Futurist Speakers - how to become a world-class keynote speaker who predicts industry trends, challenging and entertaining at the same time

Dr Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker - Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker

Interview with Futurist Speaker Patrick Dixon by Bitrix Blog - with updates (February 2019)

So, how does one become good at spotting future business trends, to become a world-famous Futurist speaker?

As a Futurist speaker working with over 400 of the world's largest multinationals, I have been forecasting trends for corporations for almost 20 years. The method I use is to read very widely, learn from every person I meet about their own changing world, travel extensively, spend time with innovators in the world’s greatest companies, and always ask radical questions about what could happen in future. 

All great Futurist speakers focus on hundreds of longer term trends which have been changing relatively slowly over the last three decades, and which will drive huge business opportunities over the next two decades, and then combine these with a very detailed view of the client's own business.  

But that is not enough: world-class Futurist speakers need to have passion, conviction and the ability to read every audience at the speed of light, feeding them life-changing, astonishing insights in an entertaining and highly-memorable way.

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Total audience reach >450 million on TV, Radio, Press Coverage of Patrick Dixon, Futurist Keynote Speaker

Dr Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker - Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker

Cumulative audience reach / influence of TV / radio / press estimated to be more than 450 million.  This does not include visitors to over 500,000 web pages about Patrick Dixon on other websites, plus 15.5 millionunique users of this website with 43,000 Twitter followers and 6 million video views, mainly on Patrick Dixon's YouTube Channel.

"Your corporation may have a reputation for brilliant leadership, outstanding innovation, clever branding and effective change management, but the business may fail if the world changes and you are unprepared." Dr Patrick Dixon - Financial Times

"The potential of gene technology is beyond the comprehension of most people today." Dr Patrick Dixon - Wall Street Journal

Wake up to stronger tribes and a longer life - Financial Times feature.

Discuss your own event or media enquiry today: phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

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The Daily Life of a Futurist - German TV follows Dr Patrick Dixon, Futurist Keynote Speaker

Dr Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker - Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker

From a UK government think-tank, to the TV studio in his home, then flying to Dubai, giving a keynote to clients of Fedex / Times of India, ending with reflections on Middle East and geo-political tensions.
German original version. English version without commentary

Watch SWR TV documentary on Dr Patrick Dixon, Futurist - in London and Dubai

What does a Futurist actually do? Dr Dixon is contacted by TV, radio and press journalists around 200 times a year (up to 70 times in a single day) for comment on major issues and trends. Here is a short film made as a result of one of those calls.

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More than 300,000 Web Pages, Tweets and other online content referring to Dr Dixon, Futurist Keynote Speaker

Dr Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker - Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker

Read what others are saying.... in many different . A Google search in January 2014 showed hundreds of thousands of different web page listings referring to "Patrick Dixon", of which the vast majority are about the creator of this Futurist site. Numbers of sites identified varies a lot from day to day on Google. But even Google is an incomplete index. In addition there are many tens of thousands of other sites that refer to ideas or videos presented here. The interest is accelerated by more than 15 million different people from just about every country in the world who have visited the site (see statistics). Pages about Patrick Dixon are in many different , including keynote conference speeches on video, and BBC / CNN reports. Patrick Dixon has given keynotes on a wide range of trends to audiences in North America, Central America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia and Asia Pacific.

Discuss your own event today: phone or e-mail Patrick Dixon now.

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Dr Patrick Dixon - Press Photos of Futurist Keynote Speaker

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Patrick Dixon Photos - Futurist Conference Keynote Speaker

Click on the photo to get loads more you can use in articles, promotion of corporate events.  Watch Patrick Dixon in action on stage and in seminars / workshops / executive education. Click on the image to enter public Picasa Album.  If you are looking for VIDEOS, press here.

More:  How great conference speakers can transform your business - and make or break your career if you are an event organiser.  Secrets of all great conference speakers.

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Future of Management - Thinkers 50 Global Ranking

Dr Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker - Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker

Search for the world's most influential business thinkers?

Dr Patrick Dixon was ranked as one of the top 20 most influential thinkers alive today, in the Thinkers 50 global executive survey published in 2005 (The Times - UK). Number One was Michael Porter, followed by Bill Gates.  Patrick Dixon was also ranked in the top 50 in 2003.

The Thinkers 50 was developed as a guide to which thinkers and ideas are currently having greatest impact - and which have been consigned to business history. The Thinkers 50 was originally created by Suntop Media in association with Bloomsbury Publishing. The aim was to answer a simple question:

Who is the most important living management thinker alive today? Need a world-class business keynote speaker? Phone Patrick Dixon now or email.

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Feature Article about Dr. Patrick Dixon, Futurist Keynote Speaker

Dr Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker - Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker


'That's just so last century'

Travel is redundant, anti-globalisation protests are mounting and academia is ruled by 'shallow' gurus. Chris Bunting looks forward to 2010 with 'Europe's leading futurist' Patrick Dixon.

(Feature about Dr Patrick Dixon Published: 08 June 2001 Times Higher Educational Supplement)

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Passion Will Drive the Future. Team Leadership, Motivational Management - Leadership Speaker

Dr Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker - Patrick Dixon: Futurist Keynote Speaker

Customer + team passion, change management - leadership styles to change teams, structures, processes, organisations, businesses. Take hold of your future: emotions. Lessons from the past in trends analysis, growth strategies, leadership training, motivational speaker. Patrick Dixon biography, bio, cv - ranked one of world's 20 most influential business thinkers alive today (Thinkers 50 2005) Great events change people: 4,500 event organisers(MPI. Keynote conference speaker (MPI). Future corporate events: motivational leadership programmes, executive education,...

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