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This is the year AI changes you. You can let the disruption derail you—or you can find the opportunity in chaos and gain an AI edge.

CEO of Trend Hunter | New York Times bestselling author of Create the Future

AI innovation speaker Jeremy Gutsche
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The world of Artificial Intelligence is changing so rapidly that it can feel difficult to keep up. But JEREMY GUTSCHE says that when your life has been turned inside out, that’s the perfect time to create the future. Described as “an intellectual can of Red Bull,” Jeremy is one of the most requested innovation consultants on the planet, helping everyone from Google to Disney navigate change and thrive through disruption—he even helped NASA prototype the journey to Mars! As the founder and CEO of Trend Hunter, the world’s #1 AI trend platform, he’s been at the cutting edge of AI innovation for over a decade. The author of multiple New York Times bestselling books, Jeremy shows us—with his unrivaled energy and humor—how to not only navigate but take advantage of chaos, tap into your AI opportunity today, and usher in the Super Future.

“Jeremy’s message fit perfectly into our strategy. His high-energy style kept my leadership team engaged and we kept talking about his session well into the evening.”— CIO of Coca-Cola

Everything is changing so quickly—how do we find the opportunity in the disruption we face every day? Jeremy Gutsche’s latest talk explores how we can take advantage of this unique moment, rising from the chaos to come back better than before. Since the release of his award-winning first book Exploiting Chaos, Jeremy has become a world-class expert on innovating through times of uncertainty.

When he’s not touring the globe as a futurist and sought-after innovation speaker, Jeremy is the CEO of Trend Hunter—the world’s #1 largest trend-spotting platform driven by artificial intelligence. Imagine the insight from a focus group made up of 100 million people—that’s Trend Hunter. He’s been delivering AI workshops, advisory services, and 10,000 trend reports based on Trend Hunter’s AI platform for the better part of the past decade. Jeremy has been incorporating AI into his innovation since before almost anyone else, and he can show you how to do it too.

With Jeremy at the helm, Trend Hunter has grown into a powerful innovation engine and global showcase for what’s next—attracting three billion views in the process. The site’s been featured or cited in over 40,000 articles, and Jeremy is routinely sourced by the media, where his broad appeal ranges from The Economist and CNN to WIRED and The New York Times. He has been described as “a new breed of trend spotter” by The Guardian, an “Oracle” by the Globe and Mail, an “intellectual can of Red Bull” by Association Week, and “the rockstar of keynote speakers” by Meetings Professional International.

Jeremy’s latest book, Create the Future, features a foreword by Malcolm Gladwell, and won a 2021 Axiom Business Book Award in the category of business disruption and reinvention. In it, Jeremy teaches readers how to think disruptively and implement real change when we need it most. As exciting as it is actionable, the handbook features strategies that Jeremy has personally used in projects with the world’s most powerful brands, who have each relied on him to lead them through rapid change. As companies and leaders scramble to pivot their business in the wake of the pandemic, there is no timelier or more urgent read—nor a more trusted, sought-after guide: Jeremy’s talks regularly go viral, and his landmark innovation keynote has surpassed 10 million views—making it the most-watched in history.

In his previous book, the New York Times bestseller Better and Faster, Jeremy reveals six patterns of opportunity that help smart people and teams lead through change, destroy complacency, and realize their potential. The book reached #1 on Amazon and was chosen as a CEO Read “Select” book for CEOs, entrepreneurs, and managers. Jeremy even used insights from the book to lead a workshop for NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, helping them integrate AI, become “lean, agile, responsive, and adaptive to change”—and, one day, get human beings to Mars.

Jeremy is the winner of The Cisco Innovation Excellence Award and the BDC’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Before founding Trend Hunter, he was one of Capital One’s youngest Business Directors, where he grew a billion dollar portfolio of market leading products at the age of 28. Previously, he was a Management Consultant for the Monitor Group, advising Fortune 500 clients on top level strategy. He holds an MBA from Queen’s, is a CFA, and studied innovation at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.


A keynote from Jeremy will energize your team to take on the world!

Universal Studios

We’ve been raving about Jeremy around the office. The most inspiring offsite in my seven years!

Kraft Heinz

He made us laugh, think and clap. Jeremy is the rock star of keynote speakers.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Jeremy was absolutely AWESOME! Tons of people came up to me afterwards and say how much they enjoyed it.

Wells Fargo

Jeremy Gutsche has been by far the #1 speaker [out of 175 speakers]. He had literally 100 people rush the stage for his book.

The Market Research Event

Jeremy Gutsche is the rockstar of keynote speakers! He rocked the house. He brought people alive. He got people focused on the message and every single person was with him for every word. Jeremy Gutsche, you rock!

Meetings Professional International

I have always believed that the value and effectiveness of a presentation could be judged based on how well it managed to edify, to entertain, or to enlighten the audience. A good speaker will deliver on one of these key attributes. A great speaker will deliver on all three. Jeremy Gutsche delivered on all three. His ‘Get Better & Faster’ presentation at our recent CPABC Spring Leadership Conference was informative, it was entertaining, and it provided everyone with a framework that forced us to re-think our notions about how to find new opportunities for growth and success. His energy and dynamism are obvious, but more importantly, he backs up the performance with substance. I highly recommend him for anyone looking to gain unique and original insight into how to manage chaos and change.


We had 7500 people from 82 countries, translated into 12 languages, which is more than the UN. Jeremy was unbelievable ... a standing ovation! Best closing speaker we've had in years! Don't miss him!

MDRT Committee

He’s a bestselling author who will teach you game-changing beliefs, cutting edge frameworks and powerful ideas so that you can create lasting connections with customers while providing value, leveraging creative thought and harnessing chaos.

Retail Bankers Association

Best speaker of the whole 3 day congress ... Energizing, stimulating, modern, fun, passionate presentation ... Jeremy was the most effective & relevant presenter of the whole conference [Jeremy’s weighted score was an unprecedented 97.1%].

World HR Congress

Jeremy was fabulous! Our audience was ecstatic with his phenomenal speech and amazing delivery. We are absolutely thrilled. Thank you for all of your time and expertise leading up to our event. You are a pleasure to work with.

National Confectioners Association

Speech Topics

Artificial Intelligence
AI and the Super FutureHow to Make AI Disruption Work for You

“This is the year AI changes you,” says Jeremy Gutsche. As CEO of Trend Hunter, he’s been pioneering AI strategy and research for over a decade. He helped IBM launch Watson AI back in 2013, wrote about it in his bestselling book Better and Faster, and set his company’s strategic North Star to be all about AI. Now, with his experience helping countless companies accelerate their AI strategy, he’s showing you how to take advantage of the disruption of today, and thrive in the fast-paced AI future.

In this visionary yet grounded talk, Jeremy explains the 7 limitations that are holding you back from radical innovation—and the 7 next steps that you can use to tap into your AI opportunity (from demystifying AI to planning out your “dream list”). He shows you the practical tools that his team has been using to become more creative and more productive, and helps you develop a personal action plan for your brand and organization. With his trademark energy and enthusiasm, Jeremy helps audiences not only understand what they need to do today to get ahead, but also get excited about all the opportunities that are available in the Super Future.

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Create the FutureTactics for Disruptive Thinking

You probably have a great opportunity that is just within your grasp. You are likely closer to your next level of growth than you think. Smart teams and smart people can sometimes overlook these chances for success and miss their full potential because of what Jeremy Gutsche calls the 7 Traps of Path Dependency. These traps cause us to repeat our past decisions, and Jeremy knows how to watch out for them, leap over them, and claim the rewards that we’ve been missing.

Jeremy draws from his bestselling, award-winning book Create The Future: Tactics for Disruptive Thinking to teach you identify these traps for yourself by putting into practice a series of savvy tactics for change. You’ll learn how to realize your full potential faster and take advantage of every possible opportunity. Audiences walk away excited, energized, and ready to create the future.

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Change Management
Better & FasterHow to Get BETTER at Adapting to Change and FASTER at Making Innovation Happen
Based on his New York Times bestseller and work helping 1,000 brands, billionaires and CEOs to accelerate innovation, Jeremy Gutsche’s most popular keynote will ignite your audience with tactical takeaways and next steps to help your team get the most from the event.
A core problem threatening business today is that people fail to adapt—or that they don’t know how close they are to even better ideas.  After 10,000 years of evolution as farmers, we are pre-wired with a series of neurological traps that block smart teams and successful people from realizing their full potential. In this keynote, attendees will learn how to find their next level and will get the tools and specific strategies to ensure they are equipped to make change happen. A short video of this innovation keynote is the #1 most watched innovation keynote video in history, with nearly 11 million views.
Your innovation assessment will help you put Gutsche’s lessons into practice. Starting in 2017, he launched a series of new innovation assessment tools; in short, each attendee answers a series of tradeoff questions that unlock their unique innovation strengths and weaknesses regarding the future. Then, Gutsche uses this overall assessment to customize his keynote and provide a series of cultural insights about what, specifically, makes your company unique compared to other top innovators.
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Building What Comes NextPost-Pandemic Opportunity, Megatrends, & the Super Future
Glimpse into your future with the world’s leading trend spotter. More than 1,000 brands, billionaires and CEOs rely on Jeremy Gutsche’s company, Trend Hunter, to predict the future, including NASA, Visa, Adidas, Target, Samsung and Google.  In this keynote, Jeremy will show you how to interpret the megatrends shaping your industry and where how to read the clues for where we’ll go in the future. He will also share lessons from other periods of history where the world emerged from a pandemic—some people and organizations knew how to capitalize on that moment and thrive, and we need to learn how they did it.
Jeremy’s insights are founded on Trend Hunter’s analysis of more than 250,000,000 people and the experience of running more than 10,000 custom-created trend projects.  This keynote can also be combined with custom research and specific trend presentations from Jeremy’s elite team of Futurists.
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Corporate Culture
Making Culture Out of ChaosHow to Innovate in Times of Chaos & Change
Times of change create enormous opportunity, for those who know how to look—and for anyone who understands how to create a culture that can adapt to chaos. In the quest to adapt, culture isn’t just one aspect of the game, easily brushed aside as superfluous. It’s the entire game. In fact, culture drives everything within a company—from the words we use to describe success and failure, to the ways we interact and communicate within and without. And subtle shifts in how we create our culture can mean total transformation—for the worse, and for the better.
Join Jeremy Gutsche, an expert in change leadership, as he shows you how the world’s most inspiring companies organize their missions, values, and ethics, and how they orchestrate unique environments that breed success. The core of any progressive company culture lies in finding your purpose, he argues—the passion, urgency, and importance behind your brand. How well have you expressed your principles? How deeply embedded are your values? How do you inspire loyalty and dedication—and give back to the people who take up your cause?
Based on over 1,000 interviews with innovation leaders, and tens of thousands of people who have taken his Innovation Assessment, Jeremy unpacks the value of defining, and upholding, a culture that makes clients, partners, and employees get excited about what you do.
* Note: this session includes a free innovation assessment for each individual as well as a free group innovation assessment. The assessment will provide each individual with 10 pages of specific insights into how they innovate and lead differently than their peers, which will help to personalize the session. You can also receive a group innovation assessment to understand more specifically how your group compares to the world’s top innovators, enabling Gutsche to better tailor his content, takeaways, and workshops to your company.
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Workshops & Interactive
Innovation Accelerator & Custom Workshops

From NASA to Universal, Jeremy Gutsche and Trend Hunter have helped more than 500 of the world’s top innovators find BETTER ideas FASTER. Focused 100 percent on your company, the workshops are high-impact, high-intensity experiences that leading companies, billionaires, and CEOs have relied on. With over 80 hours of potential workshop content, he builds a custom workshop tailored to your needs. For example:

  1. A strategy workshop about how to get more internal alignment and action.
  2. A destruction workshop where you destroy and rebuild to stress test the evolution of your strategy.
  3. A culture of innovation workshop to incorporate emerging work cultures into your organization.
  4. A scenario planning workshop that focuses specifically on your organization’s points of development.
  5. A chaos innovation workshop using the 6 patterns of innovation to transform your company’s strategies and productivity.

Gutsche’s innovation keynote and workshops have helped the most innovative companies and organizations on the planet. He worked with NASA to prototype the journey to Mars; showed the top 200 staff at Microsoft how to prototype cultural change; taught the top 50 at Victoria’s Secret how to better understand their customer; helped the top 250 at NBC prototype their long-term future; and aided the top 80 at the Chicago Tribune as they decided how to reinvent their strategy. These are just a handful of the hundreds of other brands and billionaires that Gutsche has guided in their quest to prototype what their growth and future success can be.

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