Pieter Geldenhuys – Director: Institute for Technology Strategy and Innovation

Pieter Geldenhuys is used as a futurist and strategist on the global stage by some of the world’s leading business schools, such as the London Business School, Cornell, and Duke. He was Vice-Chair of the Innovation Focus Group at the International Telecommunication Union in Geneva, Switzerland, and is currently serving on the National Advisory Council on Innovation’s Artificial Intelligence working group, aimed at guiding government policy.

As a seasoned public speaker, Geldenhuys has delivered over 2,500 public talks and made over 1,500 radio appearances in more than 25 countries. He is also the author of “Headlines from the Future.”

Pieter is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Technology Strategy and Innovation (ITSI) and a Research Associate at the DaVinci Business School. Over the past 20 years, he and his team have successfully guided over 5,000 students and more than 150 innovation projects within major technology companies in India, the Middle East, and Africa.

He assists numerous organisations in leveraging their innovative potential by providing them with the skills and insights to become proactive agents in creating the future. He believes the only way to predict the future effectively is to create it.