Andrew Grill: Biography highlights

Practical Futurist and Former IBM Global Managing Partner, Andrew is a popular and sought-after keynote speaker.

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Unlike traditional Futurists, who paint a picture of the future in 10, 20 or even 50 years’ time, Andrew delivers practical and immediately actionable insights in every session.

100% digital, Andrew believes that to “get digital you need to be digital” and his engaging keynotes provide actionable insights on how to achieve corporate goals on a global and long-lasting scale.

Andrew has spoken in over 40 countries worldwide. Recent clients include senior executives from companies as diverse as Vodafone, Barclays, Nike, Mars, Schroders Bank, Nestle, Wella, Euler Hermes, DHL, Taylor Wessing, Technogym, LinkedIn and CPA Australia.

Andrew Grill carefully crafts every keynote with his audience in mind. Some of his distinctive keynotes include:

  • Disrupt or Be Disrupted – Digital disruption and what it means for you and your business.
  • Social Selling – How you can access new opportunities using smarter selling techniques.
  • Building a Digital-Proof business – How the right mix of technology & culture will defend the threat of disruption.
  • Workplace of the Future – How your employees can adapt to changes in the nature of work.
  • Digital Diversity – Why you need digital practitioners on your board.
  • Rising above the noise – How to stand out in the digital world.
  • Brand advocates – How your best advocates are already on the payroll.


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The Actionable Futurist - Andrew Grill
The Actionable Futurist - Andrew Grill
Pragmatic Futurist Andrew Grill LoRaWAN webinar preview
Pragmatic Futurist Andrew Grill LoRaWAN webinar preview
Stepping outside of your comfort zone | Andrew Grill | TEDxRoyalHolloway
Stepping outside of your comfort zone | Andrew Grill | TEDxRoyalHolloway
Social evolution: Andrew Grill at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool
Social evolution: Andrew Grill at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool
Futurist Keynote speaker - Andrew Grill - Digital Disruption - Linedata Asia 2017 Hong Kong
Futurist Keynote speaker - Andrew Grill - Digital Disruption - Linedata Asia 2017 Hong Kong

“I have used Andrew twice as a consultant to help us overhaul mobile and social strategy, first for the Nestlé corporate site and then for our Investor Relations section.

I would say he saved us 18 months. I would recommend him without hesitation.”

Peter Warne
Investor Relations
Full Monty Leadership

“Andrew Grill is without doubt a practical futurist. Everybody left that conference having seen Andrew inspired, clear and knowing exactly what they needed to do the next day.

If you are looking for a speaker to really understand where we are going and how it’s shifting, Andrew Grill is your man.”

Dov Baron
Templeton & Partners

“Andrew was highly engaging both during and after the event, and worked the room to ensure everyone got a chance to immerse themselves in the content and air their views directly.

Our first event was a huge success, most of the attendees ended up staying on 2 hours past the finish time, I owe all of this to Andrew.”

Niki Holzhey
Client Relationship Manager
CPA Australia

“A great session from start to finish, thank you. There was much to take in and I’ve enjoyed revisiting your session again via the replay.”

Colleen Schooling
Regional Head, Europe and UAE
MSA University

“Andrew beautifully engages, inspires and equips his audience with endless fresh perspectives and practical thoughts that let them walk away with immense desire to take their organizations and teams further.

I recommend Andrew as a speaker, facilitator, or consultant if you want to gift your audience with a transformational experience.”

Amin Sorour
Sr. Manager, People & Org Development

“Addictively energetic and with incessant optimism, Andrew adds enormous vigour and enthusiasm to any audience.

Full of energy and ideas, supportive, and dedicated to his work, he’s an inspiring speaker and I absolutely loved working with him!”

Sabrina Hadek
Senior Conference Producer

“I realise what a speaking circuit superstar I luckily convinced to come speak at our event.

He is the best event speaker I have come across to date.”

Freddie Ossberg
Founder & CEO

“We aim to inspire, educate and entertain our guests, and Andrew’s keynote delivered on exactly that.

It’s also a pleasure to work with Andrew, he is a professional, delivering great content with an easy stage presence.”

Amy Stephens
B2B Marketing & Demand Generation

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