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The Futures Agency
Zurich, Switzerland
http://www.grmedia.biz/about_gr.php
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Exponential Organisations The Futures Agency thefuturesagency.com/ is a global network of some 30+ futurists that do speaking engagements, conferences, future 'experiences' i.e. seminars and advisory sessions together, and individually. We always have a lot of interesting conversations when- and wherever we meet face-to-face, so we decided to record some of them and make them available to the public. This is #4 featuring Yuri van Geest, co-author of the must-read book 'Exponential Organisations' and Singularity University NL ambassador, for more details see gerd.fm/18ib43s and of course, Gerd Leonhard futuristgerd.com Continue reading
▶ 2020 Telecom Trends_ Gerd Leonhard intro to ITU Leadership Future Summit 2014 Doha - YouTube [720p] This is my introductory presentation to the leadership-future-event at the ITU's yearly Teleworld event which I curated, see telecomworld.itu.int/world-2014/summit/. All the PDFs and further details at futuristgerd.com/category/itu/ December 7, 2014 Thanks for your interest! Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Basel / Switzerland futuristgerd.com or gerdleonhard.de Continue reading
What are ethics A short excerpt from my speech at TedX Brussels, see bit.ly/1Lm5UAf for the video and the slides PDF Thanks for your interest! Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Basel / Switzerland futuristgerd.com or gerdleonhard.de Continue reading
Futures Agency-Banking With my company, The Futures Agency thefuturesagency.com/ I head up a global network of 30+ futurists that do speaking engagements, conferences, future 'experiences' i.e. seminars and advisory sessions together, and individually. We always have a lot of interesting conversations when- and wherever we meet face-to-face, so we decided to record some of them and make them available to the public. This is #3 discussing the future of banks and financial services. Continue reading
Futures Agency Presents #2 With my company, thefuturesagency.com/ I head up a global network of 30+ futurists that do speaking engagements, conferences, future seminars and advisory sessions together, and individually. We have a lot of interesting conversations when- and wherever we meet up, so we decided to record some of them and make them available to the public. This is #2, defining digital transformation and debating what companies need to do to understand and implement radical innovation in this fast-moving digital world. This video features Rohit Talwar gerd.fm/1DBa479 and Simon Torrance gerd.fm/1EVGr1I and was shot in London January 28th, 2015.... Continue reading
GERD SPEECH GENEVA The future of privacy in a digital world -- for more info visit: bit.ly/1KTkFMA Continue reading
Futures Agency-280115-01 Telecomms-Final_11FEB The Futures Agency http://thefuturesagency.com/ runs a very active global network of 30+ futurists that do speaking engagements, conferences, future seminars and advisory sessions together, and individually. We have a lot of interesting conversations when- and wherever we meet up, so we decided to record some of them and make them available to the public. This is #1, focusing on digital transformation in the telecom and mobile and ICT industries (where we do a lot of work), featuring Rohit Talwar http://gerd.fm/1DBa479 and Simon Torrance http://gerd.fm/1EVGr1I shot in London January 28th, 2015. Special thanks to http://www.cmjvideo.com/ Continue reading
Agency Symposium 2014 Gerd Leonhard at the Agency Symposium 2014 in Hunter Valley, Australia. See more details and download the slides via his blog: bit.ly/1BlSkeM Continue reading
Future of Music and the Concert Business - Dansk Live 2013 Keynote Futurist Gerd Leonhard Thanks for your interest in my work! Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Basel / Switzerland http://www.futuristgerd.com CEO of www.thefuturesagency.com http://about.me/mediafuturist Mobile apps: http://road.ie/futurist Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gleonhard Btw: you can download most of my videos by simply subscribing to this iTunes video feed (via Blip.tv) http://gerd.fm/itunesfeed Audio-only versions are being made available here: http://gerd.fm/gerdaudiofeed or on the web at http://www.futuretalks.com My vimeo channel is here: https://vimeo.com/gerdfuturist (also allows downloads) Full Video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/R-jusE1yBRE Continue reading
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"Luxemburg muss die Vorteile, die es als „Insel“ hatte, aufgeben – und neue Werte schaffen" Medienfuturist Gerd Leonhard ist Gastredner beim „Luxembourg Business Compass 2013“ 17. Mai 2013. Interview Pierre Leyers. Die Zukunft ist im Keim in der Gegenwart enthalten. Gerd Leonhard besitzt die Fähigkeit, genau hinzuschauen und die Trends zu erkennen, die in fünf Jahren zum Mainstream gehören werden. Am kommenden Mittwoch, den 22. Mai, wird der bekannte „Futurist“ in der Philharmonie bei der Vorstellung des „Luxembourg Business Compass“ auftreten. Unserer Zeitung gab er einen Vorgeschmack auf das, was seine Zuhörer erwartet ... weiterlesen im PDF. Continue reading
Future of Retail and Commerce - Futurists Hangout Doug Stephens Gerd Leonhard Carlo Donzella This is the recorded version of the March 20 2013 Google hangout session with Futurist Speakers and @FuturesAgency members Doug Stephens http://about.me/dougstephens Gerd Leonhard http://www.futuristgerd.com/ and Carlo Donzella http://www.thefuturesagency.com/cdonz... discussing future trends in regards to shopping, retail, ecommerce, buying & selling. Thanks for your interest in my work! Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Basel / Switzerland http://www.futuristgerd.com CEO of www.thefuturesagency.com http://about.me/mediafuturist Mobile apps: http://road.ie/futurist Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gleonhard Btw: you can download most of my videos by simply subscribing to this iTunes video feed (via Blip.tv)... Continue reading
Digital Challenges for Creators and Culture - Kulturstyrelsen Masterclass Gerd Leonhard This was recorded Wednesday, 14 November, 2012 at Kulturstyrelsen in Copenhagen, at an event called "New business models for the creative industry - new challanges for the rightholders; Masterclass on the digital challenges of cultur. Topics include copyright, licensing of media, future of advertising and media, new revenue streams for creators, and much more. If you want the PDF with my slides please visit www.gerdcloud.com my dropbox file sharing site, browse to Presentations and look for Copenhagen. or browse http://www.slideshare.net/gleonhard/p... Thanks for your interest in my work! Gerd Leonhard... Continue reading
What do Futurists actually do - discussed by Futurists Andrew Musgrave, Neil Jacobson, Doug Vining, Gerd Leonhard A short conversation between Andrew Musgrave, Doug Vining and Neil Jacobson of http://www.futureworld.org/PublicZone... and me (Gerd Leonhard) of http://www.thefuturesagency.com/about We discuss what it means to be futurists, and what it does not (e.g. magic wands etc:) Please note: you can now download most of my videos by simply subscribing to this iTunes video feed (via Blip.tv) http://gerd.fm/itunesfeed Audio-only versions are being made available here: http://gerd.fm/gerdaudiofeed or on the web at http://www.futuretalks.com My vimeo channel is here: https://vimeo.com/gerdfuturist (also allows downloads). This video on... Continue reading
On Feb 4 2013, I (Gerd Leonhard) met with Anton Musgrave, Neil Jacobsohn and Doug Vining (all of futureworld.org in Johannesburg, South Africa) and we discussed the key trends that are shaping the future of sustainability in the next 5 years. Enjoy:) Be sure to visit futureof.biz for more on this topic, and review FutureWorld's Mindbullets here futureworld.org/PublicZone... Thanks for your interest in my work! Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Basel / Switzerland futuristgerd.com CEO of thefuturesagency.com about.me/mediafuturist Mobile apps: road.ie/futurist Twitter: twitter.com/gleonhard Btw: you can download most of my videos by simply subscribing to this iTunes video... Continue reading
Future of Business - discussed by Futurists Gerd Leonhard, Anton Musgrave, Neil Jacobsohn, Doug Vining A conversation with Neil Jacobsohn, Gerd Leonhard, Anton Musgrave, Doug Vining, in Joburg, Feb 4 2013, on the key trends impacting the future of business and commerce. Thanks for your interest in my work! Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Basel / Switzerland http://www.futuristgerd.com CEO of www.thefuturesagency.com http://about.me/mediafuturist Mobile apps: http://road.ie/futurist Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gleonhard Btw: you can download most of my videos by simply subscribing to this iTunes video feed (via Blip.tv) http://gerd.fm/itunesfeed Audio-only versions are being made available here: http://gerd.fm/gerdaudiofeed or on the web... Continue reading
Future of Technology - Interview with Gerd Leonhard Systematic Paris Event 2012 A short interview shot at a recent speaking engagement in Paris, for Systematic see http://www.mediafuturist.com/2012/08/... for more details Thanks for your interest in my work! Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Basel / Switzerland http://www.futuristgerd.com CEO of www.thefuturesagency.com http://about.me/mediafuturist Mobile apps: http://road.ie/futurist Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gleonhard Btw: you can download most of my videos by simply subscribing to this iTunes video feed (via Blip.tv) http://gerd.fm/itunesfeed Audio-only versions are being made available here: http://gerd.fm/gerdaudiofeed or on the web at http://www.futuretalks.com My vimeo channel is here: https://vimeo.com/gerdfuturist (also allows downloads) This... Continue reading
iBusiness Nachrichten, von Markus Howest 06.03.13 Werbung ist Inhalt: Was im Content-Marketing bereits gang und gäbe ist, hat nun auch auch die klassische Werbung erreicht. Ein Umdenken bricht sich verstärkt Bahn. Fünf Gründe für erfolgreiches virales Marketing der Zukunft. Im Grunde geht es nur um ein ganz normales Mixgerät des US-Herstellers Blendtec . Doch mittlerweile ist der Mixer und der dazugehörige Slogan "Will it blend " in den USA zur unangefochtenen Kultmarke avanciert. Das Event ist ein Videoclip und geht so: Im weißen Kittel steht Firmenboss Tom Dickson vor seinem Mixgerät und kündigt an, was er heute durch seinen Mixer... Continue reading
Naked Leadership - discussed by Futurists Neil Jacobson, Anton Musgrave, Gerd Leonhard, Doug Vining Feb 2013 Produced in collboration with FutureWorld.org and Anton original video at youtube.com/watch?v=c2lB1F... discussing the principles of Naked Leadership see bit.ly/12lCiSQ Please note: you can now download most of my videos by simply subscribing to this iTunes video feed (via Blip.tv) gerd.fm/itunesfeed Audio-only versions are being made available here: gerd.fm/gerdaudiofeed or on the web at futuretalks.com My YouTube channel is here: gerdtube.com Video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/Z3-tR5NVyz8 Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Basel / Switzerland futuristgerd.com CEO thefuturesagency.com Mobile apps: road.ie/futurist The Future of Business... Continue reading
Participation Culture - XMediaLab Basel 2012 Gerd Leonhard This is the complete video of my keynote on the future of culture, content, media and creativity at the 2012 XMedialab event in Basel, Switzerland, October 2012 see xmedialab.com/xml-switzerland You can download my slides used in this talk here: gerd.fm/UqXOA1 My apologies for the rather funky sound, btw - this is the best version I could get from the organizers:( Topics include: the future of digital creation in a networked society, from paper culture to screen culture, social-local-mobile and the future of storytelling, the convergence of internet and television, new interfaces and... Continue reading
What Futurists actually do - explained by Futurists Dr. James Canton and Gerd Leonhard A conversation between Futurists Dr. James Canton http://globalfuturist.com/ and Gerd Leonhard http://about.me/mediafuturist This video is part of the new MeetingsOfTheMind.tv series (launching soon). This video covers questions such as 1) what does a Futurist do (and what not) 2) why clients hire us, and what we can do for them 3) some of the challenges that we have encountered in the past 10 years. You can download audio-only versions of these podcasts at http://www.futuretalks.com/, in a few days. Enjoy and share. For a better audio-only version... Continue reading
Key Topics in the Next 5 Years - discussed by Futurists Dr. James Canton and Gerd Leonhard Part 2 of a conversation between Futurists Dr. James Canton http://globalfuturist.com/ and Gerd Leonhard http://about.me/mediafuturist This video is part of the new MeetingsOfTheMind.tv series (launching soon); the topics discussed include technology innovation, transhumanism, inequality and financial policy, demographics and aging, the environment and sustainability, the future of business and communications, medical trends and much more. Enjoy! For a better audio version, try https://www.dropbox.com/s/4g5ou8ihztw... Please note: You can now download most of my videos by simply subscribing to this iTunes video feed (via Blip.tv)... Continue reading
Sustainability, Disruption & Technology - discussed by Futurists Dr. James Canton and Gerd Leonhard This is Part 3 of aconversation between Futurists Dr. James Canton http://globalfuturist.com/ and Gerd Leonhard http://about.me/mediafuturist This video is part of the new MeetingsOfTheMind.tv series (launching soon). Topics discussed include general sustainability trends and predictions, 'green future' opportunities, the future of capitalism and 'growth & profit economics', accountability and social innovation, renewable energy, Jeremy Rifkin's Intergrid, and much more. Apologies for the low audio output, btw; if it's not good enough for you please try this MP3 https://www.dropbox.com/s/nwmojmuib1l... Please note: You can now download most of... Continue reading
Future of Innovation & Business-From Ego to Eco - Congress on Innovation 2012 Gerd Leonhard This is the complete video of my talk at the 5th Congress of Innovation in Porto Alegre in Brazil, October 30th 2012 see http://www.fiergs.org.br/inovacao/def... Thanks to FIERGS for making this video available. You can download my slides here: http://gerd.fm/TjBlCX or visit my Slideshare page for another 118 slideshows: http://www.slideshare.net/gleonhard/p... :) In this talk I cover a wide variety of topics such as the rebooting of capitalism (as 'natural' or 'sustainable' capitalism), Growth National Happiness vs GDP, the triple bottom line, the shift to a networked... Continue reading
What makes us successful - TEDxCollegeBeauSoleil 2012 Gerd Leonhard Published by TedX BeauSoleil on Dec 6, 2012 see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUNY1p... THANKS to making this video available to me Gerd is a Futurist and the CEO of The Futures Agency, author of 5 books, former musician and a globe-trotting keynote speaker on the creative industries, media and communications, social technologies, as well as on energy, the environment and green business. Gerd is currently focussing on sustainable future scenarios and what has been called 'sustainable economics', including the idea of adapting Internet and networked-society principles to the world's urgent climate and environment issues.... Continue reading
Die Musik-Flatrate - eine neue Online Musik Lizenz Gerd Leonhard 2012 Es geht um die Themen Musik auf dem Internet, AGUR12, die Musik Flat Rate, Online 'Piraterie' etc. Alles weitere hier: http://derfuturist.com/tagged/musikfk... und hier http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/kultur/di... und Diskussion hier: https://www.facebook.com/MusikFlatRat... Slides zum Download: http://gerd.fm/TJ2GwU via Dropbox Please note: You can now download most of my videos by simply subscribing to this iTunes video feed (via Blip.tv) http://gerd.fm/itunesfeed *** audio-only versions are now available here: http://gerd.fm/gerdaudiofeed or on the web at http://www.futuretalks.com My vimeo channel is here: https://vimeo.com/gerdfuturist Enjoy! Link zum YouTube Video hier: http://youtu.be/N1JHEGprrlc Gerd Leonhard Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker... Continue reading