Internationally acclaimed, keynote speaker Micael Dahlen is the author of six books, the latest Nextopia began and continues with the blog nextopia.info. 30+ articles in scientific journals and advisor of global companies. Ranked number 10 in the world among researchers within his field of consumer behavior, creativity and marketing.
Micael Dahlen, author of six books and Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden.
Micael is the father of two small children, a superannuated weight-lifter, and makes the best chilli con carne in northern Europe – according to himself. Micael is also an advisor to a number of listed companies and a popular speaker internationally.
In his last book – NEXTOPIA – which began and continues with the blog nextopia.info, Micael Dahlen finds common denominators among such divergent areas of research as evolutionary biology, social psychology, epidemiology, economics and business administration. Dahlen claims that we live in a expectation society, a society where we are constantly striving towards the future,our next job, the next big thing. We are striving towards a Nextopia that holds the promise that our greatest pleasures and adventures lies ahead. In the expectation society the possibilities for finding happiness are endless. Meanwhile it has never been harder to stay happy.
At the Stockholm School of Economics, Dahlen established and coordinates a leading-edge course entitled Marketing Communication XL. As a researcher, he has risen rapidly to take up a leading position in the field of consumer behaviour, creativity and marketing. In 2008 he was ranked as number 10 in the world among researchers within his field.
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