Ken Hughes is recognised as one of the world’s leading authorities on modern consumer and B2B culture.
He is internationally renowned for helping his largely blue-chip client base understand the future of consumerism, markets, society, and the challenges and opportunities ahead.
With 20 years of experience as CEO of a consumer insight agency, he blends his understanding of consumer & cyberpsychology, digital anthropology, behavioural economics, and retail futurology to explore the needs of the new consumer and predict the changes to come.
Ken Hughes advises some of the biggest brands in the world on customer experience, omnichannel strategy, artificial intelligence, shopper marketing, retail trends, the millennial / Gen Z shopper and the peer-to-peer economy.
As an accomplished author, TED speaker, part-time university lecturer and actor, his performances are insightful and thought-provoking. His presentations are infamous for their sheer energy, entertainment and passion, not to mention his great Irish wit.
“Ken’s true talent is tailoring his content to our audiences. He is an educational and inspirational presenter, as entertaining and engaging as he is challenging. We have invited him to speak at several different Red Bull events globally, and he always challenges us to think outside the box. Not to be missed.”
Drawing on his history as an actor, while his live stage performances are infamous, he is also now considered one of the world’s top virtual speakers, as engaging on screen as he is ‘live’ in person.
As a behaviouralist and life strategist, Ken Hughes is also passionate about change, leadership, disruption, success, innovation, personal development and motivation.
He brings this to life in his work with high-performance athletes and executives worldwide.
Ken shares his thought-disrupting insight with tens of thousands of delegates globally every year.
He is one of the most popular keynote speakers booked on the international conference and webinar circuit relating to the future of consumerism.
Regularly voted ‘Best Speaker‘ at the events where he is invited to perform, he believes in engaging and delighting event attendees at every opportunity, live or virtually.