Mike Walsh Keynote Speaker
- Thought leader on the digital future
- Founding Director, Tomorrow - a global innovation lab (2006)
- Best selling author, "Futuretainment" (2009)
As Founder and CEO of Tomorrow, a consumer innovation research lab, Mike Walsh advises some of the world’s leading brands and corporations on what’s coming next in their industry. With a background in research and strategic consulting, Mike first leads his clients through a pre-event research process, designed to pinpoint the most relevant issues impacting their business and the strategies with the best chance of delivering meaningful change.
Mike previously founded Jupiter Research in Australia, and has also held senior strategy roles at News Corporation in the Asia Pacific Region. He is currently a board member and strategic investor in the North Alliance, Scandinavia’s leading digital marketing group.
Mike’s best-selling book, “Futuretainment” (2009), explores the seismic effect digital technology and the internet have had upon commerce and the media and looks forward to new opportunities. His latest book, “The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas” (2015), explores 88 ideas in science, tech, and business that are shaping the 21st century, and how they point to dangerous ideas to come.
Mike maintains the popular blog “Disruptive Future” with thousands of subscriptions from media and entertainment professionals. Combining his insights into emerging markets, breakthrough technologies and business transformation, he is a prolific writer on the growing influence of BRIC consumers and their increasing impact upon the internet.
His views have appeared in a wide range of international publications including Business Week, Forbes and Wallpaper Magazine.