Adjiedj Bakas, Trend Watcher, TV Personality, Author

Adjiedj Bakas, Trend Watcher, TV Personality, Author

The Brand Called You welcomes an extremely eminent personality from the Netherlands, Adjiedj Bakas. Adjiedj is a trend watcher, an author, a TV personality and a public speaker. He has been quoted as “exciting” by CNN,  “inspirational” by BBC, “provocative” by TV Two Newscast and much more! Adjiedj is multi-faceted and is extremely knowledgeable. 

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Overview

The Brand Called You welcomes an extremely eminent personality from the Netherlands, Adjiedj Bakas. Adjiedj is a trend watcher, an author, a TV personality and a public speaker. He has been quoted as “exciting” by CNN,  “inspirational” by BBC, “provocative” by TV Two Newscast and much more! Adjiedj is multi-faceted and is extremely knowledgeable. 

In an articulate discussion with our host Ashutosh Garg, Adjiedj talks about several topics and gives some incredible advice. Adjiedj describes himself as a trend watcher which he explains as

“Well it means that I’m trying to grasp what is going on behind the headlines of today’s newspaper. What is really going on? I’ve been doing this for the past 30 years and I’ve built up a very good track record.”

Further he talks about his book ‘Chaos’ and explains how we are living in a world full of chaos. He believes that the age of chaos is very beneficial for countries with a young population like India and Nigeria. He asserts that chaos will lead to an enormous digital revolution.

Adjiedj goes on to talk about how the world is changing with respect to digitization. He throws light on the advances of Japanese technology. Adjiedj opines how every country should shift the focus from China towards other tech frontline countries Japan. He speaks passionately about increasing space projects, wealth in oceans, nuclear energy trends etc.

His word to the youth is :

Travel. Travel. Travel. 

Travel everywhere, talk to other people, other cultures. 

Get inspired by what is happening in the world!

#Chaos #DigitalEconomy #BBC #Japan #China #Oceans #Energy #Travel #Trends #TrendWatcher

Profile

Adjiedj Bakas (1963) is a highly acclaimed trendwatcher, author and speaker with roots in India, Latin-America and Europe. He researches financial, social, cultural, economic, technological and spiritual trends and interprets these for an array of clients. Bakas is a much sought-after speaker for conferences, strategy sessions and other business gatherings. He is captivating, stimulating, visionary, humorous, inspirational, challenging, and accessible. He is provocative but always positive, even in these times of economic decline, hence a favourite phrase of his is: ‘A kite rises highest when it flies against the wind’. He lectures about 200 times per year for businesses including Apple, Credit Suisse, Philips, Air France KLM, DSM, Google, Microsoft, Shell, Capgemini, JP Morgan, MorganStanley, ING, Nike, Adecco, Aegon, Robeco, Rabobank, ABN AMRO, PWC , KPMG, Cisco, Deloitte, E&Y and BMW. Unorthodox, optimistic, inspirational and animated: he is one of the most appealing speakers currently available. Bakas has written various bestsellers about the future that have been published in the Netherlands, the US, China, Brazil, England, Norway and other countries. His English language titles include ‘Plenty’, ‘The State of Tomorrow’, ‘The Future of Food’, ‘The Future of Health’, ‘The End of Privacy’, ‘The Future of Faith’ and ‘The Future of Love’. In 2014 he published his first book in German: ‘Deutschland rechnet ab’. Recent Dutch titles include: ‘Megatrends Werk’ and ‘Trends 2020’. Specialties: He is considered to be ‘exciting’ (Esta), ‘optimistic’ (CNN), ‘inspirational’ (BBC), ‘provocative’ (TV2 Newscast Denmark), ‘festive’ (Quote), ‘a real citizen of the world’ (Times of India), ‘a major trendwatcher’ (China Daily), and ‘an oracle’ (Zero
Hora, Brazil).

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