Lars Thomsen is one of the world’s leading futurologists. Born in Hamburg in 1968, the trend and futurologist is considered one of the most influential experts on the future of energy, mobility and smart networks. He advises entrepreneurs, companies, institutions and government-related bodies in Europe on the development of future strategies and business models of the future. His personal reference list now includes more than 800 companies.

Lars Thomsen Presentation topics

  • Mobility of the future: New vehicles and autonomous machines for the transport of people, goods and commodities
  • Factory of the future: Megatrends in design, production, methods, materials and automation
  • Energy Matters – (R)evolution of a mega industry: Tipping points, players and business models of “Energy 2.0
  • 520 weeks of the future – insight and outlook on changes, trends and tipping points in society, economy and technologies until 2033
  • Innovation Matters – Strategy and paths to a successful innovation culture
  • The Future of Mobility – The six decisive upheavals in mobility concepts of the future of the next 520 weeks
  • The End of Stupidity – How artificial intelligence and the digital nervous system are changing our future more than any technology of the past 100 years
  • The future of work: the ‘reinvention’ of our working world – megatrends for the 21st century

2035 – How will people live in the city of the future?

Lars Thomsen maintains an active network and regularly exchanges ideas with international innovation leaders on a personal basis. The future expert spends around 30% of his time on explorations and research trips around the world and, in addition to his entrepreneurial activities, is also a member of numerous think tanks as well as the World Future Society in Washington D.C. Lars Thomsen lives with his family on Lake Zurich in Switzerland.

Lars Thomsen is a sought-after keynote speaker at national and international congresses and conferences. His speeches inspire the most diverse audiences. Whether for executive boards, supervisory boards, management, customer or employee events, Lars Thomsen inspires with theses and scenarios on the future that are as provocative as they are factually comprehensible.