Speaker Profile


Nikolas Badminton

Futurist Speaker - Business Innovation, Business Strategy & Industry Trends.

About Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas Badminton is a world-renowned futurist who mentors leaders to create more connected, curious and creative teams that embrace futures design to imagine desirable futures, anticipate unforeseen risks, and strengthen strategic planning. He provides expertise in new technologies and promotes exponential thinking that equips executives and business leaders to imagine new thinking, strengthen strategic planning, and anticipate unforeseen risks. Nikolas Badminton continues to work with some of the world's leading companies and organizations to bring new concepts and new ways of thinking to audiences around the globe. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (The RSA), and the futurist who the world’s most impactful companies and filmmakers turn to for big ideas on our collective futures.

Nikolas is the Chief Futurist and Think Tank leader at Futurist.com. He is a member of Chatham House and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (The RSA), and has worked with over 300 of the world's most impactful companies to awaken curiosity and create incredible futures, including NASA, United Nations, Google, Microsoft, Intel, United Way, Bayer, Corteva, Bank of Canada, American Express, AT&T, Thales International, Rolls Royce, Heineken, Procter & Gamble, Government of Canada, UK Home Office, Government of Cayman Islands, IDEO, and many more. Nikolas has been a mainstay in the media for the past decade talking about our futures. He was an advisor to the ‘Age of AI’ series with Robert Downley Jr and appears in two upcoming series - ‘The Secrets of Big Data’ and ‘Deadly Science’.


He appears regularly on SIRIUSXM, and on CTV’s Future Friday talking about future trends. In addition, his essential research has also been featured by the BBC, VICE, The Atlantic, Fast Company, Techcrunch, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Forbes, Sputnik, Venturebeat, and Global News. He was invited to pen the opening chapter for the new book ‘The Future Starts Now’, released in 2021. In February 2023 his new book ‘Facing Our Futures’ is released and provides executives and organizations with the foundations for future design and the tools to imagine new futures, create bolder visions, anticipate unforeseen risks, and strengthen strategic planning. The book aims to equip world leaders and executives with the tools to design brave new futures while gaining a holistic view of all possibilities.

As the Chief Futurist and Think Tank leader of a group of futurists who consult, Nikolas Badminton and his team of leading consultants for the future facilitate meetings and empower business leaders through a critical yet optimistic vision of the future. Nikolas has over 25 years of expertise working with organizations in government, urban planning and city administration, banking and finance, telecommunications, high tech, engineering, agriculture and food supply, automotive, aerospace, retail, marketing and advertising, HR and recruitment, privacy and cybersecurity, and other industries Nikolas Badminton has advised the world’s most impactful and progressive companies that require to learn and prepare their businesses for technology, industry and market trends to futureproof their organization. He is a master of igniting curiosity in the changing world. He inspires audiences in thinking creatively about the impact of exponential technologies including from 2030 to 2040, and beyond.