Practical Futurist and former Global Managing Partner at IBM, Andrew Grill is a popular and sought-after presenter and commentator on issues around digital disruption, the workplace of the future, emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, digital diversity, personal branding, and employee advocacy.
An experienced corporate leader, Andrew has launched and run technology companies in Europe and Australia and worked with and for some of the world’s leading companies including Telstra, Vodafone, Nestle, BBC, American Express, John Lewis, and Unilever.
He speaks to and consults for organisations world-wide to develop their strategy in a world rife with digital disruption. 100% digital, Andrew believes that “to get digital you need to be digital” and his talks provide actionable insights on how to achieve corporate goals on a global and long-lasting scale.
His first-hand experience of the digital world and the power of social media networks spans three decades and can be traced back to the early 1980’s when he found himself online via bulletin board and email. His passion and involvement in the digital world continued into later life, launching Australia’s largest commercial property website, PropertyLook, and Australian location technology company Seeker Wireless to the world stage.
Prior to his role at IBM, Andrew was head of international client strategy for Visible Technologies, owned by WPP. He regularly contributes to a wide range of media outlets including The Drum, Changeboard and ANZ BlueNotes along with numerous online blogs and publications and has appeared several times on Sky News. Andrew has been published in the Financial Times, The Telegraph and the Guardian.