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Andrew Grill


Leading Futurist and speaker, Andrew Grill is a dynamic and visionary tech leader with over three decades of experience steering technology companies towards innovative success.

Known for his captivating global keynotes, Andrew offers practical and actionable advice, making him a trusted advisor at the board level for companies such as Vodafone, Adobe, DHL, Nike, Nestle, Bupa, Wella, Mars, Sanofi, Dell Technologies, and the NHS.

His upcoming book “Digitally Curious” set for a 2024 release by Wiley, delves into how technology intertwines with society’s fabric and provides actionable advice for any audience across a broad range of topics. A former Global Managing Partner at IBM, five times TEDx speaker, and someone who has performed more than 550 times on the world stage he is no stranger to providing strategic advice to senior leaders across multiple industries.

With over 30 years of experience working for and leading technology companies, Andrew provides actionable advice to help any audience harness digital technologies to achieve their corporate goals with a near-term focus. Andrew’s unique blend of an engineering background, digital advocacy, and thought leadership positions him as a pivotal figure in shaping the future of technology.

An in-demand Futurist speaker, he has appeared on BBC Television, BBC Radio, Sky News, Channel 4, UKTV, in the Financial Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Economist, Australian Financial Review and on stage at over 550 in-person events in over 40 countries.

Host of the popular “Actionable Futurist Podcast” he has interviewed more than 100 technology innovators over the last 5 years.

Unlike traditional Futurists who paint a picture of the future in 10, 20 or even 50 years’ time, as a former Engineer, Andrew delivers practical and immediately actionable insights in every

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Andrew carefully crafts every keynote with his audience in mind. Some of his distinctive keynotes include:

Are you ready for Generative AI? – In this rapidly changing world, artificial intelligence is having an impact everywhere. The arrival of new generative AI platforms such as ChatGPT will deeply disrupt industries everywhere, from education to finance. Are you ready for these changes, and what can you and your firm do to adapt?

From Turing to Transformers: The unfolding AI revolution – AI has been around since the 1950s, but only in the past year has it piqued the general public’s interest, thanks to ChatGPT. What is the current state of AI? How did we get here, and what’s next in the field of AI for every industry and job function?

The Workplace of the future under AI – The nature of work under AI is about to change, so how can you and your employees adapt and build a human-centric workplace fit for the future? What does work look like in the age of Generative AI?

Web3, The Metaverse, Crypto, NFTs, Blockchain explained – Do you have a Web3 strategy, and do you need one? Topics such as Web3, Metaverse, Crypto, NFTs, and Blockchain are all over the media – so what does it all mean should you be doing?

Becoming Digitally Curious – Do you lean forward when the latest piece of technology is discussed? This talk will equip you with ways to better use and understand technology and be ready for a digital-first world.

Disrupt or Be disrupted – What is digital disruption, how can companies prepare for disruption, and how can you have a discussion with your board about the issues? How can innovation drive digital transformation, how the network effect will drive innovation, and what can happen to your company if you become disrupted?

He is also a seasoned TEDx speaker, having presented at 5 separate TEDx events.

All of Andrew’s talks can be delivered via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, Webex, Skype, BlueJeans or virtually any webcast or collaboration platform from his HD studio in London.


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