Disruptive innovation Keynote Speaker for the Sport industry

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 in the sports industry, Global Speaking Fellow, and author of five books, he captivates audiences across the globe.

Keynote topics:

  • Navigating the World of Emerging Technologies in the Sports industry
  • How Emerging Technologies are Shaping the Future of Business and Society
  • The Next Wave of innovation: Exploring the Impact of Emerging Technologies


"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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Discover the sport industry's future with a Disruptive innovation Keynote Speaker, a seasoned athlete himself, ready to unravel technological advancements.

Reimagining Sports with AI

As a Disruptive innovation Keynote Speaker, I delve into the intricacies of AI and how it is redefining the sports industry. Machine learning algorithms process vast amounts of data, predicting game outcomes, optimizing training regimes, and providing personalised fan experiences. It's fascinating to see how AI is revolutionizing sports, and I explore these developments in detail, showcasing the potential of AI for the industry's future.

VR/AR and the Evolution of Sports Experience

Virtual and augmented reality technologies are bringing a new dimension to the sports industry, both for players and fans. I elaborate on how VR/AR are transforming training methods and amplifying fan engagement, creating immersive virtual experiences. Having cycled around Australia in 100 days, I bring unique practical insights into the potential of these technologies for athletic training and spectator experiences.

As a Disruptive innovation Keynote Speaker, I examine how IoT is redefining the sports industry, providing real-time, actionable data for athletes and coaches. From wearables that monitor performance to smart equipment that tracks usage and improves techniques, IoT is transforming how athletes train and perform. The opportunity to create personalised training plans based on data from IoT devices holds immense potential for the industry.

The IoT influence in Sports

Blockchain technology holds tremendous potential for the sports industry. I discuss how it can be used to streamline contract management, ensure secure ticketing, and improve merchandise sales. Blockchain's transparency and security features can eliminate fraudulent activities, enhancing the trust of fans and stakeholders.

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.

The Potential of Blockchain in Sports

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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