Rowan Gibson

Budget: fee on request
Languages: English
Geography: EU countries

Rowan Gibson is a global business strategist, bestselling author and expert on radical innovation. He is actually one of the world’s most in-demand public speakers. Rowan is the author of the international business bestseller “Rethinking the Future”, translated now in 23 languages. His latest best-selling book “Innovation to the core” (published in 2008 and co-authored with Peter Skarzynski).

Rowan Gibson is the founder and chairman of the Rethinking Group, a company focused on helping organizations to rethink core strategies. He has addressed a long list of major organizations, including ABN AMRO Bank, Ahold, Bayer, CAP Gemini Ernst & Young, Carlson Wagonlit, Coca Cola, Cognis, Concours Group, Deloitte Consulting, ESOMAR, ESA (European Space Agency), Generali Group, Hay Group, Heineken, Henkel, IBM, Investec, Mars, Metro Group, Microsoft, Mövenpick, NCR, NOKIA, OMV, Philips, Procter & Gamble, Rexam, Roche, Sara Lee, Siemens, Sonae Group, Steelcase, UPM-Kymmene and Volkswagen.

His books, articles, interviews and columns have been widely read around the globe and he has been interviewed extensively on television and radio, as well as in the international press, and appeared in several business documentaries. Rowan has been quoted in leading newspapers and magazines - including USA Today and Business Week.

In his years on the public speaking circuit, Rowan has shared the stage with well-known celebrities like Neil Armstrong, Ken Blanchard, Deepak Chopra, Bill Clinton, Jim Collins, Newt Gingrich, Guy Kawasaki, Chan Kim, John Naisbitt, Bertrand Piccard, Jonas Ridderstråle, Alvin Toffler and Fons Trompenaars. His speaking engagements have often been arranged as follow-ups to high caliber speakers like Rudi Giuliani, Gary Hamel, Kjell Nordstrom and Tom Peters.

Rowan’s big-picture insights, compelling observations, fresh business thinking and upbeat presentation style have impressed a wide range of audiences all over the world. He mixes insight, inspiration and information in a way that always leaves an audience feeling energized. Rowan’s speeches, presentations and masterclasses are always tailor-made to fit each audience, industry sector and event format. He endeavors, wherever possible, to use business cases and examples that are relevant to the specific audience. He is constantly updating his slides with cutting-edge material and up-to-the-minute business news.