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Designing the Future with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

Designing the Future with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

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June 01st 2017:Futurists: Analyzing Trends, Crystal Ball or Both?

The buzz: “The future is sooner and stranger than you think” (Reid Hoffman). What does it mean to be a Futurist at this time in our personal and business history? Today’s futurists (oxymoron?) take into account key trends including the impact of the digital world in our connected-everything-and-everywhere era, as well as technological advances that may propel us into the next century. Then what: a magic crystal ball? The experts speak. Susan LK Gorbet, Gorbet Design: “What you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it” (Goethe’s Faust). Jill Irvine, SAP: “

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Susan LK Gorbet

Susan LK Gorbet is a design strategist, educator, facilitator and artist who mentors organizations on integrating design and business thinking. Most recently, she has developed a transformative program to bring design thinking and facilitation to global salespeople. She holds a Master of Design from OCADU’s Strategic Foresight and Innovation Program, and she has both studied and taught experience design, strategic foresight, design thinking, facilitation, creative thinking, innovation, design process and improvisation. Susan has been transforming cutting-edge technology into compelling experiences since the early ‘90s. She spent many years designing software in Silicon Valley where, afte
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Jill Irvine

Jill Irvine joined SAP in Germany in 1998 with the plan to stay two years. Almost 19 years later she’s still there, currently working on Business Innovations and Trends for SAP Global Presales. During her tenure, Jill has worked in roles in knowledge management, marketing, communications, and solution management and considers herself to be a real “Jill of all trades” – a rare but valuable generalist in a sea of specialists. Having started her SAP career as a technical translator, nearly two decades later Jill focuses on helping to “translate” tech talk into real human meaning, primarily through storytelling coaching and methodology.
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Kai Goerlich

Kai Goerlich, SAP SE, Chief Futurist, analyzes trends and creates future scenarios to develop thought leadership and innovation projects. He joined SAP in 1997 and worked several years as a competitive and market analyst for SAP‘s consulting unit and as Idea Director Thought Leadership in global marketing. Before SAP, Kai worked as a public relations consultant in international PR agencies and as a biologist at universities. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Corporate Foresight Certification Program at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2636/designing-the-future-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Designing the Future with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2636/designing-the-future-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap The buzz: “The future is sooner and stranger than you think” (Reid Hoffman). What does it mean to be a Futurist at this time in our personal and business history? Today’s futurists (oxymoron?) take into account key trends including the impact of the digital world in our connected-everything-and-everywhere era, as well as technological advances that may propel us into the next century. Then what: a magic crystal ball? The experts speak. Susan LK Gorbet, Gorbet Design: “What you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it” (Goethe’s Faust). Jill Irvine, SAP: “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it” (Roald Dahl). Kai Goerlich, SAP: “To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first, and call whatever you hit the target” (Ashleigh Brilliant). Join us for Futurists: Analyzing Trends, Crystal Ball or Both? VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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