Mike Walsh is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing business for the 21st century. He advises leaders on how to thrive in this era of disruptive technological change. Mike’s clients include many of the global Fortune 500, and as a sought-after keynote speaker, he regularly shares the stage with world leaders and business icons alike. Mike previously founded Jupiter Research in Australia and has also held senior strategy roles at News Corporation in the Asia Pacific Region. He is currently a board member and strategic investor in the North Alliance, Scandinavia’s leading digital marketing group. Mike’s best-selling book FUTURETAINMENT, published by Phaidon was the winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York.
THOUGHT LEADER Rather than focusing on the distant future, Mike takes an anthropological approach – scanning the near horizon for emerging technologies and disruptive shifts in human behaviour, and then translating these into pragmatic plans for business transformation. A prolific winter and commentator, Mike’s views have appeared in a wide range of international publications including BusinessWeek, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal.
GLOBAL NOMAD Constantly travelling 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.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER Mike has delivered close to 1,000 keynote speeches around the world to companies in almost every industry. With a background in research and strategic consulting, Mike first leads his clients through a pre-event research process, designed to pinpoint the most relevant issues impacting their business and the strategies with the best chance of delivering meaningful change. Once the research is complete, Mike will have everything he needs to deliver a high-energy, thought-provoking keynote that provides relevant solutions for your audience and sets the tone for your entire event.