Over the past 20 years, Brian studied the impact of Digital Darwinism on businesses, markets and society.
Brian Solis has been called “one of the greatest digital analysts of our time.” Brian is also a world-renowned keynote speaker and an award-winning author of eight best-selling books including, X: The Experience When Business Meets Design, What’s the Future of Business and The End of Business as Usual.
In his latest book, Lifescale: How to live a more creative, productive and happy life, Brian tackles the struggles of living in a world rife with constant digital distractions. His model for “Lifescaling” helps readers overcome the unforeseen consequences of living a digital life to break away from diversions, focus on what’s important, spark newfound creativity and unlock new possibilities.
For almost 30 years, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technology on business and society. His research and books help executives, and also everyday people, better understand the relationship between the evolution of technology and its impact on people and also the role we each play in evolution. As a result of his work, Solis also helps leading brands, celebrities, and startups develop new digital transformation, culture 2.0, and innovation strategies that enable businesses to adapt to new connected markets from the inside out.
Brian also hosts (r)evolution, a popular online video series that examines technology, trends and best practices and introduces viewers to the thought leaders who are blazing the trail. Guests have included Katie Couric, Mark Burnett, Shaq, Billy Corgan, and Adrian Grenier.
- The Change Agent’s Manifesto
Empowering the innovators and disruptors from within your organization to unlock future possibilities
Shifting from rigid processes and risk averse cultures to agile and high performance cultures of innovation
- The Impact of AI on Jobs
- How Social Media and Technology is Changing Us
- How to Be a Digital Storyteller - In Partnership with LinkedIn
-The crucial difference between stories, narrative and anecdotes
-The key pillars of effective storytelling
-How to use story boarding to create more effective stories for your audiences
At a time when everyone thinks of themselves as a “storyteller”, this presentation will help you to become the real deal. It’s irreverent, it’s inspiring, and it could change the way you go about creating content.
- Designing Customer Experiences that Matter to a New Generation of Accidental Narcissists
Every day, there are more and more advanced back-office and customer-facing technologies at the ready for businesses to modernize CX and CRM. The challenge that many decision-makers face isn’t just wading through the mind-numbing array of advanced technologies to deploy but whether or not they can see the extent to which their customers have moved away from current value-propositions and touch points. Brian Solis is a leading digital analyst, anthropologist and futurist. He has studied how customer behaviors, preferences, values and intent have evolved and how organizations are and aren’t keeping up. In his keynote presentation, Brian will share the world of experience through the eyes of the evolving customer and it how companies need to reverse engineer new perspectives, models, and journeys to stay relevant.
- Hey Mr. Futurist! WTF…?
What’s The Future of…
As one of the world’s leading analysts and digital anthropologists, Brian studies how the evolution of technology, business, and culture impact specific industries. In this tailored keynote presentation Brian will specifically study your space and share his vision and experiences to help your organization understand and embrace the dynamics defining the rise of digital transformation, innovation, connected consumerism, digital lifestyles and important trends impacting your industry, including but certainly not limited to:
-Business and Customer/Employee Experience - Brian ties together the latest trends and developments in Brand/Digital/Omni/Mobile and Social. Design marketing strategies and campaigns that matter in a real-time, 'always-on' world.
-Tech, Innovation and Silicon Valley - What is it about Silicon Valley that drives innovation and disruption, what’s the hot new tech and what’s the next big thing?!
-Retail and e-Commerce - Brian re-imagines the world of shopping, payments and retail/e-tail.
-Leadership vs. Management - Learn how executives lead in roles from the top to bottom, to inspire a more passionate, loyal and profitable workforce.
-Finance Services and Insurance - The future of banking, finance and insurance is so important. Learn from Brian’s in-depth studies centred deeply on UX (user experience).
-Travel and Telecommunications – Learn about the future of tourism, travel and experiences.
- Building a Dynamic and Adaptive Organization
Breaking away from rigid processes and risk-averse cultures.
“But this is the way it’s always been done.” - Said no successful entrepreneur ever... An idea is just an idea until it’s put into action and brought to life by people who share your vision and passion for changing the world. A world-changing idea has to not only be innovative; it has to disrupt the status quo. The challenge is to help people take their ideas shape them into something powerful. All too often though, organizations limit their ideas to that of iteration versus innovation. There’s a difference…
Iteration – Doing old things better
Innovation – Doing new things that create new value
Disruption – Doing new things that make the old things obsolete.
In an entertaining, insightful and encouraging way Brian will:
-Inspire the audience to shift perspective and learn to unlearn
-Help the audience bring ideas to life that are innovative and maybe even disruptive
-Teach and motivate people to believe in their own ideas and intuitions to challenge business as usual and unlock new opportunities
- X: The Experience when Business Meets Design
Innovation in Customer Experience
X marks the spot! Brian Solis knows what it takes to be innovative. As the principal analyst studying technology and its impact on and after numerous success stories at the forefront of Fortune 500 companies and the tech/startup world there is no speaker better than Brian to welcome you to a new era of business. In this progressive and captivating keynote Brian explains why the future of business is experiential, sharing his insider knowledge on how to create meaningful experiences.
Audiences will discover:
-What’s really at the heart of a great experience
-How experiences become memories and how to connect to people’s hearts and minds
-From Brand Experience (BX) to Customer Experience (CX) to User Experience (US) X: How to design experiences that start at the top and change how companies work, sell, and serve
-How to design customer experiences that matter in a time of what Brian calls, "accidental narcissism"
-How micro-moments are reshaping the new customer journey in each of the four moments of truth
- Digital Darwinism: Leading and Winning the Business (R)evolution
What can we learn from some of the colossal mistakes we have seen a number of incumbent companies make? How do we survive and thrive in an era of digital Darwinism? And how did everything change so quickly?
Two major success factors are crystalized;
1. The rate and ability to embrace and enact digital transformation within the business, And
2. The development of leadership change-agents and influencers who champion innovation.
Brian presents this exciting and poignant keynote in a just-in-time session to ensure your business remains relevant in an ever-changing future. With a magnified focus on your specific industry, Brian will unpack:
-The state and future of digital transformation and how it’s changing businesses at the very core
-How to identify, lead and empower business mavericks and change-makers within your organization and across your industry
-How incumbent companies are making mistakes and what you can do to avoid sealing your own fate in the same way
-What you can do personally to change things for the better in your career and for your company