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Ian is an active speaker and spends more than 200 days per year speaking at conferences, trade shows and private events. As a Technology Futurist, Ian brings a wealth of knowledge to attendees in helping understand the impact of technology and the steps that need to be taken to unravel success in the era of the 4th Industrial revolution.

The Transformative Journey from Disruption to Value Creation

Learn why going from being disrupted to becoming a value creator can change the fate of your business. Some of the worlds largest and most successful companies follow a code of excellence. Among all these companies, the code is similar and has seven key areas that everyone adopts, fuelling massive success. Learn about the 7 axioms of ultimate success and how you can be a leader in what you do by not disrupting anything, but by becoming a value creation focused organization.

Why the Internet of Things Changes Everything with Data

Learn how the Internet of Things (IoT) is fast changing industry and catapulting us into the 4th Industrial Revolution. Gain insider knowledge on how IoT systems are affecting specific industries, its uses and the path forward. Also learn about the power of information that is generated by IoT devices and how it can be used for a positive change.

Meaningful Conversations – the 7 Axioms of Value Creation

Meaningful Conversations sets you up for success in todays era of technology disruption. From the authors book, learn about the 7 key axioms of value creation and how your organization can build a highly successful enterprise that truly innovates. Learn about the 7 core axioms of value creation and how you can use these to create positive change.

Why Every city Should strive to become a SMART City

Technology is penetrating every area of our lives. The idea of Smart Cities changes the way we interact and use our everyday surroundings. From our homes to cars to our workplaces, every aspect of our environment is set to change due to the technology and innovation explosion. Learn from examples of the world's leading Smart cities such as Barcelona & Amsterdam to cities that want to be the first in everything such as Dubai. Learn what Smart infrastructure means and the path to enable it.

Emerging Tech Trifecta and the Value Creation Explosion with IoT, AI & Blockchain

Learn about the three transformative technologies that will reshape 99.9% of what we do and how we do it. Internet of Things, Blockchain and Artificial form the technology trifecta that is slowly leading the path to unlock a tremendous amount of value. These three technologies are revolutionary in nature and will shape positive outcomes in the era of the 4th Industrial revolution. Learn the How and the Why of the technology trifecta and apply the knowledge to your business to inspire, grow and become successful.

Why the Blockchain Revolution Changes Every Transaction Forever

Distributed ledger technologies such as Blockchain have changed the very fundamentals of how transactions work. No longer deemed a disruptive technology but a fundamental technology, Blockchain or as it is also known the Distributed Ledger is going to be one of the most profound technologies of our era. With a highly complex method of storing information and guaranteeing secure transactions, Blockchain is changing the very face of Banking and Financial transactions. More industries that need governance and privacy are looking at Blockchain as a saviour and enabler of privacy and accountability. In this session, learn why Blockchain is so massively impactful and how this will change the essence of every transaction.

Digital Transformation Trumps Every Other Decision

Believe it or not, even today there are millions of companies that still use fax. More than than there is also paper in use in almost every office inn the world. These are not problems on their own, but signs that something's not right. As technology has progressed so have new ideas and processes that make perfect sense. As businesses struggle to embrace digital technologies, we look at why this is a necessity and despite the lack of resources, funding and everything else, why the power of Digital Transformation Trumps every other initiative yo may undertake;.