Innovation expert and founder of Trendhunter.com
Author of Exploiting Chaos
Jeremy Gutsche shows audiences how to use innovation to generate ideas and kick-start creativity during times of change. With an MBA and CFA under his belt, he relentlessly tracks and finds The Next Big Thing – a valuable but elusive commodity – for a global audience. Along the way, he’s made Trendhunter a trusted showcase for "what's next" in marketing, design, technology and more.
At 28, as one of Capital One's youngest business directors, Gutsche led his team to grow a billion-dollar portfolio of market-leading products. As a management consultant for the Monitor Group, he advised Fortune 50 clients on top-level strategy.
In his signature bold, interactive style, Gutsche delivers a blend of viral new trends, strategic frameworks, and a contagious enthusiasm for innovation. His unique perspective on innovation in business draws on his background in both corporate strategy and Web 2.0, providing inspiration and tools to help listeners generate ideas, stimulate creativity and unlock potential.