Scott Steinberg

Renowned futurist, Business Strategist, Fortune Magazine’s Master of Innovation 

One of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants list for Excellence in Leadership

“If you really want to know about business, you should refer to Scott Steinberg” – Richard Branson

Biography

Hailed as The Master of Innovation by Fortune magazine, and World’s Leading Business Strategist, award-winning strategic consultant, trends expert and professional speaker Scott Steinberg is a top expert on leadership, change and innovation. A business consultant and thought leader for 1000 brands from American Express to Zynga, he’s the bestselling author of 25 books, e.g. Think Like a Futurist and Make Change Work for You.

One of America’s top futurists (per the BBC) and business strategy and leadership training providers, the Fortune 500 calls him a “defining figure in business and technology” and “top trendsetter to follow.”

A respected business strategist, futurist and trendspotter, says PBS, he’s helped create hit products found in 500 million homes. Mid-pandemic, he was named to Consulting magazine’s Top 25 Consultants list for Excellence in Leadership as one of the field’s most influential voices – and his ability to help innovate/adapt.

A strategic adviser to CEOs and four-star generals, and the head of BIZDEV: The Intl. Assoc. for Business Development and management consulting and market research firm FutureProof Strategies, firms like IBM, PwC + the Dept of Defense often seek his insight. He’s one of the world’s 150 most influential keynote speakers and today’s #1 generations expert and technology expert (per Google) as seen in 700 outlets from CNN to The Today Show.

Topics

LEADING THROUGH DISRUPTION: HOW TO THRIVE AMID UNCERTAINTY

Unpredictability is the only thing we can predict and uncertainty the only certainty for businesses and working professionals going forward. Luckily, as today’s most successful leaders know, a few simple shifts in strategy and thinking are all it takes to stay one step ahead of the curve. Discover how small changes in approach and slight shifts in tactics can help you drive breakthrough results in this dynamic and engaging talk from Scott Steinberg, the world’s leading business strategist. Pairing real-world examples and case studies with practical insights, you’ll learn how to plan around uncertainty, future-proof your business, and build a strategic roadmap that can withstand any unexpected twist or turn that the market takes. 

WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF WORK: TOMORROW’S BEST PRACTICES, OPERATING MODELS, AND WORKFORCE TRENDS

From virtual communications and remote workforces to digital transformation, online apps, and cloud-based operations, the shape of business – and how organisations connect with and engage customers – has fundamentally changed. At the same time, companies not only need to become much more agile and adaptable in order to help staffers maintain peak productivity and performance despite ongoing disruption and fast-changing market conditions… They also need to pivot to become much more flexible and forward-thinking in the way that they manage their affairs in order to keep up with rapidly-shifting industry trends – and attract and retain top talent. Here, leading futurist and change management consultant Scott Steinberg reveals what it takes to grow your business and find continuing success in a world of rising uncertainty, as well as best practices for surviving and thriving in this brave new working world. 

THINK LIKE A FUTURIST: HOW TO SEE TOMORROW TODAY

Think quickly – the future is coming on fast! In this high-energy, high-impact session, you’ll learn to thrive in an age of constant disruption by applying the same strategies and skills that today’s top market leaders use to spot rising trends and opportunities before rivals can react. A crash course in how to innovate and future-proof any business – discover what it takes to successfully adapt, whatever tomorrow brings. From forward-thinking ways to redesign leadership and go-to-market strategies to cutting-edge insights on workplace trends and business solutions, world-renowned strategist Scott Steinberg reveals how you can stay one-step ahead of tomorrow’s marketplace – and one step ahead of the competition. 

SIMPLE CHANGE, BIG IMPACT: HOW TO DO MORE WITH LESS AND PIVOT YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS

COVID-19 or no, who says that finding ways to innovate and stay ahead of the curve has to be time-consuming, difficult, or expensive? Oftentimes, all it takes to overcome the most complex and challenging problems are just the simplest and most clever of solutions – and slight shifts in business strategy and perspective are all it takes to rebound from unexpected obstacles. Change your perspective, and you can change your fortunes overnight, as world-renowned business strategist Scott Steinberg reminds, while demonstrating how to quickly boost your creativity, increase your agility, and heighten your ability to bounce back. Wondering how you can do more with less? Here, you’ll discover the answers, including how – no matter what resources you’re working with – it always pays to be more resourceful. 

WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF WORK? TOMORROW’S BEST PRACTICES, OPERATING MODELS, AND WORKFORCE TRENDS

From virtual communications and remote workforces to digital transformation, online apps, and cloud-based operations, the shape of business – and how organisations connect with and engage their customers – has fundamentally changed. At the same time, companies not only need to become much more agile and adaptable in order to help employees maintain peak productivity and performance despite ongoing disruption. They also need to pivot to become much more flexible and forward-thinking in the way that they make decisions and manage risk to keep up with rapidly-shifting industry trends… and attract and retain top talent. Here, leading futurist and change management consultant Scott Steinberg reveals what it takes to grow your business and find continuing success in an age of rising uncertainty, as well as best practices for surviving and thrive in this brave new working world.  

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IS EVERYTHING: DESIGNING PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND SOLUTIONS THAT CONNECT

Customer experience hasn’t quickly just become the ultimate source of competitive advantage today – in tomorrow’s hyper-competitive business world, it will be everything. Happily, you don’t have to be a genius to build better business solutions or brands – just more clever and ingenious instead. A masterclass in practical innovation brought to you by one of the worlds’s leading business strategists, this fun, and fast-paced presentation explains how simple shifts in strategy and setup can produce BIG impacts, and how to create legions of raving fans in no time flat. From great ideas to even greater execution, discover what it takes to make a splash in tomorrow’s market – and how you and your business can position yourself to ride the future’s next big wave. 

LEADING WITH INNOVATION: HOW TO FUTURE-PROOF YOURSELF, FEARLESSLY INNOVATE, AND SUCCEED DESPITE DISRUPTION

Even the most successful organisations must continually reinvent their products, services and solutions to remain market leaders in an age of growing change, connectivity and globalisation. In this eye-opening presentation, audiences will learn how to thrive in the new operating reality, create competitive advantage, and successfully leverage new leadership strategies to adapt to changing times. From more powerful ways to unleash innovation to solutions for better capitalising on cutting-edge advancements, discover how you and your organisation can flourish in tomorrow’s world – and effectively apply its most crucial success strategies and skills in context.

CHANGE MANAGEMENT: CREATING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

In today’s working world, competitive landscapes and best practices shift faster than ever – as do market and workforce trends. But no matter how much disruption you’re dealing with, you can empower both individuals and teams to more effectively embrace paradigm shifts, improve organisational learning, and boost productivity with these proven new approaches to leadership, technology and time management. Bestselling business author and consultant Scott Steinberg explains how the market’s most innovative firms are embracing change management, and best practices and leadership pillars you can implement to breed a culture in which innovation thrives.

FAST FORWARD: HOW TO TURBO-CHARGE BUSINESS, SALES, AND CAREER GROWTH

Why wait to achieve your goals when you can start ticking them off your to-do list in no time flat? Discover how to put yourself and your organisation on the fast-track to success as the world’s leading business strategist reveals how today’s most celebrated businesses and brands create winning results in no time flat. A masterclass in ingenuity brought to you by Scott Steinberg – hailed as The Master of Innovation by Fortune magazine – this engaging program offers cutting-edge insight that can help you more rapidly solve any problem, and accomplish any objective. Teaching tomorrow’s most in-demand leadership, management, and decision-making skills, it explains how to rocket past obstacles, rebound from setbacks, and take your prospects from 0 to 100 in no time flat. 

DEFENDING AGAINST DISRUPTION: MAINTAINING CYBER SECURITY IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

In today’s connected and always online high-tech world, where organizations must change and adapt to market shifts at record speed, staying alert to cyber threats is essential. That’s because digital transformation is on the rise – and so is cybercrime, today’s fastest-growing form of criminal activity, which is skyrocketing at an alarming rate. These concerns will only become more pronounced for individuals and organisations alike as more business operations shift to mobile, cloud, and Internet-based solutions going forward. Luckily, as bestselling futurist and cyber security expert Scott Steinberg reveals in this eye opening presentation, a few simple shifts in strategy and thinking are all it takes to keep your organisation and partners safer going forward. Here, you’ll discover best practices for keeping your organisation and personal information safe in an always-on and connected online world, and how to implement more effective security controls (and a culture that champions safety and privacy) throughout your enterprise.

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Testimonials

“Scott’s speech was an eye-opener for EMC. Insights from his talk, specifically his comments on how to build and foster an innovative culture, and research he covered regarding game-changing innovation in large enterprises, enabled us to spark change and innovation on a global scale. As a keynote speaker for thousands of EMC employees, customers, and partners, and in intimate conversations with top executives, Scott was a dynamo. I highly recommend him to any company interested in building innovative culture, disruptive problem-solving approaches or positive change in their organisation” Calvin Smith, Principal Manager, Global Innovation & Marketing, Dell EMC

“In a world of progressive, emerging technologies and automation, Scott’s speech couldn’t have been timelier. He understood the nuances of our industry and tailored the talk perfectly. Scott was a pleasure to work with and we would recommend him wholeheartedly to anyone searching for a vibrant and thoughtful speaker” Debi Hamill, CEO, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals

“Scott delivered an inspiring keynote session on ‘Innovation in the New Era of Smart’ at the IBM BusinessConnect event in Dubai. His speech was thought provoking, coherent and succinct , backed by real world innovation examples from his consulting experience. It was one of the best sessions that I have ever attended, and he held the audience engaged throughout his session. I highly recommend Scott for key note sessions on Innovation and Business Strategy.” Logan Vadivelu, Worldwide Smarter Process Solutions Leader, IBM

“Scott is a polished speaker with the ability to inspire leaders and help them connect innovative ideas with practical business solutions that they can implement into their operations to drive immediate change and growth.” Jason Barnhart, Director of Prof. Development, Public Relations Society of America

“We greatly appreciate the time you spent with our organisation. Your discussion points were very relevant. The topics resonated throughout the organisation and we have received great feedback. You were able to give us functional guidelines and tools on how to create change. The presentation was engaging, entertaining and thought provoking, even in a virtual format!” Stephen Hawco, Sr. Project Engineer, CNOOC International

“We invited Scott to participate in a high profile management training course at our company. His involvement included contributing to the development of the content as well as delivering his message on video. The outcome was spot-on – not only by infusing his brand of knowledge and expertise but by energising and challenging the participants. His messaging was relevant and relatable. Aside from this, he is one of the most professional and easy to work with collaborators I have ever dealt with.” Sr. Producer, OptumRx

“Best session so far…. It was insightful and encouraged action [combined] with practical advice. I very much appreciated the multiple tips to help exercise judgment on organisations’ current state and questions to ask directly of boards/employees. It offered informative, tangible takeaways. Fabulous – 4.9 out of 5 stars!” National Association of Corporate Directors

“As a technology company searching for the new normal in this new world of COVID-19, Scott’s insights and business acumen were a perfect match for our company. Coming off of a year full of uncertainty our team was both inspired and excited for what lies ahead. Looking to challenge the status quo and inspire a new level of thinking? I highly recommend engaging Scott for a strategy specifically tailored for you.” Bill Fons, EVP, Promotion Technology Group

“An expert speaker and facilitator of executive board retreats, Scott comes highly recommended for senior leadership events and programs. His high-impact, high-energy presentations offer a wealth of ideas, inspiration and insights…” Dr. DeWayne McCamish, President, American Association of Orthodontists

“Scott did a fantastic job encouraging our company’s business leaders excitement and curiosity in changing technologies. His message was perfectly on point.” Tom Bauer, CIO, Hagerty

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