Kate is a business futurist with a retail, consumer, brand, hospitality and technology specialisation, making complex societal shifts and emerging technologies relatable for any audience.
As the CEO and Founder of GDR Creative Intelligence, Kate has more than 20 years of experience in trends affecting business sectors and consumer behaviour, sharing her visionary insights around the world.
She is the innovation partner to around 30 of the world's largest consumer brands, supplying market leading consultancy and professional speaking to P & G, Tesco, Waitrose, Target, Sephora, Microsoft, Google and Lego.
As a business futurist, Kate delivers compelling big-picture narratives by making complex societal shifts and emerging technologies relatable for any audience.
She advises on the future of customer experience, how marketing is evolving, and how the best of the best are using tech to adapt to changing demographies, environmental realities and cultural change.
Kate has considerable experience in Conferences, Webinars (live & recorded), TV, radio, podcasts, panels, board advisory, client presentations, and print.
She has worked extensively with media organisations of all sizes, from national broadcasters to specialised trade publications.
Beyond her role as a leading consultant and thought leader within retail, Kate, and her team of experts at GDR are trusted media contributors and ghost-writers for global brands.
Kate is an experienced and largely-respected speaker who speaks on a vast selection of topics including future trends, the virtual world, regenerative economical models amongst many more.
Recently, Kate gave her eighth trend keynote at the world's largest retail show, the National Retail Federation's Big Show in NYC. Due to popular demand, she has been invited back to speak at next year's event too!
Her expertise and skills are highly regarded globally. Whether it be Web3, e-commerce, marketing & branding, Gen Z, retail innovation, customer experience or general business futurism, Kate is the perfect addition to any event.
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