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Karl Lillrud

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.


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Karl Lillrud's 2024 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 2024 talks & topics

AI: The New Frontier in Education

Discover how AI is revolutionizing the educational landscape, from personalized learning paths to administrative efficiency. Uncover practical insights into how educators and institutions can harness AI for an enhanced learning experience and improved outcomes.

Leading in the AI Era: A Blueprint for Visionaries

Explore the leadership dynamics in the rapidly evolving AI landscape. Uncover how leaders can leverage AI for informed decision-making, fostering innovation, and driving a culture of continuous learning in their organizations.

Agile Development in the AI Epoch: A Game Changer

Delve into how AI is accelerating Agile methodologies, enhancing predictive analytics, and fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration. Explore real-world examples of AI-driven Agile success stories across various sectors.

AI Transcending Business Sectors: A Sectorial Analysis

Explore a comprehensive analysis of how AI is being utilized across different business sectors. Discover the transformational impact of AI, and learn how to leverage it for sector-specific challenges and opportunities.

AI Empowerment Across Organizational Hierarchies

Delve into how AI can be harnessed by different personnel within an organization, from executives to frontline workers. Discover strategies for promoting AI literacy and fostering a culture of AI-driven innovation across all levels.

AI for the C-Suite: Steering the Ship in the AI Waters

Explore how the CXO’s can harness AI for strategic advantage, informed decision-making, and fostering innovation. Uncover actionable strategies for integrating AI into the core of executive leadership.

AI Success Chronicles: From Vision to Victory

Dive into a riveting showcase of AI success stories across various industries. From concept to execution, explore the journeys of organizations that have harnessed AI for transformative success.

AI in Retail: Revolutionizing Consumer Experiences

Uncover how AI is redefining the retail sector with personalized shopping experiences, efficient supply chains, and predictive analytics. Delve into real-world examples of retail giants leveraging AI for a competitive edge.

AI and the Future of Finance: A New Dawn

Explore how AI is transforming the financial sector, from risk management to customer engagement. Uncover practical strategies for leveraging AI for enhanced financial decision-making and compliance.

AI-Driven Healthcare: Lifesaving Innovations

Discover how AI is revolutionizing healthcare, from diagnostics to personalized treatment plans. Explore real-world examples of AI-driven healthcare innovations and their life-saving impacts.

AI for Sustainable Business Practices: The Green Algorithm

Explore how AI is being harnessed for sustainable business practices, from resource management to carbon footprint reduction. Uncover practical strategies for leveraging AI in driving a sustainable business model.

Online Business in the AI Epoch: Beyond Boundaries

Unravel how AI is transforming the landscape of online business, fostering enhanced user experiences, and driving operational efficiencies. Discover how AI-powered analytics, chatbots, and automation are setting the stage for a new era of online business operations. From startup to scale, this keynote offers a journey into how AI can be leveraged across various facets of online business, ensuring sustainable growth, and staying ahead in the digital race.

Startup and Entrepreneurship

With 23 years of experience Karl has all the experience you can imagine to empower any startup or entrepreneur.

He will share his story with the audience, and bring out highlighted value points. Points that could only be found by daring to fail, to learn from the challenges and to empower future growth.

As a strong voice withing the community Karl connects you with your “creative self,” pushing you outside your comfort zone towards an unexpected level of success.

Key takeaways:

  • Tools to drive your success.
  • Challenges to avoid as well as challenges to embrace
  • How to hack time and efficiency drivers.
  • And much more…

Metaverse, VR, AR, AI, Block chain

Buckle up for a thrilling journey into the world of metaverse, virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence. This keynote presentation adresses the cutting-edge technologies that are shaping the future of human experience. Discover how the metaverse, a shared virtual space, will transform the way we interact with each other and digital content. Explore the mind-blowing potential of VR and AR to create immersive, unforgettable experiences. And gain insights into the latest advancements in AI.

Key takeaways

  • Real life examples, comarisons and tools to use within your organization.
  • An understanding how smart tech will change our lives.
  • Understanding how the future is shaping and how that will affect your company, the opportunities and the challenges.

Growth strategies

Are you ready to supercharge your company’s growth? This keynote will reveal the proven sucess methods to drive change internally within your organization. We will explore the latest strategies for preparing your company for the future and staying ahead of the competition. Discover how to identify new growth opportunities, build agile teams and leverage technology to achieve sustainable growth.

Key takeaways:

  • Strategies for driving change whitin your organization to achieve sustainable growth.
  • How to identify new growth opportunities and stay ahead of the competition.
  • Best practices for building agile teams and leveraging technology to achieve your growth objectives.

Future of work

The workplace as we know it has changed forever, and this keynote will explore the exciting possibilities of the future of work. We will examine the latest advancements in technology, including the metaverse, VR, AR and AI, and how they are transforming the way we work. Learn from companies around the world and discover what works and what might just be an interesting distraction. You will discover insights that will guide you in developing your own innovatine approach to working.

Key takeaways:

  • Understanding of how the workplace has changes forever and how texhnology is driving this transformation
  • Insights from companies around the world about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to the future of work.
  • Guidance on how to develop your own innovative approach to working that leverages the latest advancements in technology to drive success.

Digital Marketing

The time you use to distract your viewer needs to be repaid somewhere and somehow. Karl will address how and how it will improve the life quality of the observer.

Secondly, Karl will help you understand that time is the new currency and how you should consider the new technologies to convert the visitor to a paying customer right there and then without having to move to your preferred transactional channel. This decreasing the risk of distraction and improving the overall conversion.

Key takeaways:

  • Open your eyes
  • Engage your organization in solving current problems
  • Make you find new channels and even create new channels

Consumer Behavior

In todays ever-changing business landscape, understanding consumer behaviour is more important than ever. This keynote will provide valuable insights into howconsumer behaviour and expectations differ around the world. Discover how to be better prepared for future generations and their expectations, and how to drive business growth by meeting the needs of yout customers.

Key takeaways:

  • Insights into how consumer behaviour and expectations vary across different regions of the world.
  • Understanding of how to anticipate the needs and expectations of future generations of consumers
  • Strategies for driving business growth by meeting the evolving needs of your customers, both now and in the future.

The Future of e-commerce

Examining what the future of retails and e-commerce will look like. Post COVID-19 and with younger generations with new consumer behavior and expectations change the requirements for the industry.

How to Increase Sales Online

With a track record of increasing conversion for global companies by more than 300% and been conversion optimizing over 1000 ecommerce sites globally.

E-Commerce Post Covid-19

We have seen an amazing development in the reach for online business as a result of our limited movement due to Covid-19.

Many online companies are now preparing for the backlash of the extreme growth and high cashflow. I will show you how to prepare to keep that growth rather than preparing for the backlash.

Sounds impossible, some might say, but I made it possible for many of the companies I have worked with. By understanding converting traffic and distracting data.

Understanding Window Shopping

Why we see on an average about 3% conversion online not all are window shoppers. How to segment your visitors to find tagger groups and hack the conversion formula.

Karl Lillrud's 2024 speaking fees

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