Andrew Grill

Practical Futurist & Former Global Managing Partner at IBM

Practical Futurist and former Global Managing Partner at IBM, Andrew Grill is a popular and sought-after presenter on issues around digital disruption, workplace of the future and digital eminence. 100% digital, Andrew believes that to “get digital you need to be digital” and his engaging keynotes provide actionable insights on how to achieve corporate goals on a global and long-lasting scale.

An experienced corporate leader, Andrew has launched and run technology companies in Europe and Australia and worked with some of the world’s leading companies and organisations, including VodafoneNestleBBCAmerican ExpressJohn Lewis, and Unilever.

Andrew’s first-hand experience of the digital world and the power of social media networks spans three decades and can be traced back to the early 1980s when he found himself online via bulletin board and email. His passion and involvement in the digital world continued into later life, launching Australia’s largest commercial property website, PropertyLook, and Australian location technology company Seeker Wireless to the world stage. Prior to his current role at IBM, he was head of international client strategy for Visible Technologies, owned by WPP.

Andrew regularly contributes to a wide range of media outlets including The DrumChangeboard and ANZ Blue Notes along with numerous online blogs and publications.

To book Andrew Grill as the keynote speaker for your corporate eventfunction or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Andrew is known to cover the following topics:

  • Disrupt or be disrupted – Digital disruption and what it means for you and your business.
  •          Workplace of the future – How can your employees adapt to changes in the nature of work.
  •          Digital Diversity – Why you need digital practitioners on your board.
  •          Rising above the noise – How to stand out in the digital world.
  •          Brand advocates – how your best advocates are already on the payroll.