Social media is becoming a predominant force in the business world; the Gerd Leonhard speeches focus on why it is crucial to be up-to-speed with the latest mediums. Leonhard is a media futurist and author of five books. He is also the founder of greenfuturists.com, which focuses on sustaining a green environment.
Leonhard graduated from the Berklee College of Music with a specialization in jazz performance and guitar; he spent 10 years working as a professional musician. However, he was soon drawn into the addictive world of the Internet, and in May of 2003 he started his own business called the 'Digital Marketing Organization.' He then ventured out as a Media Futurist, and is also the CEO and Founder of the Futures Agency. The company's primary focus is to conduct think-tank events, executive team seminars and workshops.
The Wall Street Journal has called him, "one of the leading Media Futurists in the World." It is no surprise when looking at his high-profile client list, which includes companies like YouTube, Google and the BBC. When looking for a leader with expertise in the digital communications and marketing world, the Gerd Leaonhard speeches are great reference tools.