Bruce Walker

Co-Founder Of Fx Group

Bruce is the CEO & Cofounder at FutureX, an international community of impact-driven leaders on a mission to empower the purposeful. Collaborating with global brands, governments and leaders to enable business leaders building a more sustainable, socially-conscious society.

Through two international festivals, Startup Summit & Impact Summit, combined with an online resource platform, international leadership programmes in Edinburgh, Silicon Valley, London and Berlin, FutureX have worked with thousands of entrepreneurs and directly supported 32 tech for good companies who have since raised over £60 Million in investment.

In 2011 from a high school classroom in Scotland, Bruce started his first business, WeAreTheFuture. At the age of 17 he already had a mission to inspire and connect entrepreneurs from around the world.

Working with over 5,000 entrepreneurs over a five year period, Bruce has delivered programmes and global summits in Edinburgh, London, Los Angeles, Chicago, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi and Shenzhen. He has also partnered with global brands like Apple, Virgin, Matercard, KPMG and Google.

Bruce was 19 when he delivered his first TEDx Talk discussing how people get ‘lucky’ and has gone on to deliver talks around the world on profit with purpose, startups, culture and international growth.
In 2017, aged 23 Bruce co-founded FutureX with a mission to transform all businesses into purpose driven and values-led organisations.

FutureX works with purpose driven entrepreneurs, corporations and governments to create scalable and profitable businesses, that put values and purpose a core part of their growth strategy.

In addition to FutureX, Bruce advises a number of organisations, regularly contribute to the media and have been recognised for numerous awards including, The Sunday Times Maserati 100 game-changing entrepreneurs who are disrupting the business world, Grant Thornton Faces of a Vibrant Economy, Startacus UK Startup Influencers and 2019 Social Entrepreneur Index; celebrating the success of the UK’s most inspiring social entrepreneurs.

To book Bruce Walker as the motivational speaker for your corporate event, function 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, Bruce is known to cover the following topics:

  • Purpose-led Leadership
  • Bridging the Gap Between Corporate Transformation & Startup Innovation
  • Getting the Most From Millenials
  • Startup Lessons & Getting to Scale
  • Creating an Empowering Business Culture

Get a taste for what Bruce is like at corporate events, by watching his TEDxEdinburghNapierUniversity talk here:

Take a look at the feedback Bruce received as a speaker, when he appeared at corporate events:

“Bruce is an exceptional speaker. He engages the audience with his persuasive delivery of difficult but crucial topics. Aside from giving a fantastic talk, I was impressed with his level of commitment and professionalism – he was incredibly well prepared ahead of time, it was a pleasure to work with him. I think most importantly, Bruce is passionate about what he does and the message he is spreading – it leaves the audience inspired and ready to take action.” – Helena – Curator of TEDx, Edinburgh Napier University

“Bruce was fantastic! The crowd would have been happy to have him on for another hour. They were full of questions for him! Thank you for helping to organise!” – Jess – ICAS

“We were excited to invite Bruce and some of the top people from Scotland’s tech sector to talk about product, market strategy, lessons around scaling and growth and, ultimately, what success looks like throughout the cycle. Bruce is a highly engaging and inspiring speaker, who has worked with some of the most innovative companies on the planet. Bruce understands how to break down complicated problems into actionable steps that empower the audience – I would highly recommend!” – Gareth Glen, Principal Consultant – Denholm Associates 

“I have had the pleasure of hearing Bruce speak on several occasions and was delighted to be able to invite him to give a talk at an event for the Professional Speaking Association in Scotland. As an entrepreneur Bruce has achieved amazing success and this background combined with his energy and passion is incredibly inspiring. He has a wonderfully relaxed speaking style; he’s warm and engaging and committed to tailoring his talks to ensure he provides the best value for each audience. In addition to being a great speaker, he’s professional, easy to work with and one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. If you’re looking for someone to speak about startups, scale ups, leadership or business, I highly recommend you get in touch with Bruce.”– Mel Sherwood, former President Professional Speaking Association in Scotland.