Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus

Business Strategist and Global Futurist
Fee Range
$20,001-$30,000
Exact fee falls within this range
Traveling From
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Program Descriptions

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

Mastering these capabilities will position your organization to be the disruptor instead of being the disrupted — thus creating competitive advantage, and reducing risk.

Accelerating Growth: Leading with Strategic Foresight and Certainty
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. This presentation is about opportunity management, identifying the driving forces of predictable change, driving growth strategies from the inside out, and taking control of our future.

Leading with Strategic Foresight and Certainty
Agility and adaptability are no longer enough! Accurately anticipating customers changing needs and technological change, provides the biggest advantage. In times of unprecedented change and uncertainty, we need to ask ourselves what are we certain about? Strategies based on uncertainty equal high levels of risk. Strategies based on certainty dramatically reduce risk and produce superior results.

Strategic foresight is based on the new Science of Certainty that will take your vision to a new actionable level by identifying the events that will happen in the future. Mastering these capabilities will position your organization to be the disruptor instead of being the disrupted.

Business Process Transformation: The Big Ideas That Are Changing Everything
Daniel Burrus 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. The Cloud, Virtualization, Mobility, and Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2M) are the great enablers allowing organizations to transform every business process in ways that were impossible just a few years ago to dramatically reduce costs and drive new revenue streams.

Accelerating Innovation: Using Hard Trends and Exponential Technology
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. In addition, they allow us to de-commoditize current products and services.

Identifying and understanding the challenges and opportunities that new technologies create has become a key business imperative, however, this can prove a daunting task in the modern marketplace.

Business Process Transformation: The Big Ideas That Are Changing Everything
Daniel Burrus 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. The Cloud, Virtualization, Mobility, and Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2M) are the great enablers allowing organizations to transform every business process in ways that were impossible just a few years ago to dramatically reduce costs and drive new revenue streams.

Accelerating Innovation: Using Hard Trends and Exponential Technology
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. In addition, they allow us to de-commoditize current products and services.

Identifying and understanding the challenges and opportunities that new technologies create has become a key business imperative, however, this can prove a daunting task in the modern marketplace.

Using Hard Trends To Turn Disruption and Change Into Opportunity and Advantage
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, grow brand loyalty in amazing new ways, increase consumer engagement, and accelerate the results. By learning to separate the Hard Trends that will happen from the Soft Trends that might happen, you can accurately anticipate technology-driven disruptions before they disrupt, problems before they happen so that you can pre-solve them, customers’ needs before they express them, and game-changing opportunities before the competition. Mastering these capabilities will position your organization to turn digital disruption and change into an advantage.

Transforming Retail with Strategic Foresight and Certainty
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? The good old days of retail are ahead of us.

By learning to separate the Hard Trends that will happen from the Soft Trends that might happen, you can accurately anticipate technology-driven disruptions before they disrupt, problems before they happen so that you can pre-solve them, customers’ needs before they express them, and game-changing opportunities before the competition. Mastering these capabilities will position you and your organization to turn disruption and change into an advantage.

Transforming Healthcare with Technology-Enabled Innovation
We are standing at the base of a mountain of technology-driven change within the sphere of Healthcare. Wireless telemedicine, point-of-care transactions, e-enabled disease management, home diagnostics, the virtual hospital, e-enabled customer choice, e-enabled assisted living, e-communities of practice, just-in-time training, and procurement service providers are just a few of the many areas that can be used to accelerate a positive transformation in healthcare.

Understanding the new opportunities that will result is essential in determining a clear course of action.

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.

Why Book 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 established a worldwide reputation for his exceptional record of predicting the future of technology driven change and its direct impact on the business world. He is also a contributing writer on the topics of innovation, change and the future for CNBC, Huffington Post, Wired Magazine and Examiner.com.

  • He is the founder and CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advancements in technology driven trends.

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    Established Industry Expert
    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 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. He is the author of six books, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal best seller Flash Foresight as well as the highly acclaimed Technotrends.

    Technology Futurist and Business Strategist
    Daniel Burrus’ accurate predictions date back to the early 1980s where 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 then 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. He is also a contributing writer on the topics of innovation, change and the future for CNBC, Huffington Post, Wired Magazine and Examiner.com to name a few.

    Keynote Speaker
    An award winning keynote speaker, Daniel has delivered more than 2,700 keynote speeches to corporations, associations, and professional organizations worldwide. In his presentations, he blends timely and provocative insights with just the right amount of humor and motivation to enable his audiences to take positive action. He is a master at customizing 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.

    Business, Consumer and Technology Trends Researcher
    His interest in research became apparent in his third year of college, when Burrus became one of the first undergraduates in the nation to direct a federal research grant. He went on to found and manage six businesses, four of which were national leaders in their first year. As a highly successful entrepreneur, he knows how to translate research findings into practical competitive advantages.

    He is the founder and 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.

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    Reviews

    "Dan did a great job and was very well received... Often with a keynote you get the usual speech, but Dan did some homework and while I’m sure most of what he said was his normal, the fact that he included our industry in his talk not only drove the point home but made the audience feel like he understood them and wanted to see them and their industry succeed."
    --InfoComm International

    "Everything was great. Breakfast went very well and allowed the officers to get to know the speakers on a more personal basis. It seemed that everything went smoothly and met our expectations. Feedback from our CFO was these speakers were the hit of the offsite....can't get much better reviews than that!"
    --Southern California Edison

    “A ‘must-hear’ presentation.”
    --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.”
    --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.”
    --Policy Management Corp.

    “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!”
    --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.”
    --Global Retail Marketing Association

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