Pieter Geldenhuys – Director: Institute for Technology Strategy and Innovation
Pieter Geldenhuys is used extensively as a futurist and strategist on the global stage by some of the world’s top business schools, including the illustrious London Business School. He assists numerous organisations in leveraging their innovation potential by providing them with the skills and insights to be pro-active agents in creating the future.
He assists companies in Exploring, Harnessing and Navigating the Future.
As a public speaker, he has more than 1 000 radio and more than 1 500 public appearances under his belt and has spoken to audiences in more than 25 countries. He is also the Author of the controversial new book entitled, HEADLINES FROM THE FUTURE, where he explores News Headlines that will define our future.
He is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Technology Strategy and Innovation (ITSI). Over the past two decades, he and his team have guided more than 4 000 students and more than 120 innovation projects within the largest technology companies in India, the Middle East and Africa.
He was the previous Technology strategy advisor to the CEO of Vodacom, and Vice-Chair of the Innovation Focus Group at the International Telecommunication Union in Geneva, Switzerland. He is also a nominated member of the South African Academy of Science and Arts, and Vice Chairman of the ATKV.
He is a renowned Futurist, Academic and Innovation expert. He has a degree in Electronic Engineering, an MBA specialising in Technology Strategy. He is adjunct faculty at North-West University, and regular guest lecturer at the London Business School.
He believes the only way to effectively predict the future is to create it.