Gerd Leonhard is a Futurist, Author & Curator, Keynote Speaker & Strategist, and CEO of The Futures Agency, based in Switzerland. Via these apps and the mobile-optimized site Gerd wants to make it as easy as possible to follow and comment on his work using pretty much any mobile device (which pretty soon will become the default for most Internet users around the globe:)
Via these mobile apps, Gerd offers his most important output in a single location, i.e. his latest blog posts, essays, stories, images, slideshows, videos, podcasts and free books, plus all of his 'life-stream' / shared items via Twitter, Facebook, Google Reader etc. Gerd will also add some exclusive, app-only content on a regular basis.
Gerd Leonhard is a renowned keynote speaker and think-tank leader on the Future of Media, Entertainment, Content, Technology, Business, Marketing & Advertising, Branding, Telecom, Communications, Culture, Energy and Sustainability.
Gerd's keynotes, speeches and presentations are renowned for his hard-hitting and provocative yet inspiring, personal and intense motivational style. With over 1400 engagements in 43 countries since 2003, Gerd has addressed over 250.000 executives and professionals, and is often considered a key influencer. His diverse client list includes Consumers International, Youtube, Nokia, The Guardian, Google, Sony-BMG, Telkom Indonesia, Siemens, RTL, ITV, the BBC, France Telecom, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, MTN, The Financial Times, DDB / TribalDDB, Ogilvy, Omnicom, the European Commission and many others.
Gerd is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts (London), a member of the World Future Society, the CEO of The Futures Agency, and a visiting professor at the Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.