Herman Konings


Trend analyst, consumer psychologist, acclaimed author and speaker, Herman Konings is the Manager of future bureau Pocking Marketing/nXt and Managing Director of the Antwerp Agency. manages trend analysis and future research Pocket Marketing/nXt for the company.

With a passion for future trends and the possibilities of what’s to come, Herman specialises in researching the world’s passions and interests, future expectations, and how this may affect us.

Herman offers professional advice, hosts workshops and gives lectures for companies, societies, governments and higher education about changes in trends and future observations. His contributions and knowledge is highly regarded by many, and thus Herman has been featured in multiple media publications and broadcast television in Europe.

Having graduated from the University of Louvain with a PhD degree in Theoretical Psychology, Herman developed and founded the consulting and research agency, Pocking Marketing. Soon Pocket Marketing turned into nXt, a think tank for trends and forecasting.

Furthermore, Herman is also co-founder of Opus X, and organisation that focuses on future trends.

A regular futurism and trends speaker, Herman has featured at a number of events, conferences and functions all around the globe. Not only this, but he has advised and consulted a large amount of high profile organisations on what global trends are influencing the consu-human, generation differentiation, consumer psychology, business-to-business marketing and many other national and international consumer and society trends. Some of his clients include BMW, Coca Cola, Danone, EBU-Eurovision, European Commission, Foodservice Network Europe, Ferrero, HP, KLM, L’Oréal, Microsoft, Nike, Philips, Sanoma and Unilever.

An expert speaker and leading technology, futurism and trends specialist, Herman has a highly engaging speaking style, with a witty, personal touch to his presentations. He blends insightful and amazing facts with his own experiences and knowledge to create a fascinating talk that will have audiences gripped until the very end. Herman will bring light to recent trends, scientific research and game changing trends for the future.

To book Herman Konings for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

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

  • Change & Consumer Psychology
  • Trend Analysis
  • Generational Psychology
  • Demographic Psychology