Gerd Leonard is a best-selling author, sought-after executive ‘future trainer’ and a well trusted strategic advisor, with a combined audience of over 1 million interested his is experienced advice and insight. In 2006, The Wall Street Journal called Gerd one of the leading Media Futurists in the World, and furthermore,
Gerd was also listed as #88 in the top 100 influencers in Europe by Wired Magazine. Most notably, he is #21 on the global list of futurists.
Influential author of five critically acclaimed books and co-author of the best-selling book The Future of Music, Gerd is considered a leading voice on a wide range of topics from digital transformation to broadcasting futures. He is also the host of web-TV series The Future Show and the CEO of The Futures Agency, which a global network of over 30 leading futurists.
Renowned for delivering provocative and inspiring keynote speeches to a wide variety of audience types, Gerd has become a highly regarded global influencer that has had the opportunity to advise some of the biggest business leaders and government officials from around the globe. Some of these clients include Unliver, Lloyds Bank, Google, BBC, Mastercard, The Guardian and The EU Commission, however, the list of diverse clients goes on into its hundreds.