Welcome to the all-new APMF, our meetup of the brightest minds, change agents and business leaders where we share and discover innovative ways to engage with consumer today and the future.
Coming this July 25, 2017, APMF presents a session by Gerd Leonhard, world’s renowned futurist to share his views on the opportunity that lies for brands, agencies and media in the near future. This invitation only event, will also filled with announcement of new and exciting things we are curating for 2018, as well as a presentation by Amit Chaubey, Head of Marketing Science Facebook SEA. An evening brain-fest to inspire fresh thinking that keeps us ahead of the game.
Futurist, Author. CEO of The Futures Agency.
Wired Magazine Europe’s Top 100, Most Influential People (2015)
Gerd Leonhard is a widely-known and top-rated futurist, with over 1500 engagements in 50+ countries since 2004 and a combined audience of over 1 million people. Gerd focusses on near-future, ‘nowist’ observations and actionable foresights in the sectors of humanity, society, business and commerce, media, technology and communications. Gerd is also an influential author, a sought-after executive ‘future trainer’ and a trusted strategic advisor. He is the co-author of the best-selling book The Future of Music and the author of 5 otherbooks including ‘The Humanity Challenge’ (June 2016). Gerd is also the host of the web-TV series TheFutureShow and the CEO of TheFuturesAgency, a global network of over 30 leading futurists.
Gerd is considered a leading voice on a wide range of topics including digital transformation and theopportunity-challenges of the coming exponential society, a sustainable business and cultural ecology, social media and communications, TV / film, radio and broadcasting futures, mobile content and commerce, innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship, ‘hard-future’ consumer trends, human-machine futures and AI, cognitive computing, the IoT, big data and automation, next-generation advertising, marketing and branding, as well as sustainability and related ‘green future’ topics. In 2006, The Wall Street Journal called Gerd ‘one of the leading Media Futurists in the World’. In 2015, Wired Magazine listed Gerd as #88 of the top 100 influencers in Europe. He’s #21 on the global list of futurists.
Gerd's keynotes, speeches and presentations are renowned for their hard-hitting and provocative yet inspiring, often humorous and always personal motivational style. Gerd is highly regarded as a global influencer and has advised many business leaders and government officials around the globe. His diverse client list of over 300 companies includes UBS, Mastercard, Unilever, Lloyds Bank, WWF, Nokia, The Guardian, Google, Sony, Telkom Indonesia, Siemens, RTL, ITV, BBC, France Telecom, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, MTN, The Financial Times, DDB, Ogilvy, Omnicom, IPG, The EU Commission, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, VISA, and many others.
Head of Marketing Science, Facebook Southeast Asia
Amit Chaubey is part of the Marketing Science organization in Facebook. He has a passion for data and using it to solve real world business problems. His specialty is measuring marketing ROI and he has spent over a decade understanding how marketers can drive higher impact and profitability through their marketing activities.