Founder and Director of trend management consultancy Kjaer Global
Expert on trend management, corporate strategy, HR and consumer culture
Author, "The Trend Management Toolkit: A Practical Guide to the Future” (2014)
“Her unique world vision is as fertile as Dali’s only she creates social prototypes…based on nascent trends” – Financial Times
Anne Lise Kjaer is a renowned Scandinavian entrepreneur, futurist and visionary thinker. As founder of trend management consultancy Kjaer Global, she advises leading brands, including Accenture, BBVA, BMW, DELL, EY, Herman Miller, IKEA, M&S, Nokia, O2, P&G, PwC, Sony, Unilever, Virgin Media, Toyota and McKinsey.
Kjaer’s design background provides a unique perspective on trends and she has delivered talks, workshops and seminars to over 30,000 people across the world. Her expert views on tomorrow’s people and organisations are in demand at major events, such as TEDx, The Economist and European Union conferences and at top business schools and universities.
Kjaer regularly features in the media, including the Guardian, The Independent, Gizmodo, Huffington Post, El Pais, Elle, Fast Company, The Times and Politikken. She has featured in in a number of TV documentaries and her Shaping Ideas 2020+ video interview for Ericsson had close to 100,000 views on YouTube. Born in Denmark and now a Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador, she is an expert in Nordic culture and has contributed to several books on the future.
Currently, she writes regular opinion pieces in SME Magazine and The Marketer. In 2014 she published “The Trend Management Toolkit: A Practical Guide to the Future” (Palgrave Macmilliam Business). This ground-breaking step-by-step trend management guide enables organisations to prepare for the future and implement effective and visionary strategies for leadership and innovation.
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