Keynote Speaker Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus

World Renowned Technology Futurist and Innovation Expert and Author of the New York Times Bestseller Flash Foresight and Technotrends

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Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Disruptive 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 3,000 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 Lockheed Martin, Verizon, Microsoft, VISA, Deloitte, Google, Procter & Gamble, KPMG, Honda, FedEx and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Why Daniel?

  • World famous for his 30+ year record of accurately predicting the future of technological change and its direct impact on the business world.
  • Author of six books, including The New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller Flash Foresight: How To See the Invisible and Do The Impossible.
  • Named by The New York Times as one of America’s top three business “gurus” in the highest demand as a speaker.
  • A strategic advisor to leaders from Fortune 500 companies including IBM, American Express, Toshiba and Disney.
  • A featured blogger on the topics of innovation, change, and the future for CNBC, Huffington Post, Examiner, and Wired Magazine.

Burrus is also a featured writer with millions of monthly readers on the topics of disruptive innovation, exponential change and the future for a variety of publications, including CNBC, Huffington Post and Wired Magazine. He has been the featured subject of several PBS television specials and has appeared on programs such as CNN, Fox Business and Bloomberg. Burrus has been quoted in a variety of publications, including Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Fortune and Forbes.

Burrus is an innovative entrepreneur who has founded six businesses, four of which were U.S. national leaders 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.

He is the creator of the Hard Trend Methodology and the Anticipatory Organization® Business Model now being used by leading organizations worldwide.

His accurate predictions date back to the early 1980s where he became the first and only futurist to accurately identify the 20 exponential technologies that would become the driving force of business and economic growth 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.

Testimonials 8

  • “A ‘must-hear’ presentation.”

    Steven A. Ballmer

    CEO, Microsoft

  • “By applying the principles of Flash Foresight to our business, we have been able to double our revenues and increase the value of our company by a factor of four in less than a year. Even so, we feel the biggest impact is yet to come.”

    Arni Bellini

    CEO, ConnectWise

  • “I don’t know any other speaker that could present after Bill Gates and ‘wow’ the audience like Daniel Burrus did! He was the perfect choice.”

    Steve Morrison

    Policy Management Corp.

  • “This is the third time Daniel Burrus has addressed this conference, and each presentation has been better than the last. I wouldn’t hesitate to invite him back again in the future!”

    John E. Burkey

    First Data Resources

  • “Daniel Burrus was fabulous! He received rave reviews from our participants for his relevancy, insight, expertise, and   style. He’s the only keynote speaker we have invited back numerous times. I am convinced the extraordinary success of his continued contribution is due in no small part to the enormous amount of time he puts into each presentation, customizing it to fit the unique, challenging needs of our audience each year.”

    Stephanie Fischer

    CEO, Global Retail Marketing Association

  • “Our people, without exception, felt that Daniel Burrus’ ideas were provocative, original, and timely. His entertaining style captured the audience, and compelled us to listen, think, and apply our thoughts to our own professional and personal lives. He truly made a memorable impression.”

    Mark Mcnutt

    Xerox Corporation

  • “It came as no surprise to me that Daniel Burrus was rated the top speaker in our audience evaluations. His unique blend of wit and insight awakened all of us to the need to develop the knowledge necessary to move into a 21st century mindset.”

    Robert Howe

    IBM Corporation

  • “Daniel Burrus’ thoughts on creating opportunities for change is the excellence we have been striving for. His framework on innovation, creativity, and customer value will become the management practices that will take us to our next stage.”

    Victor Nichols

    Wells Fargo

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