Andrew Grill is an actionable futurist and a former IBM Global Managing Partner. He is a highly popular keynote speaker, on a wide range of topics, from technology trends to 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.
About Andrew Grill
Andrew Grill has had a broad career spanning over 30 years in large corporates such as IBM, British Aerospace and Telstra. He has also spent 12 years running technology start-ups, and is thus a highly experienced authority voice within the futurist field.
Andrew Grill is a strong digital advocate and former Engineer. Maintaining the belief that “to get digital you need to be digital”, 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.
Andrew crafts every keynote with its specific audience in mind, but some of his distinctive topics include:
Becoming Digitally Curious – Andrew will equip you with ways to better use and understand technology, stay ahead of the curve and be ready for a digital-first world as we learn to work in a more distributed way post-COVID.
Selling though the screen – Andrew covers this topic with practical examples of how selling needs to go beyond simple LinkedIn connections, and instead provide real value
Disrupt or Be disrupted – What is digital disruption, how can companies prepare for disruption, tips on how to have a discussion with your board about the issues, how innovation can drive digital transformation, how the network effect will drive innovation, and what can happen to your company if you become disrupted.
The Workplace of the future – The nature of work is changing, becoming distributed, driven by digital, social and mobile, so how can you and your employees adapt?
Blockchain, NFT’S & Crypto explained – This talk example looks at what we actually mean by blockchain and its particular relevance to the marketing and media industry, and how can you best prepare your organisation for new ways of doing business.
Are you AI ready? – In this rapidly changing world, new technologies, especially artificial intelligence are having an impact on every industry. Are you ready for these changes, and what can you and your firm do to adapt?