Trend Spotter Extraordinaire
Magnus Lindkvist is a trendspotter and futurologist who weaves together the most important and exciting current trends to forecast what life, society and business might look like in the future. As a writer, Magnus Lindkvist is driven by a relentless curiosity about our mental space where the outside world collides with the human brain.
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Magnus is a graduate of Stockholm School of Economics and UCLA School of Film, Television and Theatre and has made a career out of fusing the measurability and tangibility of the business world with the imaginative storytelling of Hollywood. With a background as a management consultant and brand strategist, he founded his company Pattern Recognition in 2005 to help companies make sense (and money) out of the future. He has also built a reputation as one of Europe's most sought after speakers on trends, trendspotting and futurology and in 2009, won the coveted 'Business Speaker of the Year' award in Sweden. In 2008, he created the world's first academically accredited course in Trendspotting and Future Thinking at Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship.
WHAT he OFFERS YOU
With a uniquely energetic speaking style, his talks are a multimedia-infused boost of intellectual inspiration about topics ranging from trendspotting and innovation to future-living and the business world of tomorrow. Using measurable macrotrends and applicable consumer insights, Lindkvist paints a picture of tomorrow's world tailor-made to your particular area of expertise or industry.
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Magnus Lindkvist always delivers a relevant and mind-expanding presentation. He’s a different league to many other speakers. He pitched at exactly the right level for the CIOs.
Disruptive Innovation Forum
Magnus Lindkvist is probably the best keynote we have had in 25 conferences. He adapted his expertise to our sphere and yet expanded our thoughts. He is engaging and fun.