Keynote Speaker and Business Strategist
Hailed as The Master of Innovation by Fortune magazine, and World’s Leading Business Strategist, award-winning strategic consultant, trends expert, and professional speaker Scott Steinberg is a bestselling expert on leadership, change + innovation. One of America’s top futurists (per the BBC); the author of Make Change Work For You and Millennial Marketing; and among today’s top business strategy + leadership training providers, the Fortune 500 calls him a “defining figure in business” and “top trendsetter to follow.”
A strategic adviser to C-level leaders and four-star generals, firms like IBM, Ford, and the US Dept. of Defense regularly seek his insight. As the CEO of BIZDEV: The International Association for Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, and management consulting + market research firm FutureProof Strategies, he helps partners understand emerging trends – and drive growth around them. His motivational speeches, leadership seminars and training workshops show executives and educators how to become more effective – and make both they and their businesses indispensable in an increasingly disposable world.
One of the world’s 150 most influential keynote speakers + futurists, and today’s #1 generations expert and technology expert (per Google), he offers breakouts, workshops, and speeches at meetings/events, and has consulted on dozens of industry-leading solutions.
Innovation Consultant and Futurist
As an industry consultant, Steinberg has helped top corporations from Microsoft, Sony and Intel to ESPN and MTV adapt to changing consumer, high-tech and social trends. Hailed as a top technology futurist by leading media outlets including NPR, Newsweek, TIME, BusinessWeek and The Wall St. Journal, his advisory work enables clients to identify emerging cultural and technological forces and create powerful business strategies that meet changing market needs.
This eye for business analysis has led to his work as a strategic insider for 600+ publications from CNN to The New York Times and Fast Company, and pioneer in the field of digital publishing. A nationally-syndicated columnist who routinely explores topics including change, innovation and connecting generations, he’s also the creator and host of Gear Up, Rolling Stone’s first dedicated blog and video series devoted to consumer technology. A regular guest on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, he serves as a featured expert for Fast Company, Inc., Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post and more.
Motivational Speaker for Meetings & Events
A dynamic keynote speaker for business, consumer and youth events, Scott provides custom speeches and seminars for corporations, associations, schools and professional organizations worldwide. Tailored options are available for both domestic and international programs, including motivational speaking presentations and training workshops, which clients say are “engaging,” “phenomenal” and “consistently keep audiences on the edge of their seat.” Blending expert commentary with timely insights, analysis and humor, his key note speeches provide practical advice and actionable strategy that viewers can immediately execute upon. Experience includes guiding meetings, panels, conferences, tradeshows, seminars, executive summits and corporate retreats.
Trends Expert: Business, Consumer, Technology & Youth
As a noted entrepreneur and market researcher who’s successfully founded and sold multiple high-tech and consumer-facing businesses, Steinberg’s work combines data-driven analysis with practical experience and expert qualitative insight. Able to skillfully apply insights gained in years operating on the commercial world’s front lines to research findings, he readily translates business intelligence into real-world solutions. Whether transforming the shape of underperforming businesses or re-imagining household-name products and brands, he actively works to educate, elevate and empower tomorrow’s leaders and management teams.
#1-Ranked Business Strategist and Trend Forecaster
- World-famous for 20+ years of accurately predicting business, consumer and technology trends
- Bestselling business, marketing and youth author featured in 600+ outlets from NPR to USA Today
- Google’s #1-ranked generations expert and technology expert – seen by 1 billion+ worldwide
- Strategic adviser to Fortune 500 businesses and brands
- Expert columnist on change and innovation for CNN, Rolling Stone and The Huffington Post
- Noted entrepreneur who’s built and sold startups and divisions