Rohit Talwar speaker

Rohit Talwar

World leading global futurist and founder of Fast Future Research.

Rohit Talwar advises international business and governments around the world on how to thrive into the future. He is the CEO of the Fast Future consultancy; leaders in research, advice and coaching on future scenarios and opportunities for innovation. His work focuses on human enhancement, disruptive innovation, emerging technology and the emerging economies.

Videos of Rohit Talwar

Rohit Talwar speaker, talks about "Artificial Intelligence: What Every CEO Should Be Asking" | Digital Leaders, Feb 2017
Rohit Talwar speaker, talks about "A Very Human Future - Humans and technology in collaboration" | PwC Future of Work Conference, 2016
Rohit Talwar speaker, talks about "A World in Transition" (60 mins) | Colliers International UK, 2016

Speaker Profile

About Rohit Talwar

Rohit Talwar is a global futurist, award-winning motivational speaker, strategic advisor, author, entrepreneur, and the CEO of Fast Future. He delivers keynote speeches, executive education, consultancy, research, and future-focused leadership mentoring to clients internationally. He works with major corporations, business schools, governments, professional services, investors, associations, and NGOs to help them anticipate, prepare for and create the future. He has delivered over 1500 keynote speeches and executive workshops in 70+ countries on six continents.

Rohit leads Fast Future Publishing - delivering a series of multi-contributor books exploring the emerging future. He is the co-author of Designing Your Future, lead editor and a contributing author for The Future of Business, and editor of Technology vs. Humanity. He is also a co-editor and contributor for the recently published Beyond Genuine Stupidity – Ensuring AI Serves Humanity.

Rohit delivers fully researched and completely customised presentations for each keynote, and has the audience spellbound with his story of ending up on Interpol’s most wanted list due to identity theft.

Rohit’s primary objective is to support clients in exploring and shaping the emerging future, putting people at the centre of the agenda. He helps clients understand the key future factors driving innovation, growth and disruptive change. Rohit highlights the new thinking and business models being enabled by exponential technologies such as AI, blockchain, and hyperconnectivity and uses case studies to demonstrate how firms across sectors are reinventing themselves in the era of smart machines. He then explores the mindset shifts and leadership capabilities required to compete in the emerging future. Finally, he demonstrates how to harness the next waves of innovation to unleash human potential and ensure a very human future for our organisations.

Rohit has extensive experience of delivering corporate executive education, post-graduate classroom teaching, and conferencing speaking including programmes created by business schools.

He has delivered keynote speeches around the world and for clients across the Middle East including UAE, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. Example clients include:

  • The World Government Summit 2016 (UAE)
  • Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority
  • Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • 3M, American Express, Barclays, Bayer, Citi, Deloitte, DeutscheBank, EE, Emirates, Etisalat, EY, GE, Generali, Intel, KPMG, Latham and Watkins, Linklaters, Microsoft, Nokia, Norton Rose Fulbright, Novartis, O2, Orange, PWC, Pepsi, Sara Lee, Tata, Twofour54

Speaking Style

Rohit Talwar is a very engaging and entertaining speaker who audiences find excitingly provocative and inspiring.

Speaking Topics

  • Aliens, Barbarians and Magicians: New business behaviours in a disruptive world
  • Emerging global landscapes: Future global economic, political, social, environmental and business scenarios  
  • The Future of Business: Key forces, trends and ideas shaping future strategies, business models, organisation structures and ways of working 
  • Mayhem, Magic and Muscle - A practical business framework for responding strategically to a rapidly changing world 
  • Emerging Technologies: How advances in science and technology could transform society, business and the human brain and body. 
  • Four Faces of Future Disruption - Business and societal implications of rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Currency, Peer to Peer Networks and the Internet of Things
  • Empires of Tomorrow - Emerging industries and their implications for individuals, society, business, government and the future of work, employment and professions
  • The Future of Professional Services - How service firms can transform themselves to survive and thrive in the tomorrow's business environment  
  • New Horizons: The future of aviation, travel, tourism, hotels and live events
  • Disrupted - A case study on how Fast Future Publishing is challenging every aspect of thinking and practice across the sector
  • Rapid innovation and create new ventures
  • Future global trends
  • Winning in a Downturn: How to Survive and Thrive in Times of Crisis
  • Implications, opportunities and risks of EU enlargement
  • Future-focused leaders
  • Surviving and Thriving in a Constantly Changing Reality
  • 100 Drivers of Change for Business and The Accountancy Profession
  • Emerging Market Strategies
  • Emerging Technologies: A Tour of the Future
  • The Shadow Economy
  • Winning in a downturn
  • The future unveiled


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Books By Rohit Talwar

  • The Future of Business - Critical Insights into a Rapidly Changing world from 60 Future Thinkers
  • Achieving Transformation and Renewal in Financial Services
  • Designing Your Future - Key Trends, Challenges and Choices
  • 100 Drivers of Change for Business and The Accounting Profession
  • The Path to 2025 - Driving Forces Global Challenges Potential Disruptions and Business Scenarios
  • The Future of China's Economy
  • Futurium - Science and Technology Transformations Shaping the Path to 2050
  • Reinventing the Airport Ecosystem
  • Hotels 2020 - Beyond Segmentation
  • The Future of Travel and Tourism in the Middle East
  • Law Firm 2024 - Rethinking Law Firms in Digital Era (The ILTA Legal Technology  Future Horizons Project)
  • HR2020 - the Future of HR
  • The Shape of Jobs to Come 
  • Asia Scenarios 2020
  • Future Migration Scenarios
  • The Narcotics Landscape 
  • The Future of the Family

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