Leading digital expert, entrepreneur, investor, consultant and keynote speaker, Laurent Haug works to discover and research for emerging ideas, people and organisations that will make a meaningful future impact. He guides industry leaders, start-ups and policy makers through the complexities of emerging technologies and the larger social and economic changes that surround them.
Founder of LiftLab, a company aimed at helping others prepare and anticipate changes in technology, Laurent Haug company became so successful that he launched the Lift Conference that offered attendees the chance to hear about these very changes. As a result of this, he has become a well-regarded technological expert.
An expert advisor for over 25 years, Laurent has been advising a range of international clients on anticipating the opportunities and challenges of new technologies. Some of Laurents clients include global organisations, such as the International Olympic Committee, WIRED, Enel, Vinci, World Economic Forum, McDonalds, TEDx, Pictet and Google. During the various client projects he’s overseen, Laurent has been able to help advise on a practical business model, strategy definition, recruitment of digital teams, fundraising, organisation of discovery trips, corporate innovation and trends research projects.
Laurent has worked with and provided expert knowledge to a number of Swiss and international media publications and broadcasters on the impact of technology and its benefits. He has also presented TV and radio programmes for Swiss National Broadcasting, TV5 and Arte.
A brilliantly engaging speaker, Laurent’s professionalism and expertise has landed him speaking engagements at some of the biggest internationally recognised conferences, organisations and events. For example, he is a regular TEDx speaker, the most well-known international speaking conference in the world, which demonstrates the level of distinction that Laurent works to.
During events, Laurent uses his own experience, resources and networks, along with other examples and techniques he’s picked up to help others understand digital transformation, the impact of technological trends and the pragmatic approach to the tech hype. His interactive and engaging talks will motivate and inspire a positive change, and will leave individuals with key takeaways that they can implement within their business.