Author and Futurist; Chairman Emeritus FutureWorld International Limited
A former IBM executive, Wolfgang worked internationally with IBM for more than 25 years and was awarded the prestigious IBM Outstanding Innovation Award. He started FutureWorld as an informal business network in 1987. Since that time FutureWorld has been instrumental in helping major corporations and venture capital firms position themselves for the new world economy. He has addressed audiences in more than 20 countries, in person, on radio and on television. His article ‘In Search of Simplicity’ won the NACCA award for the best business article of the year and ‘From Value Chain to Marketspace’ was awarded the AFSM International Writing Award for Professional Writers and Consultants in Boston. Wolfgang is a Fellow of the Centre for Management Development at the London Business School and teaches regularly on the School’s flagship Senior Executive Programme. He also works with Duke CE and Oxford University’s Said Business School.
His best-selling books “Ten Lessons from the Future” and “Lessons in Radical Innovation: Out-of-the-box straight to the bottom line” are published by Financial Times/Prentice Hall world-wide and are also available in Chinese, Arabic and Spanish.
“It is no longer possible to learn just from experience – in this warp-speed world, it has become essential to learn from the future!”