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One of global Top 50 experts on digitization and online growth
Awarded by Global Gurus as TOP30 Motivational Speakers in 2023 and 2022, awarded as TOP10 AI thought leader by 360thinkers, awarded as TOP 50 eCommerce speaker, TOP 30 Business Coaches 2022, TOP 50 eCommerce expert, TOP 30 eCommerce influencer, TEDx speaker, Best selling author, and online growth mentor.
Karl Lillrud's videos
What Karl Lillrud's clients say
"Karl’s input into the Event went beyond the call of duty. He’s not only a complete Professional, but to work with him was a great experience."
"His expertise, passion, and ability to inspire make him a standout speaker in the world of conferences and events."
"His passion for the subject matter is highly noticeable, in just 15-minute, attendees gained a fresh perspective and valuable insight."
"An excellent presentation, it was not good. It was Excellent! Simple yet comprehensive."
"Working with Karl, is not only a great lesson on the future of e-commerce and retail, but also a pleasure. Karl prepares very carefully for each workshop, explores the topic in depth, and each workshop is tailor-made for the particular client. The participants thanked us for a tremendous lesson and a discussion they didn’t want to end"
"I would recommend Karl to any group looking for an informative, e-commerce, entrepreneur no matter the audience. I just can’t thank you enough for your inspiring keynote presentation on E-commerce, your presentation really stands out with real life examples."
"Karl was a fantastic speaker with a great presence, packing out the room with an attendance of over 90% capacity."
"We have been working with Karl in the past and knew inviting him as a guest speaker to one of our events would be good. It actually turned out great. Karl talked about the future for e-commerce, a really current topic. He also brought in aspects as entrepreneurship and innovation which really made it interesting for the broader group. We will for sure ask Karl to come back again soon."
"Karl Lillrud is truly an amazing, inspirational Speaker on many different topics around eCommerce. His range of knowledge of eCommerce is second to none and Karl’s input into the Event went beyond the call of duty. He’s not only a complete Professional, but to work with him was a great experience. The feedback we received from the audience on the day; and the other companies who participated in eCommerce eXpo Ireland was extremely positive. Karl’s also one of the nicest guys I’ve met in my 20+ years of business! If you are considering working with him, I would recommend him highly."
"Karl Lillrud delivered a speech at TEDx PiotrkowskaStreet 2018 ‘ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE’. Karl is an engaging keynote speaker who caught attention and interest of the audience in his speech on the topic of ‘Training Your Subconscious Mind on an Entrepreneurial Success.’ His passion for the subject matter is highly noticeable, in just 15-minute, attendees gained a fresh perspective and valuable insight into challenging and influencing their own subconscious mind. It was a pleasure to include Karl as one of our speakers at TEDx PiotrkowskaStreet, and I would definitely recommend him to other conferences and events."
"Karl is an inspiring mentor. He exhibits strong interpersonal skills and a unique capacity for empathy. Working with Karl is both pleasant and beneficial. He excels in generating enthusiasm and motivating a team."
"Karl has been an amazing help and guidance. He’s great with communication, and it’s amazing how he’s always stayed in focus and so calmed, even when he had so many open fronts. If there is someone I look up to for inspiration, that is Karl."
"Karl is one of the nicest professional had worked with. He influences teams in a very positive way. He is among those people who lead by example and always keen to take new initiatives, willing to learn new things as and when required. He always introduces innovative ideas for improvement and growth. He seems to have never-ending energy and dedicated towards his work. It was a great learning experience."
"His structure I think a lot of people including myself can learn from Karl. I would say that without Karl we would not have managed to reach our goal."
"Karl has a high capacity and a fast and accurate way of working. Karl is driven by his curiosity for new technology and how it can be adapted to improve its customer’s situation. His style of communication and explaining things is really awesome. I strongly recommend him."
"I highly recommend Karl for his motivating and professional skills in past, present and future."
"Karls style of communicating and spreading knowledge cross multi-national teams in a holistic manner is very prominent. If you examined the streams of communication in a modern organization, you would hopefully see little, flowing in a top-down direction. Instead, the larger volume would flow between co-workers. Essential for organizational-wide entrepreneurship. People still need a sense of direction. But direction and management are two different things. A modern leader inspires his or her organization to collaborate by setting a clear and structured example. Karl is such a leader. I highly recommend Karl for anyone interested in how you can help your organization collaborate more and smarter, thus increasing entrepreneurship within your organization."
"Karl is a very likeable person who has the ability to humbly get people to take their next step without remorse. If you are looking for a talent speaker you can happily choose Karl."
"Karl give you a holistic overview of the entire ecommerce landscape to better understand how to operate more efficiently."
"Extremely informative for anyone in the e-commerce landscape, takes the time to explain further when needed. Huge + for the pedagogy!"
"Karl is a true professional who treat every question perfectly."
"Karl make you see the E-commerce world from a whole new perspective."
"I really learned a lot, even if it was very much information that spun in my brain"
"Karl empowered us with knowledge in several ways on the subject of E-commerce."
"Karl addressed various topics with real-life experiences and anecdotes, making it easy to acknowledge and relate to."
"Karl is a great speaker & mentor who has skills and real life experiences to go along with it"
Karl Lillrud's 2023 biography
Pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives globally, Karl Lillrud is a beacon in both business and innovation.
His recognitions as one of the TOP10 Thought Leaders on AI by Thinkers360, alongside his ranking as 11th among the world’s TOP30 speakers by Global Gurus, and a TOP Voice awards reflect his esteemed position.
A best-selling author and with his book, “You, Me And AI,” he delves into the AI revolution from 54 different angles, underscoring his extensive understanding of the subject. In the book, he explores how AI is transforming various aspects of society including education, work, creativity, and even our sense of identity, examining topics such as digital immortality, machines understanding spirituality, and the reinvention of democracy through AI governance.
Karl Lillrud’s speaking topics provide insight into his depth of knowledge in AI. He covers a broad range of AI-related topics when booked for events, including how to harness AI for business growth, driving customer engagement with AI, AI and the future of work, AI ethics, and leveraging AI for innovation among others. His ability to discuss AI from various dimensions, from technical to ethical, showcases his comprehensive understanding of AI and its implications in the contemporary world.
His recognition of the implications of AI on industries, and the proactive incorporation of cutting-edge technology in his business strategies, denotes a forward-thinking approach. In his speaking presentations, Karl empowers audiences to navigate the complexities and opportunities generated by disruptive technology, making him a sought-after speaker in international conferences and corporate events.
Karl Lillrud’s broad spectrum of AI-related topics, coupled with his practical insights into leveraging AI for business growth and innovation, set him apart. His practical approach to AI, grounded in real-world business acumen and a deep understanding of consumer behavior, enables him to provide actionable insights to audiences, thereby possibly making him a relatable and impactful speaker on AI topics.
Embarking on his professional journey in 1996, Karl has been the catalyst for growth for organizations globally for companies like, H&M, Volvo, AstraZeneca, Klarna, Spotify, Qliro, 3 and many more. His first venture in 1996, an IT consulting firm, was just the inception of a career characterized by innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. His battle with dyslexia in his early academic years morphed into a strength, nurturing a creative, problem-solving mindset.
With Karl Lillrud, you’re not just getting a facilitator; you’re gaining an experience architect. With a career spanning 27 years, Karl has honed the art of turning panel discussions and keynote speeches into transformative experiences. His approach goes beyond merely guiding thoughts and conversations; it’s about creating an atmosphere where every word spoken resonates, every idea shared sparks a thought, and every moment counts.
Karl Lillrud – Speaker, Moderator and Host
Engaging Your Audience
Karl doesn’t just talk; he listens and engages. By tuning into the pulse of the room, he knows when to steer the keynote and conversation towards unexplored territories or when to delve deeper into a subject. His innate ability to read and respond to the audience ensures that your event is not just heard but felt.
Filling Knowledge Gaps
With a rich background in digital commerce, AI, and innovation, Karl brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. He doesn’t just fill gaps; he bridges worlds. Whether your audience is well-versed in tech and AI or new to the field, Karl has a unique knack for making complex topics accessible and relatable to everyone.
Delivering Actionable Insights
What sets Karl apart is his commitment to leaving the audience with actionable takeaways. Drawing from his extensive experience working with organizations ranging from Startups like Spotify to Fortune 500 companies like Volvo and AstraZeneca, he provides real-world examples and proven strategies that can be immediately implemented. Your attendees won’t just leave inspired; they’ll leave empowered.
Karl Lillrud's 2023 talks & topics
Karl Lillrud's 2023 speaking fees
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