nexxworks' Thought Leader Collective

Need a spark to kickstart your innovation? Looking for thoughts and talks to get things moving? Wondering how to navigate a future full of change and uncertainty? With their eye-opening stories of digital disruption, extreme customer-centricity, organizational innovation and global shifts, our collective of speakers and moderators will shift your perspective. 

Meet our inspirators!

Rik Vera
Rik Vera

Rik is a renowned thought-leader, worldwide keynote speaker and author of business bestseller "Managers The Day After Tomorrow". He’s a trusted advisor on the topics of extreme...

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  • Business and life in The Day After COVID-19
  • Managers The (new) Day After Tomorrow
  • Curiosity did not kill the cat
  • The Smart Ecosystem Economy (build antifragile systems)
Peter Hinssen
Peter Hinssen

Peter is a serial entrepreneur, Forbes contributor, LinkedIn Influencer, best-selling author and one of the most sought-after thought leaders on organizing for the Day After...

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  • The Phoenix and the Unicorn
  • The Two Faces of Innovation: Insights from Silicon Valley & China
  • The Day After Tomorrow
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Steven Van Belleghem

Steven is an expert in customer focus in a digital world and in how our customers will behave in the Day After Tomorrow. He is a popular speaker at home and abroad. In his keynote...

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  • Customers The Day After Tomorrow
  • When Digital Becomes Human
Nancy Rademaker
Nancy Rademaker

With over 20 years of experience in IT and training, Nancy has always and above all passionately focused upon people: how technology influences their behaviour, how it helps them...

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  • The X factor of Customer Centricity
  • Market Leadership in The Day After Tomorrow
  • How to get ready for an AI future?
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Pascal Coppens

Author Pascal Coppens is the expert in all things innovation and Day After Tomorrow in China, rooted in his deep understanding of the country as a sinologist. He is an...

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  • China's New Normal
  • The two faces of innovation: insights from Silicon Valley & China
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April Rinne

April Rinne is an acclaimed international keynote speaker and trusted advisor to start-ups, enterprises, governments and investors worldwide. She is often called a “bumblebee” for...

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  • Work in the Day After Tomorrow
  • Business Models for the New Economy
  • Public Policy for the Digital Economy, the Future of Work and Future Cities
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Jerry Michalski

A long-time futurist, strategist, technologist and (amateur) social anthropologist, Jerry offers unique context that can help your organization thrive in the Day After Tomorrow....

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  • How to Design from Trust
  • The Future of the Consumer
  • Will AI Save or Kill Us?
  • How Not to Drown in the Info-Flood
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Raya  Bidshahri

Raya Bidshahri is a serial entrepreneur, author, futurist, educator and keynote speaker. As the Founder and CEO of Awecademy, Raya is one of the world’s leading experts in...

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  • Education in the Day After Tomorrow
  • Mindsets for Exponential Innovation
Philipp Kristian Diekhöner

Philipp is a trust futurist, innovation strategist, TEDx speaker and author of The Trust Economy. He works with Fortune 500s, C-Suites and technology disruptors on building a...

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  • Exponential Empowerment: The Future of Work and Leadership in the Trust Economy
  • Transformational Trust: Technology and Data in the Day After Tomorrow
  • Intuitive Innovation: Innovation and Creativity in the Trust Economy
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Heather E. McGowan

McGowan is an internationally recognized keynote speaker on the future of work and the future of learning. Accelerating disruptive cycles in industry, with rising automation and...

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  • The Adaptation Advantage
  • Future of Work is Learning
  • Leadership, Diversity and the Identity crisis
  • The Future Company: Culture and Capacity
  • The Robot Proof Myth: the Future of Work is Human

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