Prospective: Future-Proof Your Business

Global Business Futures Initiative (GBFI)

Prospective: Future-Proof Your Business is a podcast that mobilizes big ideas from global experts on the future of business and corporate longevity to help business leaders future-proof their organizations. We hear the unique perspectives of world-class experts, leaders and innovators to discuss fresh ideas and practical insights about the future of commerce and the global economy.

Stephanie Thompson

Stephanie Thompson

3. The Future of Global Business Events Industry

Stephanie Thompson is the General Manager of The Gathering, a Forbes top-rated business summit for brand and business leaders. Thompson brings her passion for relationships and expertise in audience engagement and event execution, to create the most meaningful and memorable experiences. How will the events industry differ post-Covid? What do business leaders need to start thinking about now? We discuss if hybrid models will remain in the future and the role of speakers in attracting in-person audiences.

Lance Mortlock

Lance Mortlock

2. The Future of Global Energy Business

Lance Mortlock is a Senior Strategy Partner with Ernst & Young (EY) and a globally recognized expert in energy industry strategy. Mortlock is a leader in scenario and risk management, spearheading unprecedented changes in the global energy market. How will it differ post-Covid? What do business leaders need to start thinking about now? We discuss how advancements in artificial intelligence could affect the industry and techniques on how to turn a negative scenario into a growth opportunity.

Guillermo Salazar

Guillermo Salazar

1. The future of service work

Guillermo Salazar is a serial entrepreneur and a CEO of Calgary-based ICwhatUC, an app using augmented reality video to connect service companies to their customers. Salazar is at the forefront of the changing nature of business and commerce and shares his perspective on the service work of tomorrow. How will it differ post-Covid? What do business leaders need to start thinking about now? We discuss practical ways to reimagin corporate and personal value propositions to thrive in a digital future.