As CGO, Jonathon drives strategy around Trend Hunter’s business innovation research, development and marketing. As the leader of the Business Innovation Group, he’s interviewed over 400 leaders to uncover best practices around innovation across different industries. In addition, he consults with Fortune 1,000 companies to help them streamline innovation by integrating Trend Hunter’s Innovation Accelerator programs. This gives him a unique edge among Trend Hunter’s speakers to focus on more tactical innovation content, as opposed to macrotrends. Jonathon has spoken at TMRE, Omnishopper, and Future Festival.
After hundreds of interviews with global innovation leaders, Jonathon has uncovered methods for sparking creativity and systematic innovation across many industries. He shares these reusable techniques through captivating keynotes and backed by real use case examples. Jonathon started at TrendHunter in 2012 on the editorial team, where he wrote over 1,000 articles, garnering 6 million views.
Discover the parallels between the "elements of an innovator" and the "4 elements of hip hop" (DJ, MC, Breakdancing, and Graffiti). Using hip hop as a lens for uncovering innovation lessons, this keynote bridges diverse worlds to uncover shared principles and fresh perspectives. Incorporating the evolving landscape of AI as an innovation and discovery tool, this session offers tactical insights for the innovators of tomorrow, within Trend Hunter's Create the Future framework.
Explore case studies of how the most innovative people productionize out-of-the-box thinking with their teams. This presentation consists of a curated list of actual best practices, created and used by the world's top innovators. These best practices are organized around the concept of imagined orders -- hierarchies we put in place throughout our daily lives.
Leaders today are under increased pressure to find winning innovation strategies, but there are few avenues to learn how others do it. Gathered from personal interviews with today’s business leaders, this session focuses on reporting actual innovation techniques used in business today, organized into specific objectives, such as “internal buy-in,” or “consumercentricity.”
Through hundreds of interviews with leaders at the world’s top companies, Trend Hunter’s Business Innovation Group has gathered a range of unique programs, initiatives and approaches that support innovation and push people to be curious, insatiable and willing to destroy. These stories will inspire leaders to take responsibility for disrupting the status quo to get the most from themselves and their teams.
This work session is based on Trend Hunter's own internal Trend Hunting process. How do we reset, hunt, prioritize and socialize trends? What steps do we take to ensure a singular product or concept can inspire beyond its intended category?
This custom workshop begins with your key objectives; your Futurist will then curate the right set of tried-and-tested tools to help you and your team prototype ideas and solutions.
This custom workshop is intended to help your company more concisely and effectively speak to customers. Your Futurist will help identify the right path of action to help revisit your value proposition, better market your product or service, or even revamp internal language.
This custom workshop is designed to help you and your team anticipate upcoming threats to your business, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and become better acquainted with the next 3 -5 years of your industry.
This highly customized workshop is designed to give your team a full overhaul. It's ideal for those who are looking to impact the most amount of change in the most efficient way possible.