Ray Hammond

  • Europe's Most Experienced
  • Most Successful and Most Widely Published Futurist
  • Business Trends Speaker

Ray Hammond is Europe's most experienced, most successful and most widely published futurist. For over 30 years he has researched, written, spoken and broadcast about how major trends will affect society and business in the future.

Ray Hammond is the author of 16 books about the future, a body of work which he began in 1980 and which stands as testament to to the long-term accuracy and reliability of his foresight.

His 1984 work The On-Line Handbook was the world's first book to identify the importance of the Internet and to identify 'search' as the driving force behind on-line advertising and ecommerce.

In 1986 his ground-breaking publication The Modern Frankenstein became the first book to predict the importance of genetic engineering, cloning and the emergence of super-intelligent machines that may become rivals to the human species later in the 21st Century.

In 1996 his international best-seller Digital Business provided a blueprint for Web commerce and provided a business plan for on-line retail enterprises. 

Ray is also the author of four futuristic novels and his books have been best-sellers in the USA, UK, France, Spain, Poland, Japan and China. He is published globally by Macmillan.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Business Speakers, Business Trends, Future, Futurist, Globalization, Innovation, Social Media, Technology

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    England

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Ray Hammond - The 7 Key Drivers of the Future

Ray Hammond - Renewable Energy The Tipping Point

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Ray Hammond - Climate Chaos

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Ray Hammond is Europe's most experienced, most successful and most widely published futurist. For over 30 years he has researched, written, spoken and broadcast about how major trends will affect society and business in the future.

Ray Hammond is the author of 16 books about the future, a body of work which he began in 1980 and which stands as testament to to the long-term accuracy and reliability of his foresight.

His 1984 work The On-Line Handbook was the world's first book to identify the importance of the Internet and to identify 'search' as the driving force behind on-line advertising and ecommerce.

In 1986 his ground-breaking publication The Modern Frankenstein became the first book to predict the importance of genetic engineering, cloning and the emergence of super-intelligent machines that may become rivals to the human species later in the 21st Century.

In 1996 his international best-seller Digital Business provided a blueprint for Web commerce and provided a business plan for on-line retail enterprises. 

Ray is also the author of four futuristic novels and his books have been best-sellers in the USA, UK, France, Spain, Poland, Japan and China. He is published globally by Macmillan.

To book Ray Hammond call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

  • The Seven Key Drivers of The Future: World Population Growth, Climate Change, The Looming Energy Crisis, the World's Poorest Billion, Globalization, Accelerating Exponential Technology Development and the Prevent-Extend model of new medicine.

  • Social Media - How Facebook, Bebo, YouTube, Twitter, etc. have become important new spaces for business and social interaction

  • The Awakening of the Global Brain: Are Google and the other search engines showing the first sign of artificial intelligence?

  • The Technological Singularity. What happens when computers are as clever as humans, and what happens when they are many times more clever?

  • Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Vidcasts - what 'democratic' customer participation means for the future of business.

  • The Virtual Ape: Why humans love virtual business and social interactions and why Homo Sapiens is about to become Homo Virtualis

  • The Mobile Data Revolution (What extended networks and broadband mobile will do for your company)

Economiesuisse, Bern, Switzerland

"Mr Hammond's excellent speech opened our eyes to many important aspects of our daily life which we do not normally take into account. The participants at the congress will not forget his impressive conclusions. We are very proud he made it to Berne."

NASSCOM Engineering Summit, Pune, India

"Ray's valuable insights raised the bar several notches at this year's conference. The audience thoroughly enjoyed his session. His presentation was brilliant.'

Koc Holdings, Istanbul

"We wanted to hear about the big issues that will affect the future and Ray Hammond certainly provided us with much food for thought.

Lumensis Inc, Tel-Aviv

"Lumenis is pleased to provide yet another glowing reference for Ray Hammond. He is a superlative speaker - very philosophical."
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