Need a dynamic & engaging speaker for your upcoming event?
Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a leading authority on global business trends including ‘big data’, demographic forecasting and the social media revolution. He has lectured at numerous academic institutions including Purdue and Stanford Universities, and is the author of the award-winning book Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley). Patrick is a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV and has spoken about business trends, technology and digital marketing at hundreds of conferences and business events around the world.
Patrick spoke about Learned Intuition at TEDx Sacramento in August 2012.
Patrick’s past books include Webify Your Business: Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed (2009) and Make Yourself Useful: Marketing in the 21st Century (2008). He has been featured by the New York Times, CNN Money, Reader’s Digest, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Inc. Magazine, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, MONEY Magazine and Forbes, among others.
An effective speech should act as a catalyst for change, and Patrick is passionate about that objective. Whether you’re looking for a dynamic opening keynote for an audience of thousands or a facilitator for an executive strategy session, Patrick’s global perspective and entrepreneurial mindset will inspire disruptive thinking and business transformation within your audience.
Book Patrick to be your Keynote Speaker
Patrick Schwerdtfeger earns over 90% of his income in speaking fees. He’s a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV and has spoken in dozens of countries around the world. Please contact us today to check availability and discuss your event objectives.
Thought leader, global speaker, business futurist and author; trust Patrick to deliver insights & buzz to your upcoming event.
Patrick has spoken for governments (including those of the Cayman Islands, India, Bahrain and the Basque Region of Spain), Fortune 500 Companies (including those displayed above), academic institutions (including Purdue and Stanford Universities) and dozens of industry trade associations.
Patrick has spoken at hundreds of events around the world. His global experience is apparent from the moment he takes the stage and his executive approach leaves audiences with strategic insights and perspective. Patrick’s knowledge of geopolitical dynamics, demographic shifts and technology trends combine to make his audiences feel both educated and understood. Is your event taking place in Shanghai, Paris, Cape Town or London? Regardless of the location, Patrick will help make your agenda thought-provoking and memorable.
Each event has unique content objectives and cultural considerations. By contributing to so many events in different parts of the world, Patrick has acquired a distinctly strategic perspective which he brings to upcoming speaking engagements. The result is heightened relevance for your attendees, and relevance is the ultimate measure of success for professional speakers.
Are you ready for tomorrow’s competitive landscape?
In March, 2013, Patrick launched his Strategic Business Insights video blog. The series covers a wide variety of business, geopolitical and personal development topics. New videos are uploaded on a regular basis and are generally between five and 15 minutes long. This accumulated inventory of video content is a useful resource for your speaker selection committee to review. It will immediately highlight the topics that Patrick is passionate about and provide examples of his approach and delivery. Please take a look!
"Strategic Business Insights" Video Blog
Please let us know if you find particular videos that would fit well with your event agenda. Patrick can customize his keynote program and incorporate messages and/or themes that exist within his videos. Patrick can also create custom videos to support your event marketing efforts.