AVANT-GARDE IDEAS THAT EXPAND MINDS AND INSPIRE A CHANGE OF HEART

Anders Sörman-Nilsson is a Global Futurist and an awarded Keynote Speaker who helps leaders decode trends, decipher what’s next and turn provocative questions into proactive strategies.

VIDEO SHOWCASE

Watch Anders in action as he shares proactive solutions and foresights in a world of disruptive technologies and artificial intelligence

Anders Sorman-Nilsson: Seamless Keynote Showreel

In the 4th Industrial Revolution, cyber-physical systems are increasingly interweaving and the difference between science fiction and fact is disappearing. How do you create Seamlessness in your organisation and for your clients?

Media Coverage of Anders' Avant-Garde Ideas

Will Artificial Intelligence replace Human Intelligence? Or will it take the Robot out of the Human? What are the moral questions we need to ask in the 4th Industrial Revolution? Tune into Anders' dialogues with leading journalists on the human questions that matter in an Age of Machines.

CLIENT BRANDS

Anders has provided Research, Foresight and Business Impact for:

Apple
Mercedes-Benz
Edelman
Gartner
New Zealand Rugby
Facebook
IPG
CITI
McKinsey & Company
Jaguar Land Rover
Specsavers
Cushman & Wakefield
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Hilton
Kerastase Paris
Lilly
Infiniti
Cisco
Oracle
Johnson & Johnson

FEATURED IN MEDIA

Look into the future with Anders’ insights and conversations with the media

News Breakfast

The 1982 sci-fi classic Blade Runner was set in November 2019. Anders talks to News Breakfast about what this dystopian flick got right and wrong about the future.

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Sunrise

Anders sits down at Sunrise to discuss the digital disruptions happening across the globe and what we can expect in the future.

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News Breakfast

Watch Anders discuss the rise and potential of urban farming, blockchain, transportation innovation and consumer technology.

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Financial Review

AFR features an extract from Anders’ book, Digilogue: How to Win the Digital Minds and Analogue Hearts of Tomorrow’s Customer. In the excerpt, Anders goes into detail about the roles digital and analogue play in our lives and how they affect us.

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Esquire

Digital disruptions are making monumental changes in our romantic relationships but Anders argues that analogue won’t completely die off in the dating game. He shares insights on love in the modern age and the digital world that we now live in.

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Featured Media

It’s also important to think from a future point with a rearview mirror perspective to understand how to grasp the full potential of today to maintain and drive business success.” Anders graces the cover of Meetings International to share insights on what it's like to be a futurist.

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DECODING TOMORROW BLOG

Futurism and Foresight Today

Futurist Artificial Intelligence Robots Anders Sorman-Nilsson
30 Jul 2020

Aftershock: what is the aftermath of COVID-19?

Tune into this video conversation between Australian futurist Anders Sorman-Nilsson and Canadian futurist Ian...

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Family Business Futurist Anders Sorman-Nilsson
15 Jul 2020

Beyond the Virus: Has the Future of Family Business Changed?

Growing up in a family business is a different kind of experience, and has provided me with some unique...

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Virtual Futurist Keynote Speaker Anders Sorman-Nilsson
13 Jul 2020

Future of Hybrid Events: Virtual Futurist Keynote Speaker

What is in store for analogue conferences, and the meetings / events industry more broadly? This is a...

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Adobe CQ Futurist Anders Sorman-Nilsson
07 Jul 2020

Adobe CQ - the Rise of Creative Intelligence

The future arrived sooner than we thought it would. We are all participating in a global future of work...

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CASE STUDIES

Featuring Thought Leadership and Brand Ambassadorship

Zurich’s BusinessFIT

Anders partners with Zurich’s BusinessFIT whitepaper to discuss the seismic shifts of the future and the opportunities you can leverage.

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Facebook's Zero Friction Future Series

See Anders’ conversation with Alex McLean, MINI’s Head of Marketing for Australia and New Zealand, on Facebook’s Zero Friction Future Series.

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BOOKS BY ANDERS

2010

THINQUE FUNKY:

Upgrade Your Thinking

The zeitgeist of our times has shifted. It is time to adapt and upgrade your thinking. This book will provide you with the necessary GPS directions for the changing future.

2013

DIGILOGUE:

How to Win the Digital Minds
and Analogue Hearts of
Tomorrow’s Customer

Anything that can be digitised will be digitised. Will the digital-connect ever really replace the personal touch? How can you leverage the analogue heart for your brand?

2017

SEAMLESS:

A Hero’s Journey of Digital Disruption, Adaptation, and Human Transformation

Seamless is a guide for transforming your brand. Remove the external and internal seams for smooth transitions between marketing channels, to provide a transformative customer journey.

FUTURE ODYSSEY

Design methodology for winning audience hearts and minds

1. UNCOVER
UNCOVER

We uncover spoken and unspoken client challenges and objectives through qualitative briefings and quantitative market research and analysis.

2. DIVERGE
DIVERGE

Our team of researchers and analysts decode both your industry trends and broader anti-disciplinary future signals.

3. CONVERGE
CONVERGE

During this post-research phase Anders’ team converge on the signal in the noise - the messages and evidence - that will connect with your audience and provide you with an executive summary.

4. DESIGN
DESIGN

There is an art and a science to the design of world-class keynotes, and at this stage, Anders crafts a tailored future odyssey based on your briefs and his foresight.

5. ALIGN
ALIGN

While a keynote should inspire and be thought-provoking, you are not seeking to alienate or offend, which is why Anders presents a final draft of his keynote via web conference for brand and message alignment 1 week out from your event.

6. INSPIRE
INSPIRE

As a futurist, Anders is also a humanist story-teller and weaves together a future narrative that delivers avant-garde ideas which expand minds and inspire a change of heart on your audience’s personal heroes' journeys into Tomorrowland.

7. EMBED
EMBED

While the infotainment on stage can set transformation in motion and future ideas live on with your audience, so can Anders. Anders will happily socialise with your audience and partners, stay for book signings, share his slides & research foresights and embed a video conference with select audience members post-event to continue the innovation agenda.

TESTIMONIALS

“Anders delivered a keynote at a recent event and received excellent feedback.. His session covered a huge and pivotal topic, which he delivered with such an engaging, enthusiastic and authoritative style...”

Nick Turner

Senior Program Manager
Gartner

Gartner

“ [Anders] narrated an exciting array of relevant, thought-provoking topics that really resonated with our audience. He was entertaining and engaging, craft[ing] great alignment between his content and our event’s key messaging.”

Michael Perez

Director
Cisco Systems

Cisco

Anders is an excellent storyteller, and what makes him exceptional is his co-curating mindset. [He] took time to understand not only the industry and our brands but also the event objective and our project examples, and incorporated them into his world-class presentations. The event was a huge success [...] I’d definitely recommend Anders to any companies transforming businesses.

Kota Okahashi

Director/Chief of Staff
LumenLab | MetLife Innovation Centre

Lumenlab

Anders was the keynote at a recent client event that we hosted supporting our thought leadership platform called ‘Humans vs. Robots’.

 

“Anders presented on the digital future for key categories and brands in [relation] to marketing and user experience. He was a highly engaging speaker and presented a great narrative around how best brands can move into this digital world and what questions we should be asking ourselves when we talk about digital innovation and consumer expectations…”

Sophie Bingham

General Manager
UM Sydney

UM Sydney

Anders is a compelling and entertaining speaker. His thoughtful messages are interlaced with real-life examples and personal anecdotes that make him thoroughly engaging. [P]rofessional and easy to work with, [he] gently bring[s] the audience into his world with an understated charisma that really brings his story to life. I was delighted with his participation in our client conference as the keynote speaker.

Richard Cooper

Vice President, Global Field Marketing &
Director of Marketing Strategy

FIS

FIS

“Anders is unlike anyone else you will meet. He took special care in ensuring he understood our business, our objectives and our opportunities and built this into a world-class keynote and workshop for Specsavers ANZ leadership team. His ideas and thought-provoking sessions opened our minds to the future and what we would need to think of to ensure success in our future..”

Vishal Nathoo

Head of Marketing - Strategic Initiatives
Specsavers

Specsavers

“We recently worked with Anders to help us explore what the future of rugby may look like. We found him to be a very structured thinker, a great facilitator and committed to driving a good outcome. I’d certainly recommend Anders to any company looking to put itself into a position of future strength.”

Will Cook

Head of Strategy
New Zealand Rugby

New Zealand Rugby

UPCOMING EVENTS

Catch Anders live in your city. Stay up-to-date with his upcoming events and visits in the Americas, the Middle East, Europe and AustralAsia.

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