A medical doctor who is a futuristic leader and published corporate strategy expert
Regarded by Thinkers 50 as one of the 20 Most Influential Business Thinkers Alive, Dr. Patrick Dixon, with his forward-thinking ideologies and corporate strategy has influenced the policies of many multinational companies. He provides insight into up-and-coming innovations while forecasting trends and managing risk factors. This he does through his organization Global Change Ltd.
Patrick studied Medical Sciences and Medicine at the Universities of Cambridge and London. His sabbatical in 1979 saw him run Medicom IT, a startup selling computer parts to healthcare services in both the UK and the Middle East. Upon completion of his studies, his first book, “The Truth About AIDS” was published. He also founded ACET, a charity that brought understanding to the spreading of this disease. This agency provides prevention and care programmes in many low-income countries such as Uganda, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, and DR Congo.
Patrick Dixon can, today, be regarded a serial entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and director of Global Innovators Ltd. He was also the former Chairman of Virttu Biologics Ltd, a company that did clinical trials for cancer using oncolytic viruses (bought by Sorrento Therapeutics Inc).
Patrick’s extensive media profile has seen him on CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Sky News, and ITV, amongst others, commenting on global events, science, and health issues. He has also been featured in the Financial Times, Telegraph, and Time Magazine.
Patrick Dixon’s client base when it comes to speaking covers a vast variety of industries, including the health, banking, and marketing sectors. Amongst his diverse speaking engagements, he includes Google, Microsoft, IBM, KLM / Air France, BP, ExxonMobil, World Bank, Siemens, Ford, Sara Lee, Prudential, Aviva, Barclays, UBS, Credit Suisse, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hewlett Packard, Gillette, GSK, Roche, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, BASF, Credit Suisse, Forbes, Fortune, and the Royal Bank of Scotland.
"Patrick is one of the most insightful, passionate and engaging communicators you will hear at any business conference."
"Nobody can predict the future, unless you happen to have the sensational vision, mind and emotional intelligence of Dr Patrick Dixon. Providing a graphic insight into the life that awaits civilization and conjuring-up tangible, thought provoking solutions, his inspirational speaking style blends the commercial with the spiritual. His notions are well researched and presented with an over riding air of common sense and moral duty. Having read and heard Patrick's predictions some years ago, today I am left with the thought, "He told us so". Individuals and organisations should listen carefully."