Practical Futurist and former IBM Global Managing Partner Andrew Grill is a popular and sought-after keynote speaker and trusted board-level technology advisor.
With a broad career spanning over 30 years in large corporates such as IBM, British Aerospace and Telstra, as well as 12 years running technology start-ups, Andrew is a highly experienced authority on a wide range of topics related to technology trends and the digital world.
Unlike traditional Futurists who paint a picture of the future in 10, 20 or even 50 years’ time, Andrew delivers practical and immediately actionable insights in every session.
A strong digital advocate and former Engineer, Andrew believes that “to get digital you need to be digital”, and his engaging keynotes provide actionable insights on how to harness digital technologies to achieve corporate goals on a global and long-lasting scale.
Andrew has spoken in over 40 countries worldwide. Recent clients include senior executives from DHL, Nike, Nestle, Adobe, Worldpay, Barclays, Euler Hermes, Mars, Vodafone, Arriva, Johnson Matthey, Taylor Wessing, Bunzl, De Beers, Sanofi, NHS, Thomson Reuters, Royal London, ANZ, KPMG, Schroders, Mercer, British Airways, Finnair, UK Government, Westpac, Qantas, Aon, American Airlines, and Shell.
He also delivers workshops and provides strategic advice at the C-suite and Board levels.
Speaking Topics –
Andrew carefully crafts every keynote with his audience in mind. Some of his distinctive keynotes include:
• Disrupt or Be disrupted – Digital disruption and what it means for you and your business.
• Your digital first impression – How to stand out in the digital world.
• The Workplace of the future – Everything has changed in the wake of COVID-19 – how can you evolve and collaborate remotely?
• The Internet of Everything – How IoT can be used to drive business transformation across multiple industries.
• Building a digital-proof business – Practical tips on how to stay ahead of the digital curve.
• Are you AI ready? – Find out if your firm is ready for the changes that automation and AI will bring.
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.
There was much to take in and I've enjoyed revisiting your session again via the replay
— Colleen Schooling Regional Head, Europe, and UAE - CPA Australia
We aim to inspire, educate and entertain our guests, and Andrew’s keynote delivered on exactly that. It’s also a pleasure to work with Andrew, he is a professional, delivering great content with an easy stage presence.
— Amy Stephens, B2B Marketing & Demand Generation - LinkedIn
Andrew challenges and inspires audiences to think about the real impact of the future on the work and their lives. Never seen a more practical, useful, and actionable session.
— David Meade, Mentalist & Keynote Speaker
You were wonderful! Thank you so much for saving our event!
— Floor Stam-Lammers, Vice President, Marketing - OnGuard