Trusted board-level technology advisor, Futurist Keynote Speaker and former IBM Global Managing Partner, Andrew Grill is a top-rated presenter and commentator on issues around digital disruption, social selling, the workplace of the future, emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, digital diversity, personal branding, and employee advocacy.
Andrew hosts the Pragmatic Futurist Podcast series available on all podcast platforms.
He speaks at more than 50 events globally each year – to groups such as:
Management Meetings (DHL, Nike, Nestle, Euler Hermes, Arriva, Johnson Matthey, Taylor Wessing, Bunzl, De Beers)
Large Conference Keynotes (LinkedIn, TEDx, SXSW, Bloomberg, CPA Australia, Mayo Clinic, ICMIF, WGSN)
Internal Meetings (Barclays, IBM, Vodafone, Mars, Thomson Reuters, Royal London, ANZ, KPMG)
Keynotes for customer events (Wella, TechnoGym, CBRE, Schroders, Mercer, Damco, Linedata, Mobotix, Ingram Micro)
Intimate C-suite briefings (British Airways, Finnair, UK Government, Westpac, Qantas, Aon, American Airlines, Shell)
Shown below is a sample of companies Andrew has spoken to.
Importantly, each keynote is perfectly tailored to meet every client’s specific needs. Click on one of the blue linked company names above for more details on each speaking engagement including video replays.
His insights can be delivered as an inspiring and impactful keynote for your management off-site, a facilitated workshop or as an ongoing strategic consulting engagement.
Andrew has developed an important and relevant niche as The Pragmatic Futurist. Unlike traditional Futurists who can paint a picture of the future in 10, 20 or even 50 years time, Andrew delivers practical and actionable insights in every session.
Past client testimonials prove that the advice he delivers is relevant and completely relatable to each and every audience. As he has run companies, and lead large teams over a 30+ year career, you and your delegates are guaranteed to leave with a list of things they can do that day or the next week.
100% digital, Andrew believes that “to get digital you need to be digital” and his engaging keynotes provide actionable insights on how to achieve corporate goals on a global and long-lasting scale.
A seasoned corporate leader, Andrew has launched and run technology companies in Europe and Australia and worked with and for some of the world’s leading companies including Telstra, Vodafone, Nestle, BBC, American Express, John Lewis, and Unilever.
He is also a seasoned TEDx speaker, having presented at 5 separate TEDx events, and has performed in over 40 countries in his 20-year speaking career.
Andrew has also started a Podcast show titled “The Pragmatic Futurist Podcast”. Listen to episodes on the podcast page.