Trends Futurist 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:

  • The Future is Now: Exploring the Latest Technology Trends for the Sports industry
  • How Technology Trends Will Shape Tomorrow
  • The Role of Technology in Driving innovation and Growth


"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 future of sports with a Trends Futurist, bridging the gap between technology and athletics to shape a more innovative industry

Predicting Future Sports Trends

As a Trends Futurist for the sports industry, I focus on forecasting future trends and technologies that will influence the way sports are played, watched, and managed. From the application of augmented reality in training to the use of predictive analytics in determining game strategies, the future of sports is undeniably intertwined with technological advancements. Using my athletic background of having cycled across Australia, I bring a unique perspective to the table.

Impact of Virtual Reality in Sports

My sessions often revolve around the impact of Virtual Reality (VR) in the sports industry. Whether it's improving training programs or providing immersive fan experiences, VR has the potential to transform the sports industry significantly. The intersection of sports and technology offers limitless opportunities, and understanding these trends is critical to staying ahead.

I, as a Trends Futurist, frequently discuss the role of AI in sports management. AI can help in predictive analytics, player health monitoring, and even in talent scouting. As we move towards a more digital future, the importance of understanding and leveraging these AI-driven tools will only grow in the sports industry.

The Role of AI in Sports Management

During my talks, I delve into how wearable technology is reshaping athlete performance in the sports industry. Wearables offer real-time data on an athlete's health and performance metrics, leading to more personalized and effective training programs. The ability to monitor and analyze this data can provide sports organizations with a competitive edge in an increasingly technology-driven industry.

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.

Wearable Tech and Athlete Performance

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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