Magnus Lindkvist

Magnus Lindkvist

Creative and Dreams Music Network and Fred Cannon are proud to welcome Magnus Lindkvist to their international family of creative visionaries.

Magnus is a Swedish futurologist based in Zürich, Switzerland. A graduate of Stockholm School of Economics and UCLA School of Film, Television and Theatre, he weaves together vivid images of the future using both quantifiable data and imaginative narratives. His passion is uncovering thinking errors, mispredictions and misleading narratives in our pursuit of times to come.

Magnus is one of the world’s most sought-after motivational speakers on the subjects of future-thinking, futurology, megatrends and trendspotting. He asks two questions relentlessly: “What’s going on in the world?” and “Where is this all heading?”

As a trendspotter and futurologist, these questions fuel his curiosity and enable him to inspire and provoke the minds of audiences around the world. As a speaker, he strives toward creating an experience, not just giving a talk. He mixes media formats and messages into a show about changes where he leaves people with a sense of purpose and action.

To date, he has authored three books: Everything We Know Is Wrong: The Trendspotter’s Handbook (2009), The Attack of The Unexpected: A Guide to Surprises and Uncertainty (2010) and When The Future Begins: A Guide to Long-Term Thinking (2013).

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Praises for Magnus:

“Magnus is one of the most dynamic and thought-provoking speakers in the world. He has a unique ability to quickly identify, connect and track trends and convey in a very compelling, insightful manner. He leaves the audience mesmerized and always wanting more.” —Stevens J. Sainte-Rose, Group Director, Human Resources, The Coca-Cola Company

“Magnus spoke at Ideas 2012, our annual flagship conference for institutional clients in EMEA. Magnus was extremely well-received and earned the highest speaker score (6.4 out of 7). He is thought-provoking, and conveys his message with great energy, passion, impact and humor. I recommend him highly.” —Richard Lockwood, Managing Director and Head of Northern Europe Distribution, Morgan Stanley

“What a great presenter! Magnus Lindkvist not only knows his subject intimately, but he clearly also does extensive research on his audience. The result is incredibly impactful, the audience entranced and fully involved. I’d travel a long way to listen to Magnus impart his message!” —Charles Clayton, Director
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