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David Bosshart

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CEO of Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, economist and consumer specialist

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Speaker David Bosshart is the CEO of GID and an economist, and futurist speaker. David demonstrates the benefits of technology and how using strategic methods of advancement could optimize ideas in any organization. David specializes in data fundamentals, retail, and consumerism, ready to boost your company's numbers.

Why you should book speaker David Bosshart

  • Speaker David Bosshart is CEO of GDI(Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute), which specializes in practical issues. The institution hones in on retail, economic, and social issues with ideas to advance your organization.
  • His background showcases his passion. Speaker David Bosshart has been involved in scientific research, retailing, communications, and marketing consulting. Today, he uses his area of expertise joined with his expert knowledge to fuel organizations.

Speaker David Bosshart is CEO of The GDI; The GDI is an independent European think tank, founded by European retail pioneer Gottlieb Duttweiler. This institute specializes in trend research, retail, economic, and social issues. It also offers strategic workshops, lectures, and conferences like the International Retail Summit, the European Foodservice Summit, and the European Trend Day. Some of the popular topics are changes in consumption patterns and behavior, innovation in retailing, and the service industry. It revolves around the simple advancements of an organization. The Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize is Switzerland’s most prestigious award for outstanding personalities, dedicated only every couple of years.

Bosshart completed his studies with a Ph.d. from the University of Zurich in philosophy and political theory. He has held many positions, including: head of the department of consumer research and social change at the GDI, head of strategic development, and director of the cultural and social section of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives. Speaker David Bosshart has been in his current for over 20 years and he gains continuous educational updates from Stanford University and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Speaker David Bosshart is the author of numerous publications and a speaker at international events in Europe, America, and Asia. His expertise focuses on consumption and consumerism, retail and supply chain, artificial and human intelligence, data wealth and data scarcity, globalization contradictions and political philosophy, management, and social change.

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Megatrends, Change, Globalization, and Politics

In this keynote, speaker David Bosshart addresses the following topics:

  • Economic and societal megatrends and countertrends
  • The future of trust. Don’t lose the most precious resource
  • The future of success: How management is going to change
  • Polarization shocks and the future of power: Experts, elites, populism, plutocracy
  • The Age of Less: Redefining wealth and wellbeing
  • Tribes: How social media are changing politics and society
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Technology and Humans Man in the Digital Age

In this keynote, speaker David Bosshart addresses the following topics:

  • We are not running out of work – but digitization is changing learning, jobs and society
  • Data wealth between human and machine: How we stay productive in the future
  • High tech and high touch: How human needs are going to change in the digital age
  • Simplexity: Making things simpler in a complex world
  • Big data – deep emotions: How Amazon, Google, Facebook and Alibaba et al. are creating a new ecosystem for
    businesses, consumers, and all of us
  • Digital ageing: How technology can help us to improve our life and age well
  • Smart home und smart living: New dimensions of living better with new technologies
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Consumer Trends and Consumer Behavior, Retailing, Brands and Communication

In this keynote, speaker David Bosshart addresses the following topics:

  • The future of retail: We need retailing, not retailers
  • The future of communication: From information to participation to immersion
  • Redefinition of land use: Commercial space, working space and residential space
  • The future of brands, media, and communication
  • Food 2025: food trends between science and romance
  • The future of luxury: seduction, style, and individual differentiation
  • The slower you move, the faster you die: what the acceleration of just about everything means for retail and shopping
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Society, Work and Leisure

In this keynote speaker David Bosshart addresses the following topics:

  • Society in the 21 st century: tribal, segmented, fragmented?
  • Workstyle and lifestyle between IQ, AIQ and EIQ
  • Wellness and health 2030: the new techniques of happiness
  • Mobility 2025: more mobility, less traffic
  • Demography as our fate? Why an ageing society is good for us
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