Greg Williams is a leading authority on technology trends and how those impact business and society.
After working at Esquire, Arena and Wallpaper, Greg moved to New York to be the Executive Editor of Details magazine.
After a decade working in print and digital publishing in New York, he returned to London in 2009 to become Executive Editor of Wired.
In 2017, Greg became Editor of Wired (UK Edition)
He is the author of five novels. Greg is also the co-founder of the digital storytelling platform MyLondonStory, which is available as an iOS app.
For WIRED, Greg writes on a variety of subjects, including innovation, technology, business and ideas
Greg’s storytelling expertise enables him to transform complex information into entertaining and accessible insights that prepare audiences for what’s coming next.
Spending his days scanning the horizon for world-changing technologies, ideas and companies, Greg is constantly on the lookout for genuinely transformative trends. His dynamic presentation style enables his audiences not only to understand these shifts, but also inspires them to implement the changes they need to make in order to move their businesses and brands forward is a fast-changing landscape.
Greg has delivered keynote speeches at technology and corporate events throughout Europe and the Americas, at educational institutions such as the Strelka Institute in Moscow, the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising in London and Oxford University, and has given future trends presentations to numerous corporate clients in the energy, banking, retail, and fashion sectors. He also consults for several advertising agencies.
He has also interviewed CEO-level business-people at both private and public events and has moderated panels with executives from FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies at high-profile conferences and private gatherings.
Greg enjoys an international career, travelling regularly in search of the people and ideas that are transforming our world.
Greg Williams primarily speaks on what’s new and what’s next and how businesses and brands can best prepare themselves for what’s coming.
- The ten key trends that are shaping the world.
- How to leverage trends in mobile.
- Future learning.
- Cyber Security.
- The new data economy.
- Building brand advantage with perpetually connected customers.
- How technology is creating powerful new economic models.
- The application of new web-based social and innovation models.
- Big Data.
- Best practice in content marketing.
- Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Drones.
- Digital empowerment and the new social-mobile model.
- How businesses can create a successful narrative for themselves and their brands.
Greg’s essay on neuroeconomics was recently featured in the book Connecting Minds, Creating the Future which also includes essays by JP Rangaswami, John Maeda, Joseph E Stiglitz and Jimmy Carter.