Digital Disruption Futurist for Trade associations

Dr Mark van Rijmenam, CSP

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A visionary strategic futurist, Dr. Mark van Rijmenam, CSP, informs organizations about the transformative nature, potential, and dangers of AI, the metaverse, and other emerging technologies. As a celebrated keynote speaker for trade associations, Global Speaking Fellow, and author of five books, he captivates audiences across the globe.

Keynote topics:

  • Navigating Digital Disruption: Strategies for the Metaverse and Beyond
  • AI, the Metaverse, and the Future of
  • Staying Ahead in the Digital Age: Building the Organization of Tomorrow


"This was an awe-inspiring session with Mark van Rijmenam and Nestlé leaders We are very grateful for him sparking curiosity and sharing a glimpse of what the metaverse entails, and the fact that some elements are not tomorrow but today."

- Gonzalo Vega Center of Learning and Inspiration - Rive Reine - Nestlé

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Propel your trade association to new heights with cutting-edge insights from Digital Awareness Speaker Mark van Rijmenam.

Digital Tools for Enhanced Operations

The landscape of digital tools is extensive and continually evolving. As a Digital Awareness Speaker, Mark van Rijmenam delves into the range of digital tools available to trade associations and their members, from automation and AI to advanced analytics and communication technologies. His insights provide a roadmap for members to streamline their operations, reduce costs, and improve decision-making through the adoption of these tools. He explains the importance of aligning these tools with organizational objectives and ensuring their integration is smooth and effective. Mark's extensive knowledge of digital tools serves as an invaluable resource for trade associations seeking to harness the power of technology to strengthen their operations and drive growth.

Shifting Towards Digital-first Mindset

Trade associations need to embrace a digital-first mindset to keep pace with the changing business environment. Mark van Rijmenam elaborates on the essential elements of a digital-first mindset, such as agility, flexibility, and customer-centricity. He underscores the need for organizations to stay abreast of digital trends and to be willing to pivot their strategies based on these trends. He also provides strategies for developing a digital-first culture within an organization, which includes nurturing digital skills, fostering innovation, and promoting a mindset of continuous improvement.

As businesses increasingly rely on digital technologies, they also face the challenge of navigating the ethical issues that arise. Mark van Rijmenam offers valuable insights into the importance of digital ethics and corporate responsibility in the age of digital transformation. He discusses the ethical considerations that come with the use of AI and big data, as well as the social responsibility of businesses in ensuring digital inclusivity and accessibility. Mark's expertise in digital ethics enables trade associations and their members to confidently navigate the ethical landscape of the digital age.

Digital Ethics and Corporate Responsibility

in a world where technology is central to operations, organizations must build digital resilience to withstand disruptions. Mark van Rijmenam emphasizes the importance of resilience in the digital era, explaining how to build, maintain, and test digital resilience within an organization. He covers areas such as cybersecurity, data management, and business continuity planning, providing comprehensive guidance on how trade associations can support their members in enhancing their resilience in the face of digital disruptions.

I am dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders to navigate the rapidly changing landscape of technology and innovation. I pride myself on being a relatable and informative speaker with a proven track record of success.

Strengthening Digital Resilience

Ready to explore how my keynote can elevate your event? I'm here to deliver an unforgettable experience. Based in Sydney, Australia, I'm eager to discuss your vision and tailor my expertise to your needs. To get started, you can book a meeting through my calendar, complete the form below or reach me directly via WhatsApp or call for urgent requests at +61451001320

I'll respond within 24 hours, and we can begin planning an extraordinary event together.

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