Keynote Speaker

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Featuring Keynote by World Renowned Difference Maker

Rowan Gibson

Rowan Gibson

Recipient of the prestigious 2015 "Global Leader of Innovation" award, best selling author, management educator 

He’s making Change happen and making Strategy matter

Rowan Gibson

Rowan Gibson

Monday, 7 May
Time: TBA
Keynote Presentation Title: TBA

Speaker Snapshot

  • 2015 Global Leader of Innovation award winner
  • International best selling author of 3 major books (Rethinking the future (1996), Innovation to the Core (Harvard Business School Press 2008) and The Four Lenses of Innovation (2015)

About Rowan Gibson

Rowan Gibson is “one of the most recognised thought leaders in business innovation” (Forbes). He is a top keynote speaker and management educator in 62 countries across the globe, and has been a “strategic secret weapon” and change catalyst for a long list of Fortune 500 companies. He is the internationally bestselling author of 3 major books (Rethinking The Future (1996), Innovation to the Core (Harvard Business School Press 2008) and The Four Lenses of Innovation (2015) which have been published in 25 languages. He is a trusted strategic advisor to both the private and public sector all over the world. In 2015, Rowan received the prestigious “Global Leader of Innovation” award for his significant contribution to the field of innovation strategy. He was also nominated and shortlisted for the 2015 Thinkers 50 Innovation Award.

Rowan has addressed a long list of major organisations, including Accenture, Apple, Barclays, BASF, Bayer, British Telecom, Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, Credit Suisse, Dell Technologies, Dow Chemicals, Foxconn, Generali Group, Haier, Harley-Davidson, Heineken, Heinz, Hershey’s, Hugo Boss, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, KIA Motors, Levi Strauss, Lockheed Martin, Mars, McCain Foods, Microsoft, Philips, P&G, Roche, Siemens, Steelcase, Swarovski, Telefonica, Volkswagen, Volvo, and many others.

Rowan Gibson is President of INPIRIUM and co-founder of – the world’s most popular innovation website.