Daniel Burrus

Tagline: Innovation Futurist

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Strategies for Thriving in an AI-Driven World

With the introduction of ChatGPT by OpenAI, and all of the other major players jumping on the AI bandwagon, hundreds of new AI empowered tools are now available that have the power to transform the way we live, work, and play.

It’s becoming increasingly important for businesses to adapt and embrace these new tool sets with an anticipatory mindset to stay both relevant and competitive. In this speech, Daniel Burrus will explore the opportunities and challenges that AI presents for businesses and discuss practical strategies for future-proofing your organization in an AI-driven world.

As a strategic advisor to both the military and leading companies on AI, Daniel will examine the current state of AI technology and its potential impact on various industries, from healthcare and finance to retail and manufacturing. He will discuss the key drivers of AI adoption, such as improving efficiency, reducing costs, and enhancing customer experiences.

KEY TAKEAWAYS:

In this eye-opening and highly motivating presentation by one of the world’s leading global futurists, disruptive innovation experts, and serial entrepreneurs, New York Times bestselling author of seven books Daniel Burrus will provide specific strategies and tools for incorporating AI into your business.

In addition, Burrus will use industry examples to teach attendees how to identify the Hard Trends based on future facts that will happen and how to use those certainties, and the game-changing opportunities they provide, to turn disruption and change into opportunity and advantage.

Using Burrus’ mastery of storytelling to illustrate examples, deliverables include:

 

  • How to harness new AI tools to lower costs, increase speed and accelerate growth.
  • Strategies for incorporating AI into your business operations, such as automating repetitive tasks and using AI-powered analytics for decision-making to name a few.
  • Understanding the importance of investing in employee training and development to ensure your workforce is equipped to work alongside AI technologies.
  • Emphasis on the importance of maintaining a customer-centric approach and how AI can help businesses to better understand customer needs and preferences.
  • How to use the certainty that comes from Hard Trends to accelerate both Everyday Innovation and Exponential Innovation with much lower risk.
  • A deeper understanding of the potential impact of AI on your business and practical strategies to leverage this technology to future-proof your organization.

Harnessing Hard Trends for Rapid Innovation and Exponential Growth

In the fast-paced world of business, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. That’s why the explosive growth of Generative AI tools has become a game-changer, offering unparalleled opportunities for both growth and disruption.

Digital transformation is happening at an exponential rate, making it more important than ever to anticipate change and act accordingly. Anticipatory Leaders are paving the way by using Hard Trends based on future facts to identify and address disruptions before they even happen.

By pre-solving predictable problems and anticipating customer needs, Anticipatory Leaders can gain a competitive advantage that helps them stay ahead of the curve. Don’t get left behind – become an Anticipatory Leader and unlock the full potential of your business.

KEY TAKEAWAYS (Customized for Each Audience):

Get ready for an enlightening and energizing presentation by Daniel Burrus – a world-renowned global futurist, disruptive innovation expert, and successful serial entrepreneur. As a New York Times bestselling author of seven books, Burrus expertly weaves together real-life examples with a touch of humor to reveal the most important trends shaping our future and the exciting opportunities they present.

Through industry-specific examples, attendees will learn how to identify Hard Trends based on future facts that are certain to occur, and how to leverage these insights to develop low-risk, high-reward strategies for elevating value, accelerating growth, and achieving transformative results. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable insights to propel your business to the next level.

Using Burrus’ mastery of storytelling to illustrate examples, deliverables include:

  • Unlock the power of new AI tools to increase speed, lower costs, and drive growth.
  • Anticipate and prepare for disruptions before they happen by identifying and acting on Hard Trends.
  • Pre-solve predictable problems to move forward faster by leveraging Hard Trends to gain a competitive edge.
  • Accelerate growth by identifying emerging opportunities through the use of Hard Trends.
  • Stay ahead of the curve by identifying Soft Trends and influencing them to your advantage.
  • Leverage the certainty provided by Hard Trends to drive both Everyday, and Exponential Innovation with reduced risk.
  • Accelerate your organization’s growth and your employees’ success through Problem Skipping techniques.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Drive Innovation and Growth

KEYNOTE DESCRIPTION:

The use of Artificial Intelligence is not new, but it has recently gone from an evolutionary state to a revolutionary state with the explosion of new Generative AI tools. As this world becomes increasingly digital, incorporating Generative AI into your business strategy is critical to lowering costs as well as driving innovation and fueling growth.

In this keynote presentation, Daniel Burrus will share AI tools and strategies that can be used to lower costs, increase speed, and drive new levels of innovation and growth. In addition, he will share what not to do with Generative AI tools in order to protect your digital, and real-world assets.

As a strategic advisor to both the military and leading companies on AI, Daniel will examine the current state of AI technology and its potential to free up human resources to focus on higher-value activities to accelerate innovation and growth. He will share a wide variety of examples of how businesses are using AI, and how audience members can benefit both today and tomorrow.

KEY TAKEAWAYS:

In this eye-opening and highly motivating presentation by one of the world’s leading global futurists, disruptive innovation experts, and serial entrepreneurs, New York Times bestselling author of seven books, Daniel Burrus will provide specific strategies and tools for incorporating AI into your business.

In addition, Burrus will use industry examples to teach attendees how to identify the Hard Trends based on future facts that will happen and how to use those certainties, and the game-changing opportunities they provide, to turn disruption and change into opportunity and advantage.

Using Burrus’ mastery of storytelling to illustrate examples, deliverables include:

  • How to harness new AI tools to lower costs, increase speed and accelerate growth.
  • The potential benefits AI can bring to your business and what to consider when optimizing your operations.
  • Valuable insights AI can provide in analyzing customer behavior and market trends.
  • How to use AI to gain insights into your business, customers, and industry.
  • Strategies for incorporating AI into your business operations, such as automating repetitive tasks and using AI-powered analytics for decision-making to name a few.
  • How to use the certainty that comes from Hard Trends to accelerate both Everyday Innovation and Exponential Innovation with much lower risk.
  • The ethical implications of AI and considerations in ensuring you are using this technology effectively and responsibly.

  • Future-Proofing Your Business: Strategies for Thriving in an AI-Driven World
  • Anticipatory Leader: Harnessing Hard Trends for Rapid Innovation and Exponential Growth
  • Harnessing AI for Your Organization: How Artificial Intelligence Can Drive Innovation and Growth
  • Positive Disruption: Accelerating Innovation, Growth, and Relevance Through Transformative Change
  • Accelerating Growth with Strategic Foresight: Elevating Your Path to Success
  • The Anticipatory Organization®: Leveraging Hard Trends for Enhanced Strategic Planning, Rapid Innovation, and Transformational Outcomes
  • Disruptive Innovation: Harnessing the Power of Megatrends to Transform The Future
  • Ripe for Disruption: Exploring AI Transformations, Opportunities, and Challenges Now and in the Future
  • Technology-Driven Trends Transforming Healthcare

Travels from:

  • San Diego, CA

Fee Range:

  • Fees* $35,001 - $50,000

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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. He is a strategic advisor to executives from Fortune 500 companies helping them to develop game-changing strategies […]

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.

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. 

Daniel Burrus accurate predictions date back to the early 1980s where he became the first and only futurist to accurately identify the 20 Exponential Technologies that would become the driving forces of business and economic change for decades to come.

They included digital electronics, A.I., distributed computing, genetic engineering, lasers, optical storage, photovoltaics, fiberoptics, and nano technologies to name a few.

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.

Daniel Burrus | Innovation Futurist

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. Daniel Burrus 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.

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

As an innovative and impactful keynote speaker, Daniel Burrus will bring this expertise to your audience, blending timely and provocative knowledge with just the right amount of humor and motivation for presentations filled with information you can take away and use immediately to gain a competitive advantage.

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