Andrew Grill technology speaker
Andrew Grill technology speaker

Andrew Grill

Expert on digital disruption

Speaker Themes

  • Digital disruption and what it means for you and your business
  • The workplace of the future
  • Digital Diversity: why you need digital practitioners on your board
  • Rising above the noise: how to stand out in the digital world
  • Brand advocate: how your best advocates are already on the payroll
  • Are you AI ready?

Travels from

London, UK


Practical Futurist and former IBM Global Managing Partner Andrew Grill is a popular and sought-after keynote speaker and trusted board-level technology advisor.

With a broad career spanning over 30 years in large corporates such as IBM, British Aerospace and Telstra, as well as 12 years running technology start-ups, Andrew is a highly experienced authority on a wide range of topics related to technology trends and the digital world.

Unlike traditional Futurists who paint a picture of the future in 10, 20 or even 50 years’ time, Andrew Grill delivers practical and immediately actionable insights in every session.

A strong digital advocate and former Engineer, Andrew believes that “to get digital you need to be digital”, and his engaging keynotes provide actionable insights on how to harness digital technologies to achieve corporate goals on a global and long-lasting scale.

Andrew Grill has spoken in over 40 countries worldwide. Recent clients include senior executives from DHL, Nike, Nestle, Adobe, Worldpay, Barclays, Euler Hermes, Mars, Vodafone, Arriva, Johnson Matthey, Taylor Wessing, Bunzl, De Beers, Sanofi, NHS, Thomson Reuters, Royal London, ANZ, KPMG, Schroders, Mercer, British Airways, Finnair, UK Government, Westpac, Qantas, Aon, American Airlines, and Shell.

He also delivers workshops and provides strategic advice at the C-suite and Board levels.

To learn more about digital disruption speaker Andrew Grill, contact VBQ founding agent Leo von Bülow-Quirk on or 0044 7833 727090.


Andrew carefully crafts every keynote with his audience in mind.  His speaking topics include:

Disrupt or Be disrupted
Digital disruption and what it means for you and your business.

Your digital first impression
How to stand out in the digital world.

The Workplace of the future
Everything has changed in the wake of COVID-19 – how can you evolve and collaborate remotely?

The Internet of Everything
How IoT can be used to drive business transformation across multiple industries.

Building a digital-proof business
Practical tips on how to stay ahead of the digital curve.

Are you AI ready?
Find out if your firm is ready for the changes that automation and AI will bring.

He is also a seasoned TEDx speaker, having presented at 5 separate TEDx events.

All of Andrew Grills’s talks can be delivered via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, Webex, Skype, BlueJeans or virtually any webcast or collaboration platform from his HD studio in London.

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