attention. Anticipation. action. 

beyond ResilienT

Learn how to be Future Ready


EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES: Trends Transforming [Your Industry]

Join Futurist Simon Anderson as he takes a thought-provoking look at the future of your industry in a fast-changing world. This customized presentation provides insights on emerging industry advancements and offers new approaches to navigating the challenges and capitalizing on the opportunities created by rapid change. Industry executives will learn Anderson’s proven "Five Actions for the Future." 

  • Learn about emerging technologies that could transform your industry
  • Thinking like a Futurist 
  • Five Future Ready actions

Where, when and how we work in the future is being reshaped being emerging technologies and trends. The pandemic fast-forwarded many of these changes and reset expectations for how work is defined and measured. The employee experience being ever more important than ever to attracting and retaining workers. 

  • Attracting and retaining employees
  • New tools and resources to improve the workplace
  • Five Future Ready actions
USING THE FUTURE-READY FRAMEWORK: Applying Foresight Tools and Practices to Thrive 

Anyone can learn to think like a futurist, and this interactive keynote shows how to use applied foresight to be better positioned for the future. Creating foresight scenarios, working with an informed outsider, and taking a weekly "Future 15" are only a few of the practices learned in this presentation. Attendees will gain the insights, tools, and practices needed to be future ready in any industry. 

  • Spot challenges and opportunities created by rapid change
  • Learn to use foresight practices
  • Five Future Ready actions


“Thank you so much for presenting as a keynote speaker at the Executive MBA Council meeting in Seattle. Your session garnered rave reviews - everyone to whom I spoke commented on the depth of your analysis and the thought you put in to relate to our industry's drivers. I walked away with a great deal to think about personally, and I've shared your insights with my team, along with the challenge for us to be more future-focused and future resilient.”

Jamie Breen - Assistant Dean, MBA Programs for Working Professionals, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

“Simon delivered an informative and engaging keynote session on “Change is Coming – Understanding Relevant Emerging Technologies and Trends” at our 2017 Growth Conference in Naples, Florida for our architecture and engineering attendees. He discussed 7 major themes that will impact our society and did a great job of relating specific technological advancements in the building, design and construction space, which was well received. Highly recommend for other conferences and events!”

Steve Gido -  Principal, ROG Partners

I have heard a ton of positive feedback on the speakers and EVERYBODY was talking about “the futurist!”

Dan Feder - ISM Board Member

“Simon’s presentation was insightful and eye-opening. He gave our Board of Directors and our Management Team a lot to think about throughout our strategic planning process. I highly recommend him.”

Edward F. Manzi, Jr. -  Chairman & CEO, Fidelity Bank



signature keynote

Open or close your event will a powerful and engaging presentation - your group will be talking about this for a long time!

  • 45-90 Minutes
  • Customized for your audience
  • Includes Future- Ready actions that your audience can take right away 

applied workshop

Apply the lessons from the keynote to real-world problems that your region or organization is facing. 

  • 90 minutes - half-day
  • Customized for your group
  • Interactive and actionable
  • Learn how to think about change like a Futurist

executive / board

Take your leadership to the next level with foresight tools and practices

  • Flexible offerings, from a single meeting to "Futurist-on-demand" 
  • Helps leaders see what they're not seeing and escape the industry echo chamber