K D Adamson is a leading female futurist and ecocentrist.
Adamson argues that our most important relationship is with the future, and the future has gotten stuck in the past.
Pinpointing the cherished societal and business certainties set to be dismantled as an accelerating global syndemic distorts our understanding of intrinsic value; she fundamentally reframes the
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An adviser, presenter, keynote speaker, writer & film-maker whose performances have been likened to “a TED talk on steroids”, she is a global authority on the sustainable transformation of business and future value creation and an expert in organizational transformation, ESG, leadership, technology & digitalization and the blue, green and circular economies.
Her stellar client list spans every continent and industry, including major global brands, multinationals, governments, non-profits and NGOs.
K D Adamson – Reframing the Future
One of the highest-rated female keynote speakers in the world, K D Adamson is loved by audiences and organizers alike for the vast breadth of hot-button themes she covers and her talent for distilling them into simple, powerful, concrete and accessible concepts for diverse global audiences.
“K D Adamson is the Rachel Carson for the 21st century.”
Her live performances are consistently described as inspirational, mindblowing and empowering by audiences who respond to her energy, humour, warmth and charisma on stage. At the same time, event organizers appreciate her professionalism, attention to detail, high production values and collaborative attitude to delivering an exceptional experience for their audience.
K D Adamson – Futurist Speaking Themes and Topics
A leading futurist speaker K D has delivered keynotes to all kinds of global audiences spanning continents and cultures and in both existing and emerging industry sectors.
The breadth of her knowledge and themes enables her to easily tailor each keynote to its specific audience, consistently delighting clients with her ability to take big future thinking and make it relevant to their industry sector, niche, theme and audience.
High-impact visuals and powerful content combined with her signature energy, charisma and dynamism on stage add up to memorable performances that resonate with audiences often for years afterwards.
Topics include The Future of… Technology, Business & Strategy, Work, Societies, Education, Health, Environment, Connectivity, Transportation, Space, Brands & Marketing, Media, Fashion & Beauty, Luxury, Law, Government, Maritime, Climate Change, Humanity, Sustainability, Identity, Regulation and the Blue Economy.
- Sustainable Transformation
- ESG Environmental Social & Governance
- Enterprise Agility
- Value Chain Agility
- Data & Digital Transformation
- Causative Leadership
- Ecocentric Innovation
- The Blue Economy
- The Green Economy
- The Circular Economy
- Workplace Culture
- Sustainable Value Creation
Popular presentations include:
Nobleization – Can Business Survive the New Moral Age?
The dawning of a New Moral Age where profit is not the only metric undermines business foundations. The future is not about being a global business but a noble business, and the implications – from radical transparency to moral shoring – are profound.
The shift from globalization to nobleization demands a bold vision inspired by purpose, articulated authentically, executed consistently and translated effectively into sustainable, generative momentum.
Survival means rebooting digital transformation, recalibrating value, reimagining competition and redefining innovation.
The Age of Discovery
The future has got stuck in the past, but old certainties are crumbling, and what replaces them won’t be determined by technology.
Taking the Red Pill
Most data isn’t new, and it’s used to sell us stuff. Covid-19 exposed how little we know and the opportunity for us to change that.
The Global Syndemic
A synergy of co-occurring epidemics in economics, health, ecology and technology means our global system is about to stall.
The Invent Horizon
The global economy was a great start-up, but it won’t scale, so disruptive innovation has to be jettisoned in favour of integrative invention.
The Ashes and The Flame
A New Value Nexus, causative leadership, ESG and the Great PIVOT are about to obsolete legacy business culture and leadership.
FREE is a four-letter word abused by the global Suggestion Economy, destroying our collective understanding of value and values.
The WHealth Ecosystem
Food, health and finance are market failures unfit for the New Moral Age, Caveat Venditor will create a net-new WHealth ecosystem.