ROHIT TALWAR

Global futurist, award-winning keynote speaker, author
and the CEO of Fast Future.

Rohit's primary expertise lies in helping clients understand and shape the emerging future. He has a particular focus on how we can advance business, society, and individual lives by harnessing the power of new thinking, innovation, and disruptive developments such as blockchain technology,  artificial intelligence (AI), and human enhancement. He currently spends a lot of his time helping clients globally to understand and develop strategies for metaverses, AI, blockchain, and the crypto economy.

Through his virtual and live speaking, executive education, research, consultancy, and publishing he advises leaders in global businesses, government, and NGOs around the world on how to anticipate and respond to disruptive change. Rohit is currently speaking and advising on themes such as: 

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Rohit has delivered over 2,000 keynote speeches and executive workshops for leadership audiences in over 70 countries on six continents.

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.

Rohit delivers fully researched and completely customised presentations for each keynote, and has the audience spellbound with his story of ending up on Interpol’s most wanted list due to identity theft. He has undertaken a wide range of foresight research studies for clients as diverse as the UK Government, Heathrow Airport, Amadeus, UiPath, and the European Commission.

Subject matter + examples

  • Aftershocks and Opportunities – Scenarios for a Post-Pandemic Future (multiple clients)

  • Ensuring a Very Human Future (multiple clients)

  • Global Megatrends / The Future of Business - organizations, strategies, business models, exponential thinking, and leadership priorities (BAe Systems, Assa Abloy, EY, Michael Page)

  • Corporation Zero and the future of work (multiple clients)

  • Disruptive exponential technologies such as metaverses, blockchain, crypto, AI, large scale databases, super-computing hardware, network communications, hyperconnectivity, blockchain distributed ledger systems, digital currencies, the Internet of Things (IoT), 3D / 4D printing, and cloud computing. (Singapore Government, Aetna, BP, Castrol, Mercer, Cap Gemini, Microsoft)

  • Future of economies, education, healthcare, construction, and infrastructure   (Generali)

  • Beyond Fintech -The future of money / financial services (World Bank / IFC, Financial Times, Royal Bank of Scotland, European Banking Association, Eurapco, DataArt, Ping Identity, Environmental Finance)

  • Future of travel and aviation (Financial Times, Heathrow Airport, Dubai Airport, GTMC, ACI)

  • The future of legal (Latham and Watkins, Clyde & Co, Gowling, Kennedys)

  • The future of automotive (Volkswagen)

  • Energy futures (BP, Shell, Wartsila Smart Energy Leaders Forum)

  • The future of telecommunications (Subex)

  • Metaverses, blockchain, and crypto and the implications for business and government

  • Grand challenges – emerging global scenarios, trends, shifts, opportunities, risks

  • The future of work, corporation zero, and next generation strategies

  • Building futurist leaders - developing foresight, resilience, and anticipatory abilities

  • Exponential technologies such AI, immersivity, 5G / 6G, and quantum computing.

b - £5k to £10k

Futurist Speakers, Creativity and Innovation Speakers, Motivational and Keynote Speakers