A strategic futurist and bestselling author, Nancy Giordano helps enterprise organisations and visionary leaders transform to meet the escalating expectations ahead. As one of the world’s top female futurists, her career has seen her build, shape, and evolve a of portfolio upwards of $60+ billion worth of global brands.
Nancy Giordano has an uncanny ability to predict major future shifts. This makes her keynotes a favourite with large business corporations and leaders. Her expertise and experience range from AI to the frozen foods industry, and even reinventing the internet. Her projects all have one thing in common – transitioning away from outdated operating systems and ways of thinking and creating something of a more sustainable, inclusive, and dynamic nature. In other words, finding solutions that will meet future demands.
Nancy Giordano is uniquely situated to advise top companies due to her earlier career at three top global advertising agencies and her experiences at the strategic inspiration company Play Big Inc. She helped shape an AI startup in 2015 and went on to build a leadership summit to encourage C-suite executives to explore various disruptive emergent technologies for business. She has also served on the board of GMDC, the retail trade association, and is currently a member of the advisory council of Retail Tomorrow, Future Frontiers, and Dollar Donation Club.
Amongst her other achievements, Nancy Giordano counts her partnership with Kungfu AI, the Austin-based AI services company, and her work with Riane Eisler to create a movement around Partnerism. This socio-economic system is based on partnerships and not the domination models associated with capitalism or socialism.
The world’s first TEDx licensee, Nancy Giordano has spent ten years as a curator for the organisation. She is also a Singularity University guest lecturer, a frequent panellist at South by Southwest, co-founder of the Femme Futurist Society, and the creator of the first Career Fair for the Future event for both college and high school students.
A bestselling author, Nancy Giordano saw her first book, “Leadering: The Ways Visionary Leaders Play Bigger” rank #1 on Amazon. Her book focuses on business ethics and organisation strategy.
Her speaking career has seen Nancy Giordano give over 100 global keynote talks. Due to her excellent predictions of what will shift, business executives value her unique abilities in navigating the way forward. She lives in the USA and presents in English.
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“Nancy has a unique ability to highlight the most innovative applications of technology on the market, while making them relevant to the audience and somehow making the true story about people”.
“I really loved your Vistage Summit Keynote - how you articulated the importance of data ethics, diversity in decision making and compassion in how we manage and use our data, particularly in AI. You are so inspiring and look forward to reading your book Leadering!”
“THIS is what I appreciated most from your talk and your commitment. That to change what’s out there we need to change what’s in here. And to change the future, we need to change the present. Godspeed!”