Trend and Innovation Specialist. Global Speaker. Best Selling Author. Entrepreneur.
John Sanei is a trend specialist, business strategist, keynote speaker, author, entrepreneur, and a Singularity University Faculty Member, working with clients across industries and around the world with over 20 years’ experience.
John address’ the contextualisation of trends that have a direct impact on how executives and business owners innovate at every touch point of their organisations – focusing on the future of industries, consumers and employees.
John advises on strategic thinking and future innovative growth imperatives to drive sustainable growth and long term relevance in a changing world. His experience has given him a deep understanding of a wide range of industries from retail, farming, media, textile manufacturing, skin care, hospitality, food manufacturing and the financial services to name a few.
Trends and strategy don’t come in a box – they need to work for your consumer, your industry and your employees. John always starts at executive-level to unravel the bottom-line targets by using the Trenovate™ methodology: a consulting journey towards trend-informed change. This leads into his Culture S.T.A.R.S™ and R.A.P.I.D™ Innovation workshops that kick-start a practical prototyping and implementation process
John speaks about the future so that leaders and companies can ask the right questions about what it takes to be Forever Profitable. He has built his repertoire by speaking to audiences across the globe, and by shifting mindsets in smaller groups or one-on-one coaching sessions.
John’s book “What’s Your Moonshot?” explains what it takes to thrive – rather than merely survive – in our exponentially changing times. With a future-focused victor mindset, John decodes the mega-trends that are reshaping human behaviour and the way we do business, and explains how to innovate your business in order to make a positive impact on millions, if not billions, of people
Singularity University Faculty Member
Singularity University’s faculty are a global network of experts with significant breadth and depth across a wide range of topics, including exponential technologies, global grand challenges, entrepreneurship, and organizational innovation. Their faculty help participants develop an exponential mindset and propel their organizations forward by providing a set of proven tools and frameworks not found elsewhere.
As a strategist, John walks the talk. John has owned and sold a smorgasbord of businesses. Currently, he is involved in a colourful array of projects and ventures that keep him ticking.
AIRBRN // Chief Exponential O ce of a gamified online platform that rewards sta to learn, play and participate.
BROLLIDIP // Co-owner of an umbrella sleeving and branding solution.
TASHAS // Partner of the Tashas restaurant franchise store in Canal Walk, Cape Town.
GROOMA // Partner of a mobile personal grooming app
“Mind blown”. Minister Allan Winde Minister of Economic Development of the Western Cape
“Superb session; just brilliant!” Oracle SA
“Thanks for rocking our sales conference. “ Thomson Rueters UAE
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Do you have the right mindset to thrive in today’s rapidly changing business world? Are you a victim or an architect of the future?
In What’s Your Moonshot? trend and innovation strategist, John Sanei, explains what it takes to thrive – rather than merely survive – in our exponentially changing times. With a future-focused victor mindset, Sanei decodes the mega-trends that are reshaping human behaviour and the way we do business, and explains how to innovate your business so as to make a positive impact on millions, if not billions, of people.
As the foundations of modern economies – transportation, communication and energy – become free or virtually free, massive transformative ideas can now be driven by individual ambition and determination. No longer the sole domain of nations and global organisations, these pioneering, game-changing missions – or Moonshots – are defined by thinking big to drive change and shape the future.