Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus is considered one of the World’s Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Innovation. The New York Times has referred to him as one of the top three business gurus in the highest demand as a speaker. He has delivered over 2,800 keynote speeches worldwide, and is a strategic advisor to executives from Fortune 500 companies, helping them to develop game-changing strategies based on his proven methodologies for capitalizing on technology innovations and their future impact. His client list includes companies such as Microsoft, GE, American Express, Google, Deloitte, Procter & Gamble, Honda, and IBM.

Burrus is also a featured writer with millions of monthly readers on the topics of innovation, change and the future for CNBC, Huffington Post, and Wired Magazine to name a few. He has been the featured subject of several PBS television specials and has appeared on programs such as CNN, Fox Business, and Bloomberg, and is quoted in a variety of publications, including Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Fortune, and Forbes.

Burrus is an innovative entrepreneur who has founded six businesses, four of which were national leaders in the United States in the first year. He is the CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements in technology driven trends to help clients profit from technological, social and business forces that are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities.

His accurate predictions date back to the early 1980s where he became the first and only futurist to accurately identify the twenty technologies that would become the driving force of business and economic change for decades to come. Since then, he has continued to establish a worldwide reputation for his exceptional record of predicting the future of technology driven change and its direct impact on the business world.

The Anticipatory Organization: A Proven Model To Predict Change & Create Extraordinary Results

Keynote Description:

Based on decades of research and experience applying his Hard Trend methodology to leading companies worldwide, Daniel has identified the missing competency: Anticipation. With his Anticipatory Organization Model, Burrus enables business leaders to separate Hard Trends from Soft Trends. When you learn to analyze and perceive trends this way, it is possible to tap into what Burrus calls Everyday Innovation, solving challenges faster, and recognizing previously invisible opportunities.

Key Takeaways:

This eye-opening and motivating presentation will teach attendees the key components of the new core competency—anticipation—and show them how to apply it to their work and life, which will accelerate both their organization’s growth and their personal success. Other notable deliverables include:

  • Identify the Hard Trends that will happen, predict disruptions before they disrupt, and capitalize on emerging
  • Separate Hard Trends—trends that will happen—from Soft Trends—trends that might happen
  • Learn the benefits of Everyday Innovation, solving challenges faster, and recognizing previously invisible

Accelerate your organization’s growth and your employee’s personal success.

Mr. Burrus’ Keynote fee is between $20k-$30k.

What Meeting Planners Are Saying About Daniel Burrus

“A ‘must-hear’ presentation.”

  • Steven Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft

“By applying the principles of Flash Foresight to our business, we have been able to double our revenues and increase the value of our company by a factor of four in less than a year. Even so, we feel the biggest impact is yet to come.”

  • Arni Bellini, CEO, ConnectWise

“I don’t know any other speaker that could present after Bill Gates and ‘wow’ the audience like Daniel Burrus did! He was the perfect choice.”

  • Steve Morrison, Policy Management

“This is the third time Daniel Burrus has addressed this conference, and each presentation has been better than the last. I wouldn’t hesitate to invite him back again in the future!”

  • John Burkey, First Data Resources

“Daniel Burrus was fabulous! He received rave reviews from our participants for his relevancy, insight, expertise, and   style. He’s the only keynote speaker we have invited back numerous times. I am convinced the extraordinary success of his continued contribution is due in no small part to the enormous amount of time he puts into each presentation, customizing it to fit the unique, challenging needs of our audience each year.”

  • Stephanie Fischer, CEO, Global Retail Marketing Association

“Our people, without exception, felt that Daniel Burrus’ ideas were provocative, original, and timely. His entertaining style captured the audience, and compelled us to listen, think, and apply our thoughts to our own professional and personal lives. He truly made a memorable impression.”

  • Mark Mcnutt, Xerox Corporation

“It came as no surprise to me that Daniel Burrus was rated the top speaker in our audience evaluations. His unique blend of wit and insight awakened all of us to the need to develop the knowledge necessary to move into a 21st century mindset.”

  • Robert Howe, IBM Corporation

“Daniel Burrus’ thoughts on creating opportunities for change is the excellence we have been striving for. His framework on innovation, creativity, and customer value will become the management practices that will take us to our next stage.”

  • Victor Nichols, Wells Fargo

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