Expert in Creativity, Innovation, Management and Artificial Intelligence
Canadian Jeremy Gutsche (born 1978) is a consultant, essayist and entrepreneur, top seller author with books such as “Better and Faster” and founder and CEO of Trend Hunter, a digital platform acting as a trusted showcase for “what’s next” in marketing, design, technology, pop culture and other subjects. (It attracts roughly fifteen times more page views than its competitors; has been viewed over two billion times and counts 3 millions followers).
Gutsche has acted as innovation advisor for CEOs all around the world and big brands, from Coca Cola to IBM; from Sony to Victoria´s Secret; from Adidas to VISA. He brainstormed together with NASA to apply AI systems to plan the arrival of humans to Mars. Since 2014, he hosts Future Festival, a congress on innovation that gathers, in seven cities, business leaders of firms such as RedBull, Universal, Starbucks or Netflix, with the intention to anticipate future.
As a speaker, Gutsche provides the audience with tools, techniques and a prodigious inspiration, to generate innovative ideas and stimulate creativity. His background in corporate strategy and Web 2.0. melts with a vibrant speech, full of energy.
He started his professional career in finance: after working as a consultant for Monitor Group, advising Fortune 500 business in strategic management; became director at Capital One where, as a young 28 years manager, led his team to grow a billion dollar portfolio of market leading products.
His works have sold more than 20 million copies. “Exploiting Chaos: 150 ways to Spark Innovation“ was recognized with the Gold Medal Axiom International Book Award, an Inc Magazine's Best Books for Business Owners, and #1 Most Popular at CEO Read. Whereas “Better and Faster: The Proven Path to Unstoppable Ideas” (translated into eight languages) reached #1 on Amazon in Business, praised by The New York Times and USA Today. They keynote on this publication went viral with more than 10 million visualizations. Besides, Gutsched publishes yearly “The Trend Report”.
Gutsche is the winner of The Cisco Innovation Excellence Award and the BDC’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
More than 40.000 pieces in diverse international media have featured his ideas. Forbes, CNN, The New York Times, BBC or The Tec Review, among them. He holds an MBA from Queen´s, he is a CFA, and studied innovation at Stanford´s Graduate School of Business.
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