Named as one of the world’s Top 30 Professional Speakers by Global Guru, and one of the Top 10 Thought Leaders on AI by Thinkers360, Karl Lillrud is one of the most experienced eCommerce business professionals, as well as a business coach, and bestselling author.
His book You, Me and AI (2023), Karl delves into the AI revolution from 54 different angles, underscoring his extensive understanding of the subject. He also explores how AI is transforming society in areas such as education, creativity, work, and our sense of identity, identifying topics including digital immortality, machines understanding spirituality, and the reinvention of democracy through AI governance.
In huge demand, Karl provides keynotes on the topics of business growth, eCommerce, consumer behaviour, and online business strategies. He has worked with and spoken to clients across the globe, from the UK and the US to Norway, Sweden, Spain, and France.
Karl Lillrud’s professional journey started in 1986, and ever since he has been the catalyst for growth for organisations globally, including the likes of 3, AstraZeneca, H&M, Klarna, Qliro, Spotify, and Volve. His entrepreneurial spirit has seen him starting a number of successful businesses, including Synergy Group, Store Clerk, Prizelizer,.com, StartupBY.com, and Pixico. His battle with dyslexia in his academic years morphed into a strength, nurturing a creative, problem-solving mindset.
KARL LILLRUD – AUTHOR
Karl is the bestselling author of several books, including:
– Organizing Amazing Speaker Events (2022)
– Hacking Your Destiny (2020)
– Online Business Terms & Acronyms (2021)
– The Better Business Book (2018)
KARL LILLRUD – SPEAKER
He didn’t set out to become a motivational speaker, but after a consulting job, he was asked if he could come and inspire the employees with his knowledge and passion. Whilst he has specific keynotes available, Karl believes in tailoring each to the client and audience in question.
His keynote topics include:
AI: The New Frontier in Education: Discover how AI is revolutionising the educational landscape. Uncover practical insights into how educators and institutions can harness AI for an enhanced learning experience.
Leading in the AI Era: A Blueprint for Visionaries: Explore the leadership dynamics in the rapidly evolving AI landscape.
Agile Development in the AI Epoch: A Game Changer: Delve into how AI is accelerating Agile methodologies, enhancing predictive analytics, and fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration.
AI Transcending Business Sectors: A Sectorial Analysis: Explore a comprehensive analysis of how AI is being used across different business sectors.
AI Empowerment Across Organisational Hierarchies: Delve into how AI can be harnessed by different personnel within an organisation, from executives to frontline workers.
AI for the C-Suite: Steering the Ship in the AI Waters: Explore how the COX’s can harness AI for strategic advantage, informed decision-making, and fostering innovation.
AI Success Chronicles: From Visionary to Victory: Dive into a riveting showcase of AI success stories across various industries.
AI and the Future of Finance: A New Dawn: Explore how AI is transforming the financial sector, from risk management to customer engagement.
AI-Driven Healthcare: Lifesaving Innovations: Discover how AI is revolutionising healthcare, from diagnostics to personalised treatment plans.
AI for Sustainable Business Practices: The Green Algorithm: Explore how AI is being harnessed for sustainable business practices, from resource management to carbon footprint reduction.
Online Business in the AI Epoch: Beyond Boundaries: Unravel how AI is transforming the landscape of online business, fostering enhanced user experiences, and driving operational efficiencies. From startup to scale, this keynote offers a journey into how AI can be leveraged across various facets of online business.
Quantum Frontiers in Finance: Mastering Enhanced Cyber Resilience: This keynote is split into three sections. Firstly, The Quantum Vault. Karl unravels the complexities of quantum mechanics and AI, illustrating how this combination can transform risk management, cybersecurity strategies, and fraud detection. Then we go into The Quantum Shift, where Karl will navigate through the intricacies of quantum-safe protocols and AI algorithms, providing practical insights and a competitive advantage in the financial sector. And then Strategies for Quantum Readiness. Karl guides audiences through a series of actionable strategies that are vital for quantum readiness in the financial sector. This whole session will end with a Q&A session and an opportunity for deeper diving into the topic and to address any specific concerns.
Karl doesn’t just talk; he listens and he engages. By tuning into the pulse of the room, he knows when to steer the conversation towards unexplored territories or when to delve deeper into a subject. he brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. He doesn’t just fill gaps; he bridges worlds, whether your audience is well-versed in tech and AI or new to the field.
3, AstraZeneca, the British Chamber of Commerce, Coleman Research, H&M, JENSEN Education, Klarna, Lizer Group, People to People IT Consulting, Readly, the Saudi Chamber of Commerce, Spotify, Store Lens, TUI, Volvo.
Karl’s input into the Event went beyond the call of duty. He’s not only a complete Professional, but to work with him was a great experience.
Dominika Mikurenda, TEDx
An excellent presentation, it was not good. It was Excellent! Simple yet comprehensive.
Saudi Minister of Commerce, Majid Bin Abdullah Al Qasabi
His expertise, passion, and ability to inspire make him a standout speaker in the world of conferences and events.
Joseph Ridley General Manager Terrapin, Seamless KSA
His passion for the subject matter is highly noticeable, in just 15-minute, attendees gained a fresh perspective and valuable insight.
Sam Tidmarsh, CloserStill London
Karl talked about the future for e-commerce, a really current topic. He also brought in aspects as entrepreneurship and innovation, which really made it interesting for the broader group.
Axel Ödman, TEKTalk Stockholm