Nick is happy to tailor a speech for your event. His most popular speeches are:
Web 3.0: Three Trillion Reasons to Learn More About Cryptocurrency & the Metaverse
The crypto market is now worth over US$3 Trillion. Sceptics dismiss it but, given the weight of smart capital flowing in and the ever-increasing legitimate use-cases, this is a market that is going mainstream quickly. Visa, Mastercard and PayPal all accept cryptocurrencies – in fact you can even trade crypto via the CBA’s app. Superannuation funds are investing in crypto. Many companies are holding crypto assets on their balance sheets as part of a corporate treasury hedging/investment strategy. Even AT&T accepts phone bill payments in crypto as do many other retailers. Crypto is going mainstream fast and there are massive opportunities and threats for all organisations.
Crypto is just the start of the digital asset revolution. The other key trends are:
This session is perfect for leaders and aspirational leaders who are interested in how technology will impact the future of all industries. Nick de-mystifies these topics for mainstream audiences with some added humour along the way. Key take always for those attending Nick’s session include:
Nick Abrahams is a leading lawyer and digital transformation consultant. He leads Norton Rose Fulbright’s Global Digital Transformation Practice and has advised some of the world’s biggest companies on their digital strategies, including how digital assets might fit. He has a keen interest in and advises regularly on digital assets. He regularly appears on ABC TV News talking about digital assets, prompting some to refer to him as the Alan Kohler of Digital Currencies.
He is also an entrepreneur. Seven years ago, he started LawPath as a side business. LawPath is an online legal solution in Australia with over 250,000 users and recently raised $7.5 million from a variety of investors including the Gonski Family Office. Nick created the world’s first AI-enabled privacy law chatbot and has written two books on technology. He recently stepped off the board of ASX300 software company Integrated Research and is currently on the boards of the Garvan Foundation, the Vodafone Foundation and the Sydney Film Festival.
The Future of Your Business is Digital or Doomed
Warren Buffett said that “digital transformation is a fundamental reality for all businesses today”. Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers. It is how you modify or invent massively improved processes with a blend of people, processes and technology. According to John Chambers, legendary leader of CISCO “At least 40% of all business will die in the next 10 years if they don’t figure out how to change their entire companies to accommodate new technologies.”
Nick leads the Digital Transformation Practice at global firm Norton Rose Fulbright and has advised many of the world’s largest companies on their digital transformation strategies. This session is perfect for leaders and aspirational leaders who want to understand the main trends driving digital transformation and how they can apply these trends in their own businesses. This session can be tailored specifically to deal with how digital transformation is impacting any industry eg. financial services, health, energy, retail, property, construction, education, government, mining etc.
Nick will provide strategic guidance, actionable insights and a few laughs along the way. Key take always for those attending Nick’s session include:
5 simple strategies to supercharge your digital transformation journey
The Winnable War
Nick Abrahams has written one of the highest-selling Australian books on cybersecurity, Big Data, Big Responsibilities. He has advised over 200 companies on how to prepare for and respond to cyber attacks, including negotiating with ransomware attackers. He has the experience to help your organisation win the cybersecurity war.
2021 marked a massive increase in hacking and ransomware attacks. Many companies were hit hard and, for the first time ever we saw companies fail as a result of cyber attacks. The is an issue for everyone in the organisation, not just the IT Department. One of the key determinants of whether your organisation can survive an attack is proper preparation. As the saying goes “When you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail.”
In this session, Nick, using many real-life examples and proprietary research, provides insights to all members of the organisation on the key issues they need to know to protect the organisation, themselves and their families. All conveyed in non-technical language peppered with humour. Some takeaways include:
“Nick is a “P” speaker – powerful, persuasive, on-point and purposeful. He was hand picked to address a group of 200 innovators, entrepreneurs and industry executives at SWITCH Festival 2015. If you are lucky enough to hear Nick speak, you had better be a multi tasker, as I have never witnessed a room full of people more engaged and in uproars at Nick’s wit and storytelling and at the same time furiously capturing the insights that Nick imparted. He is the complete ‘Package’.”
“Nick has an insider’s understanding of the world of technology and innovation. His speech was funny, fast-paced and insightful as well as being motivating for our people. Happy to recommend Nick.”
“I am happy to chat with any of your potential customers as I understand how hard it is booking a speaker sight unseen. Seriously my Head of APAC is still talking about how good you were.”
“Nick gave the futurist’s presentation at our conference. He was everything you want in a keynote speaker – informative, accessible and, importantly, entertaining. Highly recommended.”
“Nick gave a session on “Digital Disruption” to our Group. Nick is not only an expert on this subject but has an engaging and entertaining style. The session prompted excellent discussions on what our organisation should be doing to respond to disruption.”
“Fast-paced, informative and witty. Nick is easy to work with and a real crowd-pleaser.”
“Stellar speech… the best show in town.”
“A fantastic and energetic presentation that delivered in spades!”
“Nick really energised the crowd of about 200 and delivered information well-tailored to the purpose of our event.”
“I have had really good feedback across the teams. Very enlightening … Funny stuff – thank you.”