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Key Points for Ross Dawson

  • Ross Dawson is one of the most prominent futurists globally, with his work featured by The New York Times, The Times, BBC, Le Monde, Die Welt, El País, Australian Financial Review and many other major media outlets in over 40 countries.
  • He is in strong demand worldwide, having delivered keynotes in 32 countries, ranging from Panama to Portugal to the Philippines and far beyond.
  • He is a favourite speaker of the world’s most sophisticated organisations such as American Express, Coca-Cola, Commonwealth Bank, Dubai Ministry of Finance, Gartner, Google, IBM, KPMG, Macquarie Bank, Oracle, Procter & Gamble, PwC, Roche and Visa.
  • He is a leader of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ (AICD) Directing Innovation program, frequently works with boards and executive teams of major organisations on innovation and dealing with disruption.
  • He was named as one of the most influential people in the world on topics including the future of work, fintech, crowdfunding, and Enterprise 2.0, and by Digital Media magazine as one of the 40 biggest players in Australia’s digital age.

Topics for Ross Dawson

  • AI and the Future of Work
    The future of work will be massively shaped by the rise of AI. In this thought-provoking and inspiring keynote, Dawson provides guidance into the factors shaping the future of work, the role of AI, and how to create highly successful organizations in this world. He introduces valuable models, foundational principles, and actionable strategies to unlock the potential of the Humans + AI collaboration.
  • Thriving on Overload
    Massive information overload is the defining feature of our age. The capacity to thrive in a world of overwhelm is now the single most important capability for success, generating powerful insight, better decisions, and greater wellbeing. In this compelling keynote Ross Dawson shares engaging insights and powerful, actionable prescriptions on how to flourish in an accelerating world.
  • Your Future in a World of Accelerating Change
    The world is accelerating, driven by compounding knowledge, social shifts, and exponential technologies. We must - and we can - thrive in today and tomorrow’s extraordinary world by learning how to amplify our capabilities. Ross has delivered tailored versions of this keynote to a wide range of audiences across many industries.
  • Excellence in a World of Hybrid Work
    Work has irreversibly changed to a hybrid world. Intelligently integrating flexibility with powerful employee experience enables increased productivity and engagement Drawing on lessons from the world’s most successful distributed companies, Dawson provides powerful insights on managing effectively, building a positive culture, attracting talent, and maximising wellbeing.
  • AI and Innovation Board Briefings and Executive Workshops
    Ross works extensively with boards and executive teams on innovation strategy and implementing AI. He has been leader of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Leading Innovation program, and is in demand globally for his engaging style, powerful.

Testimonials for Ross Dawson

Ross gave a presentation that was smack bang on brief. Absolutely perfect for our event requirements.
National Marketing Manager
Investment Management Firm

Ross's opening keynote was a fantastic kick-off for the conference. Feedback on his presentation was consistently excellent.
Technology Network

Our feedback from Ross Dawson’s is as high as we have experienced. His presentation was visual, entertaining and one of the most innovative and thought-provoking keynote speeches I have heard over many years. His professionalism and experience shined through on every occasion.
Board Member
Global Accounting Network

Ross Dawson delivered an outstanding speech at my CIO Summit. He was visionary, articulate and entertaining. Ross’ insights on the IT world were refreshing and out-of-box. Just having his name alone on the programme was enough to command our potential delegates to attend. He is efficient and a pleasure to work with. I will not hesitate to recommend him.
Conference Director
Professional Conference Organiser

BIG thanks for your really interesting and informative session today. We had great feedback with many members telling us how much they had enjoyed it (myself included).
HR Association

The feedback I have received from your presentation has been extremely positive and valuable to all who attended this year.
Managing Director
Financial Planning Network

Ross did an excellent job. He interpreted the brief very well and facilitated the workshop in a very professional way. I am sure we will have the opportunity to use his services again.
Head of Treasury and Capital Markets
Investment Bank

Ross Dawson gave us a fabulous session at our partner offsite. There was great feedback from the partner group.
Managing Partner
Law Firm

Thank you again for speaking and being part of our recent Mindshop Australasian Conference in Melbourne. We had some terrific feedback to your session which certainly opened people’s eyes to the ‘opportunities’ available to them through future technologies and also what changes people will have to make to their existing business models / networks.
Managing Director

I’d like to thank you for presenting at our Partner Offsite this week. Your session was fantastic, incredibly thought provoking and extremely well received by the team. It was exactly what we were looking for – and gave us a lot to contemplate as we think about our strategy in the sector.
Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications
KPMG Australia

Ross's opening keynote was a fantastic kick-off for the conference. His twin themes of the importance of networking and emerging technology trends set the scene for an great event. Feedback on his presentation was consistently excellent.
ANZA Technology Network

Ross Dawson is an engaging speaker with the ability to get people thinking beyond tomorrow. He spells out what it will take for businesses to succeed in the knowledge-based economy of the future, providing a practical framework that audiences from any services industry can understand.
Managing Editor
Online Banking Review

Ross Dawson is a very dynamic speaker who presents his ideas in an exciting and interactive manner. His presentations engage the audience and enable a dialogue for true interaction between all parties. I would highly recommend Ross as a speaker for any event or conference.
Business Development Institute

Ross spoke at a senior management team offsite themed about partnership models. His presentation stimulated our thinking on several levels. It challenged our preconceptions about the value of information, the adoption and adaptation of new technologies, the shifts in client relationships and the networked economy. His thoughts on leadership and communication were extremely valuable in promoting a lively discussion. Ross is an innovative thinker and has a practical and engaging approach to presenting his ideas and knowledge. His contribution to our offsite was one of the keys to making it such a success.
Chief Operating Officer Services
ABN Amro Australia

Ross Dawson is a very professional, well prepared speaker with a lot of well researched and very well presented material. He evinces a positive response from a wide range of participants.

Ross provided an extremely insightful presentation at the ADERANT client conference - particularly in terms of the global trends and issues in the professional services market, and how local firms can position themselves to turn these into a strategic advantage.
Vice President
Asia Pacific Sales, Aderant

Ross Dawson has achieved a remarkable synthesis of concepts that powerfully capture the zeitgeist of today's business environment. Executives should heed his words, to clarify their role in shaping the emerging living global network of business.
Conference Co-Chairman
IBM Symposium on the Coevolution of Business-Technology Innovation