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Mark Van Rijmenam, speaker

Dr. Mark van Rijmenam

    • Global Top 10 Big Data Influencer
    • Founder of datafloq.com
    • Author of the 5 management books: 'Think Bigger', 'Blockchain', 'The Organisation of Tomorrow', 'Step into the Metaverse', and 'Future Visions'
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Ensuring a Thriving Digital Future in a Post-Truth World | Mark van Rijmenam | TEDxAthens

Ensuring a Thriving Digital Future in a Post-Truth World | Mark van Rijmenam | TEDxAthens

With AI we Can now Democratise Creativity

With AI we Can now Democratise Creativity

Mark van Rijmenam - Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Big Data

Mark van Rijmenam - Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Big Data

The Collaboration Era

The Collaboration Era

Dr. Mark van Rijmenam Speaker Biography

Dr. Mark van Rijmenam, CSP is a trailblazing strategic futurist and highly sought-after international keynote speaker and Global Speaking Fellow. His unique ability to simplify intricate concepts and captivate audiences has inspired and enlightened over 100,000 leaders across >25 countries on all continents. He offers multiple experiences to assist your company in understanding the fast-changing world:

- An in-person keynote or boardroom session
- A live virtual keynote or boardroom session
- A live ‘in-person’ hologram keynote, where Dr. Mark appears on stage as a hologram

Dr. Mark van Rijmenam, CSP is an international keynote speaker, 5x author, and entrepreneur. With a deep understanding of (generative) AI, blockchain, the metaverse, and other emerging technologies, Dr. Van Rijmenam is the trusted advisor to leading companies and governments seeking to innovate and thrive in the digital age.

Academic and Professional Background
Dr Van Rijmenam holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, a Master of Science in Marketing Management, and a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Technology Sydney. His research focuses on how organizations should navigate big data analytics, blockchain, and AI. As a member of the Professional Speaker Australia Association and the Global Speakers Federation, he is a respected voice in the technology community.

Dynamic Presentations and Corporate Education
As a distinguished 5-time author and corporate educator, Dr. Van Rijmenam is celebrated for his candid, independent, and balanced insights. His engaging and thought-provoking presentations, webinars, workshops, and podcasts empower audiences to embrace the future and stay ahead of the curve in today's rapidly changing digital world.

Electrifying Keynote Speeches on the Future of Work
In his keynote speeches, Dr. Van Rijmenam explores the future of work, the role of the metaverse, generative AI, such as ChatGPT, and the importance of data-driven customer-centricity. He emphasizes the need for ethical applications of technology and helps organizations build trust while leveraging data for growth and innovation.

Tailor-made Boardroom Sessions for C-Level Executives
Dr. Van Rijmenam's boardroom sessions are tailored for C-level executives, providing a comprehensive understanding of digital transformation, emerging trends, and how organizations can gain a competitive edge. Through interactive sessions, he guides decision-makers in navigating the world of emerging technologies and preparing their organizations for the mainstream adoption of AI, the metaverse, and future digital technologies.

Insightful Newsletter and Digital Futures Advocacy
As the publisher of the 'f(x) = e^x' newsletter, read by thousands of executives, Dr. Van Rijmenam keeps his audience informed about the future of work and the organization of tomorrow. He is also the founder of the Futurwise Institute, focusing on elevating global digital awareness to ensure a responsible and thriving digital future for all.

Leadership 4.0: Thriving in the Synthetic Age

How to thrive in the age of AI.

We are living in the most transformative era in history, where machines and humans converge like never before. As emerging technologies, such as (Generative) AI, the metaverse or quantum computing, continue to reshape every industry and workforce, the need for visionary leaders who can harness its exponential power and unlock new opportunities has never been greater.

In this impactful and inspirational keynote, Dr Mark van Rijmenam, a renowned expert in technological leadership, reveals how visionary leaders can harness the power of emerging technologies to shape their businesses and prepare for tomorrow.

“Thought-provoking and inspired us to think differently” – White and Case

In this insightful & strategic keynote, audiences discover:

  • How to achieve an EXPONENTIAL MINDSET to harness, adapt and guide transformative technologies RESPONSIBLY.
  • How to ELEVATE DIGITAL AWARENESS within your organisation to ensure a thriving digital future for all your stakeholders.
  • The secrets to THINK LONG-TERM, especially with AI, as decisions made today have long-lasting impacts that define your digital legacy
  • Delegates will leave equipped with the strategies, insights, and foresight to navigate the complex terrain of Leadership 4.0, ensuring they remain at the forefront of the digital revolution.

Leadership 4.0 is an essential conference keynote for any forward-thinking leadership event or an immersive half-day workshop.


Metaverse Mastery: Decoding Reality in an Immersive World

How the metaverse will change business forever.

As the boundary between digital and physical continues to blur, businesses and individuals must ready themselves to operate seamlessly across both realms. In this cutting-edge keynote, Dr Mark van Rijmenam, a digital innovation trailblazer, unveils the metaverse's transformative potential for business, work, and daily interactions.

The metaverse can be seen as the next iteration of the internet: a version that supports immersive, interactive, and persistent online digital experiences. It is not a single place, let alone one specific virtual world, but it will affect every industry and every organisation.

“This was an awe-inspiring session […] sparking curiosity and sharing a glimpse of what the metaverse entails” - Nestlé

In this futuristic & engaging keynote, audiences discover:

  • How to cultivate a METAVESE-FIRST mindset, ensuring adaptability in this rapidly-evolving digital era.
  • Navigating challenges in ETHICS, PRIVACY, and SECURITY within immersive digital experiences.
  • Participants will develop a comprehensive understanding of the metaverse's role in shaping the business world and the tools to master it.

Metaverse Mastery is the perfect keynote for tech summits, business conferences, or an extensive half-day seminar.

Building a Bionic Business: Constructing AI-Driven Organizations

Why embracing AI is no longer optional but a necessity.

Generative AI has taken the world by storm, but within the next decade, only organisations that embrace AI at all levels within their organisation will survive. Embracing AI, digital twins and robotics within your business will result in human-machine collaboration, creating a bionic business ready for tomorrow.

In this fast-paced and inspiring keynote, Dr Mark van Rijmenam demystifies the journey of transforming organisations through generative AI, digital twins and robotics, illustrating both its profound benefits and inherent challenges.

“Mark brought great perspectives and was thought-provoking about possible future scenarios” – Commonwealth Bank Australia.

In this futuristic keynote presentation, audiences will discover:



The Digital Renaissance: Reimagining Work and Collaboration

Why the future of work demands reinvention in the face of digital transformation.
The future of work revolves around three megatrends with significant implications for the employee experience: data, decentralisation, and automation. As we experience a digital renaissance, how we work and what we do will forever change.

In this enlightening keynote, renowned futurist Dr Mark van Rijmenam charts the course of work and collaboration in a world where decentralised systems, autonomous agents and the metaverse are becoming the norm, disrupting the future of work and collaboration.

“Dr Mark is a fantastic and engaging speaker.” – EY

In this insightful and highly-relevant keynote, audiences discover:

  • How to foster a culture of INNOVATION, FLEXIBILITY, and INCLUSIVITY in a decentralised work environment.
  • How to attract GEN Z to your organisation, be it as an EMPLOYEE or CUSTOMER
  • Participants will depart with a blueprint to reshape their organisations, ensuring they remain competitive in the Digital Renaissance.

The Digital Renaissance is a tailor-made keynote or half-day workshop for professionals and business leaders that want to prepare their businesses for tomorrow.

Unleashing the Generative AI Genie: A Dive into AI's Promises and Perils

Why understanding generative AI's dual-edged sword is crucial.
Generative AI is a form of AI that can create original content, such as text, images, and entire virtual worlds. In the coming years, technologies such as large language models or machine learning will disrupt entire industries and societies.

In this captivating keynote, Dr Mark van Rijmenam delves into the ground-breaking realm of generative AI, exploring its potential and the cautionary tales it brings. He might even bring his digital twin to the stage to energise your audience.

Generative AI is transforming industries, but with great power comes great responsibility.

“Brilliant and Intriguing” – Tecala

In this forward-looking & thought-provoking keynote, audiences discover:

  • The ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS and potential pitfalls in deploying generative technologies.
  • How to balance INNOVATION with RESPONSIBILITY, ensuring generative AI serves humanity and not the other way.
  • Audience members will be equipped with the knowledge to navigate the promising yet perilous waters of generative AI.

Unleashing the Generative AI genie is a must-attend for tech innovators, and ethical thinkers, or can be turned into an immersive half-day workshop for executive leaders.

Data-Driven Destiny: Harnessing the Power of Information
Why mastering the art of data is a prerequisite for success.
In a world awash with information, true leaders know how to decipher, harness, and act upon the tsunami of data coming their way. This requires digital awareness and digital literacy across the organisation.

In a world dominated by big data, leaders need to think exponentially. In this compelling keynote, data strategist Dr Mark van Rijmenam unravels the transformative power of data, showcasing how businesses can utilise it to innovate, optimise, transform, and lead.

“Highly relevant and very inspirational” – Dealer Tire

In this in-depth & strategic keynote, audiences discover:

  • Techniques to extract MEANINGFUL INSIGHTS, ensure DATA INTEGRITY, and protect PRIVACY.
  • How to foster a CULTURE OF DATA LITERACY and drive decisions grounded in robust data analysis.
  • Participants will leave with the strategies and tools to truly harness the immense power of data in their respective domains.

Data-driven destiny is the go-to session for data enthusiasts, business strategists, or an expansive half-day seminar.

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