Keynote Speaker Category: Culture, Female Speakers, Futurist, Technology, TEDX,


Nancy Giordano is an exponential strategist, business futurist, and bestselling author who has consulted on a portfolio of $60+ billion well-known brands and given more than 100+ global keynotes. She has a drive to help enterprise organisations and visionary leaders transform to meet the escalating expectations ahead, she advises leaders on the organisational structures and new mindsets necessary to effectively harness the significant technology innovations heading our way.

Her expertise and experiences range from A.I., to frozen foods, to reinventing the internet, and all of her projects have a key common denominator: transitioning away from the extractive operating systems and outdated business thinking that no longer holds up… to create the more sustainable, inclusive and dynamic solutions the future demands.

She is the Author of the Amazon bestselling book Leadering: The Ways Visionary Leaders Play Bigger, Nancy is a frequent panelist at South by Southwest, global keynote speaker, Singularity University guest lecturer, and the world’s first TEDx licensee. She is recognized as one of the world’s top female futurists, and is co-Founder of the Femme Futurists Society


Founder and Strategic Futurist Playbig – Jan 2011 – Present.
Forbes: 50 Leading Female Futurists

In the media:
The Rise Of The Freelance Economy And How It’s Impacting The Way We Work
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The nature of work is changing and so are the jobs.

Leading in the Future: Interview with Strategic Futurist Nancy Giordano
Leading Change with Humble Audacity: Nancy Giordano at TEDxAustin

Leading Change with Humble Audacity: Nancy Giordano at TEDxAustin


Nancy is a strategic futurist who helps organisations and visionary leaders transform, in order to meet the escalating challenges ahead. She is committed techno-optimist and believes in the power of technology to change our lives and is also recognised as one of the world’s top female futurists, (Ross Dawson).

Nancy has spent her career building, shaping and evolving a portfolio of $50 billion worth of major global brands, she has the unique ability to analyse the changes and technological shifts ahead. She is in a position to help guide those ready to build more relevant and sustainable solutions through her company Play Big Inc. where she is Founder/CEO for the last decade. Play Big Inc is a strategic inspiration company, where she applies her broad understanding of the intense cultural and technological shifts companies are facing today.

Her extensive knowledge of the drivers shaping our future (and driving business) have guided transformation projects with companies such as Coca Cola, Sprint, Nestle, Acumen, Energizer, Mercedes Benz and many other Fortune 500 companies.

Her current work is diving more deeply into the intersections of tech, business and society.  For example, she is currently working with a leading artificial intelligence company helping frame internal culture and talent infrastructure.

In addition, to her extensive CV she is also the Producer of Gigaom Change, a Leader’s Summit diving into the seven most disruptive technologies for enterprise.

She has been voted 7th Woman of Influence on the Future of Leadership list (Women Speakers Association) and she the very first global TEDx licensee. In addition to that she currently leads a youth-led team to produce one of the globe’s largest TEDx events for teens, hosting nearly 1000 annually.

She flawlessly crafts her talks to the specific needs of your audience and her dynamic presentations will provide answers to your toughest questions. If you are looking for a high-energy futurist who thinks like a strategist and acts like a creative marketer, she may be the perfect speaker for your next event.



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