CUSTOMER STORIES

OUR CUSTOMERS ARE WITH YOU EVERY DAY. THEY EDUCATE YOUR CHILDREN, BUILD YOUR CITIES AND HOMES, AND PUT FOOD ON YOUR TABLE. THEY CONNECT and power your world, AND MAKE THE SMART DEVICES YOU can’t LIVE without. THEY’RE WITH YOU WHEN YOU COMMUTE, GO TO SCHOOL, AND GO ON HOLIDAY. YOU BANK WITH THEM, AND THEY ENTERTAIN YOU, AND WHEN LIFE CHANGES THEY’RE THERE TO SUPPORT YOU.

SAMSUNG

Once criticised as an innovation follower and surrounded by constant disruption we’re helping Samsung envision the near and deep future and extend their leadership positions in their core markets.

UAE GOVERNMENT

Our insights and expertise are helping the UAE Government envision and build the country of the future and future proof their society.

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS

The Future of Insurance, London, UK

"Matthew was a fantastic keynote speaker at the recent Biennial Conference on how insurance and the long term savings markets were changing because of the digital revolution. He was clear, passionate and very successful at condensing a significant amount of knowledge and experience into an accessible series of contributions. His rating from delegates was outstanding."

The Future of the Enterprise and Mobility, Cape Town, South Africa

"We invited Matthew to be the keynote at our Enterprise of the Future forum in South Africa and it was without a doubt one of the best decisions we've made as a business. Matthew's presentation, content and networking added tremendous value to the forum as a whole. what set Matthew apart from the 'run of the mill' keynote speakers was his passion, he opened the forum and set the tone for what resulted in a highly productive, collaborative and energized three days. His depth of understanding and knowledge of multiple industries made his input valuable to the entire audience and facilitated a number of strategic conversations. In summary, Matthew has been invited to participate at all of our future forums and we would highly recommend him as a Futurist and speaker."

The Future of Communications, Glen Eagles, Scotland

"Matt's keynote at CommsVision was an insightful and highly engaging perspective on disruptive technologies that challenged our delegates to re-think the impact on their own business models and those of their customers. The immediate response and subsequent feedback from our audience of over 120 CEO's and owners of the UK's leading communications providers was off the charts."

The Disruptive Future, London, UK

"Our event ran with the tagline 'Challenge Your Strategy' and Matthew more than delivered on this promise. His keynote speech covered an incredible array of emerging technologies at breakneck speed, in a unique radar format. The examples he covered bought home both the opportunity and disruptive threats for business, and everyone in the audience is sure to take the title 'Futurist' seriously after today."

The Future of the Workforce, London, UK

"Matthew was a keynote speaker at our cross industry insights event, sharing his views on the 'Future of the Workforce'. He was simply great and we received lots of positive feedback. He carefully balanced the high level trends with concrete examples, tailoring the message to the audience. His talk was inspiring, fascinating and forced everyone to ask themselves difficult questions about the impact of new technologies on their businesses and daily lives."

Blockchain and the Future of Finance, London, UK

"Matthew helped make our 'London Blockchain Summit' a resounding success and his keynote and participation made the event one of the most exciting MarketForce events I have been to this year, so thank you."

Disrupting the Future of Finance, London, UK

“Matthew’s speech and presentation was one of the most engaging and interesting I’ve ever seen – live or on the internet. It was delivered by a stellar speaker in a fun and succinct manner and the content was cutting edge.”

The Future of Capital Markets, London, UK

“Matthew delivered a very interactive and engaging keynote on ‘Living and Launching in the New’ at our flagship Capital Markets Summit in London. I, and everyone else in the audience were definitely whizzed into the future and we’re already pondering how the world is imminently going to change and the impact it will have on our lives!!”

The Future of Law and the Workforce, Paris, France

“I asked Matthew to speak to the leadership team during a workshop in Paris and shine a light on the future of work, based on realities today and advances we will see tomorrow, so we’d be in a better position to manage what’s coming over the next decade. His talk was inspiring, eye opening and forced everyone to ask themselves difficult questions about the impact that new technologies will have on the business, way we work and our lives.”

Battle of the Quants, Frankfurt

"Matthew Griffin was selected as the Keynote for the Battle of the Quants – Frankfurt. Matthew came highly recommended and he produced a riveting, informative and convincing speech which pointed out that the future is happening all around us. Matthew does not slow down as he methodically explores a variety of business models and identifies how they are being or about to be disrupted. From Machine Learning submersibles zapping bacteria on Salmon to autonomous flying cars, Mathew lays out the technologies that are going to affect society in a very understandable and easy to follow and entertaining style. I highly recommend Matthew for any keynote address."

The Future of Customer Experience, London, UK

"Enthusiastic and engaging, it was a pleasure to have Matthew Griffin chairing OpsTech FS. Encouraging audience participation, and leading the debate on crucial topics across financial services from AI to Blockchain, and the future workforce, Matthew was at home among the forward-thinking executives who were sharing their experiences of digitally transforming and innovating their organisations and industry."

The Future of Intelligent Machines, San Diego, USA

“We asked Matthew to lead a discussion with world experts in artificial intelligence, automation, and robotics, and he far exceeded our expectations. He brought to the table an incredible breadth of knowledge far beyond simply AI to open the conversations to implications in labor, education, transportation, and user experiences. At the conclusion, Matthew provided insightful and actionable conclusions that we were able to take back as guidance for our senior executives and business unit leads. We look forward to further engagements with Matthew as we explore other global trends.”

The Future of Innovation, Johannesburg, South Africa

“Matthew Griffin provided a highly insightful and thought provoking presentation at the Enterprise mobility event on the future of innovation that sparked frenzied and engaging conversation. His topic resonated with the attendees and they found themselves questioning what they are currently doing and how they could remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. A definite draw card to any event.”

The Future of Transportation, Helsinki, Finland

"Matthew joined us as our international keynote speaker in October 2017 at the Nordic Digital Business Summit, to explore "The Future of Transportion”. His presentation was engaging and entertaining, opening up the very essence of the changing landscape of global technology developments that are driving changes in transportation. Matthew’s presentation style is such that he draws in the audience to hang on his every word, injecting humour and “wow” moments whilst keeping the content at a level that the audience can understand. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Matthew as a keynote speaker and hope to have the opportunity to work with him again in the future."

The Future of Sustainable Cities, Paris, France

"I met Matthew Griffin at ChangeNow2017, where he was invited as a keynote speaker and Master of Ceremony for his great knowledge and foresight concerning the future of technologies. He sure is one the innovation industry’s most influential minds. His speeches on the topics of ‘Building the Sustainable City’ highly inspired the audience, who gained a fresh perspective on the major trends that are transforming industries and our lives. He used humour and bold statements backed up with solid market data to stir the audience to reconsider some of the industry’s conventions. In sum, it is my pleasure to give Matthew Griffin my recommendation as a keynote speaker on any topic concerning disruptive innovations, technology or future trends. He will deliver valuable information in an inspiring and impacting way."

Henkel Innovation Summit, Vienna, Austria

“Matthew was selected as our keynote speaker to present on the Future of FMCG at the Henkel Innovation Day organized by Pioneers. He did a fantastic job and showed the audience how the rapid pace of technological progress will affect how the industry manufactures, markets and sells its products in the future, and then discussed how new, autonomous innovation trends will impact the industry over the next ten to twenty years.”

Battle of the Quants, London, UK

“Matthew, once again thank you very much for inspiring our attendees at the London Battle. Your presentation was fascinating and the audience thrilled with your analysis. I have never seen so many people approach a speaker following a talk. In addition, we have had a bunch of follow up meetings with our sponsors and we continually hear what a phenomenal presentation you gave so a BIG thank you!”

The Future of Capital Markets, London, UK

“I find that crystal ball gazers are often surprisingly narrow in focus, and Matthew’s huge strength is pulling disparate strands together, as well as his extraordinary energy.”

The Future of Quant Investing, London, UK

“Matt was our guest presenter at our recent annual investment conference in London. He provided a thought-provoking and entertaining session enjoyed by all in attendance. Matt’s delivery and content was outstanding, his passion and knowledge of current and future technological trends is extraordinary. Matt’s vision and expertise means he can justifiably lay claim to being a pre-eminent futuristic thought leader.”

The Future of Aviation, Luton, UK

“Matthew was our Keynote speaker at our annual conference. With the theme of the event looking at the Future of Aviation Matthew’s opening presentation focused on futurist transportation. He had the audience engaged right from the ‘get go’ and had clearly researched the audience type in advance. His presenting style is warm yet professional. The content was nothing short of awe inspiring – it was, and remains still, the talk of the event.”

The Future of Communities, Milton Keynes, UK

“Matthew delivered an phenomenal, engaging and thought provoking keynote on ‘The Future of Communities’ at our Customer Conference. We really appreciate the time and effort he took to make his content relevant and relatable to our audience, he truly helped us to position ourselves as a forward thinking organisation. The session was extremely well received and many referred to it as the highlight of the event! Matthew’s personality, passion and broad expanse of knowledge makes him an ideal speaker for any event; we look forward to working with him again on future projects.”

The Future of Transportation, Beaulieu, UK

“Matthew’s presentation was without question the most fascinating, thought provoking and extraordinary talk I have ever heard.”

The Future of Investing, London, UK

“Matthew is an excellent speaker with profound know-how, and it was the best idea to kick off our STOXX Annual Event with his presentation! Thank you Matthew - it was a huge pleasure to have you at our conference and your sessions ranked as the most liked by all the participants. I would love to work with you again!”

Adapt or Die, Reading, UK

“Matthew was a riveting speaker and an absolute pleasure to work with. He engaged in all aspects of our event from content to promotion and created a highlight of the conference. His quick wit and dramatic, if not sometimes mind-boggling, stories of the not-so-distant future can’t help but drive understanding and action!”

ICS Nuclear Conference, Cyber Senate

“Matthew is a great speaker and we thoroughly enjoyed his keynote at this year’s Industrial Control Cyber Security Nuclear conference. Participants were educated on future emerging technology, disruptive innovation and the threats these new developments pose to critical national infrastructure. Nobody has a crystal ball but it’s great to meet people like Matthew who can create a timeline based hypothesis on where we could or will be, by looking at past data, trends, and if current research and development continue what that technology will look like, and be capable of, in the future.”

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Matthew Edwards Head of Production, MarketForce
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Jay Connolly Global Chief Talent Officer, Dentons
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Robert Dessert Director of Global Strategy, Qualcomm
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Noel McAvennie CEO, Nordic Digital Business Summit
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Rama El Safty Events Director, ChangeNOW
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BUSINESS SERVICES INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

AON
AON

Working with Aon’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them envision the next twenty years of the workforce, which then became the centrepiece of a global marketing campaign.

Willis Towers Watson
Willis Towers Watson

Working with Willis Towers Watson’s senior leadership team we helped them envision the next fifty years of healthcare, and its impact on corporate benefits.

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Her Majesty’s Government
Her Majesty’s Government

Working directly with the UK Prime Minister and cabinet minsters we help HM Government and its individual ministries envision the future and deep future across a broad range of cultural, industrial, and societal topic areas.

UAE Government
UAE Government

Working directly with the UAE Prime Minister and cabinet minsters we help the UAE Government, and its individual ministries and affiliates, envision the future and deep future across a broad range of cultural, industrial, and societal topic areas.

COMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

T-Mobile
T-Mobile

Working directly with T-Mobile USA’s C suite and senior leadership team as part of a multi-year engagement we helped them envision the next ten years of their industry, and communicate the value and potential of 5G to their corporate clients.

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Colas
Colas

Working directly with Colas’ CEO and senior leadership team we helped them envision the next twenty years of their industry and workforce, then provided them with the exponential thinking to navigate and lead it.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Samsung
Samsung

As Samsung celebrated their 50th birthday we helped them envision the future of life in 2070, their Centennial, which was the centrepiece of their global marketing campaign.

Huawei
Huawei

Working with Huawei’s global 2012 and CRI C suite and senior leadership teams we are helping them envision the next fifty years, identify cross-sector breakthrough innovations and technologies, and build next generation products and services.

EDUCATION INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

GEMS Education
GEMS Education

Working directly with GEMS senior leadership team we are helping them envision the next ten to fifty years of global culture, industry, and society, and prepare their students for life in the Exponential Future.

ENERGY INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Centrica
Centrica

Working with Centrica’s Chairman and senior leadership team, and as an active member of their Technology Innovation Advisory Committee (TIAC), we helped them envision the next twenty years of their industry and adjacent industries, and shape the future of the company and their investments as they sought to diversify into new areas of interest.

RWE
RWE

Working directly with RWE’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them envision and visualise the future of their customers and adjacent industries as they sought to diversify into new areas of interest.

ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Disney
Disney

Working with Disney’s senior leadership team we advised them and helped them and their downstream studio partners envision the future of content, entertainment, and production.

Interdigital
Interdigital

Working directly with Interdigital’s senior leadership team we helped them envision the next twenty years of content and content creation, and the impact on their business investments, operations, and research.

FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Legal & General
Legal & General

Working with LGIM’s senior leadership team as part of a multi-year engagement we are helping them and their investors envision and navigate the next twenty years of business and technology.

Bloomberg
Bloomberg

Working with Bloomberg UK’s senior leadership team we helped them re-envision the future of investing, and educate their clients about the future of disruption and how to navigate it for profit.

STOXX
STOXX

Working with STOXX’s senior leadership team we helped them and their downstream clients envision the next twenty years of technology led disruption, it’s cross sector impacts, and the future of investing.

SRP
SRP

Working directly with Structured Retail Products’ senior leadership team we helped them and their clients envision the next ten years of the derivatives and structured products market.

Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse

Working directly with Credit Suisse’s senior leadership team we helped them envision the next twenty years of financial services, investments, and wealth management.

UBS
UBS

Working directly with UBS’s senior leadership team we helped them and their clients envision the next ten years of the financial services and insurance industries.

Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds Banking Group

Working directly with Lloyds Banking Group’s senior leadership team we helped them envision the next ten years of the financial services industry.

M & G Investments
M & G Investments

Working directly with M&G’s CFO and senior leadership team we helped them envision the next twenty years of the property industry and complimentary industries, society, and the impact on their investment strategies.

INDUSTRY REGULATORS

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

OFGEM
OFGEM

Working directly with OFGEM’s senior leadership team we advised and educated their staff about the next twenty years of the energy industry.

INSURANCE INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Assurant
Assurant

Working with Assurant’s COO and senior leadership team we helped them and their clients envision the next ten years of connected and smart devices, and their changing role in society.

Lockton
Lockton

Working directly with Lockton’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them envision the next thirty years of an assortment of industries, and the impact on their business investments and operations.

INDUSTRY TRADE BODIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

BBGA
BBGA

Working directly with BBGA’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them and their members envision the next twenty years of private aviation.

CPA Ireland
CPA Ireland

Working directly with CPA Ireland’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them and their members envision the next twenty years of their industry.

EBAA
EBAA

Working directly with EBAA’s COO and senior leadership team we helped them and their members envision the next twenty years of the European aviation industry.

Personal Finance Society
Personal Finance Society

Working directly with PFS’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them and their members envision the next twenty years of the personal finance industry and the impact the future will have on their clients, planning, and investment strategies.

ABI
ABI

Working directly with ABI’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them and their members envision the next twenty years of the insurance industry.

ENEI
ENEI

Working directly with ENEI’s senior leadership team we helped them and their members envision the next ten years of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Future of the Workforce.

The Ark
The Ark

Working directly with The Ark’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them and their members envision the next thirty years of the global energy industry.

LEGAL SERVICES INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Dentons
Dentons

Working with Denton’s Global CHRO and senior leadership team we helped them envision the next twenty years of their clients industries, and the impact of those changes on their own business.

Wiggin
Wiggin

Working with Wiggin’s CEO we helped the company envision the next ten years of the content and entertainment industry and its impact on their downstream clients and business.

Allen & Overy
Allen & Overy

Working directly with Allen & Overy’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them envision the next twenty years of their workforce, their industry, and their customers industries.

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Lego
Lego

Working directly with Lego’s senior leadership team we helped them envision the next twenty years of the manufacturing industry, and its impact on direct and indirect procurement.

Henkel
Henkel

Working Henkel’s senior leadership team we helped them envision the next fifty years of their industry and adjacent industries as they sought to diversify into new areas of interest.

MEDIA INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

WIRED
WIRED

Working with WIRED and WIRED Consulting’s MD’s and senior leadership teams we helped them and their downstream clients envision life and work in the post Covid era.

Sky
Sky

Working with Sky UK’a senior leadership team we helped them envision the the next ten years of their industry and the entertainment industry.

Virgin Media
Virgin Media

Working directly with Virgin Media’s CEO and senior leadership team we helped them envision the next ten years of their industry and alternate industries as the company looks to diversify into new areas of interest.

NON PROFIT INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

XPrize Foundation
XPrize Foundation

Along with the XPrize Foundation we have helped teams around the world achieve their goals of bringing education to the masses and putting rovers on the Moon.

World Futures Forum
World Futures Forum

Working with the World Futures Forum we are bringing people together in new ways to solve the world’s greatest challenges and end inequality.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

BCG
BCG

Working with BCG’s global and regional leadership teams we help them and their downstream clients envision a wide range of industries and topics across a timeframe of ten to fifty years.

Deloitte
Deloitte

Working with Deloitte’s global and regional leadership teams we help them and their downstream clients envision a wide range of industries and topics across a timeframe of ten to fifty years.

RETAIL INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Decathlon
Decathlon

Working with Decathlons global senior leadership team we helped them envision the next fifty years of sport, and human health and performance.

TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY

ALL INDUSTRIES ARE being transformed from the ground up by the development and proliferation of new technologies.

Microsoft
Microsoft

Working with Microsoft UK’s senior leadership team we helped them create a state of the union report on Artificial Intelligence that was released at their annual Build conference.

Accenture
Accenture

Working with Accenture’s regional MD’s and senior leaderships as part of a multi-year engagement we helped them and their downstream clients envision the next fifty years of business, industry, and their workforces.

Episerver
Episerver

Working with Episerver’s global leadership team we helped them and their global client base envision the future of content and creativity and the impact new technologies would have on their industry.

Infosys
Infosys

Working directly with Infosys’ senior leadership team we help them envision the next twenty years of their clients industries.

Aveva
Aveva

Working directly with Aveva’s senior leadership team we help them envision the next twenty years of their industry and their clients industries, and help them extend their leadership position.

NCC Group
NCC Group

Working directly with NCC’s CEO and senior leadership team we help them envision the next twenty years of cyber security and computing technology, and help them extend their leadership position.

Sopra Steria
Sopra Steria

Working directly with Sopra Steria’s senior leadership team we help them envision the next ten years of their industry and their clients industries, and help them extend their leadership position by building and supporting their global innovation centers.

Qualcomm
Qualcomm

Working directly with Qualcomm’s senior leadership team we helped them envision the next twenty years of communications and computing technologies and develop their long term global roadmaps.

Cherwell
Cherwell

Working directly with Cherwell’s COO and senior leadership team as part of a multi-year engagement we helped them and their clients envision the next ten years of digital industry and the workforce, and were the centrepiece several global marketing campaigns.

Castleton
Castleton

Working directly with Castleton’s CEO and C Suite we helped them envision the next ten years of the social housing industry and its impact on their business operations and investments.

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