Daniel Burrus is considered one of the world’s leading
technology forecasters and business strategists, and is the founder and CEO of
a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements in technology
driven trends to help clients better understand how technological, social and
business forces are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities.
He is also a strategic advisor to executives from many
Fortune 500 companies, helping them to develop successful competitive
strategies based on the creative application of leading-edge technologies. The
New York Times has referred to Daniel Burrus as one of America's "Top Three Business Gurus" in the
highest demand as a speaker.
In 1983, Daniel Burrus became the first and only futurist to accurately
identify the twenty technologies that would become the driving force of
business and economic change for decades to come. Since then, Mr. Burrus has
continued to establish a worldwide reputation for his exceptional record of
predicting the future of technological change and its direct impact on the
When Speaking Minds was founded in 2007 in New Zealand, little did we envisage that this would grow into an international brand with offices in India and London in less than a decade. We set up the business to share what we had learnt, from the privileges we have had in our jobs – of access to knowledge.
Bringing India to the rest of the world was our driving force.
The dna of our business is genuinely about sharing knowledge with the
world, from thought leaders and experts who are notable achievers in
their field. Raga D'silva quit her highly successful corporate career in
New Zealand in 2007, to set up a dream business of connecting
knowledge, insights, motivation from exceptional talent with the
corporate world, globally.