Daniel is the author of six Amazon best-selling books and is a contributor to some of the worlds largest media outlets, including Forbes, Entrepreneur and The Huffington Post. His Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends for 2021, was recently published in Forbes and he currently ranked #1 in the prestigious ARInsights Power 100 list of Technology Industry Analysts. Dan is considered one of the industry leaders/analysts with the most sustained “buzz” in the industry right now.
Dan loves technology, but he’s also extremely passionate about digital transformation and strategy. He believes technology can only reach its potential when it is intertwined with humanity. When people and technology work together to meet their potential, the business results will follow. This is where he comes in.
He is an entrepreneur focused in the Technology and Digital Space. Founder, partner and operator of 4 companies ranging from his role as Principal Analyst at Futurum Research, a Technology and Analysis firm to the CEO of Broadsuite Media Group and President of Digital Agency V3B.
Prior to his days as an entrepreneur, he served as the CEO of EC3, a hosted IT and Communication services, provider. Prior to that at the spry age of 28, Dan was the CEO of United Visual, parent company to United Visual Systems, United Visual Productions, and United GlobalComm; a family of companies focused on Unified Communications and Audio Visual Technologies.
He travels the world to speak about his books:
- Human / Machine: The Future of Our Partnership With Machines
- Top 5 Digital Transformation Trends in Financial Services
- Building Dragons: Digital Transformation in the Experience Economy
- Business Risk and the Importance of Adaptability in the Age of Digital
Human / Machine: The Future of our Partnership with Machines
Will the workplace of the future be overrun by machines and robots? Are the new frontiers of artificial intelligence (AI) on the cusp of dethroning us in efficiency, intelligence and innovative potential? Automation and AI will augment our human world and potential. The winners of the future of work are those that harness the power of machines to their advantage. Human/Machine is the only guide you need to understand the fourth industrial revolution. It sets out a road map to the challenges ahead, but also unlocks the wondrous opportunities that it offers.
Human/Machine explores how we will work symbiotically with machines, detailing how institutions, companies, individuals and education providers will evolve to integrate seamlessly with new technologies. With exclusive case studies, this book offers a glimpse into the future and details how top companies are already thriving on this very special relationship. From gamification in job training to project management teams integrated with bots and predictive technologies that fix problems in the supply chain before they happen, the authors deliver a powerful manifesto for the adoption and celebration of automation and AI. In a much more fluid, skills-based economy, we will all need to prove our worth and future-proof our skills base. This book offers a blueprint to avoid being left behind and unearth the opportunities unique to human-machine partnership ecosystems.
Top 5 Digital Transformation Trends In Financial Services
Any time money is involved, there will always be intense interest on the part of venture capitalists, corporations and investors. Daniel Newman, best-selling author of “Building Dragons: Digital Transformation in the Experience Economy”, will discuss the changes we’ve seen thus far are nothing compared to what the future holds. Find out why these five digital transformation trends affects the financial services sector and what you can do to protect your clients.
Learn the digital transformation secrets of the world’s most enduring companies: Find out what they do to build stability in times of constant change, and most importantly, how they make their business “Futureproof.”
More than ever before, well-established companies are succumbing to wave after wave of disruption from new entrants, new technologies, and new customer expectations. Companies like Kodak, Blockbuster Video and Xerox weren’t able to cope with the pace and scope of disruption, and now they’re all but gone. No business leader wants to be next. The pressure is on to adapt. As organizations begin to cope with the realization that digital transformation is the key to their survival in the age of technology-driven business, it is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that digital transformation is merely a technology investment play. It isn’t.
There is a larger operational vision at play here, and the world’s most adaptable companies have already figured out what it is. Broken down into its core components, it consists of 7 operational pillars that help organizations accelerate digital transformation, manage change, and turn disruption into a tireless engine of opportunity.
In this presentation, you will learn:
- 7 futureproofing pillars that drive a digitally-transformed enterprise.
- Why companies that focus on experience design are so much more successful than those that don’t.
- How to recruit, develop and motivate the workforce of the future.
- Why the world’s most successful companies have learned to put change at the heart of their business model.
- How stalled organizations can unlock their innovation potential and become game-changers in their own right.
- Why data-driven mindsets win and how that affects your technology investment strategy.
- Why culture is the most important building block of a futureproof business, and how you can shape yours.
Building Dragons: Digital Transformation in the Experience Economy
Learn to transform your business into a dragon: an agile company fit to adapt, innovate and thrive even in disruptive times. Unlike unicorns, which, for all their popularity, tend to rely on risky and experimental business models, dragons are established companies that continue to leverage their original startup mentality to systematically innovate their way to profitability. What makes dragons so much more interesting to executives than unicorns is that they are not built merely on potential and popularity, but on purposeful reinvention, scalable market dominance, and a commitment to long term success. Maybe the best part about the dragon model is that, equipped with the right roadmap and the right set of tools, any business can learn to become more agile and transform itself into a dragon.
In this presentation, you will learn:
- How dragons turn emerging market trends into transformative business opportunities.
- How experiences have become as important to consumers as goods and services.
- What key technologies every business must adopt to remain competitive.
- What digital transformation is, and what it really means to your business.
- The role that leadership plays in driving culture change and digital transformation.
- How to teach your organization to adapt to change and evolve faster than it ever has.
- How to not only adapt to disruption but turn it into a profitable business model.
Digital Transformation at the Speed of Innovation
Companies need to move faster if they want to keep up with consumer demand. “Fail Fast” they say, but what does that really mean? Exploring an approach to innovation, change and agility in a world where the only consistency is change.
Business Risk and The Importance of Adaptability in the Age of Digital.
Companies like Kodak and Blockbuster never saw the writing on the wall. As the incumbents, they believed that their business model was infallible. Suddenly, they were chasing the competition right up until their own demise. Find out why taking risks and building a fast-changing adaptable culture is key to succeeding in the age of disruption.
“Dan Newman’s message about futureproofing business was spot on to help our employees understand the transformational challenges our company and industry are experiencing. He is both educational and entertaining, flexible and easy to work with. He listened to our needs and priorities, customized the message for our audience, and made an impact on the attendees.”
“It takes a very dynamic individual to step in and truly engage a tough audience – Daniel Newman does this
without missing a beat.”
–Marina Gregory, Director of Marketing, Advanced AV
“AMAZING, DYNAMIC, ENGAGING…captured our attention and left us wanting more.”
–Vincent Brissot, VP Worldwide Channels and Operations – HP
“Daniel Newman’s presentation was a relatable recount of a traveler’s journey and how technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. Newman’s engaging assessment of his experience as a visitor of our happy island was a great eye opener to future opportunities.”
–Ronella Tjin Asjoe-Croes, CEO Aruba Tourism Authority
Human / Machine:
The Future of our Partnership with Machines
7 key pillars for digital transformation success
Digital Transformation in the Experience Economy
The Ultimate Field Guide to Digital Program Management
Marketing (^as we know it) is Doomed
The New Rules of Customer Engagement
6 Trends Reinventing the Way We Sell