Keynote speaker | Futurist | Strategy advisor
World leading futurist Authority on technology and strategy Bestselling business author
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About Ross Dawson
Ross Dawson is globally recognised as a leading keynote speaker, entrepreneur and authority on business strategy. He is Founding Chairman of professional services and venture firm Advanced Human Technologies and futures think-tank Future Exploration Network. Ross’s frequent media appearances include CNN, Bloomberg TV, SkyNews, ABC TV, Today and Sunrise shows, New York Times and many others. His blog Trends in the Living Networks is ranked as one of the top business blogs in the world. Ross has run executive education programs at the Australian Graduate School of Management and many other academic institutions around the world. Previously Ross worked in senior positions in Sydney, Tokyo and London with organisations including Merrill Lynch, NCR and most recently Thomson Financial as Global Director – Capital Markets.
Books by Ross Dawson Living Networks
Groundbreaking book foreseeing the social networking revolution
“I’m not sure that even Ross Dawson realizes how radical - and how likely - his vision of the future is.” Seth Godin, author of Purple Cow and 11 other bestsellers
Developing KnowledgeBased Client Relationships 2nd Edition
Global demand for Ross Dawson’s keynote speaking
#1 on Amazon.com from Australia for over 2 months Best Books of 2005 – AFR BOSS magazine
“Dawson has pulled off the nighimpossible: improved on what was already a terrific book. Even more than before, this is essential reading for professional service firms.” David Maister, author of Managing the Professional Service Firm
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Ross Dawson is sought after worldwide for his inspiring and insightful keynote speeches at internal conferences, offsite meetings, and marketing events. Speech topics include:
Ross Dawson works with top executives and project teams as a strategy advisor and facilitator.
Success in the Global Economy
We live and work in a global economy, driven by communications, competition and outsourcing. The result is massive emerging opportunities, and new drivers of success.
Offsite activities can range from a keynote presentation followed by discussion or case studies, through to a highly structured strategy process resulting in specific action plans.
Embracing the Future
Board and executive briefings
A breath-taking tour through the future of business, giving insights that will enable managers to act more effectively today, and be better prepared for rapid change tomorrow.
Ross Dawson provides boards and senior executive teams with briefings on emerging technologies and on the strategic implications for industries and companies.
The Web and Media Revolution
Advisory and consulting
The next phase of the Internet is transforming how we work and play, as digital media explodes. There is an open landscape to profit from these fundamental shifts.
World-leading expertise in strategy, technology, business networks and high-value relationships is available to top executives and project teams, often in a senior strategy or project advisory role.
Building Powerful Networks and Business Relationships
Scenario planning and long-term strategy
Scenario planning and other future strategy techniques can be applied by working with clients’ internal strategy teams, or for larger projects bringing in a team of global experts from Future Exploration Network.
In the global network economy, relationships are everything. The ability to develop strong personal networks and trust-based relationships with clients and partners will determine business success.
The Future of Financial Services
Each sector of the financial services industry is confronting challenges created by technology, competition and customer expectations. Beyond these challenges lie compelling opportunities.
All professionals must be leaders, both to their clients and inside their firms. Professionals and executives are shown the foundations of effective personal leadership in the 21st century.
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What clients say
“I would like to thank you for contributing to our Professional Services Executive Advisory Council meeting in Miami. As the keynote presentation, you got the summit off to a great start in helping SAP and global industry leaders present to develop and define a long-term vision for the industry.”
- Carr Phillips, Industry Marketing Director, SAP USA
“Ross’s opening keynote was a fantastic kick-off for the conference. His twin themes of the importance of networking and emerging technology trends set the scene for an great event. Feedback on his presentation was consistently excellent.”
- David Cannington, CEO, ANZA Technology Network
“Ross Dawson has achieved a remarkable synthesis of concepts that powerfully capture the zeitgeist of today’s business environment. Executives should heed his words, to clarify their role in shaping the emerging living global network of business.”
- Doug McDavid, Co-Chairman, IBM Symposium on the Coevolution of Business-Technology Innovation
“Ross did an excellent job. He interpreted the brief very well and facilitated the workshop in a very professional way. I am sure we will have the opportunity to use his services again.”
- Matthew Birch, Head of Treasury and Capital Markets, BNP Paribas Australia
“Ross is an innovative thinker and has a practical and engaging approach to presenting his ideas and knowledge. His contribution to our offsite was one of the keys to making it such a success.”
- David Dawes, Chief Operating Officer - Services, ABN Amro Australia
“I would like to express to you my personal thanks for your contribution to the Garrisons ‘Invigorate’ Conference. The feedback I have received from your presentation has been extremely positive and valuable to all who attended this year.”
- Kim White, Managing Director, Garrisons Pty Ltd
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