BEYOND THE ORDINARY

As an international experienced keynote speaker
Frank inspires not by powerpoint slides, stock images and bullet points
but by simply inviting the audience to follow his narrative.

He shares his holistic view on tech trends
in the light of the accelerating transformation of society and economy.

Since he speaks freely without a fixed script,
his speeches are open for interaction with the audience.

keynotes about artificial intelligence

there is art in artificial intelligence

The ability of both modern business and scientific research to deal with the impact of artificial intelligence to our society is at least quite limited.

Their focus on technical feasibility as well as economic profitability and academic reputation stands in their way.  

After a short introduction to the routes and current state of AI this talk will outline four different scenarios for the encounter of the human ancestor with its synthetic descendant.

keynotes about future of work

the future is ours, robots take over- this is new work

On the one hand, robots will take over much of the work we are doing today. On the other hand, the arising start-up culture defines what might be our jobs of the future.

It is our societies responsibility to deal with the social aftermath of revolutions triggered by new technologies to prepare future generations to find or create useful and fulfilling jobs.

Listen to the recent podcast with Frank Eilers about the Future of Work

Arbeitsphilosophen (german)

keynote about fashion, music and co.

code and couture – 
the
future of fashion

To think about fashion as software and a collection of data obviously doesn’t fit with the creative work of fashion designers. However, the ability to access and copy data combined with the access to modern production methods will
substitute couture for code.

The time of mass production might be over. Not a bad choice facing today’s negative impact of the fashion industry to the labor market and our environment.

Meanwhile fashion extends its functionality to health and fitness as well as to communication and security features.

further topics

Banking, Innovation, Design, Blockchain…

banking like water | keynote about the future of financial services. if there is any.

Distrust the hype – The gentle rise of sustainable innovation | when everything is a hype nothing is. 

Tech, shut up. Design is talking | the long tail and fail of design and the bright future 

music like water | more money faster. you wont believe how fucked up the music industry is. 

Bloc Party or chain of fools | blockchain is changing everything

check out the material section

Frank B. Sonder as Keynote Speaker at TEDx Marrakesh
TEDx Marrakesh | MA

REFERENCE | KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Frank B. Sonder was Keynote Speaker at TEDx
TEDx Marrakesh | MA
Frank B. Sonder was Keynote Speaker at republica
re:publica | Berlin, GER
Frank B. Sonder was Keynote Speaker at TOA
Tech Open Air | Berlin, GER
Frank B. Sonder was Keynote Speaker at IBM Connect
IBM Connect | Orlando, USA
Frank B. Sonder was Keynote Speaker at CeBIT Global Conference
CeBIT Global Conference | Hannover, GER
Frank B. Sonder was Keynote Speaker at Euroforum
Euroforum | Frankfurt, GER
Frank B. Sonder was Keynote Speaker at Richmond Marketing Forum
Richmond Marketing Forum | Bad Ragaz, CH
Frank B. Sonder was Keynote Speaker at CEE Fintech
CEE | London,
Frank B. Sonder as Keynote Speaker at the International Festival of Brand Experience
International Festival of Brand Experience | GER

TESTIMONIALS | WHAT OTHERS SAY

Critical thinking is Frank’s passion. His strength is to create realizable projects from it.

Together we have introduced new perspectives in teaching and research where there used to be sleeping museums.

Prof. Dr. Gerd Folkers, ETH Zürich

Frank is a keynote speaker far beyond general thinking and always good for new, fresh impulses.

Dedicated, with depth and the ambition to question things that we usually take for granted. And yes, always a fashionable experience too.

Reinhard Plückthun, Navigationlab

Frank speaks because he cares about the future of our world. His stages are wherever people seriously and critically ask themselves questions about the future of society, technology and nature.

An optimistic spirit, whose curiosity can inspire and activate the audience.

Fritz Strempel, Architekt, Künstler, Unternehmer

Frank speaks his mind. And the curious listener quickly realizes that his thoughts have an enormous intellectual background. Brilliantly, he uses this, not as a delimitation, but as an invitation to his audience to engage with the really relevant issues of our time. His impulses as keynote speaker are a pleasing powerpoint-free inspiration on a very high level”.

Ingo Stoll, Audiograf

Frank is quick to understand and efficient in achieving the objectives. Same is with his talks. Fast, dynamic but comprehensible.

Mario Cribari, Presidente Fondo Pensione Energia