Nashville Notes: Closing Keynote – Ross Dawson


Welcome back to “Nashville Notes,” the blog series where we’re sharing notes and must-know details about the location and agenda for our most incredible user conference yet: the 2015 Lectora® User Conference! In this “Nashville Notes” post, we’re taking a look at our closing keynote speaker, leading futurist Ross Dawson.

Ross Dawson is globally recognized as a leading futurist, keynote speaker, entrepreneur and authority on business strategy. He is Founding Chairman of four companies: international consulting and ventures firm Advanced Human Technologies, futures think-tank Future Exploration Network, leading events firm The Insight Exchange and online start-up Repyoot.

Strong demand for Ross’s expertise has seen him deliver keynote speeches across six continents and consult to leading organizations worldwide such as Ernst & Young, Macquarie Bank, Microsoft, News Corporation, Procter & Gamble and many others.

He is author of the bestseller Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships, now out in its second edition, and the acclaimed book Living Networks, which foresaw the social networking revolution. He also writes the highly influential Trends in the Living Networks blog, has written white papers for organizations including SAP and Microsoft and has published over 100 articles in leading publications worldwide.

Ross’s frequent media appearances include CNN, Bloomberg TV, SkyNews, ABC TV, Today and Sunrise shows, New York Times, The Guardian and many others.

Ross has run executive education programs and lectured at numerous top-tier academic institutions around the world, including Australian Graduate School of Management, Institute of Banking & Finance and the University of Virginia.

Previously Ross worked in senior positions in London, Tokyo and Sydney with organizations including Merrill Lynch, NCR and most recently Thomson Financial as Global Director – Capital Markets. He holds a B.Sc (Hons) from Bristol University and a graduate diploma in Applied Finance from Macquarie University and is certified as a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). He has extensive international business experience and speaks five languages.

The 2015 Lectora User Conference will take place at the new Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, April 29 – 30. Lectora and CourseMill® users and the Trivantis team will gather to share e-Learning knowledge, and we want you to join us! (Plus, pre- and post-conference training sessions are also available with the expert Lectora team.) 

Early bird registration is $795 and includes access to all keynotes, sessions, events, the Expo hall, plus delicious breakfast and lunch during the breakout sessions. But don’t wait—this rate ends on February 28, 2015. Register today!


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