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IRIB International Conference Center

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8 - 9 September 2016

2nd Conference Future Studies

2nd Conference Future Studies

Speakers Introduction

Dr. Pieter Geldenhuys

Dr. Pieter Geldenhuys

  • One of the most prominent futurists in the world and the author of the acclaimed book "Headlines from the Future."
  • Professor at the London Business School (LBS) and Duke University in the field of futuresstudies.
  • Deputy Innovation Officer at the International Telecommunication Union in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Deputy Strategic Innovations Officer at the esteemed telecommunications company Vodacom.
  • The founder and director of the "Institute of Technological Strategies and Innovation" (ITSI) and Leader of over 150 innovation projects in countries such as India, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Switzerland, and more.
Prof. Graeme Codrington

Prof. Graeme Codrington

  • One of the most prominent futurists in the world and a professor at the London Business School (LBS) and GIBS
  • Author of six bestselling books, including "Leadership in a Changing World" and "Thinking Like a Futurist."
  • lecturer in over 80 countries, conducting more than 3000 international seminars, and has served as a consultant for organizations such as Novartis, Nestle, O2, MTN, Etisalat, and BMW.
Simon Moores

Simon Moores

  • An international keynote conference speaker & regular chair of the annual international eCrime Congress
  • A Technology Futurist & information risk consultant
  • Former 'Technology Ambassador' for the British Government during the premiership of Tony Blair
  • A Vice President of the Conservative Technology Forum)
  • Adviser on the emerging, accelerating technology trends, developments and shaping the future of business & society
  • Rated among the 'Top Ten' of UK 'Tech Thought Leaders'
  • A Guardian newspaper contributor
Professor Nick Binedell

Professor Nick Binedell

  • Professor of Strategic Leadership at the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science r
  • PhD from the University of Washington in Seattle
  • Board member of the International Management Board of The Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • Founding president of the African Association of Business Schools (AABS)
  • Interested in the competitive dynamics of companies, the challenging search for excellence & the link between strategy, leadership and execution
  • Public speaker to leading South African companies such as Anglo American, SAB Miller, Old Mutual, Investec, National and Provincial Government
  • Elected as the Global Business Educator of the Year in 2015 the Academy of International Business
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