Chris Riddell is Australia and Asia’s most sought after futurist, and award-winning industry recognized keynote speaker on digital. He is also a renowned media commentator and global emerging trend spotter for businesses and leaders in today’s highly disrupted world.
A global trailblazer, Chris has worked for some of the largest and most successful companies and brands in our modern world. Having lived and worked in countries such as the UK, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Kuwait, China, New Zealand and lately Australia, his understanding of our new world is compelling and thought provoking to say the least.
Notably, Chris was the first ever Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for MARS Incorporated in Australia and New Zealand, architecting the corporate digital strategy behind brands including Whiskas, Pedigree, Wrigley, Starburst, Masterfoods, Snickers and Maltesers.
Chris is frequently called on as a futurist, speaker and expert commentator to give insights into consumer technology trends within traditional media.
As a regular on Sky News Business, The Project on Ten, Channel 7’s The Morning Show, The Daily Edition prime time shows, and ABC 774 Radio, Chris’s insights and expertise as a trend spotter extend far beyond the walls of the corporate world.
Chris is Australia’s futurist for the leaders of tomorrow and keynote speaker for businesses of today.