Business Strategy Consultant

No matter the industry you find yourself in, there is no doubt that having a sound business strategy is the key to success. Without a well thought out plan with sought after objectives and goals, there is no way to be sure that the direction you are headed in is the best route. Because it is often difficult to understand what is to come and where markets are headed, knowing whether or not a plan of action will help sustain an organization’s future cannot always be determined. How well a business can accurately plan for what lies ahead often determines the company’s longevity. However, if organization leaders cannot foresee future trends, there is often no way to secure a future for the company as a whole.

Strategically planning for the future is a necessity for any company, but takes years of experience, skill, and training to thoroughly understand markets enough to predict their future. Without this understanding, future plans may not align with the reality of what the future holds. If a business is not yet equipped with these skills, a strategy consultant is often employed to provide the organization insight needed to create a plan. When this is the case, it is important to be sure that the advice you seek is from a source with the knowledge to design a decisive strategy.

Daniel Burrus, CEO and founder of Burrus Research, provides organizations with the tools necessary to take their business to the next level by applying over 30 years of experience as a strategy consultant and technology futurist to any organization. Burrus accurately predicts which cutting edge technologies will impact any industry in the future and has been doing so for decades. His clients are numerous, ranging from small scale teams to Fortune 500 companies and government leaders around the world. By imploring Daniel’s data driven strategies, tools, and methodologies, companies are given a competitive advantage and the leverage to change their industries for the better.

Mr. Burrus’s goal is to help businesses accelerate growth through innovation and strategic planning that takes into account market trends that will undoubtedly happen. These Hard Trends are at the heart of Burrus’s methodology, which separates trends that are guaranteed to happen, from those that may not. By harnessing his knowledge of Hard Trends, Burrus provides his clients with the ability to think and make decisions with the future in mind. By acting in the present while thinking for the future, positive action can be taken toward attaining targets and goals.

As a highly sought after strategy consultant, Daniel helps his diverse clientele develop strategies that shape lives, both personally and professionally. No matter the industry, Burrus’s objective is simple: generate income while reducing costs in the shortest amount of time through innovation. By identifying opportunities for growth and change, Mr. Burrus gives his clients the ability to apply future technologies to a business strategy that will increase profit, result in new services and products, and higher customer satisfaction.

At Burrus Research, our Strategic Advisory Services focus on four key components. Through innovation, organizations learn how to apply their knowledge of Hard Trends to novel opportunities that would otherwise go unnoticed. Elevation occurs as accelerated results are seen when Burrus’s methodologies are applied to a business’s strategies. Companies can transform their businesses by creating plans of action that incorporate the future of technology and untapped forces. Finally, by anticipating disruption through Hard Trends, organizations gain insight on future markets before their competitors.

Burrus Research also offers Strategic Workshops for Executives through use of The ANTICIPATORY ORGANIZATION™ Model Workshop. The workshop is designed to give organization leaders insight as to how to effectively incorporate Hard Trends into their business strategies to more easily discover new opportunities. The ANTICIPATORY ORGANIZATION™ Model provides leaders, teams, and entire organizations with the knowledge and tools to shape the future, develop new opportunities, know what is to come, and accelerate success.

Knowing how to plan for the future is about more than predicting what may lie ahead. It is understanding where and when to look for trends that will happen. Daniel Burrus gives businesses the competitive edge needed for continued success long term, as opposed to simply keeping up with demands in the present. Burrus has transformed hundreds of organizations as a strategy consultant, attending to the needs of each of his clients. Discover how Burrus’s methods can shape your company’s future and stimulate growth, today.

Watch the Reaction

Watch the reaction to Daniel Burrus’ Recent Keynote presentation.

Daniel Burrus has over three decades of being right about where things are going, which is evidenced by his long and diverse list of repeat clients. Daniel has worked with leaders from Fortune 500 companies, the Pentagon, and heads of State-delivering powerful insights and actionable strategies.

A ‘must-hear’ presentation.

Steven A. Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft

Your thoughts on how to create an opportunity for change through a customer focus is the excellence our team is striving for. The framework you provided on innovation, creativity and customer value will be instituted as a management practiceto enable the technology infrastructure group to take Wells Fargo to the next stage.

Victor Nichols, Wells Fargo

By applying Daniel Burrus’ principles to our business, in less than a year we have been able to double our revenues and increase the value of our company by a factor of four, and we feel the biggest impact is yet to come.

Arni Bellini, CEO, ConnectWise

Recent Work

Recent Work

When IBM launched IBM Global Business Services with their top 40 industry experts to plan a game‑changing future for IBM, the only outside resource they used was Daniel Burrus. (The meeting was a great success, and he has continued to work with IBM).

When Vodafone launched its Global Mobile Enterprise service to Fortune 200 companies, they chose Daniel Burrus to deliver the message to C-level Executives in multiple national events.

When Deloitte gathered leaders from China and SE Asia for a major forecasting event, they chose Daniel Burrus. (Based on the success of that event, Deloitte has changed their industry-forecasting model to incorporate Burrus’ Hard-Trend methodology.

A Master at Tailoring Presentations

A master at tailoring his presentations to the specific needs of your audience, Daniel is a futurist keynote speaker who identifies game-changing trends and strategies to help you:

  • Empower audiences to take positive action.
  • Separate the Hard Trends that will happen from the Soft Trends than might happen
  • Learn which current and emerging technologies will have the biggest impact on your industry.
  • Learn how to creatively apply these technologies to create strategic value and competitive advantage.
  • Anticipate Disruptions, Problems, Customer Needs and New Opportunities
  • Learn how to leverage the skills and talents within your organization in new ways.
  • Learn how to use new tools to change the rules of your industry with honesty and integrity.
  • Learn powerful personal strategies for shaping your future.
Daniel Burrus’ Speaking Accolades

Daniel Burrus’ Accolades

  • The New York Times named Daniel as one of the top three gurus in the highest demand as a speaker.
  • One of the Top 21 Speakers For the 21st Century by Successful Meetings Magazine.
  • He has been voted by his peers and clients as one of the Top Five Futurists and Technology Speakers every year since the award program started.
  • A member of the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame.
  • He has delivered over 2,700 keynote speeches on six continents to audiences from 25 to 12,000.