Innovation Keynote Speaker

Staying ahead of the curve when it comes to planning for what is to come is important in the business world. Knowing how to sustain a successful organization for years to come is no easy feat because it is difficult to understand what the future will look like as our globe is rapidly changing. Technology rules every sector of every industry and is the one entity that has endless potential for growth. There is no telling where the introduction of new technology will take the market in which it impacts, but any advancement will undoubtedly change those it reaches. Being able to predict where the future is headed is crucial, but what is more imperative is knowing how to grow and expand with these changes.

For businesses who are already established or those just beginning on their journey, preparing for what is to come means knowing where to look for change. Staying on top of market trends in the present and past can give some insight into the future, though sometimes these clues aren’t enough to be sure. Even if an organization can foresee what the future may hold, innovation is the key to reinventing a business so that customer needs can be met in the long run.

Innovation is a driving force at Burrus Research. We believe that there is no better way to be sure that an organization will sustain as their industry changes without knowing where to turn next, in order be prepared for what is to come. Through powerful analytics that combine data driven research and leading-edge technology, Burrus Research allows any organization the opportunity to dive head on into the future, today. Our founder, Daniel Burrus, has been predicting market trends for decades, creating a systematic methodology that has proven to provide companies, on both a large and small scale, the leverage to make calculated, strategic decisions before the competition. There is no telling the difference that will be made in a business’s success through use of the advice and information provided by Mr. Burrus and his team.

Daniel has been an innovation speaker for many decades, working with leaders from Fortune 500 companies to teams at startups and small businesses. He has been the keynote speaker for audiences of a few dozen to 14,000, tailoring his talks to the needs of his clients. Burrus understands how to capture an audience’s attention unlike any other innovation keynote speaker, by integrating his contagious sense of humor with tips and tricks that are proven to impact an organization and its leaders in a major way. Mr. Burrus engages his audience throughout his time with them by analyzing audience responses, post event, and giving feedback, specific advice, and insight to the company.

Because Mr. Burrus has been predicting market trends and future technology correctly for over 30 years, he has created a key concept that he suggests all of his clients understand. That is how crucial it is to accelerate the innovation process by incorporating future technologies and Hard Trends. Hard Trends are those that are without a doubt going to occur in the future. If a business has the tools to understand Hard Trends in their industry, they can begin to change their own strategies before competitors do. As an innovation speaker, Daniel motivates his audiences to do just that: create a business strategy by implementing future technologies into the plan.

By setting themselves apart from their peers, Daniel’s clients are one step ahead when it comes to predicting customer needs. Burrus teaches clients how to apply new technologies in a way that changes the game for entire industries. After attending an event with Burrus as the innovation keynote speaker, audiences leave with the knowledge to anticipate problems, understand customer needs, and explore new opportunities, creating a more sound future.

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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.