Patrick DIXON | Global Change
Ranked as one of Thinkers 50’s ’20 Most Influential Business Thinkers Alive’, the futurist, author, consultant and entrepreneur has influenced the policies of many multinational companies by providing valuable insight into sparking innovation, forecasting trends and managing risk factors through his Global Change Ltd. organisation.
He studied Medical Sciences and Medicine at both the University of Cambridge and the University of London from 1978-1982, with a one year sabbatical taken during 1979 to run the startup company Medicom IT where he sold computer parts to healthcare services in the UK and Middle East. After completing medical school, he published his first book, ‘The Truth about AIDS,’ and founded the charity ACET to bring understanding to the spread of the fatal disease.
Partick is the founder of industry forcasting company Global Change, and is also the co-founder and director of Global Innovators, an organisation which aims to fast-track entrepreneurs and smart companies into global markets.
He is the author of 16 books cluding “The Future of Almost Everything”
“Every trend in every industry affects every other trend… It is impossible, for example, to talk about the future of retail without talking about global manufacturing trends, or the growth of online sales, which in turn are affected by things such as energy prices or use of smartphones, social media, government regulations… and so on.”
Presenting at the following session(s):
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 – 10:00-10:45 – OPENING