certainty
There are new tools and strategies that can transform the customer experience, grow brand loyalty in amazing new ways, increase consumer engagement, and accelerate the results of omnichannel marketing.
What do Apple, Warby Parker, Amazon, and a host of other e-commerce brands that are opening retail brick-and-mortar stores know that most retailers don’t know? The good old days of retail are ahead of us.
By learning to separate the Hard Trends that will happen from the Soft Trends that might happen, you can accurately anticipate technology-driven disruptions before they disrupt, problems before they happen so that you can pre-solve them, customers’ needs before they express them, and game-changing opportunities before the competition. Mastering these capabilities will position you and your organization to turn disruption and change into an advantage.
- How to identify Hard Trends encroaching on retailers
- Finding marketing channels embedded in e-commerce
- Transforming brand communication practices
- How to accurately anticipate customer needs before they express them
Transforming Healthcare with Technology-Enabled Innovation
We are standing at the base of a mountain of technology-driven change within the sphere of Healthcare. Wireless telemedicine, point-of-care transactions, e-enabled disease management, home diagnostics, the virtual hospital, e-enabled customer choice, e-enabled assisted living, e-communities of practice, just-in-time training, and procurement service providers are just a few of the many areas that can be used to accelerate a positive transformation in healthcare.
Understanding the new opportunities that will result is essential in determining a clear course of action.
Technology will never replace doctors and nurses, but it will provide them with more data-driven insights and actions. A combination of data and technology will enable doctors to achieve their desired results faster, and empower patients with the knowledge of their own bodily state. Navigating these Hard Trends will lead you to the future of modern healthcare in a digital age.
In this innovative and thought-provoking presentation, Daniel Burrus guides the audience through the seemingly in nite development of Healthcare innovation. Despite the vast resources and contributions to the elds science and technology, there is still great opportunity in this industry…which also indicates that there is room for disruption. Burrus will provide the concepts needed to anticipate the coming change in pharmaceuticals, medical computing, and consumer health technology that will position you and your organization as a future leader in this space. Valuable insights include…
The role of Healthcare in mass digital transformation
Solutions for tomorrow’s personalized patient experience
Technology’s impact on Health Care administration-
Avoiding disruption amongst Healthcare tech production
Bring the power of Daniel Burrus’ live keynote presentations to your meeting or conference with an audio or video webinar.
Daniel Burrus will customize a presentation that fits the unique individual needs of your audience and deliver this powerful presentation in webinar format addressing relevant trends and offering powerful guidance to:
Accelerate Growth by increasing speed and agility.
Innovate by looking where no one else is looking to see what no one else is seeing.
Engage employees and customers using new tools
Transform how you sell, market, communicate, collaborate, innovate, train and educate
Attendees will experience what Daniel Burrus calls Flash Foresights-bursts of accurate insights about the future that reveal new and radically different ways of solving problems, crafting must-have products, creating high-demand services and/or building new lines of business.
Using provocative examples, Daniel Burrus will illustrate how organizations large and small have been able to accomplish seemingly impossible tasks by using his seven principles to make invisible solutions visible.
Please contact your speakers bureau for special webinar pricing.
“Daniel is one of the best speakers we have hired to date. He is energetic and keeps the audience engaged from start to finish. He has spoken to two different c-level audiences for us and both times has gotten rave revues which is not easy with this audience level. I would not hesitate to hire him in the future.”
– Director, Marketing Events & Operations, Open Solutions Inc.
Daniel provided excellent value to our worldwide sales conference this year in Taipei. His presentation was engaging, relevant, and inspiring. I especially appreciate his ability to understand both our business direction and conference themes, and ability to tailor his message to align well with both. Daniel also led an interesting exercise for the participants that left our management team with tangible ideas and inputs from the participants to drive future customer and market engagements.
– Senior Director, Corporate Communication and Marketing, Micron Technology
“You were fabulous! You received rave reviews from our participants for the relevancy, insight and expertise of your presentation material and style. You are the only keynote speaker we have invited back numerous times. I am convinced the extraordinary success of your continued contribution is due in no small part to the enormous amount of time you put into each presentation by customizing it to fit the unique and challenging needs of our CMO audience each year.”
– CEO, Global Retail Marketing Association
“Your thoughts on how to create an opportunity for change through a customer focus is the excellence our team is striving for. The framework you provided on innovation, creativity and customer value will be instituted as a management practice to enable the technology infrastructure group to take Wells Fargo to the next stage.”
– , Wells Fargo
We asked Daniel Burrus to be the closing speaker at a recent conference for CIO’s. That’s a tough slot to fill as participants often have meeting fatigue after several days of meetings and networking. However the room was full, anticipation was high and he engaged participants to the very last minute. He was an excellent speaker and rose to the challenge providing a perfect end to a great conference.
– President, MeetingTrack, Society for Information Management
“A ‘must-hear’ presentation.”
– CEO, Microsoft
“I don’t know any other speaker that could present after Bill Gates and ‘wow’ an audience of CEOs like you did! You were the perfect choice.”
– , Policy Management Systems Corp.
“This is the third time you’ve addressed this conference and each presentation has been better than the last…and I wouldn’t hesitate inviting you back to a future conference!”
– , First Data Resources
“Our people, without exception, felt that your ideas were provocative, original, and timely. Your entertaining style captured the audience and compelled them to listen, think, and apply your thoughts to their own professional and personal lives. You truly made a memorable impression on the audience.”
– , Xerox Corporation
“It came as no surprise that you were rated the top speaker in our audience evaluations. Your unique blend of wit and insight awakened all of us to the need to develop the knowledge network necessary to move to a 21st century mind set.”
– , IBM Corporation
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