Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
New South Wales
Mike Walsh travels over 300 days a year worldwide: researching trends, collecting case studies and presenting on the future of business and leadership.
Mike is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing companies for the 21st century. A global nomad, futurist and author of the bestselling book, The Algorithmic Leader, he advises some of the world’s biggest organizations on digital transformation and disruptive innovation in this new era of machine intelligence.
A prolific writer and commentator, Mike’s views have appeared in a wide range of international publications including Harvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal.
Each week he interviews provocative thinkers, innovators and troublemakers on his podcast, Between Worlds.
His latest book, The Algorithmic Leader: How to be smart when machines are smarter than you, offers a hopeful and practical guide for reinventing leadership and organizations. Mike's other books include Futuretainment (winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York), published by Phaidon, and The Dictionary Of Dangerous Ideas.
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Rather than focusing on the distant future, Mike takes an anthropological approach - scanning the near horizon for emerging technologies and disruptive shifts in human behavior, and then translating these into pragmatic plans for digital transformation.
A prolific writer and commentator, Mike’s views have appeared in a wide range of international publications including BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal.
Constantly traveling the world for the best ideas, Mike spends more than 300 days a year on the road interviewing innovators, entrepreneurs and corporate revolutionaries to provide his clients and audiences with a fresh and compelling vision of tomorrow’s opportunities.
Mike has delivered close to a thousand keynote speeches around the world to companies in almost every industry. His customized presentations leave audiences prepared and inspired to transform the way they do business.
TOPIC #1 - New Rules For A New World
Mike Walsh's inspiring new keynote presentation will offer audiences an insight into the organizations and leaders that are successfully navigating this period of change, and how to create a playbook for their own transformation. Becoming future-proof is more than just about getting through the current crisis - it is about being ready for the new world that awaits us on the other side.
TOPIC #2 - The Algorithmic Leader
In this inspiring keynote, Mike Walsh, futurist and author will present a vivid portrait of a brave new world orchestrated by machines that think, and how tomorrow's leaders can upgrade their capabilities to survive and thrive in an age of accelerating technology.
TOPIC #3 - Designing Your Business For The 21st Century
In this keynote, Walsh will outline the forces shaping the future of business and consumer behaviour, and the lessons learned from successful Fortune 500 companies on leveraging disruptive innovation, adopting a data-driven mindset and leading change through digital transformation.
New Rules For A New World
The Algorithmic Leader
Designing Your Business For The 21st Century
Mike Walsh is a dynamic and innovative keynote speaker who can deliver a powerful vision of the future for your customers, your company and your industry. Here is what you can expect when you work with Mike for your next event:
Drawing on his experiences advising global Fortune 500 companies, Mike will take a deep dive into your industry and company and identify the specific trends driving change for you and your customers.
Just as important as knowing what's coming next, is knowing what to do next. After each presentation, Mike offers audiences a PDF summary filled with practical recommendations and simple steps to immediately take action on the insights discussed.
Mind Grenades are provocative, challenging questions designed to prompt further discussion and reflection. Mike shares a number of these for attendees to take back to their teams to inspire change.
Expect videos, music and thought-provoking visuals as part of a cinematic-like experience that your audience will be talking about for years to come.
Complete the form in the availability calendar to find out more about Mike's topics and fees.
Virtual Keynote Rate: $12 500 for a Pre-recorded 30 minute keynote talk tailored to your company
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David Velazquez03/30/2022 at 3:35 pm
Very insightful and full of powerful content. I really found your “next actions” a very useful tool for turning ideas into a concrete follow up to drive change.
– David Velazquez, VP Operations China of Mercedes Benz Financial Services
Ai Leen Yeoh03/30/2022 at 3:35 pm
A wake-up call for us to prepare for the needs of the next generation. I am glad the board of directors attended this session. Thank you.
– Ai Leen Yeoh, Head of Customer Analytics of RHB Bank
Matthew Groom03/30/2022 at 3:35 pm
Mike bridged IT legacy practices with the future reality. All too often IT takes the technology centric view and Mike called us to action to engage our customers, not publish to them.
– Matthew Groom, Sr. Director of Luxottica
Nikki Franz03/30/2022 at 3:34 pm
Loved the presentation and gained a greater understanding of the need for us to move forward quickly to engage our people and our customers. Some amazing “a-ha” moments for me.
– Nikki Franz, Training Manager SA/NT of Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Bill Joyner,03/30/2022 at 3:34 pm
I thought the presentation was spot on. I wish my former industry, newspapers, would have embraced change much sooner … and would have implemented a much different strategy than is presently engaged.
– Bill Joyner, Vice President Corporate Banking of BBVA Compass
Shane Hinchliffe03/30/2022 at 3:33 pm
Stunning—one of the best and most engaging presentations I have witnessed!
– Shane Hinchliffe, Knowledge Manager of LinkWater
Elaine Legault03/30/2022 at 3:33 pm
Impressed with the level of research you did to speak to the audience rather than deliver a generic message. Probably the one session that I will share and use because it gives a structure to driving innovation and thinking strategically.
– Elaine Legault, Director, Production Services of Montreal Convention Centre
Doug Farndale03/30/2022 at 3:33 pm
Great session Mike, I liked your premise of customer-focused innovation and finding out the “one thing” that would make the board spill their coffee.
– Doug Farndale, Cloud Director of Cisco
Fabrizio Alves03/30/2022 at 3:32 pm
Knut Ingvar Eriksen03/30/2022 at 3:32 pm
Thanks for a very good presentation at the summit! You pinpointed a number of observations relevant for me in my every day work as a leader.
– Knut Ingvar Eriksen, VP Technology/ CTO of Telenor
Daniel Serraon03/30/2022 at 3:31 pm
Amazingly fresh presentation with tons of thought leadership and practical actions to take the next step in evolving our teams.
– Daniel Serraon, Category Insights Manager of Red Bull
Takao Kuroda03/30/2022 at 3:31 pm
The session inspired me a lot. I just started my new leadership role in Sony Mexico one month ago. The idea of replacing e-mail with Facebook is exactly what I want to do. Those insights into the future are a great eye opener to rebuild our mid-range planning.
– Takao Kuroda, President of Sony Mexico
Gary Woolf03/30/2022 at 3:31 pm
Andrew Roberts,03/30/2022 at 3:30 pm
I have been responsible for finding many guests speakers over the years at various car brands I have worked for and the reaction to you was the best I have seen anywhere. It was inspirational and most importantly for us totally supported our outlook on what we want to do with Bentley.
– Andrew Roberts, Head of Brand Communications of Bentley Motors Limited
Elaine Legault11/20/2020 at 12:10 pm
Impressed with the level of research you did to speak to the audience rather than deliver a generic message. Probably the one session that I will share and use because it gives a structure to driving innovation and thinking strategically. Elaine Legault, Director, Production Services of Montreal Convention Centre
Peter Williams07/21/2020 at 9:28 am
Mike is a very engaging speaker and brings to life the future with stories and visuals in a way that is accessible to both people with a strong understanding of the future as well as those who don’t have the same level of understanding. He has a unique ability to open the eyes of the audience in a positive way. Mike tailors his speech to his audience and is excellent in delivery. He is not someone that you need to micro manage because he lives and breathes his field and has a strong focus on helping organisations achieve the outcomes they need.
– Peter Williams, Partner of Deloitte Australia