Insights December 8th, 2020

Nikolas Badminton is a Futurist Keynote Speaker that has had the privilege of being able to meet so many inspirational people that work across many industries – banking and financial, government, telecommunications, high tech, and more.

Nikolas wants to mention and thank many of the clients he’s spoken to over the years, and share some of his favourite keynotes as well.

Nikolas presenting at TBM conference

Stepping forward to embrace foresight is an incredible opportunity to own your future, and all of these companies have taken that step into a brighter world for all.

Amazing Clients

Nikolas has worked with many companies, and associations in the United States and globally, including Google, Microsoft, NASA, United Nations, UK Home Office, Government of Canada, United Way, Government of Cayman Islands, Rolls Royce, DISCOVER, HSBC, Heineken, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Highways UK, SAP, BMW China, AT&T, Bayer, Lexmark, Wells Fargo, Feedzai (A.I. Fraud detection), TBM Council, Apptio, Young Professionals Organization (YPO), Singularity University, Procter & Gamble, IDEO, Peoples Company (Land Investment Expo), National Association of Homebuilders, Engineers of Nevada, 3Q, National Pawnbrokers Association, VR/AR Global summit, and many more. 

I’ve also worked with many companies, governments, and associations here at home in Canada – Bank of Canada, Ontario Securities Commission, UNIFOR, Association of Public Sector Information Professionals, Financial Planning Securities Commission (FPSC), Telus, Algonquin Power Utilities Corporation, Institute of Public Administration of Canada, BC Ministry of Education, Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC), CPA Canada, Vancouver International Airport, Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange, MINTO Group, Fairfax, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan ($200bn+ fund), BUILDEX, BILD, Vancouver Island Construction Association, HATCH, Knight Piésold, Avison Young, Grow Canada, Minto Group, Polygon Homes, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Kijiji, Symcor, BMO, Aberta Central Credit Union, First West Credit Union, Urban Systems, UNIFOR, MD Management, NACO, Arma, WESTAC, Premier’s Forum on Natural Resources, BC Water and Waste Water Association, Canada West Ski Areas Association, National Angel Capital Organization (NACO), Kamloops Chamber of Commerce, Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA), York Region, City of Burnaby, City of Abbotsford, Abbotsford International Airport, Metro Vancouver, City of Penticton, City of New Westminster, Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology and Innovation, Tourism Vancouver, Algonquin College, University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University (SFU), University of Waterloo, Communitech, RED Academy, Lighthouse Labs, Safety Codes Council of Alberta, Worksafe BC, Northwind Forums (Media, Markets, and Electricity), League of Innovators, Vancouver Club, and many more.

Contact Nikolas to discuss your event and/or project.

Impactful Futurist Keynotes

Here are some of Nikolas’ incredible futurist keynotes.

On the 5th November, 2019 Nikolas Badminton spoke to the 2000+ data and analytics professionals at Apptio’s Technical Business Management (TBM) Conference in Las Vegas. Here he talks about the value of data today and how it underpins our understand the potential of the future.

Nikolas Badminton spoke to 1800+ delegates at United Way Worldwide inspirational Community Leadership and Impact Conference (CLIC) event. He talks about the age of acceleration, exponential technologies and our need for deep empathy in creating the new world so no-one is left behind.

Our audience was inspired and entertained, leaving with the new vision of what’s possible and the energy to do so

Sara E. Storrs – United Way Worldwide

About Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas Badminton is a world-renowned futurist, researcher, and media producer. He helps trillion-dollar companies, progressive governments and media shift their mindset from “what is” to “WHAT IF…” The result is empowered employees, new innovative products and incredible growth that leads to more revenues and a more resilient future.

In addition to working with the amazing clients mentioned above, Nikolas advised Robert Downey Jr.’s team for the ‘Age of A.I.’ documentary series, starred in ‘SMART DRUGS – a Futurist’s journey into biohacking’, and features on CTV, Global News, Sirius XM regularly. His mind-expanding research and opinion has also been featured globally on BBC, VICE, The Atlantic, Fast Company, Techcrunch, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Forbes, Sputnik and Venturebeat. He is also writing a chapter for a 2021 book called ‘The Future Starts Now: Expert Insights into the Future of Business, Technology and Society’ for Bloomsbury.


Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas Badminton is the Chief Futurist of the Futurist Think Tank. He is world-renowned futurist speaker, a Fellow of The RSA (FRSA), a media personality, and has worked with over 400 of the world’s most impactful companies to establish strategic foresight capabilities, identify trends shaping our world, help anticipate unforeseen risks, and design equitable futures for all. In his new book – ‘Facing Our Futures’ – he challenges short-term thinking and provides executives and organizations with the foundations for futures design and the tools to ignite curiosity, create a framework for futures exploration, and shift their mindset from what is to WHAT IF…

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