Serial entrepreneur, futurist, CEO, Intelligencr
Paul Papadimitriou flies around the world to catch the best ideas that build our future.
He is a sought-after keynote speaker, branding & innovation expert and futurist.
As the CEO and founder of Intelligencr, he is known for building immersive digital experiences with a global footprint, from launching smartphones in China to events in the Middle-East — he successfully translates the world of new technologies into journeys shaped around a new augmented, nomadic & tribal consumer.
A serial entrepreneur at heart, he invented his current job after a life that saw his dreams of being a photographer and social scientist becoming the one of a startup founder and accidental lobbyist.
As a keynote speaker, he puts the future in context and has addressed audiences in more than 50 countries for Fortune 100 companies and public audiences alike, from TEDx to the Paris Motor Show, from the Norwegian School of Economics to SXSW. From 20 to 20,000 people.
Paul has shared stages with leaders such as fmr President Barack Obama, fmr Prime Minister David Cameron, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, father of the iPod Tony Fadell or Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
He appeared on The Economist, Channel 4, ABC, TF1, ABS-CBN or the Japan Times.
Organizations like Microsoft, Jaguar Land Rover, Unilever, Criteo, Conde Nast, Lagardere, eBay, EDF, Alcatel-Lucent, Fujitsu, SABMiller, QBE, Tumblr, the EU or the ITU have trusted him to challenge them.
Paul is active in multiple technology startup ecosystems, from the UK to Korea, from Brazil to Japan.
He is the creator of multiple shows, including the critically acclaimed Layovers – the future of air travel.
Paul is a Swiss, a Greek and a Finn. He has called Manila, Geneva or Tokyo home. He now resides in London. He loves chocolate.
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