Ian Pearson is a Futurologist for Futurizon, he is internationally renowned for educating his audiences on the future of our daily lives - from work to leisure. Ian's incredible insights into technology of the future and the pace of innovation make him a current and inspiring keynote speaker. Adept at speaking across the globe on topical issues, Ian is a speaker of the future.
Ian Pearson is a leading futurist, keynote speaker and after dinner speaker. All over Europe Ian delivers provocative talks about the future of many aspects of our daily lives - from work to leisure, fashion to climate change.
Ian identifies and explains the key changes ahead in every sector of business and society that will arise as a result of rapidly changing technology, without the use of jargon. He has a strong engineering background and uses that to interpret current R&D and drive his views on how fast things in each sector will change in the next 15 years. He explains often complex technological developments using ordinary everyday language and shows why they are relevant to executives, in a provocative and entertaining style.
Ian graduated in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics from Queens University, Belfast. He has worked in most branches of engineering, with 4 years in missile design and 22 years with British Telecom doubling as their futurologist for the last decade before leaving and setting up Futurizon, where he assists companies to leverage future ideas to use in PR, marketing and beyond.
As a keynote speaker, Ian combines solid background with real research to both astound and educate his audiences.
BT's former Futurologist for 15 years, Ian keeps track of developments across the whole field of technology.
- Business strategy
- Pace of change
- Environment and sustainability