Futurist and Authority on Digital Trends in Emerging Markets
As the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing companies for the 21st century, Mike Walsh prepares business leaders for what’s next. A leading authority on the intersection of emerging technologies, consumer behavior, and fast growth markets, Mike expertly distils his insights into tailored keynotes that empower his audiences to influence the future direction of their industry, and thrive in the current era of technological change.
Mike is the bestselling author of Futuretainment, The Algorithmic Leader, and The Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas. He is also the host of a weekly podcast “Between Worlds”, where he interviews provocative thinkers, innovators, and troublemakers, and is frequently features in a wide range of international publications including BusinessWeek, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal.
Mike has been a pioneer in the digital space since the 1990s, running both successful start-up ventures as well as holding senior leadership positions in established media organizations. With a background in corporate law and management consulting, he began his career at XT3, a spin out from McKinsey and one of the first digital consulting firms created to help major companies embrace the web.
During the first dotcom boom, Mike launched the technology publishing group internet.com in Australia, which went on to become the leading local technology news and events platform in the country. He also founded and ran Jupiter Research in the Asia Pacific, one of the first research agencies to track the early adoption of e-commerce and digital business models by online consumers, and spent five years in senior strategy roles at News Corporation where he helped shape their digital strategy.
Always in demand for his fresh insights and practical future-focused strategies, Mike has advised the CEOs and senior management teams at multinational companies including: the BBC, Fujiﬁlm, Richemont, MSN, Star TV, Televisa, Philips, and HSBC.