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ARIC DROMI

A professional troublemaker

INTRO

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”  ― Winston S. Churchill

My mission is simple: to encourage society to question the narratives through which we experience our world, and to use that mass of critical thinking to enable conversations that will elicit the change that will better prepare humanity for the enormous challenges that lie ahead.

My work and research areas are designed to offer strategic insights with a focus on illustrating areas where technology, policy and societal partnerships will be necessary in order to respond to constant changes in our world.

I tackle the fundamental building blocks of growth  and prosperity - vision, collaboration, and structure. My sessions are intended to provoke you to better understand your pain-points, eliminate or design friction, and strengthen your resilience and sustainability abilities across the organization and individually. My keynotes help you shine a spotlight on your ability to THINK, and more importantly ACT differently.

I have spent my adult life — and most of my childhood — engrossed imagining the future and the potentials that drive it. As someone with atypical curiosity – I found myself sailing with Captain Nemo, escaping the ordinary into the land of wonder.

By high school, I decided that the formal education system is more a pipe designed to feed the “norm” rather than a place to build up curiosity — a lesson I carried with me throughout life. As a result, I chose a path that will always challenge me and the status quo (therefore the troublemaker). But also be governed by a unique side effect – enabling me to look back into the present. I build up my career on “things that I knew that I didn’t know.” I always took assignments that I hadn’t done before. I regularly pushed myself to explore new fields, tools, and methods that would redefine my vantage point on any given challenge.

I currently reside in Gothenburg, Sweden. I’m splitting my time between helping clients track, understand and react to the enormous changes that humanity is facing at TEMPUS.MOTU, creating new opportunities for business at BLACK SWAN THEATRE and challenging people and organisation to challenge themselves around the US SDG's at CROSS THE RUBICON FOUNDATION. I travel and change the way we experience the world, the way we think about thinking, and transform the way we understand change. I give speeches that frame questions and help people identify and abandon old paradigms and rethink thinking.

FOCUS

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning how to dance in the rain.” - Vivian Greene

Reality is a balanced adaptation of both scientific and philosophical approaches to wellbeing. “Survival of the fittest” doesn’t necessarily mean being the fastest or the strongest, but rather being fit, agile and adjusted to your specific environment and time. This is as true for the individual as it is for business.

  • What is the impact of automation fast-tracking
  • How will legislation and surveillance evolve?
  • How will your government adapt to meet tomorrow’s challenges?
  • How will the 4th Industrial Revolution affect your nation/city/business or education system?
  • What implications do the coming changes have on our way of life? Our economy, our social structures? And how can we prepare?
  • How can we design social Interactions to overcome the distance technology created?
  • How is technology impacting economic development?
  • What is Research & Development in tomorrows ecumenic landscapes?
  • What differentiate a company for a culture?
  • What is the societal hierarchy of needs for the future?
  • How can technology shapes social behaviours?
  • How can technology shape social behaviours?
  • How will automation and algorithmic intelligence impact society?
  • What are the emerging narratives and trends that drive transformation?
  • What is the value of our data and how can we harness its potentials to improve our every day life experience?
  • What does it mean to be human in a world where technology enslaves our senses?
  • What is innovation and how can we build an understanding of the complex equation of technology versus societal wants and needs?
  • What will we teach the first generation of kids born on Mars?

GET IN TOUCH

For speaking engagments, write to speaking@aricdromi.com

Anything else aric.dromi@pm.me