Magnus Lindkvist is Director for Trendspotting and Future Thinking, the futurologist predicts trends and forecasts for what we might see in our lifetime. An active member of TED, Magnus is an adept keynote speaker. His professional and slick delivery infused with charm and wit makes him the perfect addition to the corporate circuit. Magnus offers truly enlightened insights on futuristic thinking.
Magnus Lindkvist, futurologist and keynote speaker, is Director for Trendspotting and Future Thinking at Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, and an active member of TED - the world's leading trends forum.
Magnus weaves together the most exciting current trends “with the intelligence of a scientist and the humour of a comedian” to forecast what society and business might look like in the future. With a uniquely energetic speaking style, his talks are a multimedia-infused boost of intellectual inspiration about topics ranging from innovation to future-living and the business world of tomorrow.
Magnus is a graduate of Stockholm School of Economics and UCLA School of Film, Television and Theatre and has made a career out of fusing the measurability and tangibility of the business world with the imaginative storytelling of Hollywood. With a background as a management consultant and brand strategist, he founded his company Pattern Recognition in 2005 to help companies make sense (and money) out of the future.
He has also built a reputation as one of Europe’s most sought after speakers and in 2009, won the coveted “Business Speaker of the Year” award in Sweden. In 2008, he created the world’s first academically accredited course in Trendspotting and Future Thinking at Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship.
Magnus’ speeches are a whirlwind of ideas and inspiration that will energise and intellectually refresh listeners.
Magnus Lindkvist is Director for Trendspotting and Future Thinking at Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, and an active member of TED.
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