Rohit Talwar is a global futurist, award-winning keynote speaker, author, and the CEO of Fast Future. He helps clients navigate disruption, understand the emerging landscape, and shape the future. Rohit has a passion around futureproofing ourselves, and how to advance individual lives, society, and business by harnessing new ideas, innovation, and disruptive developments such as ‘corporation zero’ thinking, AI, and human enhancement. He is currently helping clients evolve their digital strategies towards a corporation zero approach and understand and develop strategies for crypto, blockchains, metaverses, and AI.
Through live and virtual speaking, executive education, research, consultancy, and his books, Rohit advise leaders in business, government, and NGOs globally. Current topics include:
• The implications for business and government of Crypto, NFTs, metaverses, and blockchain
• Grand challenges – emerging global scenarios, trends, shifts, opportunities, and risks
• The future of work, corporation zero, and next generation strategies and business models
• Building futurist leaders – developing foresight, resilience, and anticipatory abilities
• Exponential technologies such as AI, immersivity, 5G / 6G, and quantum.
Rohit helps clients to anticipate, understand, and respond to the key future factors driving innovation, growth, and disruptive change. He highlights the new thinking and business models being enabled by exponential technologies such as metaverses, AI, blockchain, and hyperconnectivity, highlighting case examples that demonstrate how firms across sectors are reinventing themselves in the era of smart machines. He then explores the mindset shifts and leadership capabilities required to compete in the emerging future. Finally, he demonstrates how to harness the next waves of innovation to unleash human potential and ensure a very human future for our organisations.
Rohit has delivered 2,000+ keynote speeches and executive workshops in 70+ countries on six continents. He is the co-author and lead editor of eight books on the future. My latest are Aftershocks and Opportunities—Scenarios for a Post-Pandemic Future, and Aftershocks and Opportunities 2: Navigating the Next Horizon.
Each keynote is fully researched and customised and Rohit is often asked to tell the story of how he ended up on Interpol’s most wanted list due to identity theft. He has undertaken a wide range of foresight research studies on megatrends, the crypto economy, the future of work and jobs, emerging technology, finance, legal, aviation, hotels, migration, and the shadow economy.
Rohit appears regularly in the media, including the BBC, Sky TV, and State TV in China, India, South Korea, Singapore, and the UAE. He has been covered 5,000+ times globally in national newspapers including the Financial Times, Guardian, Metro, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Times, Times of India, and Washington Post.
Rohit is the co-author of Designing Your Future; The Future of Business; Beyond Genuine Stupidity—Ensuring AI Serves Humanity; The Future Reinvented—Reimagining Life, Society, and Business; A Very Human Future—Enriching Humanity in a Digitized World; The Opportunity at the Edge—Change, Challenge, and Transformation on the Path to 2025, and Aftershocks and Opportunities—Scenarios for a Post-Pandemic Future. His latest book is Aftershocks and Opportunities 2: Navigating the Next Horizon.
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