Jonathan is an internationally acclaimed speaker, author and entrepreneur who expands people’s thinking around the potential of technology, the shaping of society and the realities of business, all of which are constantly influenced by fast-paced, relentless change.
Through all of his work, Jonathan enables people and organisations to modify their approach from one-off change management to the management of perpetual change, thanks to his deep knowledge of future trends, the world of business and human behaviour.
He also draws upon his extreme depth of thinking to answer the most complex questions from the stage, adding immense consultative value that translates into tangible, bottom-line business benefit.
He is trusted by the senior executives of the most successful global companies including Google, Apple, P&G, Unilever, Nestlé, Lego, Heineken and IKEA to stretch their thinking and provide new perspectives and avenues of thought, and is a contributor to Google’s Think Insights and Forbes.
He enables individuals and businesses to:
• Exploit the interconnectedness of the modern, digitally enhanced world
• Maximise the opportunities that new technology brings
• Manage changing consumer expectations and the democratisation of the business value chain
• Future-proof their organisation by understanding new business trends
• Actively benefit and profit from the landscape of constant change
• Access true thought leadership on innovation, business strategy and future opportunities
Jonathan MacDonald is the only speaker expert in this arena who will ensure that audiences leave with a clear roadmap of the actionable steps to take to achieve success and competitive advantage.
Jonathan is charismatic, personable and highly impactful, meaning he is consistently the best-rated speaker at any event, leaving a lasting impression on every audience who hears him.
He opens up the minds and the thinking of a diverse range of people; facilitating strategic discussion and dialogue with the most senior level executives, or inspiring an entire workforce to embrace new opportunities for a brighter future.
Some of his influential opinions have been captured in his recently published books, ‘Business Poison’ and ’28 Thoughts on Digital Revolution’. He is also the founder of the Thought Expansion Network (TEN), which creates change by changing the way we think, and whose research function ensures that all of Jonathan’s speeches are regularly updated with the newest future trend insights and relevant case studies.
“You made a great impression on us. With a risk of telling you what you already know; you have an absolute world class, unique talent, combining vision, strategy and challenge which, based on your lovely sense of humour, is incredibly effective to open minds. Thank you.” – Jesper Brodin, CEO, IKEA of Sweden
“Jonathan is one of those rare people who are so good at what they do that to judge others by the same standard borders on being unreasonable. Some people think outside the box, Jonathan thinks outside the warehouse. He is an outstanding strategic thinker, able to zero in on what matters immediately.” − Christopher Billich, Senior Expert Strategy – Digital Media at Deutsche Telekom
“There are not many that have the same vision, passion and amazing ideas like Jonathan has. He sees things that others can’t see, a true digital change agent.” – Khurram Hamid, Global Director Digital Media at GlaxoSmithKline
“Excellent speech. Insightful. Actionable. Inspirational.” – Constance L Hunter, Chief Economist, KPMGContact us to find out more See all speakers