Yobie Benjamin is one of the leading futurist speakers on technology trends and driving growth through innovation. He has delivered over 500 presentations for major corporations around the world and took the stage at world-class conferences, including the World Economic Forum, the Milken Institute, TEDx, DLD and many others.
Yobie is not merely a theorist but a real-world expert who walks the walk. He is an award-winning entrepreneur and inventor, innovation consultant, and advisor to several startup companies. Yobie was named a 2015 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum for his technology achievements in virtual reality and is an active member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network. He was also the winner of a 2014 CNN Top 10 Technology Products award for the Avegant Glyph and Skully Systems AR1 Helmet.
His keynotes are focused on real-life implementations of disruptive technologies and actionable strategies that drive future growth. Every presentation is customized for the specific audience and its needs.
What was considered science fiction just a few years ago has become today’s reality. Every industry will see more change and disruption in the next 5 years than ever before. The rapid advancements in science and technology require businesses to understand their potential and impact they can cause to their bottom line. However, there is a lot of noise about the next big things, which can make it difficult to identify which technologies truly matter. In this presentation Yobie examines the key trends and technologies that will sweep the world and redefine industries.
THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY: SMART EVERYTHING
Growth is the main priority for every business but almost 90 percent of companies fail to drive sustainable, long-term growth. Most of the big companies talk about the need for innovation but only few of them have been able to establish successful innovation strategies. Finding new growth opportunities is an urgent necessity for survival in today’s ever changing world. In this talk Yobie unveils the key drivers of growth-generating innovation process that mitigates risks and is right for your business.
UNLEASHING NEW GROWTH THROUGH INNOVATION
Blockchain has been hailed as likely to revolutionize almost everything - banks, healthcare, supply chains, gaming, entertainment…you name it. These predictions are easy to sell because blockchain is surrounded by a lot of hype and is still little-understood. In reality we are using one word to describe a bunch of different technologies. In this talk Yobie takes an in-depth look into different major blockchain technologies, their use cases and how they can transform different industries.