HOLLY RANSOM IS ONE OF THE WORLD’S TOP FEMALE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Holly Ransom is a powerful keynote speaker, firing up audiences across corporate, social and public sectors with change strategy, tech-adoption insights and leadership models for the new world. As a CEO with intense curiosity and unwavering pragmatism, Holly has shared the stage with many of the greatest thought-leaders of our time, including Barack Obama, Richard Branson, Billy Jean King, Susan Cain and Seth Godin. Engage Holly for your next event.
Do you need your people to feel empowered by change?
CONTENT CURATOR & MC
Holly is not only a master of ceremonies but a master of content. For the full ‘Holly’ effect, engage her to curate the content for your overall event and then watch her pull it all together seamlessly onstage as MC.
Holly is a top keynote speakers globally, having presented over 500 sessions across six continents in the past three years. Holly brings high energy and a unique voice to challenge the status quo and inspire change.
Holly is able to synthesize complex information on the spot, weaving together different voices and views to enable inclusive debate. Holly elevates conversation accessibly across sectors, topics, generations and cultures.
a new voice….
As a globally renowned key-note speaker, Holly has recently presented over 500 sessions across six continents. Holly’s differentiated perspective and strong voice break open obscure technical language, spur motivation to solve for the world’s greatest challenges and ignite the confidence to engage in inclusive debate.
BUILDING A TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED CULTURE
As technology theorist Dr Melvin Kranzberg put it ‘Technology is neither inherently good nor bad; nor is it neutral’.
The digital era requires intelligent leadership and intentionality around technology adoption. Empower your people to leverage technology as a force for good within their work lives and their personal lives. The pervasion of technology into every aspect of our world has economic, social, and human consequences that ripple far beyond any device or practice. In a presentation focused on making the all-too-often technical, accessible and practical, we’ll break open tech-adoption strategies to enable a culture of trust, engagement and high performance.
- Leadership and influence
- Change is inevitable but growth is intentional
- The new trust landscape
- A roadmap for intelligent leadership
- A framework for people-centric technology-adoption
- Positioning plan for change ahead of change
PREPARING PEOPLE FOR AUGMENTED WORKING ENVIRONMENTS
Adaptability is the critical currency of a digital age – how malleable is your mindset? How capable are you of unlearning, learning and relearning? How seamlessly can you interface with technology, diverse mindsets, or a blended workforce? As a leader, can you guide your people confidently through such transformations?
Over the next ten years, the adoption of automation and AI technologies will transform the workplace as human capital and capabilities are augmented through increasing interaction with ever-smarter machines.
Allow Holly to take you through an expanded understanding of augmentation and its potential to unlock higher productivity, GDP growth, improved corporate performance, and new prosperity – for those who successfully harness an ‘aug-mentality’. Build your toolkit and pack your bags for a growth journey.
- Optimising augmentation in the workplace
- Pillars of peak performance
- How technology is changing our neurology
- Training tools for the agile mind
- People strategies for augmentation
- A pathway to GDP growth and improved corporate performance
UNLOCKING THE VALUE OF DIFFERENCE
A combination of digitalization, globalization, an engaged aging workforce and the arrival of Gen Z are dramatically challenging diversity frontiers, as well as the expectations placed on leaders to define, target and measure diversity.
Take a look around your decision-making table, and what’s more, listen in. If you want to harness the true value of difference in terms of skills, life experience, perspectives or information processing styles, a revolution in leadership is needed. Research shows that in new, uncertain and complex environments, cognitively diverse teams will better scope, and cope, for competitive success.
Upskill for the ‘human skills’ of active listening, self-awareness, understanding conflict, strategic divergence and emotional intelligence. It’s time to explore diversity and inclusion 2.0.
- Diversity and Inclusion 2.0
- Intergenerational Teams
- Creating Psychological Safety
- New World Leadership Skills Toolkit
- Cognitive Diversity Mapping
- Key Behaviours for Enabling Inclusion
Holly Ransom Bio
Named one of Australia’s 100 Most Influential Women by the Australian Financial Review, Holly Ransom is a specialist in disruptive strategy, an advocate for social and economic inclusion, and a private company director. Holly Ransom is recognized globally for her super-human ability to synthesize and simplify complex issues, and create engaging, thought-provoking conversation.
An in-demand keynote speaker, Holly breaks open obscure technical language and ambiguous challenges to ignite inclusive debate and drive pragmatic responses. Having presented over 500 sessions across six continents in the past three years to corporate, public and not-for-profit audiences, Holly brings high energy and a strong new voice to the topics of leadership, culture and innovation.
As founder and CEO of renowned consulting firm Emergent, Holly has partnered with clients such as P&G, Microsoft, Virgin, Cisco and across all levels of government to catalyse new strategic thinking, build innovative workplace cultures and to help leaders prepare for the employment, consumer and community challenges created by the rapid evolution of both technology and society. A 2019 Fulbright Scholar and Harvard Kennedy School Class of ‘21 fellow, Holly is currently undertaking a Master of Public Policy with a focus on how we drive better decision-making when it comes to technology’s impact on humanity.
Holly has delivered a Peace Charter to the Dalai Lama, interviewed Barack Obama on stage and was Sir Richard Branson’s nominee for Wired Magazine’s ‘Smart List’ of Future Game Changers to watch in 2017. In 2019 alone she was awarded the US Embassy’s Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Leadership Excellence, the Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) Victoria Award for Excellence In Women’s Leadership and was named on Smart Company’s 30 Under 30 list.
Identified early as a dynamic leader by the Australian Prime Minister, Holly was asked to Chair the G20 Youth Summit in 2014, the United Nations Coalition of Young Women Entrepreneurs in 2016, and is the youngest Director to have been appointed to an Australian Football Club Board. Holly attributes her intense curiosity and bias for pragmatism to a childhood in which answers always warranted further questions!
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