Daniel is a strategic advisor to Fortune 500 executives helping them to develop game-changing strategies based on his proven methodologies for capitalizing on technology innovations and their future impact.
The author of seven books, including The New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller Flash Foresight and the international best-seller Technotrends. His latest book, The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Disruption and Change Into Opportunity and Advantage (2017), was an Amazon #1 Hot New Release for Business.
Daniel's accurate predictions date back to the early 1980s when he became the first and only technology futurist to accurately identify the twenty technologies that would become the driving forces of business and economic change for decades to come.
Since that time he has established a worldwide reputation for his exceptional record of predicting the future of technology-driven change and its direct impact on the business world. As a business strategist, he has helped hundreds of clients profit from new opportunities and develop successful competitive business strategies based on the creative application of leading-edge technologies. Daniel is a thought leader and contributing writer on the topics of innovation, change and the future for Harvard Business Review, Linkedin, Huffington Post, Wired Magazine and Examiner.com to name a few.
An award-winning keynote speaker, Daniel has delivered nearly 3,000 keynote speeches to corporations, associations and professional organizations worldwide. In his presentations, he blends timely and provocative insights with just the right amount of humour and motivation to enable his audiences to take positive action. He is a master at customising his presentations to his audiences as he identifies game-changing trends that will have a direct impact on his audience members and offers powerful, practical guidance for turning rapid change into a competitive advantage.
If you want to jump ahead of the competition - at low risk to your own organisation - reacting quickly is no longer good enough. The main skill you need to thrive in a business environment marked by hyper change and uncertainty is the ability to accurately anticipate the future.
Accelerating growth requires a new way of thinking about overcoming obstacles and acting on new opportunities. All too often, change comes from the outside in, forcing us to react by slipping into a crisis management mode and putting out fires.
Agility and adaptability are no longer enough! Accurately anticipating customers' changing needs, as well as technological changes, provides the biggest advantage. In times of unprecedented change and uncertainty, we need to ask ourselves what are we certain about?
Daniel takes the concept of looking into the future and transforms it into a new paradigm for running an Anticipatory Organization using the new tools of innovation for driving business process transformation.
Technology is continually changing the rules of competition, rendering many traditional business strategies and processes obsolete. Emerging technologies provide opportunities for creating new, high margin products and services, as well as enable companies to gain new levels of speed, agility and cost savings.
Technology-driven exponential change has created a unique tipping point, one filled with disruptive problems as well as amazing new opportunities. There are many new tools and strategies that can be used to transform the customer experience.
There are new tools and strategies that can transform the customer experience, grow brand loyalty in amazing new ways, increase consumer engagement, and accelerate the results of omnichannel marketing. What do Apple, Warby Parker, Amazon, and a host of other e-commerce brands that are opening retail brick-and-mortar stores know that most retailers don’t know?
Technology will never replace doctors and nurses, but it will provide them with more data-driven insights and actions. A combination of data and technology will enable doctors to achieve their desired results faster, and empower patients with the knowledge of their own bodily state. Navigating these Hard Trends will lead you to the future of modern healthcare in a digital age.