May 12th, 2016 by
Category: Futuristgerd

Here are the slides from my presentations in London yesterday; both on the topic of how exponential technologies are impacting humanity.




UPDATE: the videos just went online – you can watch all of them via the LBS site.  My talk is embedded below.



Update 2: the video of my talk at the evening talk is now available as well – see below

And don’t forget to buy our smashing new book(includes my chapter on Man & Machine Futures) “The Future of Business” (use my discount code gl1 to get 30% off!)


1) London Business School Global Leadership Summit 2015GLS:



What if you could see into the future? Insights on a rapidly changing world
What if the game changes? Shifts, disruptions and strategies



Rohit Talwar MBA32(1992), CEO, Fast Future Research



What if the future was simulated? Innovations rewriting the rules 



Gray Scott, Founder & CEO, Serious Wonder



What if robots replaced the world’s workforce? Redefining the relationship between man and machine  Gerd Leonhard, Founder & CEO, The Futures Agency



PDF: redefining man machine GLS LBS gerd leonhard futurist final public-web






2)  Dancing with disruption event with Rohit Talwar and Gray Scott:



The PDD: technology and humanity the future gerd leonhard futurist london public-web



NE: the complete video of my talk




Here are the slides of my 2 fellow spakers





Related stuff from my blog:

My film on Technology versus Humanity



My post on the IoT and its unintended consequences































Author: Gerd Leonhard

In the words of American poet John Berryman, “the possibility that has been overlooked is the future”. Most of us are far too busy coping with present challenges to explore the future in any depth – and when we do our own cravings and fears often run away with us, resulting in utopias or dystopias that are not very helpful in terms of planning and decisions. Today’s professionals, leaders and their organisations need a dedicated, passionate long-term understanding of the future if they are to successfully navigate the exponential waves of change. For countless individuals and organizations that intelligence is called Gerd Leonhard.

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