David Smith

Futurist and CEO

Global Futures & Foresight

Member Member

Member since: 01 Jan 2010

Communities: Brand Strategy, Fintech

David Smith is the Chief Executive and a Futurist at Global Futures and Foresight, a futures research firm, based in London, which he has led for the past 13 years. He has over 35 years of sales, marketing, leadership and strategy experience, in global IT and IT services firms and was responsible for the strategy of a $2bn global financial services business.

He is a regular keynote speaker at Business Schools and industry events, addressing over 40 conferences a year in person or virtually and publishes a number of forward-looking papers each year. His latest is ‘What’s Hot in tech 2021’. He has helped many of the world’s largest organisations understand what the future will likely have in store for them and its consequence and how to be better prepared to renew and thrive.