Michael McQueen is an Australian-born speaker, social researcher and bestselling author.
Michael McQueen understands what it takes to thrive in a rapidly evolving world. Widely recognized for having his finger on the pulse of business and culture, he has helped some of the world’s best-known brands navigate change and stay ahead of the curve.
As a leading specialist in demographic shifts, change management and future trends, Michael features regularly as a commentator on TV and radio and has written four bestselling books.
His first book, The ‘New’ Rules of Engagement focuses on strategies for leading and connecting with Generation Y. His newest release, Winning the Battle for Relevance is a revealing look at why even the greatest brands and organisations become obsolete... and how to avoid their fate.
Michael is a familiar face on the international conference circuit having shared the stage with the likes of Bill Gates, Whoopi Goldberg and Larry King. He has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people across 5 continents since 2004 and is known for his high-impact, research-rich and entertaining conference presentations.
In 2015, Michael was named Australia’s Keynote Speaker of the Year and was inducted into the Speakers Halls of Fame.
Anders Sorman-Nilsson is a futurist and innovation strategist who helps executives and business leaders decode trends, answer disruptive questions and strategise for foreseeable and unpredictable futures.
As a Swedish-Australian strategist at Thinque he has helped executives of Fortune 500s and ASX leaders convert provocative questions into proactive, future strategies across 4 continents since 2005.
His latest book Digilogue: how to win the digital minds and the
analogue hearts of tomorrow’s customer – is hot off the press, and is featuring in top end business media like BRW, The Financial Review, Sky News Business, Qantas Magazine and ABC National Radio.
He has completed the Global Executive MBA program at the University of Sydney Business School, and when he is not hanging out with clients like Eli Lilly, Fuji Xerox, HP, Pernod Ricard, or People’s Choice Credit Union - globally and locally - he likes to get his hands dirty together with his mum, Birgitta, in the turn-around strategy for her 96 year old bricks and mortar menswear store in Stockholm, Sweden in a world of Digital Disruption.