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Martin Lindstrom

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Author of the world-renowned book “Buyology” and expert on branding, culture building and business transformation

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Brand-guru and inspirational speaker Martin Lindstrom is a world-leading expert on branding and transforming your business. His popular keynotes are thought-provoking while being practical and straight-forward.

Why you should book speaker Martin Lindstrom

  • As a leading branding guru, most people have heard his name before. He’s written several bestsellers and for the last six years, Thinkers50 has had him listed as one of the world’s top business thinkers.
  • Martin uses cutting-edge research and his approach has completely reshaped branding and business as we know it. He has helped several large or small businesses understand the secret to entrepreneurial success and a strong brand.
  • As a speaker Martin Lindstrom is energetic, engaging and very professional. He’s presented in front of some of the world’s biggest brands, and his keynotes are always up-to-date with the latest challenges of today’s ever-changing world.

Speaker Martin Lindstrom is recognized as one of the world’s leading business, branding, and culture transformation experts. His cutting-edge research in behavioral psychology and his New York Times-bestselling books are reshaping how organizations approach innovation, culture, and business transformation. Lindstrom is one of the foremost business minds of our day. TIME magazine named him one of the world’s 100 most influential people, and for the last six years, Thinkers50 has listed him among the world’s top business thinkers.

His remarkable case studies are based on his extensive work for a Who’s Who of companies. In his popular presentations, Speaker Martin Lindstrom shares what it takes to transform commodity-driven organizations into thriving entrepreneurial businesses. Lindstrom’s numerous New York Times-bestselling books include Buyology and Brand Sense. His latest title, Small Data, describes the tiny clues that uncover big trends and explores how deep consumer insight can make or break an organization.

His books have been translated into 48 languages and have sold more than a million copies worldwide. He has delivered keynote addresses to Google, the World Business Forum, KraftHeinz, Disney, Amazon, LEGO, and the World Economic Forum. Lindstrom is a co-producer and the host of NBC’s popular Mainstreet Makeover, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, and a frequent contributor to Fast Company.

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Keynote by speaker Martin Lindstrom

CULTURE: Leadership, Innovation, and the Surprising Truth of Human Motivation

It’s no secret that strategy eats culture for breakfast. We get overwhelmed with statistics, data and emails but we don’t realize that the culture is suffering. In this entertaining keynote, speaker Martin Lindstrom presents insights into some of the world’s leading brands and their secrets to building strong cultures.

  • What it takes to create a powerful culture, reverse poor staff morale, and attract top talent.
  • Common sense initiatives (low-hanging fruit) that can, within weeks, infuse hope in an
    organization, boost morale, and improve productivity.
  •  The step-by-step roadmap to transform a bureaucratic organization into a powerful culture.
  •  The classic pitfalls and misunderstandings that jeopardize 9 out of 10 culture projects — and
    how to systematically avoid them.
Keynote by speaker Martin Lindstrom

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION: The Disruptor’s Agenda: Unleashing the Innovators

In this talk, Martin presents extensive research into some of the biggest business transformations over the years. Martin shares unique insights and behind-the-scenes that will open your eyes and make you realize the importance of change and long-term goals.

  • Why most MBA textbooks are misguided about transformation, and what a true (and muchmore dynamic) alternative looks like.
  •  How to reinfuse hope into an organization that began, decades ago, to lose its nerve, nimbleness, and entrepreneurial spirit.
  •  How to ensure that great conceptual thinking and big ideas don’t drown in politics, bureaucracy, compliance — with a lot of talk but no action.
  •  How to balance the short term (going from red to black) and the long term (the big idea,versus a compromise of a compromise) without losing the interest of the board, senior management, and investors.
Keynote by speaker Martin Lindstrom

CUSTOMER JOURNEY: Creating a Next-Gen Customer Journey Experience

What makes Lindstrom’s presentation unique is that it’s hands-on, based on his personal experience designing, implementing, and monitoring some of the world’s most successful customer journeys, including the Walt Disney theme parks, Swiss International Airlines, Burger King, Maersk, and Dorchester Collection, the operator of the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Bel-Air Hotel, and many other
luxury properties around the world.

  • This talk will make you think and reflect about the way you interact with your customers. It will open your eyes to new strategies and innovative thinking.
  • You will learn how small steps can make a massive difference for the customer as well as the very best practices from different industries. You will leave this talk, knowing exactly what to say and do at your next customer encounter.
  • The pitfalls few think about but which, if avoided, can save your organization millions.
  • The small, yet highly strategic, steps you should take first in order to immediately generate
    results, build momentum, and save money.
  •  Best practices from completely unrelated industries, and what you should learn from their
    innovate ways of handling customer experiences.
Keynote by speaker Martin Lindstrom

FUTURE RETAIL: Until Amazon creates a drone that can cut your hair, there’s a physical, real reason to visit the barbershop

Lindstrom knows his game. He was the mastermind behind Lowes’ remarkable transformation, turning a struggling business into the most innovative retailer in the United States. He helped the world’s second-largest supermarket chain, Carrefour, beat Amazon and introduce a flurry of successful eCommerce concepts worldwide. In his speech, Lindstrom will share how to identify undiscovered consumer needs and translate them into unconventional retail solutions few would ever have thought possible.

This talk is based on thorough global consumer research from more than 70 countries and presents the most possible future of retail. Martin knows his game and he has helped several businesses reach global success, even after some serious challenges.

  • This talk covers practical and hands-on advice and strategies that you can implement right away. You will learn how to identify your customers’ needs and translate them into action. Martin also presents the latest trends in retail around the world and a roadmap to turn your store into a success – again.
  • To identify “low hanging fruit” that can have an immediate bottom-line impact and create
    the momentum needed to revise a negative spiral trend.
  •  The latest retail trends from around the world, which will inspire you, provoke you, and
    strengthen your strategy.
  •  What it will take to turn around your stores — and the roadmap that will get you there.
  •  How to identify and steer around the pitfalls and unexpected obstacles that cause nine out
    of ten retail transformations to fail.
Keynote by speaker Martin Lindstrom

BIG DATA: And Why the Next BIG Thing Will Be All About Small Data

Lindstrom will share the remarkable insight behind LEGO’s success, and he will discuss how Small Data has been instrumental in the turnaround success of numerous other companies around the world, in shipping, banking, retail, fashion, and food and beverage.

  • Martin shares the secret to success for several large companies including LEGO. You will learn why some of the most successful companies swear to Small Data and how you can implement a Small Data approach right away.
  • Why most Big Data strategies have been shown to be fundamentally flawed, resulting in
    billions of wasted time and cost.
  • Why some of the world’s largest companies now swear by Small Data when identifying their
    next billion-dollar bet (and how their success rate is an astounding 81% above average).
  • How combining Big Data with Small Data has been shown to establish a remarkable
    competitive edge, while saving millions of dollars.
  • How it is possible to adopt a Small Data approach right away, in a highly cost-effective manner, generating tangible results within a matter of months.
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"Martin is a genius. I say that because a lot of impressions and thoughts I have about Go Daddy were reflected in his presentation. He nailed it."

Nick Fuller


Martin is not just a consumer guru, but also an expert entertainer! He keeps the audience at the edge of the seat during the session with humor, relevance, and theatrics! Thoroughly enjoyable few hours!

Vineet Chhabra,

United Spirits

He was INCREDIBLE! I could listen to him for hours and enjoy every electrifying, mind-blowing minute.

Josephine Vaccaro

Jenny Craig, Inc.

Martin is an exceptional intellect and entertainer combined. He was able to inspire me and make me uncomfortable about the role of marketing at the same time.

Estherina Daniel

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