Andrew Grill

Chief Futurist for The Actionable Futurist, NED of the Britain-Australia Society, Former Global Managing Partner for IBM & Former Business Adviser for the South Australian Government



Digitally Curious

Digitally Curious

Andrew Grill received a 5 star rating across 7 events in 2023

"Andrew Grill is an exceptional futurism keynote speaker, bringing over 25 years of experience and a profound understanding of AI, blockchain, and emerging technologies. His compelling insights and successful career, including as IBM's Global Managing Partner, make him a must-have for any forward-thinking event."

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Andrew Grill's official speaking topics are listed below:

  • Are You Ready for Generative AI?
  • From Turing to Transformers: The Unfolding AI Revolution
  • Web3, the Metaverse, Crypto, NFTs & Blockchain Explained
  • Workplace of the Future
  • Becoming Digitally Curious
  • LinkedIn Masterclass
  • Tech Trends 2023 & Beyond

Official Feedback from In-Person & Virtual Events

Feedback from In-Person Events:

"We were delighted to have Andrew as the keynote speaker and everything went great. His ability to engage with the audience from the get-go along with his insights on the topic were just brilliant. Thanks so much for all your help in facilitating this" - Saloni, Senior Account Manager, PR & Influence, Consumer, Wilson Hartnell

"A very inspiring and thought provoking presentation. Further feedback from my peers confirms you have given us a lot to think about so job done on that score!" - DHL Global 

"Many thanks for a great day yesterday, it met and exceeded all our expectations." - Nestle 

"Never seen a more practical, useful, and actionable session." - David, BBC Broadcaster

"Andrew was a fantastic keynote speaker to open our Biennial Conference with an international audience of 350 insurance CEO/C-suite delegates." - Ben, International Mutual & Cooperative Insurance Federation

"What a marvellous speaker! Inspirational and energising, Andrew captured the audience from the minute he stepped on the stage. He really shook up the way we look at new tech disruption and made us think about issues for our business and wider life." - Maya, Event Manager, Compeer

"We’re trying to do something revolutionary, to constantly innovate as a brand so having someone like Andrew to present at our first digital event was an absolute must." - Clayton, Event Manager, TechnoGym

"The reason we hired Andrew was because he's great to work with, he's very professional, and he adapted his talk to exactly what we wanted. I'd highly recommend him for any keynote speeches you're thinking about." - Jim, Project Manager, Business West

Feedback from Virtual Events:

"Thank you for your presentation at the IT Europe offsite yesterday. Surely, you left our IT Directors with some great tips and actionable next steps to bring more digital curiosity into their career and their teams." - Adrien, L'Oréal

  • 2024 - Author of "Digitally Curious"
  • 2023 - NED of the Britain-Australia Society
  • 2022 - Author for Wiley
  • 2020 - Senior Advisor of Namier Capital Partners
  • 2019 - Host of "The Actionable Futurist" Podcast
  • 2015 - Global Managing Partner at IBM
  • 2013 - Global Partner of Social Business for IBM
  • 2011 - CEO of Kred
  • 2009 - Head of International Business Development & Client Strategy for Visible Technologies
  • 2008 - Head of Business Development at Gigafone Technologies
  • 2006 - South Australian Business Ambassador for the South Australian Government
  • 2004 - General Manager of Seeker Wireless
  • 2003 - General Manager of Legion Interactive
  • 2001 - CEO of PropertyLook
  • 2001 - Director of the Rotary Club of Sydney
  • 2000 - Founder of The Actionable Futurist Blog
  • 1999 - Chief Futurist of The Actionable Futurist
  • 1998 - National Manager of Business Development for Telstra
  • 1995 - Business Development Manager for Singtel Optus
  • 1994 - Communications Systems Engineer for British Aerospace
  • 1991 - Technical Assistant for the University of South Australia