Ian Pearson


Ian Pearson is a leading futurist, keynote speaker and after dinner speaker. All over Europe Ian delivers provocative talks about the future of many aspects of our daily lives – from work to leisure, fashion to climate change. Ian identifies and explains the key changes ahead in every sector of business and society that will arise as a result of rapidly changing technology, without the use of jargon.

He has a strong engineering background and uses that to interpret current R&D and drive his views on how fast things in each sector will change in the next 15 years. He explains often complex technological developments using ordinary everyday language and shows why they are relevant to executives, in a provocative and entertaining style.

Ian graduated in Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics from Queens University, Belfast. He has worked in most branches of engineering, with 4 years in missile design and 22 years with British Telecom doubling as their futurologist for the last decade before leaving and setting up Futurizon, where he assists companies to leverage future ideas to use in PR, marketing and beyond. As a keynote speaker, Ian combines solid background with real research to both astound and educate his audiences.

To book Ian Pearson as the futurist 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, Ian is known to cover the following topics:

  • Finance & Futurism
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital & Trends
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Technological Developments
  • Business & Technology