Patrick Dixon is Chairman of Global Change Ltd, author of 16 books on global trends including The Future of Almost Everything, and has been ranked as one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive today (Thinkers 50). Dr Dixon has spoken to audiences in over 60 nations and is one of the world's most sought after keynote speakers at corporate events.
He is often described as Europe's leading Futurist with a long track record of success in industry forecasting, and has worked with over 400 of the world's largest corporations. Clients include Google, Microsoft, IBM, Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, KLM / Air France, BP, ExxonMobil, General Motors, General Electric, Siemens, World Bank and many governments. Patrick Dixon is also co-founder and director of Global Innovators Ltd, accelerating smart companies and entrepreneurs into global markets.
A cancer physician by first training, he founded the international AIDS agency ACET in 1988, with programmes today in many nations such as Uganda, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, India, Thailand and Ukraine, in which he remains closely involved.
He has appeared on many TV stations, including CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Sky News and ITV commenting on global events, science and health issues, with features in the Financial Times, Telegraph, Time and Wired magazine.
His website has been used by 15.5 million different people with 6 million video views and over 52,000 Followers on Twitter. Patrick is married to Sheila with four grown up children.