Matthew Griffin

Fee Band

  • Conference Speakers£5k to £10k
  • IT & Online Business, Emerging Markets, Manufacturing & Eng., AI & Robotics, Global Economy, Cybersecurity, Business Competitiveness

Described as “The Adviser behind the Advisors”, Matthew helps businesses on how to build strategies to withstand the future, within technologies, trends, industry or culture.


Futurist Matthew Griffin is the former Global Head of Channel Sales and Sales at companies including EMC, IBM, and Atos. He also headed up also headed up IBM’s national security division. The foresight expert is the Founder and Futurist in Chief of the 311 Institute, a global Futures and Deep Futures advisory firm working across the next fifty years, and XPotential University, the world's first free to attend futures and foresight university.

Matthew is the author of the Codex of the Future series, with his latest book authored by Artificial Intelligence and all profits going to charity. He is also the host of the FanaticalFuturist podcast.

He is able to identify, track, and explain the impacts of hundreds of emerging technologies and trends on global business, culture, and society. Matthew’s roster of clients include royalty, world leaders, and G7 and G20 governments.

In speeches Matthew looks at AI and the future of work, how to build future ready organisations, and considers the future of learning and development.

Matthew is regularly featured in the the AP, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, Discovery, Forbes, Telegraph, TIME, ViacomCBS, and WIRED. His mission is to help organisations create a fair and sustainable future whose benefits are shared by everyone irrespective of their ability, background, or circumstances.


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JLA Presents

Event - 30/04/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Understanding AI Now

Priya Lakhani and Anne-Marie Imafidon

We were joined at 87 Barts Close by three brilliant speakers on a panel that delved into the complex world of Artificial Intelligence. Over the hour our panellists de-mystified AI, speaking about AI’s immense promise for enhancing our lives, alongside the apprehension it has generated regarding job security, privacy infringement, and ethical considerations.


87 Barts Close, 87 Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7EB


Event - 06/02/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Looking Ahead to International Women’s Day

Samira Ahmed, Eniola Aluko, Julia Gillard, and Alex Mahon

We were joined by four fantastic speakers to look ahead at International Women’s Day. With the theme of this year’s event being #InspireInclusion, we were lucky enough to hear from four women who have each blazed a trail in their respective fields: CEO of Channel 4, Alex Mahon; the former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of Kings’ Global Institute of Women’s Leadership, Julia Gillard; one of the leading voices in football, Eniola Aluko MBE; and broadcaster and journalist, Samira Ahmed.


Bishopsgate Institute, London