Dr Patrick Dixon, Futurist, Global Change – “Sustainagility” Keynote


Patrick Dixon, Futurist, Global Change – “Sustainagility” Keynote at Zermatt Summit 2012

Dr Patrick Dixon was invited to give a keynote talk at the Zermatt Summit 9 years ago. It is interesting to compare the issues which currently plague us to back then. He looked at questions regarding climate change, innovation, green technology and a more sustainable business models which were at the heart of his co-authored book SustainAgiltiy: How Smart Innovation and Agile Companies will Help Protect Our Future. This book is a look at how innovation and agility will solve most of the greatest threats to humankind and to our planet’s ecosystem.

“Life is too short to do things you don’t believe in or work for a company that destroys the planet”


Bio 2012 Patrick Dixon is often described in the media as Europe’s leading futurist. He is a dynamic, provocative and entertaining speaker who advises many of the world’s largest corporations on key trends, managing uncertainty, identifying risk and developing opportunities. Ranked as one of the world’s 20 most influential business thinkers, he is the author of 12 books in 24 languages including Futurewise and Building A Better Business.

He is Chairman of Global Change Ltd. A medical doctor by training, Patrick is also heavily involved in the global fight against AIDS.

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Dr Patrick Dixon is a physician, Futurist and keynote speaker, a global expert on viral pandemics such as COVID-19 / Coronavirus, who has advised over 400 of the world’s largest 2000 companies on a wide range of global trends.

For over 22 years he has consistently warned of the global threat from new viral pandemics, such as Coronavirus / COVID-19, in several of his 17 books, many media broadcasts reaching a combined audience of over 300 million, and in many corporate keynotes at large events.


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