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Lean and Six Sigma Conference

March 1 – 4, 2021  |  Virtual   

 

 

Wednesday, March 4
3:00 PM CST - 4:00 PM CST 

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Mike Walsh

CEO of Tomorrow

Innovation and Futurist Speaker, Bestselling Author, Creator of the "Disruptive Future” blog, and IoT Expert

 

The Algorithmic Leader

We live in an age of wonder – cars that drive themselves, platforms that anticipate our needs, and robots capable of everything from advanced manufacturing to complex surgery. Automation, algorithms and AI are transforming not only business, but every facet of daily life. While many fear that robots will take their jobs, the rise of machine intelligence begs a more important question: what is the true potential of human intelligence in the 21st century?

In this inspiring keynote, Mike Walsh, futurist and author of ‘The Dictionary Of Dangerous Ideas’ will present a vivid portrait of a brave new world orchestrated by machines that think, and how tomorrow’s leaders can upgrade their capabilities to survive and thrive in an age of accelerating technology.

Audiences will walk away with an insight into the companies, technologies and global forces shaping the age of machine intelligence, as well as a set of tailored next actions on how to redesign their organizations, reimagine their roles and reinvent the way they make decisions.

 Mike Walsh is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing business for the 21st century and consumer innovation research lab. He advises leaders on how to thrive in this era of disruptive technological change.  Mike’s clients include many of the global Fortune 500, and as a sought-after keynote speaker, he regularly shares the stage with world leaders and business icons alike.  Mike previously founded Jupiter Research in Australia and has also held senior strategy roles at News Corporation in the Asia Pacific Region. Mike’s best-selling book FUTURETAINMENT, published by Phaidon was the winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York. His latest book, The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas, is a collection of the most challenging concepts facing business leaders at the dawn of the 21st century.  His views have appeared in a wide range of international publications including BusinessWeek, and Forbes.

Rather than focusing on the distant future, Mike focuses on the next five years – scanning the near horizon for disruptive technologies and consumer innovations on the verge of hitting critical mass – then translating these into usable business strategies.

Publisher of the Disruptive Future blog read by thousands of professionals in the media and entertainment space, Mike Walsh’s unique insights and operating experience in emerging markets, breakthrough innovation, and business transformation, makes him an expert on the growing influence of consumers in BRIC countries.