Rohit is a global futurist and award winning professional speaker noted for his inspirational approach, provocative content and humorous style. He is the co-author of Designing Your Future - Key Trends, Challenges and Choices (2008), the editor of Achieving Transformation and Renewal in Financial Services (1999) and has contributed chapters for a number of other books on futures and strategic change. He leads the think tank Fast Future Research and has conducted in depth futures studies on a wide range of topics. Recent studies have looked at Global Mega Trends, Scenarios for 2015, the Future of China and India, Future Science and Technology Timelines, Future Jobs, the Future of Travel and Tourism, Scenarios for Migration, Scenarios for Healthcare, Healthcare Innovation, Demographic Trends and the Future of New Cities.
Rohit was profiled by the Independent Newspaper as one of the top ten global future thinkers and is considered an authority on the future of travel, tourism, aviation and the meetings industry. He has a particular focus on the emerging economies and on the challenges of embedding foresight in mature organisations. He has spoken to leadership audiences in 40 countries on five continents and typically visits 20-25 countries each year. Alongside his research, he spends around 40% of his time travelling to meet the people and organisations that are shaping the future and helping his clients develop innovative responses to future opportunities and challenges.
His food / consumer clients include Pepsi, Sara Lee (Douwe Egberts), Ocean Spray, Cargill, Bakkavor (frozen foods), Movenpick Ice Cream, Associated British Foods, United Biscuits, Friesland Campina, Symrise, Portion Pack Europe, GSK Soft Drinks division, Philip Morris, British American Tobacco, Bayer, Pfizer, Nokia, Samsung, and Novartis. Other clients include 3M, Amadeus, The BBC, BT, BAe, Bayer, Citibank, DeutscheBank, De Beers, DHL, EADS, Electrolux, Ernst & Young, GE, Hoover / Candy, Hyundai, IBM, ING, Intel, Intercontinental Hotels, KPMG, Linklaters, Marks and Spencer, Morgan Stanley, Nakheel, Nokia, Nomura, Orange, Panasonic, Playtex, PwC, Qatar Airways, Saudi Supreme Commission for Tourism, Shell, Siemens, Thames Water, Travelport, Wragge and Co., Yellow Pages, over 20 associations and governments in the US, UK, Finland, Dubai, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.
- Identifying the 100 Forces
- Continuation of the Moore’s Law
- Predictive Analytics
- Big Data
- Cloud Computing
- The 'Internet of Things'
- Artificial Intelligence
- Explosion of Smart Devises
- Augmented Reality
Business, Environment/Green, Future, Global Business, Minority, Financial, Strategic Planning
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"Everyone here has been really impressed with your insights and willingness to spend time ensuring that all the themes and messages resonate with our partners so that they are able to apply these insights to their own world. We have worked with many keynote speakers in the past and you really stand out in terms of your accessibility to us and your genuine interest in what we are trying to achieve." - Global Law Firm
"When Rohit genuinely speaks from the heart, about Vision 2020, and where he sees the world moving, it leaves the entire auditorium spell bound, and engrossed in his highly researched, and very creative and innovative visual presentation. Moreover, his interaction with the audience during his Q&A sessions is crisp and impactful. And salute, once again, to his thought provoking, visionary foresightedness." - Emirates Bank Dubai