Nancy is a strategic futurist who helps organisations and visionary leaders transform, in order to meet the escalating challenges ahead. She is committed techno-optimist and believes in the power of technology to change our lives and is also recognised as one of the world’s top female futurists, (Ross Dawson).
Nancy has spent her career building, shaping and evolving a portfolio of $50 billion worth of major global brands, she has the unique ability to analyse the changes and technological shifts ahead. She is in a position to help guide those ready to build more relevant and sustainable solutions through her company Play Big Inc. where she is Founder/CEO for the last decade. Play Big Inc is a strategic inspiration company, where she applies her broad understanding of the intense cultural and technological shifts companies are facing today.
Her extensive knowledge of the drivers shaping our future (and driving business) have guided transformation projects with companies such as Coca Cola, Sprint, Nestle, Acumen, Energizer, Mercedes Benz and many other Fortune 500 companies.
Her current work is diving more deeply into the intersections of tech, business and society. For example, she is currently working with a leading artificial intelligence company helping frame internal culture and talent infrastructure.
In addition, to her extensive CV she is also the Producer of Gigaom Change, a Leader's Summit diving into the seven most disruptive technologies for enterprise.
She has been voted 7th Woman of Influence on the Future of Leadership list (Women Speakers Association) and she the very first global TEDx licensee. In addition to that she currently leads a youth-led team to produce one of the globe’s largest TEDx events for teens, hosting nearly 1000 annually.
She flawlessly crafts her talks to the specific needs of your audience and her dynamic presentations will provide answers to your toughest questions. If you are looking for a high-energy futurist who thinks like a strategist and acts like a creative marketer, she may be the perfect speaker for your next event.
Founder and Strategic Futurist Playbig – Jan 2011 - Present.