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"Jonathon Brown is one of the most engaging and captivating speakers I have had the pleasure of experiencing live. A true thought-leader, he is able to take complex business concepts and deliver them in a manner that is clear, concise and easily digestible."

— Shez Mehra, President, The 194 Group


Innovation Process Expert, Futurist, Chief Growth Officer at Trend Hunter

Trend Hunter Futurist Jonathon Brown

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.

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Keynote Topics

Innovating through Ritual

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.

Innovation Tactics

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.”

Innovators in Business

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.

Custom Workshops

Trend Hunter Futurist Jonathon Brown Workshop Topics
How to Hunt Trends
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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?

How to Prototype
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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.

How to Persuade
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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.

How to Disrupt
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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.

Innovation Reinvention
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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.

Testimonials

"Having been a thought partner with Jonathon in the customer experience and business leadership space, I can’t shout loud enough how much of an impact he has made on me personally and the thousands of attendees that have heard him speak. He delivers a lasting message on elevating business tactics through storytelling and real world examples that makes you think long after his session has ended. Jonathon is about as genuine and approachable as one gets on the speaker circuit. His greatest joy next to his family is helping others change the world – one customer at a time." Brian Dennis, former VP of Customer Service at Kohl's
"Jonathon Brown is one of the most engaging and captivating speakers I have had the pleasure of experiencing live.
"A true thought-leader, he is able to take complex business concepts and deliver them in a manner that is clear, concise and easily digestible. .."
Jonathon possesses a rare gift of drawing parallels between seemingly unrelated industries, evoking a sense of curiosity and wonder from his audience. I look forward to experiencing him live once again, when the opportunity arises." Shez Mehra, President, The 194 Group
"I had the fortune of being introduced to Jonathon in 2015 through a mutual contact. From the first time I met Jonathon, I was amazed at his level of maturity, confidence, authenticity and, perhaps most importantly, humility. Then, in 2017, I had the privilege of attending the Future Festival World Summit in Toronto. Not only was this event among the best business conferences I have ever attended, but I specifically remember Jonathon's keynote bringing the message home.
"He has mastered the art of converting Trend Hunter's massive data into insights that are specifically relevant to the future of your business..."


Jonathon is able to captivate an audience comprised of C-Suite leaders from the biggest companies in the world. At the same time, he will make you feel like you are the most important person in the room and the message resonates on a genuinely personal level. I cannot say enough about Jonathon and the Trend Hunter team and consider myself fortunate to have attended his session." Shubh Mann, Marketplace Director, ADP

Keynote Sample - Innovating Through Ritual

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