Ross Dawson works globally as a futurist, keynote speaker and strategy advisor, inspiring audiences with an exceptionally positive and pragmatic focus on the potential of the future. He has delivered keynotes and strategy workshops in over 30 countries for leading organisations such as American Express, Coca-Cola, Commonwealth Bank, Dubai Ministry of Finance, Gartner, Google, IBM, KPMG, Macquarie Bank, Oracle, Procter & Gamble, PwC, Roche, Telstra and Visa.
Ross’s highly engaging and practical style in highlighting the massive opportunities from accelerating change inspires conference audiences around the world. His global reputation and extensive experience in the realities of corporate innovation across many industries makes him a favourite keynote speaker for client conferences of major technology and professional firms and for strategy meetings of boards, executives and management teams, as well as major public conferences.
Ross works extensively with boards of directors and executive teams on innovation and future-oriented strategy. He frequently speaks at or facilitates board and executive strategy offsites for major companies worldwide. Ross leads the Directing Innovation program of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and has run many innovation programs for Institute of Company Directors Malaysia (ICDM).
Ross has been named as one of the most influential people in the world on topics including the future of work, fintech, crowdfunding, and Enterprise 2.0, as well as one of the most influential keynote speakers worldwide on social media. Digital Media magazine has named Ross as one of the 40 biggest players in Australia’s digital age.