Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus

Technology Futurist, Business Strategist and Disruptive Innovation Expert

Speaker Categories: Business & Consumer Trends | Business Strategy | Headliners - Technology | Innovation | Innovation | COVID-19 | Virtual Keynotes | Futurist | Information Technology

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Technology Futurist, Business Strategist
and Disruptive Innovation Expert

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurist Speakers on Global Trends and Disruptive Innovation. The New York Times has referred to him as one of the top three business gurus in the highest demand as a speaker.

Established Industry Expert

He is a strategic advisor to executives from Fortune 500 companies helping them to develop game-changing strategies based on his proven methodologies for capitalizing on technology innovations and their future impact. He is the author of seven books, including The New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller Flash Foresight, as well as the international best-seller Technotrends. His latest book, The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Disruption and Change Into Opportunity and Advantage, is an Amazon #1 Hot New Release for Business.

Technology Futurist, Innovation and Business Strategist

Daniel Burrus’ accurate predictions date back to the early 1980s where he became the first and only technology futurist to accurately identify the  20 Technologies that would become the driving forces of business and economic change for decades to come. Since then he has established a worldwide reputation for his exceptional record of predicting the future of technology driven change and its direct impact on the business world. As a business strategist, he has helped hundreds of clients profit from new opportunities and develop successful competitive business strategies based on the creative application of leading-edge technologies. Daniel is a thought leader and contributing writer on the topics of innovation, change and the future for Harvard Business Review, Linkedin, Huffington Post, Wired Magazine and Examiner.com to name a few.

Futurist Keynote Speaker

An award winning keynote speaker, Daniel has delivered over 3,000 keynote speeches to corporations, associations, and professional organizations worldwide. In his presentations, he blends timely and provocative insights with just the right amount of humor and motivation to enable his audiences to take positive action. He is a master at customizing his presentations to his audiences as he identifies game-changing trends that will have a direct impact on his audience members and offers powerful, practical guidance for turning rapid change into a competitive advantage.

Global Innovation and Technology Trends Researcher

His passion for research became apparent in his third year of college, when Burrus became one of the first undergraduates in the nation to direct a federal research grant. He went on to found and manage six businesses, four of which were national leaders in their first year. As a highly successful entrepreneur, he knows how to translate research findings into practical competitive advantages.

Digital Keynotes

Daniel’s Digital Keynote offering is designed to be: an interactive experience and is customized to your audience and industry. The goal is to exceed your meeting goal expectations, and provide your audience with access to a thought-provoking and dynamic keynote presentation from Daniel Burrus.

Webinars

Daniel Burrus is a master at customizing his webinar offerings to fit each client’s unique needs. He identifies game-changing trends that will have a direct impact on attendees and offers powerful, practical guidance for turning rapid change and disruption into a competitive advantage.

Today, as founder and CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements and innovation in technology driven trends, Daniel helps clients profit from technological, social and business forces that are converging to create enormous untapped opportunities.

The Anticipatory Leader™: Predict Change and Create Extraordinary Results

Based on decades of research and experience applying his Hard Trend methodology to leading companies worldwide, Daniel has identified the missing competency: Anticipation. With his Anticipatory Organization Model, Burrus enables business leaders to separate Hard Trends from Soft Trends. When you learn to analyze and perceive trends this way, it is possible to tap into what Burrus calls Everyday Innovation, solving challenges faster, and recognizing previously invisible opportunities. Mastering these capabilities will position your organization to be the disruptor instead of being the disrupted—thus creating competitive advantage, and reducing risk.

Accelerating Growth: Leading With Strategic Foresight and Certainty

Accelerating growth requires a new way of thinking about overcoming obstacles and acting on new opportunities. All too often, change comes from the outside in, forcing us to react by slipping into a crisis management mode, and putting out fires. This presentation is about opportunity management, identifying the driving forces of predictable change, driving growth strategies from the inside out, and taking control of our future.

Accelerating Growth in a Recovering Economy: Taking Control of Your Future and Capitalizing on the Next Wave of Technological Change

In a recovering economy, accelerating growth requires a new way of thinking about overcoming obstacles, as well as identifying and acting on new opportunities. Often, change comes from the outside in, forcing us to react by slipping into a crisis management mode and continuously putting out fires. This presentation is about opportunity management—identifying the driving forces of predictable change and using innovative strategies to drive growth from the inside out.

Leading With Strategic Foresight and Certainty: Anticipating New Opportunities and Predicting Problems Before they Happen

In times of unprecedented change and uncertainty, we need to ask ourselves, “What am I certain about?” Strategies based on uncertainty and hope equal high levels of risk. Strategies based on certainty dramatically reduce risk and produce superior results. Hindsight always brings lament. You can never go back and change your past decisions and actions. Strategic foresight takes your vision to a new actionable level by adding the events that will happen in the future. Over the past quarter century, Daniel Burrus has established a worldwide reputation for his exceptional record of accurately predicting how technological, social, and business forces are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities. Based on his revolutionary method of identifying Hard Trends from Soft Trends, and Permanent Changes from Cyclical Changes, attendees learn how to both anticipate and capitalize on new opportunities, as well as predict problems long before they happen. In addition, they will learn how to use the new tools and rules of leadership to accelerate growth.

Virtualization & Advanced Cloud Services: Driving Business Process Transformation

Burrus takes the concept of looking into the future and transforms it into a new paradigm for running highly successful businesses that use new tools of innovation for driving business process transformation designed to dramatically increase agility, speed and cost savings for accelerating growth both now and in the future. Virtualization and advanced cloud services are rapidly transforming the IT landscape, allowing IT to focus more on innovation versus maintenance. Virtualization is a style of computing where scalable and elastic IT-enabled capabilities are delivered as a service to customers using Internet technology. We already have virtual desktops, servers, networking, storage, and security, to name a few processes that are V-enabling the enterprise. There are public clouds, community clouds, virtual private clouds, private cloud services, and hybrid clouds that allow organizations to create infrastructure as a service. In his thought-provoking and highly motivating presentation, Daniel Burrus teaches how to Anticipate the evolution of virtualization and cloud services using the new science of certainty, Accelerate growth by gaining new levels of agility and speed, and Transform the underlying business processes of how we sell, market, communicate, collaborate, innovate, train and educate…because if you don’t someone else will.

Business Process Transformation: The Megatrends that Are Changing Everything

Daniel Burrus takes the concept of looking into the future and transforms it into a new paradigm for running an Anticipatory Organization using the new tools of innovation for driving business process transformation. The Cloud, Virtualization, Mobility, and Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2M) are the great enablers allowing organizations to transform every business process in ways that were impossible just a few years ago to dramatically reduce costs and drive new revenue streams.
  • The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Disruption and Change into Opportunity and Advantage
    The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Disruption and Change into Opportunity and Advantage Purchase Book
  • Technotrends
    Technotrends Purchase Book
  • Flash Foresight: How to See the Invisible and Do the Impossible
    Flash Foresight: How to See the Invisible and Do the Impossible Purchase Book

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  • The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Disruption and Change into Opportunity and Advantage
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  • Flash Foresight: How to See the Invisible and Do the Impossible
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