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Scott Steinberg

Business Strategist & Technology Futurist

Bestselling trends expert and strategic innovation consultant Scott Steinberg delivers high-energy, high-return keynotes and motivational speeches at corporate events and conferences worldwide. A world-famous futurist and corporate speaking presenter, as featured in 600+ outlets from CNN to The Today Show and seen by over one billion people worldwide, he also provides training workshops and seminars in half- and full-day sessions at domestic and international events.

St Louis, Missouri, USA


Business | Think Like a Startup: Tomorrow’s Leadership and Management Survival Skills  
Modern businesses operate in a world of infinite global competition and shrinking barriers to entry – and one where speed and savvy can trump size and scale. Discover how you can apply the principles and techniques today’s most successful young startups, leaders and management teams employ to transform organizations, products and processes, grow brand awareness, and cultivate the strategic decision-making skills required to survive and thrive in the new economy. Let rivals struggle: Here, you’ll learn how to better engage audiences, explore new markets and evolve your enterprise or brand to adapt to shifting trends, all while fostering the tools, talent and skills required to stay competitive in tomorrow’s ever-changing environment.

Change Management: Creating a Culture of Innovation
Even the most successful modern corporations, associations and professional groups must continually reinvent their products, processes and operations to remain relevant, given the pace at which the modern marketplace evolves. You can empower both individuals and teams to more effectively embrace paradigm shifts, improve organizational learning, and boost productivity with these proven new approaches to leadership, technology and time management. Bestselling business author and consultant Scott Steinberg explains how the market’s most innovative firms are embracing change management, and best practices and leadership pillars you can implement to breed a culture in which innovation thrives.

Technology for Teachers: The Future of Education
From interactive apps to virtual worlds, multimedia textbooks and online parent-teacher portals, technology promises a brighter, more connected future for education. Find out how to make high-tech simple via powerful everyday classroom strategies that teachers, educators and instructors can use to excite and engage children in every age group (pre-K, grade school, tweens, teens, college, etc.). Via an informative and eye-opening presentation, you’ll learn how forward-thinking schools, administrators and professors are using high-tech tools and gadgets to transform the learning process, and how you can apply new innovation and learning techniques to make kids sit up and take note.

Redefining Value: How to Identify and Give Customers What They Want
With thousands of businesses and brands competing for shrinking audience awareness and limited purchasing power, the only guaranteed way to compete is to become an invaluable source for meeting customers’ needs. Here, audiences learn the tools and methodologies needed to connect and communicate with increasingly savvy and more informed consumers, and reshape products, services and outreach strategies to not just satisfy, but also surprise and delight. In a world of faceless commodities, value growingly accrues to businesses and individuals that speak all customers’ language, including clients, strategic partners and employees. Using the insights gained within, you’ll learn to more effectively converse with all, influence perception, and enhance audience takeaway from every interaction.

The New Rules of Marketing and PR: Inbound Marketing, Content Strategy and More
The Internet has changed everything for modern marketing, advertising and public relations (PR) professionals. With connected audiences’ attention fractured across blogs, websites, social networks, online video sites and more, suddenly, it’s not just about reaching end-users – it’s about creating compelling content and stories they’ll actively seek out and share. Via the lens of practical, real-world examples and case studies, discover actionable promotional and content strategy solutions that businesses of every size can use to better connect and communicate – and transform the size, shape and volume of conversations overnight.


Small Biz Trends | Small Business Book Awards: The Business Expert's Guidebook

  • Tremendously entertaining and insightful, Scott’s keynote speaking presentations consistently keep audiences on the edge of their seat. Among the most popular speakers at our events and workshops, trade associations, organizations, and meeting planners would do well to keep his number on hand.

    - Washington Interactive Network
  • Not only is Scott a knowledgeable, go-to tech guru, but he is also a PR pro’s jack-of-all-trades! Thanks to his assistance, we were able to conduct a very productive and incredibly valuable consumer event for my client. I look forward to working with him again soon!

    - Account Supervisor, Ogilvy Public Relations
  • Scott was phenomenal: We were very impressed by not only his content but also his presentation style. The session was fantastic - I suspect his speech will be a frequently downloaded presentation in our webinar archives.

    - Consumer Electronics Association
  • A polished and professional speaker, Scott’s ability to captivate investors and corporate leaders while making complex concepts simple has been of marked benefit to our programs.

    - Coleman Research Group
  • Scott was a great chairman for our Cloud Conference and led the audience through a highly insightful and relevant discussion throughout the two-day agenda. He’s professional, accurate and a real pleasure to work with.

    - FC Business Intelligence
  • Scott is an engaging, knowledgeable speaker who brings a wealth of experience and insider expertise.

    - PromaxBDA Marketing Association

Summary Profile

Having spoken to audiences ranging from a dozen to thousands or more via live interviews and speeches, Scott keeps viewers rapt at attention with a mix of real-world stories, humor and practical insights

A noted entrepreneur and market researcher who’s successfully founded and sold multiple high-tech and consumer-facing businesses, Steinberg’s work combines data-driven analysis with practical experience and expert qualitative insight. Able to skillfully apply insights gained in years of operating on the commercial world’s front lines to research findings, he readily translates business intelligence into real-world solutions. Whether transforming the shape of underperforming businesses or re-imagining household-name products and brands, he actively works to educate, elevate and empower tomorrow’s leaders and management teams.

Scott’s leadership and management strategies speak to all groups: Consumer companies, professional associations, business-to-business enterprises, entrepreneurs, non-profits, schools, universities, trade groups, meeting planners, religious organizations, youth groups and more. Among today’s most sought-after speakers at events, tradeshows, meetings and executive summits, his presentations are universally designed to inspire, entertain and motivate.