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Key Points for Jonathan MacDonald

  • Jonathan MacDonald, a globally acclaimed strategic visionary, is a catalyst for success in an ever-evolving world. His expertise spans the domains of change, digital transformation, and mindset, making him a sought-after speaker and author.
  • He holds the distinction of becoming the youngest-ever Chairman of the British Music Industries Association. He's also credited with revolutionizing Ministry of Sound, transforming it into a digital powerhouse and launching the first musician-centric Sky TV station.
  • Jonathan's entrepreneurial spirit shines through in his portfolio of over ten start-ups, including the groundbreaking AI-powered assistant, SELF. His advisory role extends to influential blue-chip companies such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, and others, where he turns his insights on perpetual change into tangible business strategies.
  • In addition to his renowned books like Powered By Change, Jonathan's latest work, The Rise Of Advanced Thought, delves into the intricacies of cognitive training. He's also the founder of The Academy of Advanced Thought, offering an array of cutting-edge resources for mental development. 

Topics for Jonathan MacDonald

  • Managing transformation and strategic development
    How to navigate and leverage the perpetually changing environment to unlock maximum opportunity.
  • What does the future hold?
    A look into various future scenarios, tailored to your specific industry, coupled with tangible and practical actions for today.
    • Which countries have progressed the most in terms of technology in the workplace?
    • What other territories have adopted new technologies into traditional systems?
    • Which countries have shown the most futuristic working practices?
    • What technologies of the future are already here today and how can they impact work?
    • What changes will there be in the future definition of 'work'?
    • What jobs will exist in the future that aren't already here?
    • Which jobs exist in other territories that don't exist in Australia yet - but will do in the future?
  • The change mindset
    Understanding the way we can exercise our thought muscle to make the absolute best of uncertain times.

Testimonials for Jonathan MacDonald

Very professional. Great speaker to open our convention.

Attendees were impressed with Jonathan MacDonald and interested is what a larger speaking engagement might include. He provided good conversation points for the event to get everyone thinking and provided a great platform for client stakeholders to engage the audience and discuss opportunities whilst not being too "salesy" .  
Raw Marketing

Jonathan MacDonald's presentation was on point, entertaining and relatable. He provided real solutions to the challenges faced by businesses and offered examples with tangible outcomes. Jonathan had some great metaphors and plenty of humour. He followed the brief to perfection and did not disappoint even the most discerning audience member. Jonathan related to individuals in the audience and made a real impact on them. He was professional, respectful, courteous and an overall pleasure to work with. Jonathan even provided value-add links to further online materials and webinars which were high quality and very appreciated. We will absolutely be implementing his suggestions and getting him back again in the future. 
Ingham Building & Roofing

You made a great impression on us. You have an absolute world class, unique talent, combining vision, strategy and challenge which, based on your lovely sense of humour, is incredibly effective to open minds. Thank you.

We brought Jonathan MacDonald in to help our senior team understand how we were going to achieve more relevance in our customers’ lives going forward. Primarily, he helped us to understand the business that we are today and the business that we’re going to be in the future. I would absolutely recommend Jonathan to any company in any industry. His insight is invaluable.

O2 Telefónica

You were simply outstanding in terms of content and delivery of your talk, setting the scene for discussions over the rest of the evening – and the way that you tailored the session specifically for us certainly engaged and entertained the audience. Thank you very much, your professionalism is unsurpassed and we are truly delighted that you were able to join us. We hope we can tempt you back again?!


We invited Jonathan MacDonald to speak at our Annual Conference after seeing him present previously at another hotel industry event. He did not disappoint! His presentation was engaging, interesting, entertaining and filled with anecdotes that were relevant to our industry. We would gladly work with Jonathan again.