Ep91 | Gihan Perera – Author of Disruption by Design


Gihan Perera is the author of Disruption by Design – Leading Change in a Fast Changing World.

Gihan is a futurist, conference speaker, author and consultant who gives business leaders a glimpse into what’s ahead – and how they can become fit for the future.

Since 1997, he has worked with leading thought leaders, change agents, business leaders and entrepreneurs, helping them with their strategy for thriving in a fast-changing world.

Forbes magazine rated him the #5 Social Media Influencer in the world (and #1 in Australia) in his area of expertise.

Gihan has always taken the lead in embracing emerging technologies and trends, from his university thesis in robotics and artificial intelligence, to leading a software development team building the infrastructure for the early Internet, founding one of Australia’s first Web development companies in 1996.

On top of all that Gihan is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the only internationally recognised designation for professional speakers.

During the conversation Julian explores Gihan’s Book, Disruption by Design, in detail. Episode highlights include:

  • Why Gihan decided to write Disruption by Design
  • How to look wider and further for opportunities and threats
  • The Delphi Method and why it is important to lean in
  • 90 day projects and mental contrasting


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