A technology guru, Scott Bales is a global leader in the cutting edge arena known as “The Digital Shift”, encompassing innovation, culture, design, technology and mobility in a world gone digital.
A thought leader through and through, Scott thrives on the intersection between cultural and behavioural changes in the face of technology innovations.
The MD of Innovation Labs Asia, Scott worked previously as Chief Mobile Officer for Moven, the world’s first-ever digital everyday bank. Described as a ‘Digital Warrior’,
Scott has found a way to successfully mesh his fascination with people and what motivates them together with a raw enthusiasm for technology.
In a world where technology reigns, you must practice what you preach, and Scott does exactly that.
He’s a founding member of Next Bank, mentor to Entrepreneurs across the world on Lean Startup, sits on the Board of Care Pakistan and holds advisory positions at Publishizer, FastaCash,
Our Better World, The HUB Singapore and Apps 4 Good.
He’s a man on a mobile technology mission to transform mainstream thought processing around conventional business practices.
Uncover The Competitive Innovation Edge
Innovation Wars dives into the competitive nature of innovation in the modern organisation, to uncover the secrets to driving innovation success.
Recode Your Leadership
Are you ready for the digital future?
As organisations worldwide embark on bold transformations they continually struggle through challenges related to mindset, culture and leadership. The very people who have built these great businesses are feeling less and less significant in the ever changing digital world.
This keynote will ignite your drive to reconsider your purpose. You will learn how important it is to leverage your experience while embarking on a practical learning journey to: Reskill, Retool, Reinvent & Recode your Leadership.
What will I takeaway from this keynote?
Scott presents four simple steps that serve as lights on a path for the next generations of executives young and old.
You can use these steps to analyze and transform your organisation.
Deep case studies and insights will help you to develop self awareness and strategies to reinvent your value and purpose in a world saturated with technology – to not only survive but also thrive.
Prospective leaders will learn how the modern reality is now different from what they were taught at business school and will get their leadership career off to the best start.
Smart Cities & Citizens
The world around us is changing every single week as new apps and technologies reshape the landscape in which we live, move, eat, socialize, educate and create communities.
Our challenge is to figure out how this will evolve as IoT, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles become a part of everyday life.
The Future Consumer
We have witnessed an accelerated rate of adoption of technology both as organizations and as individuals.
With that our proficiency with technology has also grown.
But we are quickly approaching a large behavioural and cultural gap that will change the way we think about technology forever.
The Future of Work
Over the past 10 years, where and how we work has radically changed.
Whether you work for a multinational corporate, or a small business, the tools at your disposal have dramatically changed.
The way you run your business, interact with your customer, monitor business performance, and optimize for either local focus or global scale has changed.
New technologies are evolving everyday – IoT, cloud, artificial intelligence and blockchain, are at our fingertips ready to empower a whole new way of operating.
Learn about these technologies and how they will shape your outlook on the market.
Key Takeaways include:
We will explore the human element of work, yes there will be robots and artificial intelligence around us but humans will still play a critical role in the creative and strategic direction of almost every business on the planet.
A framework to use in your business to document and understand the trends and customer preferences that are changing your business so you are not the next borders or blockbuster.