Scott Steinberg is hailed as The Master of Innovation by Chase Bank + Fortune magazine, award-winning strategic consultant, trends expert, and professional speaker Scott Steinberg is a bestselling expert on leadership + innovation, as seen by over 1 billion people worldwide. One of America’s top futurists (per the BBC); the author of Make Change Work For You, Millennial Marketing, and Becoming Essential; and among today’s best-known business strategy + leadership training providers, the Fortune 500 calls him a “defining figure in business and technology” and “top trendsetter to follow.”
As the President of BIZDEV: The Association for Business Development and Strategic Partnerships™ and head of FutureProof Strategies, a management consulting and market research firm, he helps organizations of every size create competitive advantage and drive change, innovation and growth, and has consulted on dozens of industry-leading products and services.
One of the world’s 150 most influential keynote speakers + futurists, as seen in 600+ outlets from CNN to TIME, he provides breakouts, training workshops and speeches at events, meetings and conferences, where his motivational speeches, leadership seminars and master classes show executives and educators how to lead in times of change – and become indispensable.
Noteworthy projects include being asked to help:
- Redefine the Future of Leadership and Workforce Development for PwC and Hewlett Packard
- Reinvent Tomorrow’s Cities by the League of California Cities
- Reimagine the Shape of Retirement for Wells Fargo and its Partners
A noted content strategy, social media and communications expert, this eye for business analysis has led to his work as a strategic insider for 600+ media outlets from CNN to Rolling Stone. From EMC and eBay to Intel and MTV, he’s worked with many top brands to drive success. As a top management consultant and expert witness who advises corporate leaders, attorneys, venture capitalists and investors, he also offers sales, marketing and media training services, and hosts many executive summits. Recent works also include Parenting High-Tech Kids and The Modern Parent’s Guide to Facebook and Social Networks.
“One of the best gurus on innovation and competitive advantage strategies to accelerate growth.” -European Commission
“If you really want to know about business, you should refer to Scott Steinberg.”
– Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin
“Scott’s speech was an eye-opener for EMC. Insights from his talk, specifically his comments on how to build and foster an innovative culture, and research he covered regarding game-changing innovation in large enterprises, enabled us to spark change and innovation on a global scale. As a keynote speaker for thousands of EMC employees, customers, and partners, and in intimate conversations with top executives, Scott was a dynamo. I highly recommend him to any company interested in building innovative culture, disruptive problem-solving approaches or positive change in their organization.”
Calvin Smith, Principal Manager, Global Innovation & Marketing, Dell EMC
“In a world of progressive, emerging technologies and automation, Scott’s speech couldn’t have been timelier. He understood the nuances of our industry and tailored the talk perfectly. Scott was a pleasure to work with and we would recommend him wholeheartedly to anyone searching for a vibrant and thoughtful speaker.”
Debi Hamill, CEO, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals
“Scott delivered an inspiring keynote session on ‘Innovation in the New Era of Smart’ at the IBM BusinessConnect event in Dubai. His speech was thought provoking, coherent and succinct , backed by real world innovation examples from his consulting experience. It was one of the best sessions that I have ever attended, and he held the audience engaged throughout his session. I highly recommend Scott for key note sessions on Innovation and Business Strategy.”
Logan Vadivelu, Worldwide Smarter Process Solutions Leader, IBM
“With over a hundred Russian agency and marketing executives attending, Scott’s Leading with Innovation presentation at our Microsoft Advertising event in Moscow provided pertinent insight into the challenges facing one of the fastest-changing industries out there: online advertising. Drawing on a wealth of case examples and industry research, Scott’s arguments underpinning the need to espouse the mantra of innovation in business hit the mark. With a high level of energy, pace and a healthy dose of good humor, Scott Steinberg – Futurist Consultant captured the audience’s attention and helped contribute to a really rewarding event. We’re already planning the next one…”
Bela Papp, Microsoft Advertising CEE & MEA
“Scott is a polished speaker with the ability to inspire leaders and help them connect innovative ideas with practical business solutions that they can implement into their operations to drive immediate change and growth.”
Jason Barnhart, Director of Prof. Development, Public Relations Society of America
We invited Scott to participate in a high profile management training course at our company. His involvement included contributing to the development of the content as well as delivering his message on video. The outcome was spot-on – not only by infusing his brand of knowledge and expertise but by energizing and challenging the participants. Scott Steinberg – Futurist Consultant messaging was relevant and relatable. Aside from this, he is one of the most professional and easy to work with collaborators I have ever dealt with.
Sr. Producer, OptumRx
Best session so far…. It was insightful and encouraged action [combined] with practical advice. I very much appreciated the multiple tips to help exercise judgment on organizations’ current state and questions to ask directly of boards/employees. It offered informative, tangible takeaways. Fabulous – 4.9 out of 5 stars!
National Association of Corporate Directors
“An expert speaker and facilitator of executive board retreats, Scott comes highly recommended for senior leadership events and programs. His high-impact, high-energy presentations offer a wealth of ideas, inspiration and insights…”
Dr. DeWayne McCamish, President, American Association of Orthodontists
“Scott did a fantastic job encouraging our company’s business leaders excitement and curiosity in changing technologies. His message was perfectly on point.”
Tom Bauer, CIO, Hagerty
“Scott was a dynamic, to-the-point speaker. His real world examples of how companies can innovate in small, yet impactful ways, was refreshing and well-timed. In the field of corrections, we often are stymied by the daunting path of system reform. After hearing Scott Steinberg – Futurist Consultant speak, many of our staff began to rethink the go big or stay home approach and began to brainstorm small, innovative ways to improve the criminal justice system.”
Dr. Brian Lovins, Harris County CSCD and American Probation & Parole Association
“Scott spoke and was a tremendous success! His wealth of professional experiences translated into truly engaging stories that helped apply the rich content of his book into practical, useful and actionable steps. Participants thoroughly enjoyed Scott’s warm and engaging personality, along with the tools he recommends for overcoming fear and effectively competing in today’s ever-changing work environments.””
Lawrence Chomicki Jr., Treasurer, Association of Change Management Professionals
“I wholeheartedly recommend Scott as a speaker and presenter. He recently gave a keynote address and received high marks from the audience, and brought home to them the importance of creating a culture to implement change. He was easy to work with in developing content, able to build his presentation to fit our audience, professional, and engaging.”
Scott Steinberg – Futurist Consultant
Travels from: Los Angeles, CA
Speaking fee: from $15,000 – $25,000