Patrick Schwerdtfeger Keynote Speaker
- Business Futurist and Keynote Speaker
- Founder of Entrepreneur & Small Business Academy
- Founder, Keynote Speaker & Strategic Business Consultant of Trend Mastery
Patrick Schwerdtfeger's Biography
Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a business futurist, keynote speaker, author and thought leader in the digital space. He has a long history of working with major brands, helping them reach new heights and achieve success online. He is a sought-after public speaker who regularly delivers keynotes on disruptive innovation, artificial intelligence and other technology trends.
In 2007, Patrick founded Trend Mastery, where he is a keynote speaker and strategic business consultant. The consulting firm specialises in technological trends, and Patrick uses his marketing perspectives to foster disruptive innovation within each company’s current business model and identify emerging trends to capitalise on through strategic frameworks and models. He is also the founder of Entrepreneur & Small Business Academy, a business network and educational club for entrepreneurs worldwide.
Since his popular 2006 podcast, Beyond the Rate, Patrick has been a professional speaker placing him at the forefront of digital trends. He became a frequent interviewee on mainstream media about the collapsing financial markets during the 2008 financial crisis. He has presented numerous keynote addresses to international audiences at business conferences and events where he speaks on digital marketing and emerging technology trends. He is also the host of Strategic Business Insights, a video blog series that discusses business, technology, mindset and motivation content to a global audience of more than 25,000 subscribers.
Patrick is the author of several books on evolving demographics, company trends and cutting-edge digital marketing strategies. His published works boast titles such as Pandemic, Inc (2020), Anarchy, Inc (2018), Keynote Mastery (2018), Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011) and Webify Your Business (2009). He is a frequent contributor to Bloomberg TV, and his work has been featured in several publications, including Forbes, the New York Times, NPR, LA Times, Reader’s Digest, CNN Money, and Fortune.
As a keynote speaker and business consultant, Patrick has helped leaders overcome fear and failure to achieve success. He has spoken in front of audiences worldwide at flagship conferences such as TEDx, sharing his insights on digital marketing, fintech, artificial intelligence, and entrepreneurship.