Keynotes
Over 30 years of lectures, keynotes and talks
Alexander has an exceptional and sustained activity as an international lecturer, being invited to give over 600 keynote lectures in 27 countries.
Selected
AUG 17 2019
AUG 17 2019
Foresight, Change and Transformational Leadership
Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, ELP 12 McCain Institute for Entrepreneurship, Miramichi, University of New Brunswick, Canada
MAY 30 2019
MAY 30 2019
Digital Transformation: Future-proofing Luxury Retail
Holt Renfrew, Schulich School of Business Executive Education
APR 19 2019
APR 19 2019
Challenges and Opportunities in an Emerging Landscape
Ontario Truckers Association, Toronto, Canada. SEEC
APR 10 2019
APR 10 2019
The Richly Augmented Future of Communications
Print Executive Forum, Graphics Canada 2019, Toronto International Centre
FEB 09 2019
FEB 09 2019
The Future is your Choice: Everything Social, Augmented and Autonomous in the Building Industry
RDC 2019 sponsored by Kingspan, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
JAN 30 2019
JAN 30 2019
Future Proofing in Times of Change
Home Depot WIN Program, Schulich School of Business Executive Education
NOV 05 2018
NOV 05 2018
The Richly Augmented Future
Leading Toyota in a time of Change. Schulich School of Business Executive Session.
SEP 25 2018
SEP 25 2018
The Future of Retail - Take 2
PAC to the Future 2, Packaging Consortium, Montreal


AUG 16 2018


AUG 16 2018
Transformational Leadership
Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, ELP 11 McCain Institute for Entrepreneurship, Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada


APR 25 2018


APR 25 2018
The Emerging Present of Social Reality
WAYE Talks, New York


APR 19 2018


APR 19 2018
The Future as a Choice
OTA Ontario Truckers Association Toronto, Canada. Schulich School of Business Executive Session.


APR 10 2018


APR 10 2018
Transformational Leadership (Cohort2)
New York Executive Session S-Group, Finland
NOV 16 2017
NOV 16 2017
What has already happened that has yet to make itself manifest?
Toyota Executive Session. Schulich Executive Centre. York University. Toronto.


SEP 27 2017


SEP 27 2017
The Future of Urban Mobility
Metrolinx Executive Education. Schulich Executive Education Series.
OCT 03 2017
OCT 03 2017
Transformational Leadership (Cohort1)
Toronto Executive Session S-Group, Finland
AUG 24 2017
AUG 24 2017
Transformational Leadership
Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, ELP 10 McCain Institute for Entrepreneurship, Miramichi, University of New Brunswick, NB, Canada
JUN 16 2017
JUN 16 2017
Starting from Scratch
Innovation Ignites Conference, Ontario Centre for International Cooperation, Toronto
MAY 22 2017
MAY 22 2017
Transforming Organizations for the Subscription Economy
UNARTE University, Bucharest, Romania
MAY 21 2017
MAY 21 2017
The Future as a Choice
Romanian Design Week, Bucharest, Romania
MAY 11 2017
MAY 11 2017
Future Proofing the Financial Services Sector
Toronto Dominion Bank, Executive Education Cohort 2, TD University, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
MAY 08 2017
MAY 08 2017
Challenges and Opportunities in the Subscription Economy
Sick Kids Foundation Executive Team & Schulich, Executive Education, Toronto, Canada.
APR 19 2017
APR 19 2017
Starting from Scratch: Innovation and Transformation
Accelerate 100, Calgary, Alberta
APR 11 2017
APR 11 2017
Future Proofing the Financial Services Sector
Toronto Dominion Bank, Executive Education Cohort 1. TD University, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
OCT 27 2016
OCT 27 2016
Beyond Imagination:The Creation of New Value in Design
10th International Congress of Management and Technology in Architecture and Design, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico.
OCT 06 2016
OCT 06 2016
Intrinsic Behaviour and the On- Demand Economy
Insurance Council of Canada & Schulich Executive Education,Toronto, Canada.
OCT 05 2016
OCT 05 2016
Everything Autonomous
Toyota Dealers Association of Canada & Schulich Executive Education, Toronto, Canada.
SEP 27 2016
SEP 27 2016
The Future is Your Choice
PAC International Conference. Packaging Association of Canada. Niagara. Ontario
SEP 15 2016
SEP 15 2016
Challenges and Opportunities in the Subscription Economy
METROLINKS Executive Team & Schulich Executive Education, Toronto, Canada.
AUG 14 2016
AUG 14 2016
Transformational Leadership
Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, ELP 9 McCain Institute for Entrepreneurship, Miramichi, University of New Brunswick, NB, Canada
MAR 25 2016
MAR 25 2016
From Capability to Possibility
SKF Foundation & Schulich Executive Education, Toronto, Canada.
MAR 24 2016
MAR 24 2016
Starting from Scratch: Reimagining the Organization
SKF Foundation & Schulich Executive Education, Toronto, Canada.
NOV 25 2015
NOV 25 2015
Beyond Imagination: The Creation of New Value in Business
IT Association of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PE
NOV 03 2015
NOV 03 2015
The Creation of New Value in Design
Interplay 2015 IASDR Congress. International Association of Societies of Design Research. Brisbane, Australia
OCT 09 2015
OCT 09 2015
Foresight, Innovation and Transformation
2015 SKF Foundation & Schulich Executive Education, Toronto, Canada.
OCT 01 2015
OCT 01 2015
Reality 2030: Where are we Heading?
EFNI 2015. European Forum for New Ideas, Sopot, Poland
OCT 02 2015
OCT 02 2015
New Business Models for a New Times
EFNI 2015. European Forum for New Ideas, Sopot, Poland
SEP 30 2015
SEP 30 2015
Beyond Imagination: New Value in Business
GoGuru Launch Kalkstein Co. Warsaw, Poland
SEP 30 2015
SEP 30 2015
Value Creation as Strategy
GoGuru Launch Kalkstein Co. Warsaw, Poland
AUG 14 2015
AUG 14 2015
Transformation, Innovation and Leadership
Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, ELP 8 McCain Institute for Entrepreneurship, Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada
MAY 21 2015
MAY 21 2015
Transformational Leadership

Nokian Corporation, Nokia, Finland
MAY 20 2015
MAY 20 2015
The Future of Work
Office Nomad, Volume 7. Helsinki, Finland
MAY 18 2015
MAY 18 2015
Beyond Imagination: Value Creation and the Internet of Things
The Think Company of the University of Helsinki. Helsinki, Finland
AUG 14 2014
AUG 14 2014
Change, Innovation and Leadership
Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, ELP 7 McCain Institute for Entrepreneurship, Miramichi, NB, Canada
JUN 11 2014
JUN 11 2014
Expanding the Crisis Resolution Mindset through Innovation
Crisis Management Initiative, Martti Ahtisaari Centre. Helsinki, Finland
NOV 21 2013
NOV 21 2013
The Networked Mobile Behaviour Space.
Nestle Canada. 2020 Series. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
NOV 04 2013
NOV 04 2013
Innovation Excellence and the Condition of Being Human
Ontario Centers for Excellence. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OCT 30 2013
OCT 30 2013
Pleasure, Purpose and Play as Design Strategy
Design and Play Conference, Kolding School of Design. Kolding, Denmark
OCT 09 2013
OCT 09 2013
The Business of Innovation in Behavior Space
European Institute of Innovation and Technology – EIT ICT, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland.
AUG 16 2013
AUG 16 2013
Change, Innovation and Leadership
Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, ELP 6 McCain Institute for Entrepreneurship. Miramichi, NB,
JUN 03 2013
JUN 03 2013
Full Spectrum Entertainment
Stream: Markets for Internet TV Content Conference. Santa Monica, California, United States.
APR 10 2013
APR 10 2013
Play, Pleasure and Business Innovation
Google Innovation Talks. Google Canada, Waterloo, Ontario.
MAR 27 2013
MAR 27 2013
Business Models in Behaviour Space
Rotman Business Club, Rotman School of Management, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
MAR 06 2013
MAR 06 2013
The Business of Innovation in Behaviour Space.
Innovation Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
JAN 19 2013
JAN 19 2013
Imagination and Renewal: The World as a Plant.
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
AUG 12 2012
AUG 12 2012
Change and Innovation
McCain Institute for Entrepreneurship. Miramichi, NB, Canada
APR 25 2012
APR 25 2012
The New Behaviour Space: Play, Purpose and Pleasure as Content
Playback Summit. Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto.
APR 04 2012
APR 04 2012
The Networked Mobile Behaviour Space:
Pleasure, Purpose and Play as Marketing Strategy
Canadian Marketing Association Mobile Conference, Allstream Centre, Toronto, Canada.
JAN 25 2012
JAN 25 2012
Social Gaming in the Networked Society
Staying on top of the Game. European Lotto Association. London. U.K.
OCT 04 2011
OCT 04 2011
The Internet is Just Beginning:Disruption and Transformation
AToMiC 2011, Kool Haus, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
SEP 20 2011
SEP 20 2011
Innovation, Foresight and Business Design
Famous Entrepreneurs Series, Syracuse, New York. U.S.A.
AUG 19 2011
AUG 19 2011
Change and Innovation
Wallace F. McCain Institute, Square Lake Resort, Alma, New Brunswick
APR 11 2011
APR 11 2011
Disruptive Business
Forbes Business Leadership Forum, IBM IMPACT 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
APR 11 2011
APR 11 2011
Creating Communities to Generate Customer Loyalty
Forbes Business Leadership Forum, IBM IMPACT 2011. Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
MAR 21 2011
MAR 21 2011
A Strategic Scenario for Massive Social Gaming.
Keynote. March 21, 2011. Smart-Tech Strategy Conference, New York. U.S.A.
NOV 02 2010
NOV 02 2010
Strategic Foresight Innovation in Practice
World Lottery Convention 2010. Brisbane. Australia.
NOV 01 2010
NOV 01 2010
Exploring Strategic Foresight and Innovation in the New Global Environment
World Lottery Convention 2010. Brisbane. Australia.
OCT 10 2010
OCT 10 2010
Disruptive Business: Rethinking Innovation Practice
Association of Innovation Practitioners, (AIP) Toronto, Canada.
AUG 13 2010
AUG 13 2010
Disruptive Business and Innovation Models
Wallace F. McCain Institute, University of New Brunswick, Square Lake Resort, Alma, New Brunswick
MAY 10 2010
MAY 10 2010
Playful Minds: A Manifesto for Play, Imagination and Innovation
INplay 2010. Toronto, Canada
FEB 10 2010
FEB 10 2010
Redefining Innovation and its role in Marketing
Schulich Executive Education, Masters Certificate in Marketing Communication Leadership. Toronto. Canada.
JAN 28 2010
JAN 28 2010
The Landscape of the Mobile Society
The Digital Incubator. On Screen Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
JAN 19 2010
JAN 19 2010


Strategies for Brand Management in the Mobile Society
New Year's Evolution, Digital Alberta. Calgary, Canada.
NOV 17 2009
NOV 17 2009
Disruptive Business: Redefining Innovation
AEM Association of Equipment Manufacturers 2009 Annual Conference, Hollywood, Florida.
NOV 16 2009
NOV 16 2009
The Challenge of Mobile Digital Media
AEM Association of Equipment Manufacturers 2009 Annual Conference, Hollywood, Florida.
OCT 07 2009
OCT 07 2009
What's the Big Idea?
Syracuse University, Syracuse N.Y.
OCT 07 2009
OCT 07 2009
The Imagination Challenge
Syracuse University, Syracuse N.Y.
SEP 09 2009
SEP 09 2009
Brand Management Strategies in the Mobile Society.
Schulich Executive Education, Masters Certificate in Marketing Communication Leadership. Toronto. Canada.
SEP 03 2009
SEP 03 2009
Everything 2.0: Brand Communication Opportunities
Marketing & Advertising Day, The Association of Finnish Advertisers. Helsinki, Finland.
AUG 14 2009
AUG 14 2009
Change, Innovation, Monetization
G. Wallace F. McCain Institute, Square Lake Resort, Alma, New Brunswick
JUL 27 2009
JUL 27 2009
Designing a New Future
Canadian Design & Engineering Education Conference 2009. (CDEN) Annual Conference. McMaster University, Hamilton
JUN 17 2009
JUN 17 2009
The Earth as Your Mirror
The Award Ceremony of the Feel the Earth 2009 Design Prize Porto, Portugal.
JUN 06 2009
JUN 06 2009
Strategies for Everything 2.0
nextMEDIA Conference, Banff, Alberta.
MAY 29 2009
MAY 29 2009
Foresight, Disruption and the Re-Design of Business
Seoul Design Centre. Seoul, South Korea.
MAY 27 2009
MAY 27 2009
Massive Innovation and Disruptive Business
Taiwan Design Centre. Taipei, Taiwan
MAY 25 2009
MAY 25 2009
Design Innovation in Everything 2.0
Japan Institute of Design, Tokyo, Japan.
MAY 07 2009
MAY 07 2009
Designing Ourselves- Designing Tomorrow
University of California, Santa Barbara.
APR 15 2009
APR 15 2009
Disruptive Business
ALC Re-Boot Your Imagination 2009 Innovation and Trends Conference.
NOV 06 2008
NOV 06 2008
Energy, Imagination and Innovation
21Inc. Ideas Festival. St. Andrews, New Brunswick
OCT 25 2008
OCT 25 2008
Expectations 2.0 and the New Value Chain
11th Annual Conference OIPMAC - Ontario Institute of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada
AUG 16 2008
AUG 16 2008
Change and Innovation
G. Wallace F. McCain Institute August 2008 Square Lake Resort, Alma, New Brunswick
JUL 2008
JUL 2008
Imagination and the Creative Ethos
Art Institute of California- San Bernardino Creative Infinity Conference
JUN 2008
JUN 2008
Experience Design: Getting to WOW
Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship, Toronto.
APR 2008
APR 2008
Strategic Desire in Innovation
Innovation and Export Conference, St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Innovation Trade and Rural Development
APR 2008
APR 2008
Desire, Innovation and Experiential Marketing
Back to Basics Conference, Corporate Image, Helsinki, Finland.
APR 2008
APR 2008
Everything 2.0: The Redefinition of Expectations
InnoGeneralia 2008. Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Science
MAR 2008
MAR 2008
The Context for the Next Big Thing
Environics Communications/ Toronto
FEB 2008
FEB 2008
The Ecosystem of Innovation as Culture
University of California, Santa Barbara. Technology Management Program
JAN 2008
JAN 2008
Innovation Through Design
Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship. Innovation & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. Waterloo, Ontario.
JAN 2008
JAN 2008
Strategic Desire in Innovation
Conference Board of Canada Leaders' Panel on Innovation-Based Commerce. Toronto.
NOV 2007
NOV 2007
Building and Managing Innovation Teams
Schulich Executive Education Centre Technology Innovation Program.
NOV 2007
NOV 2007
Evaluating Market Potential for Breakthrough Innovation
Schulich Executive Education Centre Technology Innovation Program.
NOV 2007
NOV 2007
The Desire Economy
Indus Entrepreneurs Toronto (TiE Toronto)
NOV 2007
NOV 2007
Sources of Innovation: Improving Canada's Innovation Performance
The Conference Board of Canada. Innovation Council 22nd Meeting. London Ontario.
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