Award winning Global Futurist
Chris Riddell is a highly acclaimed, award winning Global Futurist and industry recognized inspirational keynote speaker on emerging trends in our hyper connected world. He is a global pattern hunter, discovering and identifying gow humans are changing and adapting to high speed change, unlocking insights for businesses and leaders in today’s disrupted digital world.
Chris is a Strategic Advisor and Partner for the Australian Federal Police, providing real-time advice and insights into emerging trends and global drivers to inform strategy and capability development
A global trailblaze, Chris Ridell has worked with some of the largest and most defining businesses and brands in our modern world. Having lived and worked in countries such as the UK, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Kuwait, China, New Zealand and lately Australia, his understanding of our new world is compelling and thought provoking to say the least.
Notably, Chris Riddell was the first ever Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for MARS Incorporated, archtecting the corporate digital strategy behind brands including Whiskas, Pedrigree, Wrigley, Starburst, Masterfoods, Snickers and Maltesers.
Chris Riddell is frequently called on as a futurist, speaker and expert commentator to give insights into consumer technology trends within traditional media. As a regular on Sky News Business, The Project on Ten, Channel 7's The Morning Show, The Daily Edition prime time shows and ABC 774 Radio, Chris Riddell's insights and expertise as a trend spotter extend far beyond the walls of the corporate world.
Futurist for the leaders of tomorrow and keynote speaker for business of today.
Chris Riddell: "Digital can help change your perspective, and make things incredible"
Chris is a globally recognised leader in his field, and an expert in unlocking opportunities for businesses. His global expertise provide unique perspective and insights for businesses of the future.
Chris inspires change through the delivery of tailored, unique, immersive, content driven keynotes. His energy and passion is contagious. Chris provides audiences the tools, knowledge and insights needed to turn their digital journey into an incredible success story.
Chris spends his life connecting with businesses and individuals, across industries, and around our hyper connected digital world. With a talent for analysing emerging trends, patterns and behaviours, Chris’s insights are compelling, thought provoking and inspirational.
As a recognised and trusted authority on digital, technology and emerging trends, Chris is frequently called on to provide exciting and real-time commentary in television, radio and print media channels around the region.