Dr Mark van Rijmenam

Tagline: Strategic Futurist

Keynote Topics

How to Thrive in the Age of AI

We’re living in the most transformative era in history, where machines and humans converge like never before. And as AI continues to reshape every industry and workforce, the need for visionary leaders who can harness its power and unlock new opportunities has never been greater.

Join me, Dr Mark van Rijmenam, as we dive into the fascinating world of synthetic media, data, and biology and explore the seven key principles of leading in a synthetic world.

From embracing your synthetic self to adopting an exponential mindset and long-term thinking, I’ll equip you with the tools and insights you need to thrive in this age of AI.

In this exciting and thought-provoking keynote, we’ll explore how to prepare for the synthetic future and apply cutting-edge technologies to drive innovation, growth, and transformation.

So, get ready to ignite your imagination, unlock your potential, and become a true leader in the era of synthetic reality!

Leadership in a World Driven by Exponential Change

As a leader, staying ahead of the curve and understanding how the world around us is rapidly evolving, fuelled by exponential growth in technologies like AI, is critical.

But in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing business landscape, missing the train can mean the end of your organisation, no matter how big or old your company is. 

Together, we’ll explore the critical skills and competencies essential for success in a world driven by exponential change, from embracing an exponential mindset to developing a long-term strategic vision that will guide your organisation into the future.

In this inspiring keynote, I’ll take you on a journey into the future and equip you with the tools and insights you need to stay ahead of the curve.

So, get ready to embrace the future of leadership and become a true leader in the age of exponential change with me, Dr Mark van Rijmenam.

In this mind-bending keynote, we will explore what is real and what is fake in a world driven by synthetic data and media. In an algorithmic post-truth world, the lines between reality and fiction are becoming increasingly blurred, and it’s essential to understand how to navigate this new landscape. 

As Morpheus said in The Matrix, “What is real? How do you define real?” But even his definition is no longer true in today’s world.

That’s why I’m excited to bring my digital twin to this talk and take the audience on a journey into the unknown, exploring the latest trends and emerging technologies that are reshaping our world and our perception of reality.

Together, we’ll explore the implications of this new world, from the challenges and opportunities of synthetic data and media to the ethical considerations of using these technologies.

So, get ready to challenge your assumptions and redefine your understanding of what is real and what is fake.

  • Unleashing the Generative AI Genie: A Brave New Metaverse or a Nightmare Scenario?
  • How the Metaverse Will Change Business Forever
  • How the Future of Work and the Metaverse Will Transform the Employee Experience
  • Artificial Intelligence: Good or Bad?
  • The Collaboration Era – How to Thrive in an Exponential World
  • AI is like Lego; preparing your business to become a bionic organisation
  • Enabling Enterprise Digital Twins with 5G
  • Big Data in Business; How to be ready for a data-driven future
  • The Future of Work
  • How to Prepare for a Data-Driven Future
  • How to Innovate in today’s world
  • How Will Leadership Change in Today’s World
  • How the Role of IT is Changing
  • Preparing for a Decentralised World
  • DeFi, Blockchain and the Revolution of the Financial Industry
  • Big Data is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Travels from:

  • Sydney, NSW

Fee Range:

  • Fees* $20,001 - $35,000




Dr Mark van Rijmenam, CSP, renowned as The Digital Speaker, is a trailblazing strategic futurist and highly sought-after international keynote speaker. His unique ability to simplify intricate concepts and captivate audiences has inspired and enlightened over 100,000 managers, directors, and C-level executives across more than 25 countries on all continents. In 2023, Dr Mark van […]

Dr Mark van Rijmenam, CSP, renowned as The Digital Speaker, is a trailblazing strategic futurist and highly sought-after international keynote speaker.

His unique ability to simplify intricate concepts and captivate audiences has inspired and enlightened over 100,000 managers, directors, and C-level executives across more than 25 countries on all continents. In 2023, Dr Mark van Rijmenam was awarded the Certified Speaking Professional and Global Speaking Fellow accreditations.

Expert Advisor on AI, Blockchain, and the Metaverse
With a deep understanding of (generative) AI, blockchain, the metaverse, and other emerging technologies, Dr Van Rijmenam is the trusted advisor to leading companies and governments seeking to innovate and thrive in the digital age.

Academic and Professional Background
Dr Van Rijmenam holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, a Master of Science in Marketing Management, and a PhD in Management from the University of Technology Sydney.

His research focuses on how organisations should navigate big data analytics, blockchain, and AI. Dr Mark van Rijmenam is a respected voice in the technology community and a member of the Professional Speaker Australia association and the Global Speakers Federation.

Dr Mark van Rijmenam | Strategic Futurist

Dynamic Presentations and Corporate Education
As a distinguished 5-time author and corporate educator, Dr Van Rijmenam is celebrated for his candid, independent, and balanced insights. His engaging and thought-provoking presentations, webinars, workshops, and podcasts empower audiences to embrace the future and stay ahead of the curve in today’s rapidly changing digital world.

Electrifying Keynote Speeches on the Future of Work
In his keynote speeches, Dr Van Rijmenam explores the future of work, the role of the metaverse, generative AI, such as ChatGPT, and the importance of data-driven customer-centricity.

Dr Mark van Rijmenam emphasises the need for ethical applications of technology and helps organisations build trust while leveraging data for growth and innovation.s and governments while considering the human side of technology to ensure the ethical application of such digital tech.

Dr Van Rijmenam keeps his audience informed about the future of work and the organisation of tomorrow. He is also the founder of the Futurwise Institute, focusing on elevating global digital awareness to ensure a responsible and thriving digital future for all.

Adventurous Spirit and Unparalleled Expertise Dr Van Rijmenam’s adventurous spirit is showcased through his 2011 charity cycling adventure around Australia, covering 14,122 km in 100 days to raise €25,000 for a children’s cancer foundation.

This experience has instilled in him the values of perseverance, focus, discipline, and a positive mindset – qualities he brings to his work as a strategic futurist.

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